Vanniyar quota: Permanent or temporary?

Deputy Chief Minister and AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam’s remarks that the 10.5 per cent internal reservation provided to Vanniyars in education and employment opportunities within 20 per cent quota for Most Backward Classes (MBCs) is only a temporary arrangement have sparked a furore in Tamilnadu political arena. Continue Reading

OPS Vs Thanga Tamilselvan: Battlefield Bodi

Deputy Chief Minister and ruling AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam on Friday became the first political leader in the State to file his nomination papers for the 6 April Assembly elections. Continue Reading

AIADMK signs deal with BJP, allots 20 Assembly, 1 LS seats

In a late night development, the Bharatiya Janata Party has inked the seat-sharing pact with its senior ally, AIADMK, for 20 Assembly seats in the 6 April elections. Continue Reading

EPS, OPS interview aspirants, DMK continues talks with allies

Election fever in the State has reached its peak with every major party busy with various stages of preparation. Continue Reading

All is well between EPS, OPS thanks to Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was in Chennai Sunday, has reportedly urged Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam, the heads of the AIADMK, to work together for the victory of the alliance in the upcoming Assembly polls in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Modi to hold separate discussions with EPS, OPS

Ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Chennai on 14 February, sources say he would hold separate discussions with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam. Continue Reading

TN CM, Deputy CM to get vaccine next week

Tamilnadu has so far received 12.32 lakh Covid vaccines of which 1.33 lakh does were given to frontline workers, Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar informed the State Assembly today. Continue Reading

EPS, OPS will decide on AIADMK-AMMK merger: Minister

Days ahead of arrival of expelled AIADMK leader V K Sasikala to Chennai, senior Minister O S Manian today said the party’s leadership will decide on the merger of AIADMK and AMMK. Continue Reading