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Kamal Haasan launched political party due to lack of opportunities in film industry: CM Palaniswami

November 12, 2019 8:27 pm

Taunting Haasan, the Chief Minister said, "he is a big leader," and wondered why his MNM did not contest the recent bypolls to Vikravandi and Nanguneri Assembly constituencies

Tamil Nadu launches TV channel for school students

August 27, 2019 1:38 am

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami launched Kalvi Tholaikkatchi (Education TV) in Chennai. Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan said the idea behind the channel was to ensure that students have a bright future.

Chidambaram only a "burden on earth," says TN CM

August 13, 2019 10:48 pm

In a blistering attack, Palaniswami said the former union minister was only concerned about his interests and not that of the country and sought to know his contribution to the state all these years.

Tamil Nadu govt committed to release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts: K Palaniswami

May 20, 2019 3:52 pm

Palaniwami's statement comes amidst renewed calls, both from the opposition and Tamil groups, for the release of the seven convicts serving life terms.

Tie-ups to TN govt stability: Why in Lok Sabha story here, sub-text is 18 bypolls

April 03, 2019 6:50 am

All the 18 Assembly by-elections are likely to see three-corner contests between the DMK, AIADMK and T T V Dhinakaran’s AMMK.

Explained: The importance of the two leaves to AIADMK factions

February 28, 2019 8:18 pm

Before 2017, the two leaves symbol had been frozen once earlier -- in December 1988 -- at the time of another crisis and split in the AIADMK after the death of M G Ramachandran.

AIADMK, BJP seal pact for Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry 

February 19, 2019 10:04 pm

Addressing reporters after the meeting, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said the BJP will contest in five Lok Sabha seats as part of the "mega alliance" in Tamil Nadu, which has 39 Lok Sabha seats.

Tamil Nadu CM turns the tables on DMK over Rs 2,000 BPL dole

February 12, 2019 5:22 pm

A day after announcing the payout, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister denied having unveiled it with an eye on the upcoming Lok Sabha election and pointedly asked a DMK member if he was for or against the initiative.

Tamil Nadu: AMMK leaders join AIADMK

February 10, 2019 5:07 pm

Palaniswami was on his way to Tirupur to participate in a function wherein Prime Minister Narendra Modi is laying the foundation for various welfare schemes for the benefit of the people of Tamil Nadu.

Madras High Court stay on Tamil Nadu decision to gift Rs 1000 to ration card holders

January 10, 2019 2:46 am

Saying that the decision would only increase financial burden on the state, the court said the state government could distribute the cash gift to those below the poverty line.