Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday August 20, 2015
In a rare public appearance this morning, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha was present at a function to officially rename Chennai's Adyar IV Main Road, to B Ramachandra Adithanar, in a bid to woo the Nadar community ahead of the state assembly elections next year.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday August 13, 2015
The Tamil Nadu Assembly session will begin from August 24, and it will also be chief minister, J Jayalalithaas first session after taking over the reins in May this year after a gap of eight months, after she was acquitted in a disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
Slamming DMK chief M Karunanidhi for commenting on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's health, O Panneerselvam said his leader had never talked about political rivals' health "for politics".
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
A record turnout of voters marked the bypoll to RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after her acquittal in a graft case, while high voting was recorded in five other assembly bypolls spread across as many states.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today launched various services in the Transport sector, including new buses, at an overall cost of Rs 87 crore.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 6, 2015
The Karnataka government is sending over a bill of more than Rs. 5.11 crore to neighbour Tamil Nadu soon. This is just the expenses of their law department that has been spent on conducting the trial of Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa, and three others in a corruption case over the last 12 years.
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
India News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Sunday May 24, 2015
Jayalalithaa may have returned as Tamil Nadu chief minister, but her controversial acquittal has raised questions over whether behind-the-scenes political manouvering, across party lines, came in the way of a fair legal process.
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.
Tamil Nadu News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 23, 2015
J Jayalalithaa, one of the country's most powerful politicians returned on Saturday as chief minister of Tamil Nadu, less than a fortnight after the Karnataka High Court a court acquitted her of corruption.
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 | 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...
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by Maya Sharma and Uma Sudhir, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 12, 2015
The judge who acquitted former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa got his math wrong, alleges a lawyer.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Monday May 11, 2015
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was acquitted in a corruption case that had led to her being jailed. AIADMK sources say after her acquittal, Jayalalithaa may return as Tamil Nadu chief minister and O Panneerselvam may resign as soon as this evening.
South | Reported by A Vaidyanathan and J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday October 9, 2014
J Jayalalithaa, the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, has asked the Supreme Court to grant her bail so that she can leave the Bangalore prison where she has been Inmate No 7402 since late last month.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 27, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha had a frugal supper late on Saturday in Bangalore's central jail where she has been lodged after a court found her guilty of corruption.
Elections News | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday March 7, 2014
The Third Front is developing cracks. The Federal Front is still only a proposal. But now is there a new front in the making? A front with women leaders in the forefront? That's the buzz after news that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha spoke to her West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on phone.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 13, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday termed the interim railway budget as "extremely disappointing", and said the centre was disowning its responsibility on fixing rates.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Decrying the hike in diesel prices as "unjustified" action, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today demanded its roll back and withdrawal of powers granted to oil companies to regulate fuel prices.
Chandni | Sunday September 22, 2013
A total of 59 legends of Tamil film industry were felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha at the centenary celebrations of Indian cinema here on Saturday.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday September 15, 2013
In yet another pro-people welfare measure, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will launch a scheme tomorrow to provide mineral water for Rs ten a litre.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 3, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his intervention and advice to Karnataka government not to take up any schemes, including hydro-electric projects, in the Cauvery basin without her state's consent.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 9, 2013
Accusing the Centre of maintaining a "stoic and apathetic silence" over the issue of attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has urged it to summon the Sri Lankan envoy and "strongly advise" Colombo on this matter lest the attacks should exacerbate the situation.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Chennai Police came in for praise by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for successfully rescuing a kidnapped British couple, who called on her and conveyed their gratitude.