In a statement, the former Chief Minister said the then AIADMK government launched concrete and concerted measures since the outbreak of the pandemic in Tamil Nadu on March 7, 2020, and contained the contagion.
In a joint statement, the two leaders said the Friday judgement of the apex court was a 'victory' to the party's long-pending and sustained plea on the OBC quota front, they said, adding it will enable increasing seats in medical admissions.
"Though the law requires that a person be produced in court within 24 hours of being picked up by police, our party executives are being whisked away by the police under the pretext of inquiry and nothing is known about their whereabouts for two or three days," Palaniswami said.
As soon as Ravi began his address, Leader of the Opposition (LoP), K Palaniswami stood up and started reading out from a prepared text to corner the DMK regime on various issues including on the law and order front.
The cooperative movement, a socio-economic juggernaut, is playing a pivotal role in the growth of Tamil Nadu's rural economy, poverty eradication and improvement of social integration, an official release here said.
AIADMK said the duo- O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami- were elected unopposed to the top two posts- Coordinator and Joint Coordinator respectively- that together constitute the party's apex leadership.
The Chief Minister, referring to his Tuticorin visit on Thursday, said people knew more than officials on the reasons for inundation and requested officials to factor in local wisdom in their proposals to avert flooding.
By a November 24 order, Justice N Seshasayee had quashed all the orders passed from 2017, which culminated in the taking over of the property in 2020, besides chiding the previous government for its action relating to the sprawling property located at the posh Poes Garden.
The AIADMK district secretary-level meeting held on Wednesday was vociferous with several leaders accusing the present leadership of soft-pedaling certain issues and not acting as a constructive opposition.
Citing reports about the "Stalin's government's plans" to close down the Amma Pharmacy outlets, Palaniswami said the government should drop its proposed move to enable private outlets to rake in huge profits.
Tamil Nadu BJP chief rewarded for good Assembly show
In the leaked audio clips, Sasikala was purportedly heard telling a few AIADMK members that it’s her responsibility to save the party and re-establish Jayalalithaa’s rule
Sasikala, who was expelled from the AIADMK in 2017 following her conviction in a disproportionate assets case, was released from prison earlier this year,
Tamil Nadu's newly minted cabinet will have a Gandhi running the Khadi and rural employment department, and a Nehru captaining urban development.
DMK voted back to power after a decade
If the results on May 2 match the exit poll numbers then M.K. Stalin would be sworn in as the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, bringing curtains down on 10 years of AIADMK rule.
As Tamil Nadu goes to the polls on Tuesday, the name of Sasikala, which figured in the Thousand Lights Assembly constituency in Chennai, was deleted, her counsel said.
DMK scion MK Stalin is inching closer to his chief ministerial dream
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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