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O. Panneerselvam (OPS)

SC Suspends HC Order Asking EC To Allot Symbol To AIADMK Faction

Mar 28, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court also asked the Delhi HC to set up a two-judge bench to decide claims of two rival factions over AIADMK and its 'two leaves' symbol by April end.

Jayalalithaa Refused To Go To Hospital, Says Sasikala In Affidavit To Probe Panel

Mar 21, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Over a year past former Tamil Nadu chief minister's death, mystery still surrounds the timing and circumstances of her death

Merged With CM Palaniswami's AIADMK Faction On PM's Suggestion: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

"If anyone else had faced this amount of crisis and problems, they would have committed suicide or would have left the party. (But) I tolerated everything for Amma," he said.

Three People Killed In Jallikattu Event In Last 24 Hours Amid Big Prizes Offered By Leaders

Jan 16, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

A teen spectator was gored to death while watching Jallikattu in Madurai on Monday.

Will Rajinikanth Spoil The Plans Of Stalin, TTV Dhinakaran And Others?

Rajinkanth’s political entry on the last day of 2017 capped a year of churning and confusion post-Jayalalithaa as the state lurched from one spectacle to another.

25 December, 2017

05 December, 2017

Jayalalithaa's Death Anniversary Today: Palaniswami, Pannneerselvam Lead Silent March In Chennai

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami and his deputy Panneerselvam, placed a wreath at the memorial, where Jayalalithaa was laid to rest in December 2016.

02 December, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Tamil Nadu Govt To Seek Central Funds For Damage, Modi Assures Assistance

Outlook Web Bureau

Efforts were being undertaken on a "war footing" while power supply was being restored. The Coast Guard's help was being used to rescue 30 fishermen stranded in the sea even as 76 of them had been already rescued, Palaniswami said.

23 November, 2017

AIADMK Symbol Row: EC Allots Two-Leaves Symbol To EPS-OPS Group

Outlook Web Bureau

The development is a setback to the deposed party leader VK Sasikala, who is currently serving her term in a Bengaluru jail in a disproportionate assets case, besides her nephew and sidelined deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran.

29 September, 2017

Unified AIADMK Submits Fresh Affidavits To EC In Party Symbol Case

Outlook Web Bureau

MLA C V Shanmugam, who was part of a delegation that made the submissions at the EC

13 September, 2017

Exorcising The Mannargudi Ghost: Sasikala’s Craving For Chief Ministerial Post Proved Costly

G.C. Shekhar

Dhinakaran, who was seen as a master strategist, had misread the situation badly.

12 September, 2017

Reunited AIADMK Removes Sasikala From All Posts, Upholds Lt Jayalalithaa As Permamnent Gen Secy

G.C. Shekhar

The council appointed a 11-member panel headed by deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam with chief minister Edapaddi Palanisami as co-coordinator to run the party.

30 August, 2017

Soon Will Decide Next Step To Oust Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami, Says Dhinakaran

Outlook Web Bureau

Days after his 19 loyalist MLAs petitioned governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to oust Palaniswami, he said, "We will select a good person, somebody who does not harbour thoughts of betrayal."

28 August, 2017

AIADMK Resolves To Expel Jailed Leader Sasikala, Cancels All Appointments Made By Her, Dhinakaran

Outlook Web Bureau

The meeting also dwelled upon "retrieving" AIADMK mouthpiece 'Namathu Dr MGR' and news channel 'Jaya TV'

22 August, 2017

Sasikala Loyalists Withdraw Support To EPS, Will Tamil Nadu Governor Now Ask For A Floor Test?

G.C. Shekhar

The aim of the Dhinakaran group is to topple the government before the general council is convened (to unseat Sasikala as general secretary) and the two factions petition the Election Commission to retrieve the Two Leaves symbol.

21 August, 2017

Panneerselvam Inducted In TN Govt, PM Congratulates Him, Assures Support

Outlook Web Bureau

"Centre assures all possible support to CM Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami & Dy CM Thiru O Panneerselvam for the growth of TN"

21 August, 2017

AIADMK Factions Merge, Sasikala's Expulsion Awaits Formal Seal

G.C. Shekhar

Removal of Sasikala and making it public was the last minute precondition imposed by the OPS camp which delayed the merger by a couple of hours but that too was accepted by the EPS camp and announced soon after the merger ceremony.

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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.

PTI Photo

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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