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Lok Sabha poll: Stakes high for AIADMK, DMK in Tamil Nadu

Polling for 39 Lok Sabha seats and by-elections for 18 Assembly seats will be held simultaneously in the state on April 18.

Apr 04, 2019, 22:51 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: After meeting PM Narendra Modi, O Panneerselvam hints at alliance with BJP, later clarifies speculations

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday hinted at an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in future. 

May 20, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Paneerselvam meets PM Narendra Modi, discusses political situation in Tamil Nadu

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam, who heads a faction of the AIADMK, on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the political situation in the state.

May 19, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Former Union Minister Ponnusamy joins Panneerselvam camp

Former Union Minister E. Ponnusamy on Friday joined the camp of Tamil Nadu acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Sasikala's husband M Natarajan hospitalised for breathing trouble

Ruling AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan was on Sunday hospitalised at a Chennai hospital after he complained of breathing problem, a party source said

Feb 06, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Sasikala to be next Tamil Nadu CM: Events as they unfolded

In a major development in Tamil Nadu politics, VK Sasikala Natarajan was on Sunday elected as the leader of AIADMK Legislature Party. 

Feb 05, 2017, 15:04 PM IST

90% spill cleared, fish safe for consumption: Tamil Nadu CM on Chennai oil spill

Visiting the site of the massive oil spill here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter O Panneerselvam on Sunday assured that the incident had not affected the marine life in any way and the fish could be consumed, adding that over 90% of the spill had been cleared up.

Feb 05, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Will Sasikala Natrajan replace O Paneerselvam as Tamil Nadu CM? Crucial AIADMK meet today

Sasikala Natrajan may take over as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, according to several media reports. 

Feb 05, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Sasikala an accused in DA case, it'd be awkward if she becomes Tamil Nadu CM: Subramaniam Swamy

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramaniam Swamy led a veiled attack on the leadership of Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK and said it would be awkward if party general secretary VK Sasikala goes on to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. 

Feb 05, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

Those still protesting not students, say pro-Jallikattu groups

A group of pro-Jallikattu supporters asserted that students had nothing to do with today's violent turn to the week-long protests for lifting the ban on the bull-taming sport.

Jan 23, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu CM thanks PM Narendra Modi for support

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his support to Jallikattu, an emotive issue which triggered mass protests across the state.

Jan 21, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

Ex-serviceman seeks to return gallantry award over Jallikattu

An ex-serviceman on Wednesday sought to return his gallantry award received for his participation in the Kargil War, upset over non-conduct of jallikattu in Tamil Nadu.

Jan 18, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Subramanian Swamy slams Jallikattu protest, says will take matter to CBI to challenge animal rights funding

The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday alleged that protest organised against Jallikattu has been inspired from abroad and he intends to take the case to CBI in terms of funding of the animal rights organisations.

Jan 16, 2017, 08:51 AM IST

Jallikattu row: Pass judgement after proper analysis, Tamil Nadu locals urge Supreme Court

The citizens of southern state Tamil Nadu on Sunday urges the Supreme Court to pass the judgment on bull-taming sports Jallikattu after a proper analysis. 

Jan 15, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Jallikattu will happen in Tamil Nadu this year, we won't step back: CM Paneerselvam

The Chief Minister said that he will ensure that the ancient bull-taming sports is held in Tamil Nadu this year.


Jan 11, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

O Paneerselvam to meet PM Modi on Monday, recommend Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam is all set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the national capital on Monday and relay the details of the damages caused by cyclone Vardah in the state. 

Dec 18, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Jayalalithaa responding well to treatment, has begun talking to people: AIADMK leader

For the first time after the Tamil Nadu Governor re-allocated the portfolios of ailing CM Jayalalithaa, state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday presided over a meeting of the state Cabinet.

Oct 19, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

Jayalalithaa's portfolios allocated to Panneerselvam by Tamil Nadu Governor

Tamil Nadu Governor on Tuesday allocated the portfolios held by Jayalalithaa to Finance Minister O Paneerselvam.

Oct 11, 2016, 21:36 PM IST

Reports of joining DMK false, says Paneerselvam

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and
senior AIADMK leader O Paneerselvam on Tuesday dismissed reports
that he would be joining the DMK and said he was "hurt" by the
"false propaganda".

Aug 25, 2009, 17:43 PM IST