Sacking Minister is within CM’s power: Jayakumar

Speaking to media persons here about the removal of Information Technology Minister Manikandan from his post, Jayakumar said he does not know the reason behind it. Continue Reading

CM Palaniswami unveils electric car from Hyundai in Chennai

Palaniswami took a ride in the car after launching it at the Secretariat. It is said the car can travel 452 km if the battery is fully charged for six hours. Continue Reading

OPS meets Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who is stationed in New Delhi, today met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. It is to be noted that Panneerselvam also holds Finance portfolio in the State Cabinet. Continue Reading

Palaniswami orders Rs 186 crore relief for farmers hit by crop worm

The DMK also brought a special calling attention motion about construction of houses for those who lost them to Cyclone Gaja. In response, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said 28,671 houses will be built at a cost of Rs 1,742 crore. Continue Reading

TN Assembly session: Senthil Balaji’s comments trigger tension

Heated discussions were witnessed in the Assembly today after DMK MLA Senthil Balaji started to speak during the discussion on demands for grants for the Energy Department. Continue Reading

Two leaves, one leader?

With a section of the AIADMK raising its voice for unitary leadership in the party, the party went into a huddle. And it was eventually decided a day after the meeting that neither their official spokespersons nor any sympathisers of their party should air their views before the media. Continue Reading

Local body polls, leadership issue dominate AIADMK meeting

Today’s meeting began 10 am and continued for two hours. It was presided over by AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, co-coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Continue Reading

EPS or OPS: Who will emerge ‘single leader’ of AIADMK in TN?

The AIADMK headquarters called a meeting of its seniors, including ministers, district secretaries, MPs and MLAs 12 June, and, at the same time, issued a gag order restraining party members from airing their views in public. Continue Reading