RK Nagar bypoll: Dinakaran, Madhusudhanan file papers - Hindu Business Line

AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran and O Panneerselvam-led rebel group's senior leader E Madhusudhanan today filed their nominations for the R K Nagar Assembly constituency bypoll on April 12. With the Election Commission freezing the ...and more »

Deja Vu As AIADMK Factions Led By OPS & Sasikala Get New Names, Symbols After EC Freezes 'Two Leaves' - Outlook India

The O. Panneerselvam faction, which will now be called "AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma", has been allotted Electric Pole symbol. And the Sasikala group has been christened as "AIADMK Amma" and its symbol would be a Hat. Outlook Web Bureau.and more »

RK Nagar bypoll: Panneerselvam faction to contest as AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma, Sasikala camp as AIADMK ... - India Today

Earlier, both the Panneerselvam and Sasikala factions of the AIADMK had expressed shock over the poll panel's freezing of the 'two leaves' symbol. IndiaToday.in | Posted by Ankit Misra. desk-itgd@intoday.com. Chennai, March 23, 2017 | UPDATED 14:32 ...and more »

AIADMK symbol row: EC decision could hand advantage to Panneerselvam over Sasikala - Firstpost

The two leaves have withered in the summer of 2017, thanks to the heat generated by the two rival camps of the AIADMK. In technical parlance, they have been frozen, which means the RK Nagar by-election on 12 April will not see either the two leaves ...and more »

'Hat' symbol a reference to MGR: Thambidurai - Business Standard

The 'hat' symbol alloted to the Sasikala faction of the AIADMK will help attract voters as they could associate it with party founder M G Ramachandran who was known to sport the accessory, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai today said. "The symbol ...and more »

AIADMK camps get new symbols, party names from EC for RK Nagar bypoll - Livemint

The Election Commission said that the decision is “purely for the purposes of the current by-election” in RK Nagar assembly constituency on 12 April. Photo: Mint. Chennai: A day after the Election Commission of India decided to freeze the All India ...and more »

AIADMK's bypoll hopes wilt as EC freezes 2-leaves symbol - Times of India

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India on Wednesday decided to freeze the two-leaves symbol of the AIADMK after two factions - led by V K Sasikala and O Panneerselvam - staked claim to it. In TN, bypolls have mostly been won by the ...and more »

Sasikala AIADMK gets hat symbol, Paneer electric pole, for bypoll - Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, Mar 23 (Agencies): The rival factions in Tamil Nadu's ruling All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Thursday submitted new names and election symbols to the Election Commission, a day after it had barred them from using the undivided party's ...and more »

Sasikala faction is 'AIADMK Amma' and OPS' 'AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma' - The Hindu

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala. | Photo Credit: B. Jothi Ramalingam · Internet Desk. March 23, 2017 11:21 IST. Updated: March 23, 2017 15:11 IST. more-in ...and more »

AIADMK factions get new names, hat and electric pole symbol for RK Nagar bypoll - Hindustan Times

This is the latest episode in a bruising fight within the AIADMK for the legacy of Jayalalithaa – who died in December.(AFP File Photo). The election commission allotted new names and symbols to two warring factions of Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK ...and more »