Trump moves to relax rules on cheaper health insurance
Thai Court Grants Custody to Japanese Father of 13 Surrogate Children
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Win Second Olympic Ice Dance Gold
Tripura Assembly Elections: State witnesses 78% turnout
EPS clips Dinakaran's wings; merger bid on
11 August 2017, 12:35 | Myrtle Vega
TN: Both AIADMK factions to merge after OPS, EPS meet with PM
He also wondered how the Palaniswami camp could comment against Sasikala when they themselves had furnished an affidavit to the EC, endorsing her appointment as party chief.
The two leaders will meet in the party headquarters in Chennai.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday opined that the merger of the two factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) is only a speculation and that there is no substance in it.
"J Jayalalithaa on December 19, 2011, is illegal as it is against the party law 30 (v)", said the release signed by all participants except senior ministers KA Sengottaiyan and Dindigul Sreenivasan.
The resolution, however, stopped short of expelling him and Sasikala from the party, which is one of the main pre-condition of the OPS camp for the merger.
Interlocuters are said to have come up with alternative proposals including one that envisages OPS as "working general secretary" of the AIADMK while letting Palanisami stay on as CM.
FBI Agents Search Home Of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman
The Washington Post , which first reported the raid, said it occurred the morning of July 26 at Manafort's home in Alexandria, Va. The raid came just one day after Manafort met with staffers on the Senate Intelligence Committee, and was not pre-announced.
Chinese media warns of armed action over Doklam impasse
Hu said the military operation would aim to seize Indian personnel "illegally" lingering in Chinese territory or expel them. If there is war, it will be a US-China war, with India on the US side, in the South China Sea and in the Himalayas.
The meeting also invalidated the appointment of Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary - he was appointed by Sasikala before she went to jail in the wealth case in February.
"When office-bearers appointed by Puratchi Thalaivi Amma are leading the party in unison, appointments made by him (Dhinakaran) with intent to create confusion in the AIADMK will not bind the party cadres". Apart from voter bribery, Dinakaran was also accused of trying to influence the Election Commission to win the party's "two leaves" symbol which had been frozen by the poll panel.
In the Dinakaran camp, the suspicion now is that the BJP has increased pressure on the two factions to merge quickly. It was during his absence that EPS reportedly strengthened his position in the party and emerged as a real threat to Dinakaran. We have to wait for some more time for the official announcement after Palaniswamy and Panneerselvam finalize things. They are now headed to Delhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the new Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. Sasikala moved into Jayalalithaa's house at Poes garden in 1988, soon after MGR's death and soon took over as her housekeeper, confidante and poltical aide.
Though there are few elements in the party who support Dhinakaran, soon they will be "disciplined", party insiders said.
Panneerselvam, who claims Jayalalithaa (Amma) told him to take over as CM when she was in hospital, said her spirit later told him that he should come out and tell the truth to the people of Tamil Nadu.
Morkel strikes twice to give South Africa a glimmer
England are in a strong position in the fourth and final Test against South Africa after reducing the visitors to 220 for 9. England player Jonathan Bairstow raises the ball after taking a catch off a Moeen Ali six on the players' balcony.
Harford County Public Library Celebrates Solar Eclipse
The American Astronomical Society is warning people about a glut of counterfeit eclipse glasses for sale online. You can get your own pair of eclipse safe-viewing glasses at the planetarium weekdays from 7:30 a.m.to 4 p.m.
Tesla plans to raise $1.5B in bonds to fund Model 3
At the launch, Musk, however, warned that Tesla would face months of "manufacturing hell" as it increases production of the sedan. Interestingly enough, Musk said the launch of the Model 3 had not caused a problem for either the Model X or the Model S.
Spotify for Xbox One available from today
Spotify for Xbox One has been expected since Xbox Live chief Larry " Major Nelson " Hyrb was seen testing the app last week. You can use Spotify Connect in the phone app to pick and choose songs without having to leave the game you're playing.
How to safely and profitably bet the 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers
Last summer, they made a small trade with the Seattle Mariners when they sent young pitcher Zach Lee north in exchange for Taylor. What's maybe remarkable about this 50-game stretch is the Dodgers have done it with a revolving door of players coming and going.