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Edapaddi K Palaniswami


Expelled, Pugazhendhi hits outs: 'OPS has no say in AIADMK, will be sidelined by EPS'

June 17, 2021 2:48 pm

Speaking to, Pugazhendhi explains his relationship with Palaniswami and O Pannerselvam, how the AIADMK is functioning following its loss in the Assembly elections, and whether he will join hands with Sasikala.

Ex-CM elected Oppn leader in TN, ‘rival’ OPS signs decision

May 11, 2021 2:56 am

This will be the first time Edappadi K Palaniswami will be serving as the party’s legislature leader. O Pannerselvam served the position for a short time in 2006 before Jayalalithaa replaced him.

Tamil Nadu Election Results 2021 highlights: DMK wrests power from AIADMK

May 03, 2021 10:24 am

Tamil Nadu Election Results 2021, TN Assembly Election Result highlights: This election is the first in the state without two of Tamil Nadu's towering political figures, M Karunanidhi and J Jayalalithaa. The gap they left in the political arena has given rise to other fronts over the last few years.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Results 2021: DMK hopes to return to power after a decade

May 02, 2021 9:18 am

The AIADMK has been in power in Tamil Nadu for two terms, since 2011, and hopes to retain its position. The DMK, on the other hand, is betting on a mixture of incumbency and instability within the ruling party to pull through.

TN flags 'unfair' differential price mechanism, urges Centre to supply vaccine doses

April 26, 2021 8:33 pm

States have a legitimate expectation that the Government of India would supply the COVID-19 vaccine in phase 3, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said.

Stalin has backtracked on promise on dynasty politics: Palaniswami

March 26, 2021 1:10 pm

On Thursday, AIADMK’s chief ministerial candidate Edappadi K Palaniswami said even senior leaders in DMK have to “adjust” to a young heir in order to stick to their positions.

Explained: Why EPS is wrong in drawing a Karunanidhi comparison

March 24, 2021 2:28 pm

Contrary to what EPS hinted at, the power transition in the DMK after Annadurai’s death was peaceful and organic.

Metro line Prime Minister Modi inaugurated to ease commute for North Chennai residents

February 15, 2021 6:40 pm

The stretch from Washermanpet to Wimco Nagar includes seven Metro stations, with two undergrounds. It will significantly cut travel time from North Chennai to the airport.

Tamil Nadu: DMK submits corruption document to Guv with serious charges against EPS, OPS and six ministers

December 23, 2020 8:31 am

Corruption in the award of tenders to relatives, corruption in free PDS rice scheme given by the central government, corruption in highway tenders and disproportionate assets were among the serious charges listed out against CM Palaniswami.

Palaniswami assures free COVID-19 vaccine to Tamil Nadu people

October 23, 2020 8:51 am

"I would like to announce that as soon as the vaccine is developed (and made available to states) all people in Tamil Nadu will be immunised and the government shall bear the cost," Palaniswami said during an official visit.