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"
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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"
Both the warring factions of the ruling AIADMK on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of Union Ministers in New Delhi to exert pressure on the Centre to get the Presidential assent for two Bills exempting Tamil Nadu from NEET, besides taking up other issues concerning the state. Quoting sources, reports said that former chief minister O… Continue reading "OPS, EPS teams in Delhi over AIADMK, TN issues"
Close on the heels of chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announcing that his party AIADMK (Amma) would support the NDA presidential candidate, the rival faction led by former CM O Panneerselvam followed suit and extended support to former Bihar governor, Ram Nath Kovind. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi sealed the pact with EPS, BJP national president Amit Shah is said… Continue reading "With EPS, OPS supporting Kovind, what will Dinakaran decide?"
A day after AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran met aunt and party chief V K Sasikala in Bengaluru jail, more than 20 party MLAs from the Edapaddi Palaniswani (EPS) camp met Dinakaran at his residence on Tuesday. According to a Sasikala loyalist, VP Kalairajan, as many as 29 MLAs so far met Dinakaran. Kalairajan affirmed that Dinakaran is still the deputy… Continue reading "As 29 MLAs meet Dinakaran, CM & OPS go into huddle"
The two factions of the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu- AIADMK Amma led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and AIADMK PTA headed by his predecessor O Panneerselvam-vied with each other in inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the birth centenary celebrations of AIADMK founder M G Ramchandran, popularly called as MGR. Palaniswami submitted a letter requesting him to unveil the… Continue reading "Edappadi’s or OPS’: Whose function Modi will attend?"
Amid BJP’s reported attempt to seek support of both AIADMK warring factions ahead of Presidential polls, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss several issues including political situation pertaining to the State. Palaniswami’s Delhi visit comes days after Union Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting… Continue reading "Edappadi Palaniswami’s crucial meeting with PM in Delhi"
Office-bearers of Tamil Film Producers Council, South India Artistes Association and Theatre Owners Association on Friday called on Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and urged him take steps to curb piracy. In the meeting, various issues including permission for building small theaters and eradicate piracy in private buses and cable channels were discussed. This meet has held two… Continue reading "Vishal meets CM with list of demands"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has released a book on Vaishnavite saint Sri Ramanujar, as part of his 1000th birth anniversary. The first copy of the book was received by HR & CE Minister Sevoor S Ramachandran at a function in the secretariat in Chennai. The book, with pictorial representation on the life of the reformer sage, will be… Continue reading "CM releases book on life of Sri Ramanujar"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has reportedly asked his ministers to refrain from criticising the union government in public. Palanisamy held a cabinet meet on Tuesday where he advised his ministers not to speak ill of the BJP government in the centre in public. Sources added that the cabinet discussed topics such as convening of Assembly session to clear demands… Continue reading "CM asks ministers not to criticise central govt"