Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran was remembered by party leaders, cadres and supporters across Tamil Nadu on his 103rd birth anniversary today. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam, who are the coordinators of the AIADMK, paid tributes to the late Chief Minister. Last month, floral tributes were paid to MGR,… Continue reading "MGR remembered; EPS, OPS pay tributes"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today reached New Delhi to take part in the second meeting of organising committee on celebrations for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. Palaniswami was accorded a warm welcome by the AIADMK MPs and other functionaries in the capital. The meeting will be presided by President Ram Nath Kovind. Post the meeting, Palaniswami is… Continue reading "EPS reaches Delhi with big plans"
Justifying ruling AIADMK’s support to the amendment to the Citizenship Act in Parliament, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has asserted the law will not affect any Indian, to whichever religion one may belong. Speaking to the media, he said, “The Citizenship Amendment Act will not impact any Indian living in India, whichever religion they may profess.” Quoting Prime… Continue reading "TN CM backs Citizenship Act, says it’s not against any Indian"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be travelling to New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah on December 19. During the meeting, Palaniswami will be inviting the duo for the inauguration of the Amma Memorial constructed in the memory of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Also, Palaniswami is also expected to hand… Continue reading "EPS to meet Modi, Amit Shah in Delhi"
Superstar Rajinikanth has said Edappadi K Palaniswami becoming the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu was nothing short of a miracle. “When he became the CM, many said the rule would not continue for even some months. But it is continuing. So, miracles happened yesterday, they are happening today, and they will happen tomorrow too,” he said amid thundering applause at… Continue reading "EPS becoming CM is a miracle: Rajinikanth"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the Tamil Nadu government and Chief Minister K Palaniswami for the “excellent arrangements” done for the second India-China informal summit held near Chennai recently. In a statement today, the Tamil Nadu government said Modi in a letter, appreciated Palaniswami, the people of the state, cultural organisations and others. In his letter, Modi told Palaniswami… Continue reading "PM appreciates CM for ‘excellent arrangements’ during India-China meet"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said Karnataka’s proposal to construct a reservoir across river Cauvery at Mekedatu was untenable and ought to be rejected outright and urged the Centre against giving its nod for the project following a fresh appeal by the upper riparian state. Palaniswami reiterated Tamil Nadu’s stand on the issue and urged Union Environment… Continue reading "Reject Karnataka’s proposal for Mekedatu: EPS urges Centre"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami called on Telengana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan at her residence at Saligramam in Chennai on Monday evening. Sources close to the CM described it as courtesy call. “EPS was in foreign tour when Tamilisai took charge as the Governor of Telangana. Hence, he could not wish her personally. Since she is in Chennai, he… Continue reading "CM EPS meets T’gana Governor Tamilisai at her home in Chennai"
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will participate in a Niti Aayog meeting to be held in New Delhi today. During his visit, the chief minister is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and couple of key union ministers. The Prime Minister, as chairperson of Niti-Aayog, will address the Chief Ministers of all… Continue reading "EPS in New Delhi for Niti Aayog, meeting with Modi, Amit Shah on cards"
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?"