Panneerselvam

  • The new CM of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam once ran a tea stall: 10 Indian politicians who rose from humble beginnings to become ministers 2 days ago

    Once a tea stall owner, Jayalalithaa's trusted lieutenant O Panneerselvam is set to become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time since 2001, when he made his Assembly debut. In Indian politics, it isn't hard to find ministers who rose from humble beginnings. The Prime Minister of India...
  • Panneerselvam arrives in Bangalore, expected to meet Jaya on Tuesday 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Newly sworn-in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who arrived on Monday along with his senior cabinet colleagues, is expected to meet AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who is in prison after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case. "Pannerselvam today arrived in Bangalore along with some senior cabinet colleagues and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Washington DC. ...
  • News 360: PM Narendra Modi meets America Inc, says India wants change 2 days ago

    After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. ...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam, colleagues leave for Bangalore to meet Jayalalithaa 2 days ago

    Chennai: Hours after being sworn in as the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's trusted lieutenant O Panneerselvam left for Bangalore with his senior Cabinet colleagues to call on the AIADMK supremo, who is in prison after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case. Senior party leaders and cabinet ministers, including Natham R Viswanathan,...
  • Theatres cancel shows on Tuesday as Tamil Nadu film industry plans hunger strike in solidarity with Jayalalithaa 2 days ago

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu film industry will not showcase any movie on Tuesday across theatres in the state in solidarity with Jayalalithaa, the ex-Chief Minister and former actress, who was convicted in a disproportionate assets case on Saturday, September 27, by a Bangalore court and sentenced to four years in...
  • Loyal to the core, new TN CM O Panneerselvam refuses to sit in Jaya's chamber 2 days ago

    Chennai: Reaffirming his unflinching loyalty to his jailed leader AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, newly sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday chose not to enter the designated chamber for the head of state at the secretariat but function from his erstwhile Minister's office. Panneerselvam, handpicked by Jayalalithaa to take...
  • Snapshot: With Jayalalithaa in jail, AIADMK ministers cry as they take oath 3 days ago

    Chennai: Jayalalithaa loyalist O Panneerselvan took oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time at Raj Bhawan in Chennai. But, it was not a happy occasion. With their supreme leader and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's in jail, most of the ministers cried while taking the...
  • O Panneerselvam takes oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu 3 days ago

    Chennai: O Panneerselvam took oath as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday, two days after the AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa stepped down from office following conviction in Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. He also did not change any of the portfolios, keeping home, public and finance...
  • O Panneerselvam's second stint as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister 3 days ago

    Once a tea seller in a small town in Theni district, 63-year-old O Panneerselvam is now Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister. But OPS as he is popularly known is no stranger to the chief minister's chair. As a first-time MLA back in 2001, he was sworn in as chief minister...
  • Change of guard in Tamil Nadu today, Panneerselvam to be the new CM 3 days ago

    Chennai: She is the first sitting Chief Minister to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced to four years in jail. But the AIADMK aims to persevere. J Jayalalithaa has hand picked her successor, entrusting her loyalist and Finance Minister O Panneerselvam with the top job in...
  • O Panneerselvam - a man of humble beginnings rewarded for loyalty 3 days ago

    Chennai: Once a tea stall owner, Jayalalithaa's trusted lieutenant O Panneerselvam is set to become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time since 2001, when he made his Assembly debut. The 63-year-old leader from Thevar community held two key portfolios of Finance and Public Works in the Jayalalithaa...
  • O Panneerselvam named Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister, to take oath on Monday 4 days ago

    Chennai: O Panneerselvam has succeeded All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)) chief as Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister. He will take oath as the CM at 11 am on Monday. The decision to appoint Panneerselvam as the CM was taken at a meeting of AIADMK MLAs at the party...
  • Tamil film '18 Vayasu' to hit theatres on July 28 July 15, 2012

    The 'Renigunta' team is back. Director Panneerselvam and actor Johnny, who made an impressive debut with the critically acclaimed movie a couple of years back, will storm the screens on July 28, with their new offering '18 Vayasu' Nic Arts, which is currently producing 'Vaalu' and 'Vettai Mannan', has...
  • TN Nplant issue: Delegation to meet PM tomorrow October 6, 2011

    Chennai: Carrying different views on the controversial Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project, a delegation of Tamil Nadu Government and activists opposed to the plant will discuss the issue with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Friday. The delegation would submit separate memoranda to Singh, indicating the differences between the state...
  • Was media right in shooting as cop bled to death? January 12, 2010

    Chennai: The attack and murder of Tamil Nadu Police subinspector R Vetrivel in Tirunelveli has shaken up the nation. While the media and the public continue to take on the two ministers who failed to act immediately and save his life debate is also raging on whether the media did right...
  • Was 'too shocked' to help dying cop: Minister January 9, 2010

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Health Minister MRK Paneerselvam, who watched a police officer bleed to death, defended himself saying he was too shaken to get out his car and so did his duty by just calling for an ambulance. "It was only the idea of giving him the right medical treatment that...
  • TN ministers watch as cop bleeds to death January 9, 2010

    A policeman in Tamil Nadu was hacked by a gang on a National Highway. Nobody came forward to his rescue, not even the state's Health Minister whose convoy drove past. The police are now struggling to find the assailants. ...
  • TN cop bleeds to death, officer defends inaction January 9, 2010

    Tamil Nadu Public Health Minister MRK Panneerselvam and Minister for Environment, Youth Welfare and Sports TPM Moideen Khan allegedly watched and failed to help R Vetrivel, a decorated police officer, who bled top death after being attacked by gangsters. CNNIBN grilled Tamil Nadu Health Secretary VK Subburaj about the incident and...