Tamil Nadu News

An Eknath Shinde Will Emerge In Tamil Nadu, Says BJP; MK Stalin's Party Rubbishes Claim

An Eknath Shinde Will Emerge In Tamil Nadu, Says BJP; MK Stalin's Party Rubbishes Claim

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 06, 2022, Chennai

Indicating Tamil Nadu will soon follow Maharashtra in witnessing a regime change, state BJP chief K Annamalai has claimed "an Eknath Shinde will emerge in" the state, comments that were dismissed outright by the ruling party.

EPS Gets Legal Leg-Up In AIADMK Leadership Wrangle

EPS Gets Legal Leg-Up In AIADMK Leadership Wrangle

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Wednesday July 06, 2022, New Delhi

OPS went to high court which stopped all resolutions, including one for unitary leadership under EPS; Supreme Court removes that hurdle

Madras High Court Judge Agrees To Hear Plea Against July 11 AIADMK Meet

Madras High Court Judge Agrees To Hear Plea Against July 11 AIADMK Meet

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 05, 2022, Chennai

A judge of the Madras High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on July 6, a plea to restrain the Edappadi K Palanisawmi faction of the AIADMK from conducting a general council meet of the party on July 11.

"I Will Become A Dictator, Take Action If...": Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

"I Will Become A Dictator, Take Action If...": Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Monday July 04, 2022, Namakkal (Tamil Nadu)

"I will become a dictator and take action if indiscipline and irregularity rear their heads," Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president M K Stalin asserted in Namakkal on Sunday, addressing a party meet of representatives of urban local bodies.

Chennai Teen Dies By Suicide Weeks Before Medical Exam NEET

Chennai Teen Dies By Suicide Weeks Before Medical Exam NEET

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday July 01, 2022, Chennai

A medical aspirant died by suicide in Chennai on Wednesday, weeks before he was to take the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), the mandatory entrance exam for admission into medical colleges in the country.

You're Not The Boss Anymore, Tamil Nadu's E Palaniswami Tells Rival OPS

You're Not The Boss Anymore, Tamil Nadu's E Palaniswami Tells Rival OPS

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 30, 2022, Chennai

This is the first time EPS has openly said that his rival OPS does not hold the top party post in the AIADMK.

Amid AIADMK Power Tussle, A Meet Likely To Clip O Panneerselvam's Role

Amid AIADMK Power Tussle, A Meet Likely To Clip O Panneerselvam's Role

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday June 27, 2022, Chennai

Tamil Nadu's opposition AIADMK, caught in a huge power tussle between its two top leaders, has decided to go ahead with the General Council meet on July 11 to pave way for the elevation of former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

Covid Cases Rise Sharply In Tamil Nadu, 1,472 New Cases In 24 Hours

Covid Cases Rise Sharply In Tamil Nadu, 1,472 New Cases In 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 26, 2022, Chennai

Tamil Nadu's daily coronavirus cases rose sharply as 1,472 infections were logged on Sunday, pushing the caseload to 34,68,344. The total number of deaths remained unchanged at 38,026 with no deaths recorded in last 24 hours.

'AIADMK Workers Backing Me': Party Chief Slams EPS Amid Leadership Row

'AIADMK Workers Backing Me': Party Chief Slams EPS Amid Leadership Row

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 26, 2022, Madurai (Tamil Nadu)

Hitting out at the rival Edappadi K Palaniswami camp, AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam, also known as OPS,on Sunday said "cadres are on my side", and asserted that people and party workers would punish his detractors.

Tamil Nadu Start Up Develops Life Saving Instant Oxygen Generator

Tamil Nadu Start Up Develops Life Saving Instant Oxygen Generator

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday June 25, 2022, Chennai

A Tamil Nadu based start-up has launched a first of its kind portable instant oxygen generator called Portia, which they say could be a lifesaver during medical emergencies.

"Dual Power Structure Not In Force": AIADMK's Edappadi Palaniswami

"Dual Power Structure Not In Force": AIADMK's Edappadi Palaniswami

Press Trust of India | Friday June 24, 2022, Chennai

The AIADMK's dominant Edappadi K Palaniswami faction on Friday asserted that the system of dual leadership, that vested powers on Coordinator O Panneerselvam and Joint Coordinator EPS ceased to be in force.

In AIADMK meet, Edappadi Palaniswami's Show Of Strength

In AIADMK meet, Edappadi Palaniswami's Show Of Strength

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 23, 2022, Chennai

Amid chaos, the AIADMK General Council (GC) meeting on Thursday announced that the one and only demand of the GC members is to bring in a system of a single leadership for the party, favouring Joint Coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS).

Tamil Magan Hussain Elected AIADMK Presidium Chairman; Question Over Dual Chiefship

Tamil Magan Hussain Elected AIADMK Presidium Chairman; Question Over Dual Chiefship

Asian News International | Thursday June 23, 2022, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

After the demise of J Jayalalithaa in 2016, the party has been following a dual-leadership formula with Mr Palaniswami (known as EPS) as co-coordinator and Mr Panneerselvam (or OPS) as coordinator.

Bottles Thrown At Tamil Nadu's O Panneerselvam As Party Backs Rival EPS

Bottles Thrown At Tamil Nadu's O Panneerselvam As Party Backs Rival EPS

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday June 23, 2022, Chennai

The General Council meeting of the AIADMK backed Edappadi Palaniswami's push for a "single leadership" in the party.

Late-Night Setback For Tamil Nadu's EPS As Court Stops Party Takeover Bid

Late-Night Setback For Tamil Nadu's EPS As Court Stops Party Takeover Bid

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday June 23, 2022, Chennai

E Palaniswami or EPS hopes to get himself elevated as AIADMK General Secretary against rival O Panneerselvam or OPS.