India News | Thursday May 19, 2016
It's a big day for J Jayalalitha and Mamata Banerjee - both keep their states. Assembly election results for West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 19, 2016
The DMK-Congress combine was leading in 14 seats and the All India NR Congress in 11 seats in trends available for 28 seats in Puducherry.
Tamil Nadu News | Agencies | Monday May 16, 2016
A poll of exit polls predicts a photo-finish in Tamil Nadu, with the AIADMK of Jayalalitha and DMK of Karunanidhi locked in a very close race.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday March 3, 2016
For Chennai entrepreneur A Kasilingam, broadband internet has become 50 per cent cheaper. After Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's latest populist scheme, broadband is available for as low as Rs 300 a month across Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 5, 2016
Urging the Centre to not delay anymore its nod to hold Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday criticised Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for not meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue and taking initiatives to conduct the bull taming sport.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 9, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the unprecedented floods in the state as a national calamity and proposed measures, including a moratorium on home and vehicle loans, to enable affected families rebuild lives.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Thursday November 26, 2015
MK Stalin, son of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi and someone widely tipped to be his heir apparent, has said that the political mood in Tamil Nadu is for "change".
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today paid floral tributes to the portrait of freedom fighter Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar on the occasion of his 108th birth anniversary.
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Dubbing the Karnataka government's decision to appeal in the Supreme Court against the verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in an assets case as "shameful," the ruling AIADMK today asserted that its chief will again prove her innocence.
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 23, 2015
Even as AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa returned to power today, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the state law department is examining the judgement of the High Court which acquitted her of all charges and the government would take a decision on filing an appeal in the case after receiving the report.
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.
Blog | Rahul Joglekar | Thursday April 2, 2015
Imagine if Vikram Chandra was hosting an episode of The Big Fight and the seven politicians taking part were: Sonia Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Mulayam Singh, Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee, Jayalalitha and Uddhav Thackeray? Now imagine, this is beamed LIVE to a national audience as they debated policy, personality and ultimately the possibility of each of t...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 1, 2015
In a bid to counter arch rival DMK which is harping on youth mantra, ruling AIADMK today said that it would hold massive youth re urgence rallies across Tamil Nadu on March 7.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
Ruling AIADMK romped home by a margin of 96,516 votes in Srirangam assembly constituency, represented previously by party chief Jayalalithaa, dealing a blow to DMK which tried hard to clinch the seat from its arch rival.
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 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.