துணை முதல்வரும் அதிமுக ஒருங்கிணைப்பாளருமான ஓ பன்னீர்செல்வத்தின் மகன் ஓ பி ரவீந்திரநாத் குமார் மத்திய மந்திரி ஆகப்போகிறார் என அனைவரும் சொல்லிக் கொண்டிருக்க, அவருக்கு எதிராக அவரது எதிரிகள் அணி திரள தொடங்கி இருக்கின்றனர். அதிலும், ரவீந்திரநாத்திடம் தேனி தொகுதியில் தோல்வியடைந்த தமிழக காங்கிரஸ் முன்னாள் தலைவரும் முன்னாள் மத்திய அமைச்சருமான ஈவிகேஎஸ் இளங்கோவன், பன்னீர்செல்வம் மகன் வெற்றியை எதிர்த்து வழக்கு தொடருவேன் என்று கூறியுள்ளார். அவருடன் டிடிவி தினகரனின் அமமுகவை சேர்ந்தவரும், அக்கட்சியின் தேனி வேட்பாளரும், ஓபிஎஸ்ஸின் பரம எதிரியான தங்க… Continue reading "உன்னை விட மாட்டேன்: ஓபிஎஸ் மகனுக்கு எதிராக அணி சேரும் ஈவிகேஎஸ், டிடிவி"
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?"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and the Deputy Chief Minister, the heads of the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, have been invited to attend a meeting of the National Democratic Alliance in New Delhi on Saturday evening. This has come amid reports that the Deputy Chief Minister had been lobbying with the Bharatiya Janata Party for his son P Raveendranath… Continue reading "EPS, OPS invited for NDA leaders meet in Delhi"
The Edappadi K Palaniswami government in Tamil Nadu, which was surviving on a wafer-thin majority, appeared set to retain power with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) managing to secure leads in 9 of the 22 Assembly seats for which by-polls were held. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Thursday thanked the voters of Tamil Nadu… Continue reading "EPS-OPS, Stalin thank people, hail Modi"
AIADMK coordinator and Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said a decision on his partybeing part of the BJP-led government in the Centre will be taken on May 23. Speaking to the media, he said, “A decision in this regard will be taken on May 23 at the AIADMK leaders meeting.” Panneerselvam expressed hope that the AIADMK and… Continue reading "Will decide on May 23 about AIADMK joining BJP govt: OPS"
After a plaque in a temple that listed AIADMK Lok Sabha candidate OP Ravindranath — Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O Panneerselvam’s son — as member of parliament even before the election results are out snowballed into a political row, Ravindranath today broke his silence on the issue. “It is very wrong that the plaque has mentioned me as MP even… Continue reading "OPS son breaks silence on ‘MP plaque’ row, warns legal action"
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"
Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam today said his government would take all steps to permanently shut a copper smelter run by London-listed Vedanta Resources after deadly protests demanding its closure on environmental grounds. Pannerselvam visited the hospital in Thoothukudi and inquired about the health of those injured in the police firing on anti-Sterlite Copper protestors on May 22,… Continue reading "Sterlite will permanently be closed: OPS"
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"