Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said the media should act responsibly while holding programmes in a communally sensitive city like Coimbatore and select the topic and speakers wisely. Responding to a special call attention motion by members of the Opposition DMK, Congress and others in the State Assembly, he said that the state government respects freedom of… Continue reading "Act responsibly, CM tells media"
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The Election Commission of India has approved the amended bylaws of the ruling AIADMK, thereby strengthening the position of party coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami within the party. The revised bylaw had done away with the post of party general secretary. Put up under ‘Constitutions of Political Parties,’ the amended rules and regulations include the creation… Continue reading "EC approves new bylaws of AIADMK, party posts of OPS-EPS"
Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is likely to visit Thoothukudi on June 9 to meet victims of the recent violence during the protest against Sterlite Copper. According to reports, the CM will visit the injured persons and will also meet the families of the dead. Meanwhile, reports said bodies of all 13 persons who lost their lives have been handed… Continue reading "CM to visit Thoothukudi on June 9"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said that the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi were instigated by Opposition parties and anti-social elements for vested interests. Speaking to the media, he said, “The government of Tamil Nadu is taking all legal efforts to close the Sterlite Copper Plant in Thoothukudi. Section 144 was imposed so there are no untoward incidents occur. Despite… Continue reading "CM blames oppn, anti-socials for Tuticorin firing; Stalin arrested after dharna"
The union government has proposed the linking of Godhavari and Cauvery rivers to facilitate the optimum utilisation of surplus water going waste into the sea, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said. With the Cauvery case coming up before the Supreme Court today, the current situation does not warrant any discussion with anyone over the issue of sharing of Cauvery… Continue reading "Central govt planning to link Cauvery-Godhavari, TN will get more water: CM"
The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution demanding that the Centre set up a Cauvery water management board and a Cauvery water regulation committee within six weeks as ordered by the Supreme Court on February 16. Soon after Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami moved the resolution at a special sitting of the Assembly, floor leaders of various… Continue reading "TN Assembly passes unanimous resolution urging Centre to form Cauvery board"
Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has urged district collectors to ensure that no file stagnates on their desks. Addressing IAS officers on the second day of collectors and superintendents of police conference at the secretariat here on Tuesday, he asked them to perform better service to people. He also had a word of praise for their handling of the drought… Continue reading "Don’t allow files to stagnate, CM tells Collectors"
Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswamy on Monday described extremism, communalism and left-wing terrorism as “very big threats” to the society, and called for strengthening intelligence mechanisms to tackle anti-social elements. Inaugurating the three-day conference of Distrct Collectors and the Superintendents of Police (SPs) at the State Secretarat here, he said only if the Collectors and SPs maintain law and… Continue reading "CM orders strict action against wrong-doers"
Meetings were on in full swing in both Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) and O Panneerselvam camps as Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dinakaran is expected to break his silence and announce his political plans on August 5. Dinakaran on Tuesday said he will resume party work on August 4 after a two-month hiatus and embark on a state-wide tour to seek merger… Continue reading "Ahead of Dinakaran comeback, EPS & OPS teams weigh merger and other options"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought exemption for the state from the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. “The chief minister insisted that exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu should be given considering the welfare of the students,” said an official release. Also, Palaniswami on Tuesday called on NDA’s vice presidential nominee M… Continue reading "CM meets Modi, OPS meets Kovind"