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 inau...
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 a...
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 t...
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 ...
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...
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
PMK founder-leader Dr S Ramadoss hospitalised since his release on bail last week after 12-day imprisonment underwent heart surgery on Monday at a corporate hospital in Chennai.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 7, 2013
DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday slammed the Centre for adopting a "soft approach" on the issue of recurring attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen unlike its "active" stand on the issue of killing of two Kerala fishermen allegedly by Italians marines.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 26, 2013
The one year suspension of six Opposition DMDK MLAs in the Tamil Nadu Assembly was on Tuesday reduced to six months following appeals by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and opposition parties.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 24, 2013
The Centre will strongly push for setting up the proposed anti-terror body NCTC at the Chief Ministers' conference to be held on April 15.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday March 18, 2013
With emotions running high in Tamil Nadu on Sri Lankan Tamils issue, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday asked India to take "historic" and "courageous" steps to move amendments to the US-backed resolution at the United Nations Human Rights Counc...
India News | Reported by Sam Daniel; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday March 18, 2013
Hundreds of students taking part in anti-Lanka protests were arrested in Chennai today when they tried to lay siege on the Raj Bhavan. They are demanding that India move a resolution against Sri Lanka -- for alleged war crimes against its Tamil popul...
Purnima Ranawat | Thursday January 31, 2013
Kamal Haasan's spy-thriller Vishwaroopam may just have a happy ending after all. In Chennai, the chief minister J Jayalalithaa ardently defended a two-week ban on the movie imposed by the government.