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Edappadi K. Palaniswami

Hate Speech Row: AIADMK Urges EC To Bar DMK Leader A Raja From Campaigning For Assembly Polls

Mar 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The AIADMK has alleged that DMK MP A Raja made ‘vulgar’ comments about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: DMK, Congress Lead In Dynastic Candidates

Mar 17, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

The long list includes DMK President MK Stalin's son, and two former TNCC presidents who have managed to get tickets for their sons

Freebie Race Is On In Tamil Nadu: EPS Announces Assured Allowance Of Rs.1,500 For Homemakers

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami claimed that the allowance was part of the AIADMK’s manifesto but the DMK got wind of it and announced the same scheme hurriedly on Sunday

Former AIADMK Leader Sasikala Springs A Surprise, Quits Politics

Mar 03, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Sasikala’s opting out will remove the main stumbling block before the ruling AIADMK and Dhinakaran’s AMMK coming together for the April 6 elections.

BJP Wants To Rope In Sasikala, But AIADMK Demurs

AIADMK leaders suggested that AMMK candidates should contest either on their or the BJP’s poll symbols so they would be bound by the diktat of the larger parties.

27 February, 2021

Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls: AIADMK-BJP Commence Seat-Sharing Talks

Outlook Web Bureau

A delegation from BJP including Union ministers Reddy, V K Singh, Ravi and Murugan held talks with CM K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O. Panneerselvam

26 February, 2021

Gold Loan Waiver Announced By Tamil Nadu Government Hours Before Poll Dates

Outlook Web Bureau

Tamil Nadu government announced a waiver on gold loans of up to six sovereigns given by cooperative banks to farmers and the poor.

23 February, 2021

Legacy Battle Marks Jayalalithaa’s Birth Anniversary

G.C. Shekhar

The coming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections will provide the answer to who actually inherits Jayalalithaa’s legacy.

29 January, 2021

Tamil Nadu CM Discusses Release Of Convicts In Rajiv Gandhi Assassination With Governor

Outlook Web Bureau

The Palaniswami-led cabinet had on September 9, 2018, recommended to the Governor the release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

12 January, 2021

Tamil Nadu Schools To Reopen Next Week For Classes 10, 12

Outlook Web Bureau

Permission is granted to schools to function only for these two classes by adhering to the government's Standard Operating Procedure

02 January, 2021

Will Quit Politics If I Fail To Prove Graft Charges Against AIADMK Minister: DMK Chief MK Stalin


‘We will not only prove the charges against the minister, but also drag him to court and make sure he is punished for his corrupt deeds,’ Stalin said.

27 December, 2020

Endorse Palaniswami's CM Candidature Or Rethink 2021 Poll Options: AIADMK Asks Ally BJP


AIADMK ruled out accomodating the saffron party in the government if it won the assembly elections, due next year.

22 December, 2020

DMK Submits 97-Page Document To TN Governor, Accuses AIADMK Of Corruption


DMK chief MK Stalin urged Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit to take action against K Palaniswami under the Prevention of Corruption Act

03 December, 2020

Cyclone Burevi: Amit Shah Speaks To Kerala, Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers; Assures Help


The cyclone is likely to make landfall on the southern coast on Friday.

21 November, 2020

'AIADMK-BJP Alliance To Continue For 2021 Assembly Elections', Says CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami

G.C. Shekhar

Allaying reports of tension between BJP and its ally AIADMK, Amit Shah gets a rousing welcome in Chennai.

19 November, 2020

VK Sasikala Pays Rs 10 Crore Fine, Lawyer Expects Early Release


Chief Minister K Palaniswami asserted that the anticipated release of Sasikala would not alter the stand of AIADMK to keep her and her kin at bay, both from the party and the government

16 November, 2020

AIADMK Hits Out At BJP, Says Will Not Allow Divisive Politics In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Bureau

The AIADMK government has refused the BJP permission to carry out its Vetrivel Yatra, claiming the yatra might cause religious divisions in the state

15 November, 2020

DMK Chief Stalin Demands Immediate Suspension of Anna University VC


Anna University Vice Chancellor M K Surappa is facing a probe over allegations of corruption

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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