Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami takes charge, announces five major sops for women, fishermen

Newly-sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced a series of sops on Monday, that were a part of AIADMK's poll promise, on his first day in office. 

Feb 20, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

DMK approaches Madras High Court on trust vote

Earlier, DMK leader MK Stalin had urged the Tamil Nadu Governor to nullify the Assembly proceedings of Saturday when Palaniswami won the confidence vote amid bedlam.

Feb 20, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Governor seeks report on Tamil Nadu Assembly incidents during trust vote

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami had on Saturday comfortably won the vote of confidence in the state Assembly.

Feb 19, 2017, 22:35 PM IST

DMK urges Governor to 'nullify' trust vote; To stage fast on Feb 22

DMK today appealed to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to "nullify" the vote of confidence won by Sasikala loyalist E K Palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of the state Assembly.

Feb 19, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

FIR filed against DMK leader Stalin for protest against trust vote at Chennai's Marina Beach

The Chennai Police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against DMK Working President and Leader of the Opposition MK Stalin for holding a protest in Chennai on Saturday. 

Feb 19, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

EC issues notice to Sasikala on plea challenging her nomination as AIADMK gen secy; OPS seeks secret ballot

If Sasikala is removed from the post, her decision to expel Panneerselvam from the party would stand null and void.  

Feb 17, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

Panneerselvam camp demands secret ballot to decide on confidence motion

While inviting him to form the government on Thursday, Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had asked Edappadi K Palaniswami to seek the vote of confidence in the next 15 days.

Feb 17, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM thanks PM Narendra Modi for congratulating him on taking up top post

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for congratulating him on taking up the state's top post.

Feb 17, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

Panneerselvam camp 'sacks' Sasikala, her kin from AIADMK

A statement issued by former party presidium chairman Madhusudanan said that Sasikala was dismissed as she was bringing disrepute to the party.

Feb 17, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

‘Sasikala' biopic will be unimaginably shocking, says Ram Gopal Varma

Sasikala is currently serving a four-year jail term after being found guilty in disproportionate assets case.

Feb 17, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

As Edappadi K Palaniswami gears up for trust vote, AIADMK asks O Panneerselvam to back off

Despite Edappadi K Palaniswami's swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu yesterday it appears that the crisis has not yet ended in the state's ruling party AIADMK.

Feb 17, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Edappadi K Palaniswami​ won't visit Sasikala in Bengaluru jail today; will meet MLAs at Golden Bay Resort

The Tamil Nadu Assembly is being convened on February 18 (Saturday) and Edappadi K Palaniswami has to prove his majority on that day.

Feb 17, 2017, 09:05 AM IST

Sasikala sees Palaniswami take oath from Bengaluru jail

AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala on Thursday watched on television K. Palaniswami taking oath as the new Chief Minster of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan in Chennai from the Central Jail on the city's southern outskirts, said sources.

Feb 17, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

E K Palaniswami sworn-in as new Tamil Nadu chief minister: As it happened

Edappadi K Palaniswami will have to prove his majority in the Tamil Nadu Assembly within 15 days.

Feb 16, 2017, 21:51 PM IST

Sasikala elected general secretary in violation of norms: Panneerselvam camp to EC

The O Panneerselvam faction of the AIADMK on Thursday moved the Election Commission challenging the election of V K Sasikala as general secretary of the party, saying she was elevated in violation of the norms.

Feb 16, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

New Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami - All you need to know

E Palaniswamy on Thursday took oath as the new CM of Tamil Nadu.

Feb 16, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

Fight will continue: O Panneerselvam

On February 7, Panneerselvam revolted against Sasikala alleging that he was forced to resign as Chief Minister to pave way for her to occupy that post.

Feb 16, 2017, 14:04 PM IST

Sasikala in Bengaluru jail: From 'meditation to having tamarind rice', here's how she spent her first night in prison cell

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala, who was lodged in Bengaluru Jail following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case by the Supreme Court, spent her first night as an ordinary prisoner in her prison cell.

Feb 16, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

Tamil Nadu crisis: Palanisamy meets Governor, stakes claim to form government

AIADMK's legislature party leader Edapadi K Palanisamy on Wednesday evening met Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao with a list of legislators supporting him and staked claim to form the government, a party leader said.

Feb 16, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

K Palanisamy meets Tamil Nadu Governor, stakes claim to form government

AIADMK`s legislature party leader Edapadi K. Palanisamy on Wednesday evening met Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao with a list of legislators supporting him and staked claim to form the government, a party leader said.

Feb 15, 2017, 23:59 PM IST