AIADMK Ministers' Meet: We Want AIADMK to be United, Says Jayakumar | April 17, 2017, 11:55 PM IST
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Senior Tamil Nadu Ministers held an urgent consultations in Chennai on Monday night amid talk of merger of the rival AIADMK factions led by V K Sasikala/T T V Dhinakaran and former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

The unscheduled late night meet was held at K Thangamani’s official residence at the Greenways Road in Chennai.

As it happened

Apr 17, 2017 11:56 pm (IST)

We should get our 'Two leaves' symbol back. Together, we will get it for sure: D Jayakumar

Apr 17, 2017 11:26 pm (IST)

On Feb 14, the day Sasikala was sent to prison following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case, the AIADMK had expelled OPS and MLAs who had identified with him. In fact, it had officially announced that all MLAs are welcome back barring OPS himself 

Apr 17, 2017 11:23 pm (IST)

Lok Sabha Deputy speaker Thambidurai speaks exclusively to CNN News 18, says OPS has always been welcome to the fold 

Apr 17, 2017 11:22 pm (IST)

D Jayakumar speaks on AIADMK patch-up

* O Panneerselvam also hinted at a merger

* We welcome Panneerselvam's statement

* We want the two factions of the AIADMK to be united

* All 123 MLAs and ministers are united

* Amma's legacy should continue

* Reports of Sasikala resigning are false

* We will talk to TTV Dinakaran once he returns from Bangalore 

Apr 17, 2017 11:09 pm (IST)

Tamil Nadu Health Minister Vijay Bhaskar joins list of 9 ministers. Vijay Bhaskar arrives for meeting at P Thangamani's residence in Chennai

Apr 17, 2017 11:08 pm (IST)

Nine Tamil Nadu Ministers holding a meeting at Minster Thangamani's residence 

Apr 17, 2017 10:45 pm (IST)

Apr 17, 2017 10:45 pm (IST)

At least 25 Tamil Nadu ministers hold an emergency meeting in Chennai. The ministers are likely to address a press conference soon.

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