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05-Oct-2018 Chennai

I don't wish to become CM through shortcut : O. Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said he does not wish to become Chief Minister through a 'shortcut'.Panneerselvam denied the charge of T.T.V. Dinakaran, founder of Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), made earlier in the day that...

17-Feb-2018 Chennai

Merged with ruling faction on Modi's advice : O. Panneerselvam

Finally, it is official. Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday told AIADMK office-bearers in Theni district that he merged his faction with the ruling faction on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.All these days, the two factions...

12-Oct-2017 New Delhi

O. Panneerselvam meets Narendra Modi, denies differences with CM

Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering speculation of differences between him and Chief Minister K. Palaniswamy, but he asserted that they were working unitedly."There are no hard feelings...

21-Aug-2017 Chennai

AIADMK factions unite, Panneerselvam settles for Deputy CM

Six months after a bitter parting of ways following then Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's death, the two factions of the AIADMK merged on Monday with rebel leader O. Panneerselvam becoming the Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister and AIADMK Coordinator even...

19-Aug-2017 Chennai

Both AIADMK factions strike merger note, say will happen in 2 days

Notwithstanding differences, both the factions of the AIADMK on Saturday expressed confidence over their merger in two days, but a leader of the group led by former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam maintained that expulsion of V.K. Sasikala from the party was a basic...

19-Aug-2017 Chennai

AIADMK merger talks progressing fine : O. Panneerselvam

Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O. Panneerselvam on Saturday said talks for the merger of his AIADMK faction with that led by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami are progressing fine.Speaking to reporters, Panneerselvam said in a couple of days a good decision...

19-Aug-2017 Chennai

'Good decision' on AIADMK merger in one-two days : O. Panneerselvam

Talks on the merger of the AIADMK factions are going on "smoothly" and a "good decison" will be out in a day or two, the leader of one of the factions, O. Panneerselvam, said on Saturday."There are no differences in the AIADMK and the talks for the merger...

14-Aug-2017 New Delhi

O. Panneerselvam meets Narendra Modi

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and discussed the political situation in the state, including the possibility of the merger of AIADMK factions.Talking to the media, he said he had detailed discussions...

12-Jun-2017 Chennai

Ruling AIADMK faction enacting drama : O. Panneerselvam

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Monday accused the ruling AIADMK faction of enacting a drama and said he was disbanding the merger negotiating team of his own group.Panneerselvam told the media here: "After the setting up of the negotiation...

19-May-2017 New Delhi

O. Paneerselvam meets Modi, discusses Tamil Nadu

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Paneerselvam, who heads a faction of the AIADMK, on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the political situation in the state.Informed sources said the two leaders are understood to have discussed the fallout...

19-May-2017 New Delhi

O. Panneerselvam rules out merger talks for now

The AIADMK faction led by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday ruled out talks with the rival faction headed by Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy on a merger unless it declares Sasikala and her family members are formally expelled...

19-Apr-2017 Chennai

V.K. Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster first victory : O. Panneerselvam

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Wednesday said the ouster of the rival AIADMK faction's two leaders was his faction's first victory in the "dharma yudh".He was referring to the ruling AIADMK faction's decision to sideline now jailed General...

16-Feb-2017 Chennai

New AIADMK government will be thrown out : O. Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday said the AIADMK government under Edappadi K. Palaniswami will be thrown out soon.Speaking to reporters after paying homage to late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa at her memorial in Marina beach,...

16-Feb-2017 Chennai

Fight will continue : O. Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu's outgoing Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday said the fight will continue against "one family controlling the AIADMK".In an apparent reference to the now jailed AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, Panneerselvam said he launched a peaceful...

13-Feb-2017 Chennai

Panneerselvam attends office, Sasikala vows to win

Acting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneeerselvam and AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala remained on the warpath on Monday amid speculation they will be told to prove their strength in the assembly."We have the strength to manage any number of enemies,"...

12-Feb-2017 Chennai

Election soon to select AIADMK General Secretary : O. Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu's acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Sunday said the election schedule for electing the party's General Secretary will soon be announced.Former Presidium Chairman of AIADMK E.Madhusudanan said the dates for the election would be announced...

12-Feb-2017 Chennai

Nine AIADMK Lok Sabha members back O. Panneerselvam

The number of Lok Sabha members of the AIADMK supporting Tamil Nadu's acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Sunday swelled to nine.Five Lok Sabha AIADMK members on Sunday extended support to Panneerselvam, who is locked in a bitter power struggle with...

09-Feb-2017 Chennai

Poes Garden to be a memorial : O. Panneerselvam

Acting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday said the Poes Garden residence of the late J. Jayalalithaa will be converted into a memorial.He made the comment while welcoming the support of AIADMK's Presidium Chairman E. Madhusudanan, who had...

09-Feb-2017 Chennai

O. Panneerselvam writing to banks will not affect AIADMK'

Tamil Nadu's caretaker Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam's writing to the banks to not allow transactions without his authorisation may not have any practical impact on the AIADMK, said a senior party leader on Thursday."Panneerselvam may be moving legally against...

08-Feb-2017 Chennai

A government desired by people will be formed : O. Panneerselvam

Caretaker Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O. Panneerselvam on Wednesday assured his supporters that a government wanted by the people will be formed in the state.Addressing his supporters gathered at his residence here, Panneerselvam said: "A government expected...

08-Feb-2017 Chennai

Jayalalithaa's death to be probed : O. Panneerselvam

Caretaker Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said on Wednesday a commission of inquiry will be appointed to probe into the death of his predecessor and AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa.Speaking to reporters at his residence here Panneerselvam said:...

07-Feb-2017 Chennai

O. Panneerselvam revolts against Sasikala, sends AIADMK into tizzy

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday evening revolted against AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, saying he was forced to resign as the head of government."I was forced to resign by Sasikala," a pensive Panneerselvam told reporters...

31-Jan-2017 Chennai

Commission to probe Jallikattu violence

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday said a Commission of Inquiry will probe the circumstances leading to violence here over Jallikattu.Announcing this in the assembly, Panneerselvam said the Commission would be headed by a retired judge....

20-Jan-2017 New Delhi/Chennai

Centre nod to Jallikattu ordinance; protests continue in Tamil Nadu

The central government on Friday evening gave its nod to the Tamil Nadu government's ordinance to enable holding of Jallikattu, as the southern state saw continued massive protests in support of the bull-taming sport.Officials in New Delhi said the Home...

20-Jan-2017 New Delhi

TN to promulgate ordinance to hold Jallikattu : O. Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said the state government would promulgate an ordinance to conduct Jallikattu, the ancient bull taming sport.Speaking to reporters here, Panneerselvam said he had detailed discussions with constitutional...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister calls on PM

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri O. Paneerselvam, called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.The ban imposed on Jallikattu by the Supreme Court came up for discussion. While appreciating the cultural significance of Jallikattu, the Prime...

07-Jan-2017 Chennai

Tamil Nadu asks Andhra to release water for Chennai

With drinking water scarcity here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday requested his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu to release Krishna river water.In a letter to Naidu, Panneerselvam said: "I write seeking your urgent personal...

03-Jan-2017 Chennai

O. Panneerselvam assures farmers of compensation

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday assured farmers that the government would pay compensation for crops damaged in drought on receipt of reports by different groups.He also said the government would provide a bag containing rice, sugar,...

06-Dec-2016 Chennai

Jayalalithaa buried as Marina turns into sea of mourners

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was laid to rest at the Marina Beach here on Tuesday evening as President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined the nation to pay their last respects to the iconic actor-turned-politician.As the...

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