Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday July 20, 2015
A parliamentarian of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK has threatened to chop off the tongue of anyone who speaks about Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's health.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday July 20, 2015
CPM chief Sitaram Yechury had lunch and a spent close to two hours on Sunday with former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee. The veteran leader had been expelled from the party in July 2008 for refusing to quit the Speaker's post as the Left withdrew support to the UPA government over the Indo-US nuclear deal.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
The decks seem to be cleared for the re-induction of two veteran Marxist leaders into the Communist Party of India-Marxist or the CPM shortly. The homecoming of former Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Somnath Chatterjee and the only surviving member of the country's first Communist government of 1957, KR Gowri Amma is likely to take place soon, according...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
In line with Tamil Nadu's 'Amma' canteens, the Delhi government is going to set up highly subsidised 'Aam Aadmi canteens', first of which will come up in two months to serve nutritious food in the Rs 5-10 range, aimed especially at the working class population.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
The campaign has gathered steam for the June 27 bypoll contest in Tamil Nadu featuring Chief Minister Jayalalithaa as AIADMK workers are going all out to ensure her victory against the lone CPI challenger.
Thursday May 28, 2015
"I was asked to remove the names of all popular figures even if they were not being used in a degrading context," Kundan Shah is quoted as having said
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday May 24, 2015
On her first day back at work, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has launched 201 'Amma' canteens - low-cost eateries - across the state.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday May 24, 2015
It is a working Sunday for J Jayalalithaa who took oath as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time yesterday. Ms Jayalalithaa reached the Secretariat a little after 3 pm where government employees welcomed her.
South | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday May 23, 2015
J Jayalalithaa, a stickler for time, stepped out of her Poes Garden residence in Chennai at 10.37 am today for her swearing in as Chief Minister at an auditorium six km away.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday May 23, 2015
J Jayalalithaa is back as Tamil Nadu chief minister, eight months after she had to resign because a Bangalore court convicted her in a corruption case. She took oath this morning in the centenary hall of the Madras University.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday May 23, 2015
Just five minutes from the university auditorium where J Jayalalithaa will take oath on Saturday to return as Tamil Nadu's chief minister, there was a night-long party on the beach.
India News | Sunday May 24, 2015
Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu along with 28 of her ministers at the Madras University in Chennai on Saturday. She reached the secretariat in Chennai at 3 pm on Sunday afternoon and started work. She is expected to inaugurate new Amma canteens and police quarters. She is also likely to release vehicles for various gov...
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Saturday May 16, 2015
Both Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee are formidable regional powerhouses whose support could help the government push through key legislation in Parliament.
India News | Adrija Bose | Monday May 11, 2015
The 67-year-old politician is called "Amma" (mother) by her devoted supporters.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 8, 2015
The budding rowing athlete, who died after consuming a poisonous fruit in an apparent suicide pact with her three colleagues, had apologised to her mother for taking the extreme step following alleged harassment by seniors at Sports Authority of India centre in Kerala.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 24, 2015
A 67 kg cake, special poojas and a slew of welfare activities marked the 67th birthday of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who was greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Thursday January 22, 2015
"Amma's advice to us is: Don't hurt a man's ego and don't hurt a woman's emotions," says Soha, daughter of actress Sharmila Tagore
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 22, 2015
In a span of 15 days since Tamil Nadu government rolled out one of its populist scheme of subsidised cement sale for the poor, over one-lakh bags of 'Amma Cement' weighing about 5,000 metric tonne has been sold across the state.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Monday January 5, 2015
J Jayalalithaa may not be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu anymore, but a new scheme launched today is named for her that provides Amma cement, heavily subsidised, for eco-friendly and low-cost housing.
Monday December 15, 2014
The news of his death has come as a shock to politicians and filmmakers with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekar Rao and many filmmakers conveying their condolences.
246 | Saturday December 13, 2014
Rajpal is currently busy with Telugu film Kick 2, the Kannada-Hindi film Amma and three Hindi films including Welcome Back, Bankey Ki Crazy Baraat and Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq
India News | Reported by Radhika Iyer, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 2, 2014
A 10-year-old girl in Bangalore allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire on Monday, when she was alone at home.
Wednesday October 1, 2014
"We have gathered here not under any threat or compulsion from any individual or party. Amma (Jayalalithaa) has supported our film industry in many ways. We are here to extend our support," Sarath Kumar said.
Opinion | Siddharth Varadarajan | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Expect Amma portraiture to scale up, writes Siddharth Varadarajan.