EK Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lays foundation for desalination plant amid water crisis

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Thursday laid the foundation stone for a Rs 1,259 crore seawater desalination plant in neighbouring Kancheepuram district, making it the third such unit that would address the city's drinking water supply needs.

Jun 27, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami takes steps to tackle water crisis in Chennai and state

Palaniswami asserted that 525 millions of litre (MLD) of water is being supplied by the Chennai Metro Water per day to the city and that Rs 158.42 crore has been sanctioned to the civic body to "take care of water scarcity in a war footing".

Jun 21, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Anti-Sterlite protest: Explain reasons for police firing on protesters by June 6, Madras High Court orders Tamil Nadu govt

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court directed the TN govt to file its response by June 6.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:42 PM IST

Anti-Sterlite protest: CM Palaniswami blames political rivals, NGOs, miscreants but not police

"If someone is attacked, the natural course would be to defend and safeguard themselves. This is what has been done by the police in response."

May 24, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

AIADMK symbol case: EPS-OPS faction opposes Sasikala camp's plea

The AIADMK faction led by Palaniswami and Panneerselvam on Monday opposed a plea by sidelined leader Sasikala's camp to cross examine some of the party leaders who had filed affidavits in their favour.

Oct 23, 2017, 22:26 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM expresses desire to join NDA, praises cordial ties

Because of this “cordiality”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised full support to the state government, he reportedly said.

Sep 18, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

AG Venugopal recuses himself from Tamil Nadu Assembly trust vote case

Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday recused himself from a matter in the Supreme Court related to the February 18 trust vote in the Tamil Nadu assembly won by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami.

Jul 07, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

TN CM K Palaniswami offers worship to Lord Venkateswara

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today offered worship at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near here.

May 09, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

E K Palaniswami camp holds meet with party district secretaries

The AIADMK faction, led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami, today held a consultative meeting of key party functionaries here, amidst expectations of the rival factions of the ruling party holding merger talks.


Apr 25, 2017, 20:14 PM IST

Remove Sasikala's portraits from AIADMK HQ; OPS faction

Stepping up its attack on V K Sasikala, the AIADMK faction led by O Panneerselvam today demanded that her portraits be removed from the party headquarters here.

Apr 25, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

After revolt in AIADMK, Sasikala's aide Dinakaran 'steps aside'

Isolated in his party, AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Wednesday threw in the towel and "stepped aside" to pave the way for a merger of rival factions led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami and his predecessor O Panneerselvam.

Apr 20, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions

Confirming the development, state minister D Jayakumar said that they the leaders discussed Panneerselvam's “statement” on a possible merger. 

Apr 17, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

Won't implement any scheme inimical to farmers' interests: TN CM Palaniswami

The Tamil Nadu government today urged those opposing a proposed hydrocarbon extraction and exploration project in Pudukottai district to withdraw their over-a-week-long stir, saying it will not implement any scheme which is inimical to the interests of farmers.

Mar 01, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

Palaniswami discusses Tamil Nadu projects with Union ministers

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami today held a series of meetings with union ministers and discussed various state-specific projects.

Feb 28, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Tamil Nadu power tussle: Madras High Court to hear DMK plea challenging EK Palaniswami's trust vote

The Madras High Court will on Tuesday hear a petition moved by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) demanding that Chief Minister EK Palaniswami`s trust vote in the Tamil Nadu State Assembly be declared null and void.

Feb 21, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

DMK moves Madras HC against Palaniswami's trust vote, hearing tomorrow

: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday approached the Madras High Court demanding that Chief Minister EK Palaniswami`s trust vote in the State Assembly be declared null and void.

Feb 20, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

'Teary-eyed' VK Sasikala watched EK Palaniswami take oath as Tamil Nadu CM from Bengaluru jail

With her conviction in the disproportionate assets case crushing her dream to become the chief minister, AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala had to contend herself by watching the swearing-in ceremony of her close confidant EK Palaniswami at Raj Bhavan in Chennai from the Bengaluru Central Jail on television.

Feb 17, 2017, 09:42 AM IST