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Tag: Edappadi Palaniswamy

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  • Playing Politics

    Playing Politics

    Wanting to show that he is a man of original ideas, the Chief Minister last month announced a sudden four-day ‘double lockdown’ for Chennai and four other cities where all essential supplies, including drinking water supply, would remain closed and no one would be allowed to step out of his house even for a breath of fresh air.

    June 1, 2020
  • TN’s Pandemic Panic

    TN’s Pandemic Panic

    Convinced the stringent lockdown in force since 24 March was the answer to stop the spread of coronavirus, Palaniswamy on 24 April came out with the novel idea of a double lockdown, a lockdown within the lockdown, for the five major cities in Tamil Nadu, Chennai. Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem and Tiruppur, till 3 May.

    May 4, 2020
  • Waterless in Chennai

    Waterless in Chennai

    Rainwater harvesting was made mandatory in Tamil Nadu quite early, but follow-up action was sorely missing.

    July 1, 2019
  • Cyclone Gaja

    Cyclone Gaja

    Neither Prime Minister Narendra Modi nor any of his senior colleagues felt the need to make at least an aerial survey to see the havoc caused by Gaja.

    December 10, 2018
  • TN Assembly passes Lokayukta Bill

    TN Assembly passes Lokayukta Bill

    Bill will be empowered to probe allegations of corruption against serving & ex-ministers, state govt employees.

    July 10, 2018
  • A jail in name

    A jail in name

    Four walls do not make a prison, said the sage of Abhedashram in Thiruvananthapuram. Sasikala Natarajan, general secretary of Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK, has demonstrated that a person with unlimited unaccounted cash can, without the mumbo-jumbo of any guru, convert an ordinary prison cell in a high security jail into a luxurious suite with a …

    July 31, 2017
  • Edappadi Palaniswamy to be new Tamil Nadu chief minister

    Edappadi Palaniswamy to be new Tamil Nadu chief minister

    Newly elected All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) head Edappadi Palaniswamy met with Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday and decided the way further to become the chief minister in the state. “Governor invites Palaniswamy to form government in the state,” reports stated. Palanisamy, picked by AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala for …

    February 16, 2017