EPS-OPS tighten grip on AIADMK, take tough stand on media too

Taking a leaf out of their mentor and former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s book, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami, also the Deputy Chief Minister and Chief Minister, respectively, have tightened their grip on the party by issuing strict warning to cadres and senior leaders against speaking in public. Continue Reading

TN govt taking steps to overcome water crisis: Palaniswami

Tamilnadu chief minister K Palaniswami Thursday said the state was facing water scarcity due to scanty rainfall and steps were being taken to tackle the situation by allotting necessary funds. Continue Reading

BJP will replace EPS with OPS, says AMMK leader

AMMK leader Thanga Tamilselvan today said very soon the BJP will dethrone Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and will replace him with Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam. Continue Reading

Online birth, death certificates to have digital signature

Following the launch of an online portal for downloading birth and death certificates, the Directorate of Public Heath and Preventive Medicine is piloting digital signature feature to issue the documents at just a click. Continue Reading

2019 elections: DMK wants more security for counting centres

DMK today submitted a petition to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo seeking additional protection to all the counting centres 23 May. Continue Reading

AIADMK names candidates for 19 May by-elections

The AIADMK today announced Muniyandi, V P Kandhasamy, K Mohan and Senthilnathan as the candidates for the by-polls to be held in Tiurpparankundram, Sulur, Ottapidaram and Aravakurichi constituencies, respectively. Continue Reading

2019 polls: After campaigning & voting, leaders in TN take a break

The long weekend that accompanies the election is not just for the citizens to chill out, but also for the political leaders of Tamilnadu. In fact, they very much need a break, after hectic alliance deals, gruelling campaign under the hot sun and, finally, casting their vote and monitoring the polling process Thursday. Continue Reading

2019 polls: TN leaders busy with last minute electioneering

As the deadline for the election campaign approached, leaders of various political parties and the candidates made a last ditch effort to woo the voters. The hustle and bustle of the high voltage campaign for the 18 April Lok Sabha elections and Assembly by-polls would come to an end at 6 pm today. Continue Reading