Delhi police issues lookout notice against Dinakaran amid AIADMK merger talks

Delhi police issues lookout notice against Dinakaran amid AIADMK merger talks

Chennai: In a dramatic turn of events, the K Palaniswami cabinet on Tuesday revolted against AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran and chose to keep him and his family out of the party and the government.

He said he wanted no confrontation with others to ensure it doesn't weaken the party and insisted "I will never go against" the AIADMK.

Terming the sudden rebellion by his partymen as a decision born out of fear, Dinakaran told reporters "they developed cold feet in the last few days". "This is our faction's first victory that Sasikala and her family have been ousted from the party", Panneerselvam told the media. The OPS factions have asked a probe in Jayalalithaa's death and stand by it even as the talks of unification are going on between the two camps. But police have in their custody Sukesh Chandrasekhar, the alleged middleman who was picked from a 5-star hotel in New Delhi on Sunday, a senior police official said.

Sasikala faction legislator Vetrivel questioned how a group of ministers discussed a patch-up without the consent of party Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran, a nephew of Sasikala.

The revolt followed Sasikala's attempt to grab power after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's passing, by assuming the post of interim general secretary, a post that has not been provided for in the party constitution.

Читайте также: Pound gets a lift from May's election call

Sasikala then installed Mr Palaniswami as Chief Minister and made her nephew Dinakaran the party No 2, keeping the rank of party chief for herself. Panneerselvam broke ranks with Sasikala in February, alleging he was forced to resign.

Dark clouds loom over AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran's political future after Delhi Police registered an FIR against him for allegedly trying to bribe Election Commission (EC) officials, to regain the two-leaves election symbol for his faction locked in a bitter fight with former chief minister O Panneerselvam (OPS).

The ruling AIADMK faction "Amma", now operating under jailed Sasikala's guidance seems to be keen to regain the party symbol somehow by bringing back the O Panneerselvam faction without effecting any basic changes in the party or government. If they had called me for the meeting, I would have gone.

The poll body has frozen the AIADMK's two leaves symbol with two factions - one led by party General Secretary V.K. Sasikala and the other by former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam - claiming it as their own. When persistently asked about their strength in the Assembly, Jayakumar said "Everyone including Chief Minister are on board".

They later welcomed rebel leader Panneerselvam's offer for talks on merger and made a decision to work out the modalities for taking forward the proposal. "Whenever you need me, I will come", he said.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2017 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

Related Articles

  • Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

    Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

    Democrats reacted mainly to the use of the nuclear option to clear the way for Gorsuch's confirmation. He can then prepare for the court's next round of oral arguments, starting on April 17.
    Justin Bieber Surprises Puerto Rico With Luis Fonsi And Their 'Despacito' Remix

    Justin Bieber Surprises Puerto Rico With Luis Fonsi And Their 'Despacito' Remix

    Balvin for a billingual version of his song "Sorry", this is the first time the star has sung in Spanish. Although the songwriter has previously collaborated with J.

    Madrid see off Bayern in controversial thriller to reach semis

    A penalty from Lewandowski , an equaliser from Ronaldo and a shocking own goal from Ramos saw the tie level 3-3 on aggregate. Security guards and Bayern fans got into a confrontation at the stands at halftime but the altercation ended quickly.
  • North Korea celebrates 'Day of the Sun' with defiant show of might

    An official from South Korea's Defence Ministry could not immediately confirm whether any of them represented a new type of ICBM. In his annual New Year's address, Kim said North Korea's preparations for an ICBM launch had "reached the final stage".
    Five NCAA Events Coming to Lexington

    Five NCAA Events Coming to Lexington

    The NCAA had made clear that North Carolina's bids would not be considered while House Bill 2 was the law of the land. The Mid-American Conference and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission will run the tournament in Cleveland.
    CDC: Nearly half of U.S. adults are infected with HPV

    CDC: Nearly half of U.S. adults are infected with HPV

    Though recent numbers have shown high HPV rates, vaccinating adolescents has been the proven way to bring these totals down. Cancer charity Macmillan's head in Scotland Janice Preston said: "The impact of the immunisation programme is astounding.
  • United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

    United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

    The carrier said it has imposed a cut-off time of 60 minutes before departure for all bookings of flight crews on its own planes. United later said a seat was needed for a commuting crew member, and no one had volunteered to leave the plane.
    Boris Johnson to call for tougher Russian Federation  sanctions over Syria

    Boris Johnson to call for tougher Russian Federation sanctions over Syria

    But speaking on ABC News's "This Week, " Tillerson emphasized that the Syrian people would eventually decide Assad's fate. The Trump administration had seemed ambivalent over whether it would push for regime change in Syria.

    Kenny speaks to May on phone following snap election announcement

    The 2015 election debate formats were agreed with the political parties more than six weeks before Britain headed to the polls. A collapse in talks would risk Britain simply crashing out of the Union when that deadline expires, leaving legal chaos.
  • EPA chief visits IN waste site amid proposed budget cuts

    Chanting crowds weaved through streets of East Chicago; some held signs that read "East Chicago Demands Clean Water". Despite thousands of protesters and a temporary stay, the pipeline began transporting oil at the end of last month.
    What Will The iPhone 8 Be Like?

    What Will The iPhone 8 Be Like?

    It would thus have a screen around the same size as the current iPhone 7 Plus, but crammed into a body the size of the iPhone 7. But there is also an idea that the iPhone 8 would sport a small invisible screen on the back that displays notifications.
    Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces he won't seek re-election

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces he won't seek re-election

    But despite the criticism and missteps, Chaffetz downplayed suggestions that he is leaving Congress due to political pressure. Kathryn Allen , a physician and political newcomer running as a Democrat, has already raised almost $400,000 more than Mr.