TTV Dinkaran, who was earlier an AIADMK leader, claimed that Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam met him and told him he wished to become the chief minister. Dinakaran added that there was evidence to prove that their meeting was held.
Reiterating that the DMK is against the practice of the Governor reviewing government departments and running a parallel governance system, Stalin said DMK will continue to hold black flag protests to safeguard the interests of the state.
AIADMK MLA disqualification case: The court was hearing a batch of petitions against Speaker P Dhanapal's decision last September to disqualify 18 MLAs from the Tamil Nadu Assembly. Here are the highlights.
The SC bench, comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar, directed the Acting Chief Justice of the HC to constitute a two-judge Division Bench to hear the matter, and decide on the dispute between the AIADMK factions by the end of April.