Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicEdappadi K. Palaniswami

Topic: Edappadi K. Palaniswami

AIADMK may have lost, but for Palaniswami, Tamil Nadu election results are seen as a win

With no Jayalalithaa & battling anti-incumbency, Chief Minister Palaniswami held his own and ensured AIADMK will still be a vital part of the state's politics as the main opposition.

DMK MP A Raja booked for alleged vulgar comments against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

The case was filed on a complaint by AIADMK to Tamil Nadu chief electoral officer. The party has also approached EC to debar A. Raja from campaigning for 6 April assembly polls.

Palaniswami is Tamil Nadu’s survivor-in-chief, he doesn’t need to be Jayalalithaa or MGR

That the AIADMK govt didn’t fall and served out the full term is a testimony to Palaniswami’s political instinct and capability.

Tamil Nadu CM meets Governor, discusses release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar said the chief minister submitted a representation to the Governor, while taking up the release of the seven convicts.

How Jayalalithaa aide Sasikala’s return from jail could shake AIADMK fine balance before polls

CM Palaniswami and Deputy CM Panneerselvam have resolved differences to focus on governance, but AIADMK workers fear Sasikala’s release could divide factions.

Stalin ‘deliberately slandering’ me and AIADMK govt, says Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said DMK President MK Stalin had no intention of working hard to come to power and was under the impression that he could capture power through shortcuts.

E Palaniswami to be AIADMK chief ministerial nominee for Tamil Nadu polls in 2021

The decision was taken unanimously in consultations led by party's presidium chairman E Madusudanan, Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O Panneerselvam said.

Tamil Nadu govt decides to transfer probe into custodial deaths of father, son to CBI

CM Palaniswami said the govt's decision will be informed to the Madras High Court and its approval secured before transferring the case to the central agency.

By renaming 1,018 places, is Tamil Nadu govt reclaiming history or taking eye off Covid?

The Edappadi K. Palaniswami-led Tamil Nadu government has amended English spellings of 1,018 places to reflect their Tamil pronunciations.

Vellore now Veeloor: TN changes names of 1,018 places so you pronounce them the Tamil way

The timing of announcement drew flak given that it was done in the middle of a pandemic. The entire process though took 2 years and 7 ministries, including 2 central ministries.

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Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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