Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicO Panneerselvam

Topic: O Panneerselvam

EPS elected as AIADMK interim general secretary, council members expel OPS from party

AIADMK leader Edappadi K. Palaniswami had called a general council meeting, fiercely opposed by O. Panneerselvam, to deliberate on single leadership issue in the party.

Palaniswami-led AIADMK is bad news for BJP in Tamil Nadu but it opens up opportunities too

While OPS has been courting the BJP in Tamil Nadu enthusiastically, the latter isn't inclined to take any side in AIADMK’s internal warfare yet.

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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.

What makes Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami and deputy CM Panneerselvam eat out of Amit Shah’s hand

Sasikala will be out of jail before the Tamil Nadu election. The chief minister and his deputy must brace for a storm in the AIADMK.

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 deputy CM Panneerselvam, DMK chief Stalin lose central security cover

The security cover was removed after central security agencies did a threat assessment review, which was approved by the Union home ministry.

Tamil Nadu leaders visit Karunanidhi while he remains in intensive care

Chief minister Palaniswami, deputy Panneerselvam among visitors; former chief minister reportedly stable now.

Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin Sterlite plant will be shut permanently, says deputy CM O. Panneerselvam

In 2013, Sterlite was shut down by late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa. However, they approached the National Green Tribunal and got orders for resuming operations. 

Navigating Tamil politics will be Amit Shah’s biggest challenge

The new face of Tamil nationalism was visible during the Jallikattu protests and the Hindi imposition issue, may be a new offshoot of Dravidian ideology.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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