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.
South | Written by Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday October 9, 2014
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has reacted to former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's conviction, 12 days after she was put behind bars.
India | 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.
Monday September 15, 2014
Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived In Chennai on Monday to attend the audio launch of actor Vikram-starrer Tamil romantic-thriller I
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 3, 2014
In separate identical congratulatory letters to Dipika Pallikal and?Joshna Chinappa, Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa said she was delighted to learn of one more triumph in their sporting careers, a gold medal in the squash women's doubles even...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 20, 2014
Strongly opposing the hike in railway passenger fares and freight tariff, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to roll back the increase in the interests of the poor and the middle class people.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 27, 2014
The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 19 ndian fishermen for poaching, a navy spokesman said on Thursday.
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.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 6, 2013
Narendra Modi today said he has written to Chief Ministers urging them to oppose the Centre's Bill to check communal violence, on a day the Prime Minister rebutted his criticism and asserted that the proposed law was not a "vote-catching gimmick."
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 8, 2013
As part of efforts to check dropout of students belonging to backward communities, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sanctioned a financial grant of Rs 17.06 crore for setting up "smart classrooms" and towards purchase of geographical maps...
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 | Indo-Asian News Service | 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 in Chennai 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 | Saturday August 17, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha on Saturday said her government is committed to promoting Human Resource Development through 'self actualised' institutions by producing high quality professionals and to make the state a global hub for Universit...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 2, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to summon Sri Lankan High Commissioner and convey India's strong protest on the arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy.
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 | Thursday April 25, 2013
The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday proposed a series of power generation and related infrastructure development projects worth around Rs 20,000 crore, including a Rs 7,000 crore underground hydel power station in Nilgiris district.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday April 19, 2013
Tamil Nadu Government on Friday decided to submit a memorandum to the Centre, seeking Rs19,665 crore compensation for the losses it suffered on account of the drought.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 18, 2013
Facing a non-bailable arrest warrant, DMDK founder and Leader of the Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijaykanth on Thursday surrendered before a court in Tirunelveli in connection with a defamation case filed by the Jayalalithaa Government.