Tamil Nadu chief minister

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  • Election Commission resumes hearing in AIADMK symbol row

    Election Commission resumes hearing in AIADMK symbol row

    The Election Commission on Friday resumed hearing in the AIADMK symbol row with both factions present at the EC along with their lawyers. Earlier in the day, in a setback to the faction led by T.T.V. Dinakaran, the Supreme Court......

    October 6, 2017
  • AIADMK General Council ousts Sasikala, Dinakaran

    AIADMK General Council ousts Sasikala, Dinakaran

    The ruling AIADMK on Tuesday cancelled the appointment of jailed V.K. Sasikala as party General Secretary. The appointment of her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary also stands cancelled, said a party leader. The decision was announced at the......

    September 12, 2017
  • Cost of a reward

    Cost of a reward

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi Palaniswamy, who holds the home portfolio, could have avoided appointing TK Rajendran as the Director-General of Police (Law and Order), minutes before he was due to retire on 30 June, thereby giving him an extension......

    July 7, 2017
  • Palaniswami plants sapling to mark Jayalalithaa birthday

    Palaniswami plants sapling to mark Jayalalithaa birthday

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday planted a sapling here to mark the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's 69th birth anniversary. The sapling was planed at the Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital. According to an official statement, the state......

    February 24, 2017
  • TN CM Palaniswami moves confidence motion

    TN CM Palaniswami moves confidence motion

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday moved a motion of confidence in the assembly in favour of his government. Soon after Palaniswami moved the motion, heated arguments began with Leader of Opposition M.K. Stalin urging the speaker to......

    February 18, 2017
  • TN CM Palaniswami moves confidence motion

    TN CM Palaniswami moves confidence motion

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday moved a motion of confidence in the assembly in favour of his government. Soon after Palaniswami moved the motion, heated arguments began with Leader of Opposition M.K. Stalin urging the speaker to......

    February 18, 2017
  • Ahead of confidence vote, TN CM loses another legislator

    Ahead of confidence vote, TN CM loses another legislator

    Hours before Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami seeks a vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu assembly on Saturday, Arun Kumar, a legislator from Coimbatore North has also jumped shift. Speaking over the phone from Coimbatore, Arun Kumar said: "I left......

    February 18, 2017
  • OPS camp demands secret ballot to decide on confidence motion

    OPS camp demands secret ballot to decide on confidence motion

    Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's camp has demanded secret ballot on Saturday when the motion of confidence is moved in the assembly, leaders said. After holding hectic discussions at Panneerselvam's residence on Friday morning, a small group of AIADMK......

    February 17, 2017
  • OPS camp demands secret ballot to decide on confidence motion

    OPS camp demands secret ballot to decide on confidence motion

    Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's camp has demanded secret ballot on Saturday when the motion of confidence is moved in the assembly, leaders said. After holding hectic discussions at Panneerselvam's residence on Friday morning, a small group of AIADMK......

    February 17, 2017
  • Panneerselvam faction meet TN Assembly Speaker

    Panneerselvam faction meet TN Assembly Speaker

    Members from the O Panneerselvam faction on Friday met Speaker P Dhanapal, a day ahead of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's floor test. The team of members which included K Pandiarajan, S Semmalai and Shanmuganthan (all MLAs) and......

    February 17, 2017
  • 2 Lok Sabha MPs join Panneerselvam camp

    2 Lok Sabha MPs join Panneerselvam camp

    Two Lok Sabha members on Saturday extended support to acting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam by joining his camp. The two members -- Ashok Kumar representing Krishnagiri constituency and Sundaram representing Namakkal -- visited Panneerselvam at his residence here.......

    February 11, 2017
  • Jaya's soul will not forgive Panneerselvam: AIADMK

    Jaya's soul will not forgive Panneerselvam: AIADMK

    Ruling AIADMK on Friday kept up its attack on O Panneerselvam, saying Jayalalithaa's "soul will not forgive" him for trying to split the party, and asserted that General Secretary V K Sasikala will be soon sworn in as Chief Minister. Responding......

    February 10, 2017
  • SC declines to hear urgent plea against Sasikala

    SC declines to hear urgent plea against Sasikala

     The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hold an urgent hearing of a plea seeking direction against AIADMK leader VK Sasikala being sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice N.V. Ramana and......

    February 10, 2017