Election 2014 | 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 | 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 | 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.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 24, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday demanded that Union Fertiliser Minister and DMK nominee M K Alagiri be sacked in connection with the alleged fertiliser subsidy scam.
Riya Chakravarty | Monday October 15, 2012
Noted South Indian actor Kiccha Sudeep today cautioned against a fake Facebook account in his name carrying "derogatory" material, including against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 1, 2012
Tamil Nadu government would construct one lakh concrete houses for the people in Cuddalore and Viluppuram districts, hit badly by the cyclone Thane last year. Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced allocation of Rs 1,000 crore for the project...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 27, 2012
India will continue to train Sri Lankan defence personnel at its establishments, Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju said today, notwithstanding opposition by parties from Tamil Nadu. The minister's statement came against the backdrop of th...
Tamil | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 7, 2012
A week after a fiery exchange of words between Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and Leader of Opposition Vijayakanth in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, around 1,000 DMDK functionaries and workers, including the actor-politician's close friend Ibrahim Rowther j...