After several hours of discussion, former Chief Minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami was elected the Leader of Opposition in the Tamilnadu Assembly on Monday. “Party co-coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami has been elected Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nad Assembly,” the AIADMK tweeted which apparently meant that he has been chosen as the legislature party leader… Continue reading "Edappadi K Palaniswami elected as Leader of Opposition"
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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to send 20 lakh doses of vaccine for the state to ensure that the vaccination drive is not affected. In a letter to the Prime Minister, a copy of which was released to media, he said that the state had administered 47.31 lakh doses of vaccine and is expected… Continue reading "TN CM requests PM to send 20 lakh doses of vaccine"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday said that higher number of testing led to an increased number of Covid-19 cases in the state, asserting that high population density, narrow lanes and use of public toilets made Chennai a challenge in cluster containment. He said that Tamil Nadu is the only State where around 12,000 COVID-19 tests are being… Continue reading "CM explains reason behind high number of corona cases in Chennai and other parts of TN"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami described Covid-19 a “disease of the rich” on Thursday, when another person died due to the novel coronavirus in the state, taking the toll to 15. Tamil Nadu is among the severely affected states in India, with 1,242 cases. Only Maharashtra (2,919) and Delhi (1,578) have recorded more cases. Tamil Nadu reported the… Continue reading "CM slams Stalin, says coronavirus is a disease of the rich"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has reiterated the AIADMK’s vision for an egalitarian Tamil Nadu. Palaniswami was in Salem to participate in the party founder MG Ramachandran’s birth anniversary celebration at Attur on Tuesday. He said: “Jayalalithaa united the party after MGR’s death; after her, the strong cadre base propelled a cadre like me to the helm. If not Palaniswami,… Continue reading "Stalin can never become CM, but every AIADMK member can become CM: EPS"
The ‘miracle’ debate initiated by superstar Rajinikanth during his friend and Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan’s birthday celebration last Sunday is refusing to die down and is in fact gathering political heat and dust. Rajinikanth on Thursday reiterated his earlier statement about a miracle and a wonder that would happen in Tamil Nadu politics in 2021 when the state… Continue reading "Rajini says miracle will happen in 2021 polls, CM dismisses superstar’s claim"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has lashed out at top stars Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth for their political ambitions and said they would meet a similar fate that awaited legendary actor Sivaji Ganesan in politics. Hitting out at the Makkal Needhi Maiam founder, Palaniswami said Kamal Haasan would face the same fate as legendary actor Sivaji Ganesan in… Continue reading "CM slams Rajini, Kamal; draws flak from Sivaji fans"
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who on Sunday received an honorary doctorate (doctor of letters) from Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute (deemed university) in Chennai, has said the honorary doctorate had increased his responsibility. Speaking on the occasion, he said the central government had approved the proposal to set up six more medical colleges in the state.… Continue reading "‘Dr EPS’ finds his responsibilities increased"
Amid reports of the AIADMK angling for a slot in the Union Ministry, party coordinator-Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and co-coordinator-Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who on Saturday took part in a meeting of leaders and newly-elected MPs belonging to the National Democratic Alliance in New Delhi, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Palaniswami was among those who seconded a… Continue reading "EPS-OPS meet Modi, who from TN will find place in Union Cabinet?"
மாறப்போவது மத்திய மந்திரிசபை மட்டும் அல்ல, தமிழக கேபினெட்டும் தான் என்கின்றன தகவலறிந்த வட்டாரங்கள். தேர்தலில் சரியாக வேலை செய்யாத அமைச்சர்கள் தூக்கியடிக்கப்படுவார்கள் என்றும், தீயாய் வேலை செய்து ஆட்சியை தக்க வைக்க உதவிய சில எம்எல்ஏக்கள் அமைச்சரவையில் இடம் பெறுவார்கள் என்றும் தெரிகிறது. தான் பதவியேற்ற நாள் முதல் கடந்த இரண்டு ஆண்டுகளாக அமைச்சர்களிடம் அன்பு முகம் காட்டி வந்த முதல்வர் எடப்பாடி பழனிசாமி, தற்போது அதிரடி முகம் காட்ட தயாராகி வருகிறாராம். ஜெயலலிதா போல் கடுமையாக இல்லையென்றால், அடுத்த தேர்தலில் ஆட்சியும்… Continue reading "எடப்பாடி அதிரடி ஆரம்பம்: 5 அமைச்சர்களுக்கு கல்தா?"