In a joint statement, the two leaders said the Friday judgement of the apex court was a 'victory' to the party's long-pending and sustained plea on the OBC quota front, they said, adding it will enable increasing seats in medical admissions.
"Though the law requires that a person be produced in court within 24 hours of being picked up by police, our party executives are being whisked away by the police under the pretext of inquiry and nothing is known about their whereabouts for two or three days," Palaniswami said.
Asked about an 'attack' on Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) cadres days ago by DMK functionaries at Dharmapuri, Murugan alleged that carrying out such acts was customary for Tamil Nadu's ruling party.
AIADMK said the duo- O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami- were elected unopposed to the top two posts- Coordinator and Joint Coordinator respectively- that together constitute the party's apex leadership.
The AIADMK district secretary-level meeting held on Wednesday was vociferous with several leaders accusing the present leadership of soft-pedaling certain issues and not acting as a constructive opposition.
Citing reports about the "Stalin's government's plans" to close down the Amma Pharmacy outlets, Palaniswami said the government should drop its proposed move to enable private outlets to rake in huge profits.
The deceased wife of AIADMIK leader Vijayalakshmi was 63.
Speculation about Kongu Nadu, carved out of Western districts sparks debate.
Tamil Nadu's newly minted cabinet will have a Gandhi running the Khadi and rural employment department, and a Nehru captaining urban development.
DMK voted back to power after a decade
Will there be chop and change of the bureaucracy that accompanies when an opposition party takes over or will there be continuity in the administration till the pandemic subsides a bit?
DMK scion MK Stalin is inching closer to his chief ministerial dream
Tamil Nadu Election 2021: The DMK leader was earlier issued a show-cause notice by the Election Commission.
Opponents exploit A. Raja’s derogatory comments on Chief Minister Palaniswami’s birth and his mother.
The Election Commission has asked DMK leader A Raja to explain his stance over his 'derogatory remarks' against Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami's mother.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked DMK MP A Raja for his comments on Tamil Nadu CM’s mother and alleged that the DMK was attacking the women of the state
DMK leader A Raja had claimed that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami was born out of an ‘illicit relationship’
DMK leader A Raja has claimed that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami was born out of an ‘illicit relationship’
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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