Rival AIADMK factions submit new names, symbols to EC Mar 24, 2017 0 212 12345 PTINew DelhiA day after the Election Commission barred the rival AIADMK factions from using the party name and symbol in the R K Nagar bypoll, the two camps submitted new names and symbols to the poll panel to contest the election. According to party sources, the EC accepted the request of the Sasikala camp that it be allotted"hat" as its symbol. The faction will contest as AIADMK (Amma). The O Panneerselvam camp will use the 'electric pole' as its symbol and will be called AIADMK (Puratchithalaivi Amma). The poll panel had last night said that both the groups shall be known by such names as they may choose for their respective groups, showing, if they so desire, linkage with their parent party. "Both the groups will also be allotted such different symbols as they may choose from the list of free symbols notified by the Election Commission," it said. Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis on the rise in India Mar 24, 2017 0 31 SC sets up larger bench to hear plea on lawyers' designation Mar 24, 2017 0 28 FIR filed against Sena MP for assaulting airline staff Mar 24, 2017 0 28 Protesting TN farmers seek CJI's intervention New DELHI A group of Tamil Nadu farmers on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the Chief Justice of India demanding his intervention in their protest seeking relief to the drought-hit state. The farmers have been .. Indian jailed for 10 years for spying in UAE Abu DHABI An Indian in the UAE was sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by deportation for spying for a foreign nation, a media report said on Thursday. The Abu Dhabi Federal Appeals Court convicted the man, identified .. DMK motion seeking TN Assembly Speaker's removal defeated PTI Chennai The ruling AIADMK proved its strength in the Tamil Nadu Assembly for the second time in a month as a motion by the DMK seeking removal of Speaker P Dhanapal was defeated in the House on Thursday. The motion was ..