The Centre must not support Karnataka’s endeavour to build the Mekedatu dam and should expedite the Godavari-Cauvery link project, AIADMK top leaders O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. Briefing reporters in the national capital, AIADMK co- coordinator Palaniswami said that during the meeting, the party requested that the Central government must not support Karnataka’s… Continue reading "AIADMK leaders urge PM not to support construction of Mekedatu dam"
The Opposition parties, including the AIADMK, PMK, BJP and the AMMK have started demanding the ruling DMK to implement its poll promise of reducing fuel prices by Rs 5 and the abolition of controversial NEET. The parties have also instructed their district secretaries to conduct regular demonstrations and protests to campaign against the BJP-led Centre for not bringing fuel under… Continue reading "Opposition demand government to reduce fuel price and abolish NEET"
In a statement issued on Friday, the AIADMK state coordinator said that long queues are seen near the crematoriums in Tamilnadu, but the figures reported in the news media are low. Palaniswami also said while the AIADMK is not doing politics on the issue and comments should be made only after 100 days of the new government, he was forced… Continue reading "Palaniswami asks Tamilnadu government to reveal actual covid death count"
The Tamilnadu government on Thursday said it will provide free COVID-19 vaccination for all from 1 May, when the next phase of inoculation drive covering all above 18 years would start. The announcement comes a day after major vaccine maker Serum Institute of India announced a price of Rs 400 per dose for its COVID-19 vaccine ”Covishield” for State governments… Continue reading "Tamilnadu government to give free Covid vaccine to those above 18"
Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami was hospitalised here on Monday for treatment for hernia, official sources said. The 66-year old Palaniswami was admitted to a private hospital, the sources said without elaborating. Palaniswami, the Joint Coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, is seeking another term for his party after the April 6 Assembly elections in the state and was earlier involved… Continue reading "Palaniswami undergoes Hernia operation"
Ensuring at least 90,000 RT-PCR tests daily to detect cases, aggressive testing in Covid-hit areas, tracing 25-30 contacts of infected persons, and holding of ‘fever camps’ were among the decisions taken at the medical experts meeting, chaired by Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday. The meeting also decided to declare streets/residential apartments as micro- containment zones, if three persons… Continue reading "Important decisions taken during CM’s meeting with officials"
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader A Raja on Monday apologised for calling Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami an “illegitimate child” at an election rally. A Raja apologised for his remarks against him a day after CM Palaniswami got emotional and cried over the remark while campaigning for the upcoming assembly election. Aplogising for his “illegitimate child” remark, A Raja said he… Continue reading "Raja apologises for remarks against Chief Minister"
DMK MP A Raja has been booked by the city police over a complaint from the ruling AIADMK for allegedly making vulgar personal remarks against Chief Minister K Palaniswami, a senior official said on Sunday. The case was filed based on a complaint to the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) which was forwarded to the Greater Chennai Police, Commissioner Mahesh… Continue reading "Case filed against DMK’s Raja for comments on Palaniswami"