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Temple Dedicated To AIADMK's J Jayalalithaa, MGR Inaugurated In Tamil Nadu

Temple Dedicated To AIADMK's J Jayalalithaa, MGR Inaugurated In Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 30, 2021, Madurai

A temple dedicated to AIADMK icons, MG Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa, was unveiled near Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Saturday by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

BJP And AIADMK Will Fight Tamil Nadu Election Together, Says JP Nadda

BJP And AIADMK Will Fight Tamil Nadu Election Together, Says JP Nadda

Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday January 30, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK and the BJP will fight the state election this year together, BJP chief JP Nadda said at a rally in Madurai today. This is the first time the BJP has formally announced it would fight the state election with the AIADMK. The Tamil Nadu party had in November last year said it would tie up with the BJP.

VK Sasikala, Ex-AIADMK Leader, To Be Released From Hospital Tomorrow

VK Sasikala, Ex-AIADMK Leader, To Be Released From Hospital Tomorrow

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday January 30, 2021, Bengaluru

VK Sasikala, expelled AIADMK leader and a close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, will be discharged from hospital on Sunday. She had been admitted last week with complaints of fever and breathlessness and later tested positive for the coronavirus.

"I'll Tell Sam Pitroda": Rahul Gandhi's Offer To Popular Tamil Nadu YouTube Cooking Group

"I'll Tell Sam Pitroda": Rahul Gandhi's Offer To Popular Tamil Nadu YouTube Cooking Group

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin,Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday January 30, 2021, New Delhi/Chennai

The way to Tamil Nadu's heart may be through its stomach this poll season. Even if not, Rahul Gandhi's recent appearance in a video of the Village Cooking Channel has surely left the men behind the increasingly popular YouTube group beaming and starry-eyed. Appearing only months ahead of the state assembly elections, the video is making quite a splash.

"Stalin In Your Constituency": DMK Chief's Call To Voters Before Polls

"Stalin In Your Constituency": DMK Chief's Call To Voters Before Polls

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday January 29, 2021, Chennai

He is not yet Chief Minister, but that hasn't stopped DMK leader MK Stalin from collecting grievances and petitions from the public and promising to solve them within the first 100 days of his government - if his party wins in May's election

K Palaniswami Unveils "Namma Chennai" Selfie Spot At Marina Beach

K Palaniswami Unveils "Namma Chennai" Selfie Spot At Marina Beach

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 28, 2021, Chennai

The city of Chennai on Thursday added a new attraction, "Namma Chennai", a selfie spot off the famous Marina Beach here under the Smart City Mission.

Jayalalithaa's Home Turned Into Memorial Day After Sasikala Leaves Jail

Jayalalithaa's Home Turned Into Memorial Day After Sasikala Leaves Jail

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday January 28, 2021, Chennai

J Jayalalithaa's palatial home in Chennai's Poes Garden was converted into a memorial by the Tamil Nadu government today, a day after the release from jail of VK Sasikala, who lived in the house as the former Chief Minister's companion until her death in 2016.

High Court Allows Jayalalithaa's "Veda Nilayam" Memorial Opening Ceremony

High Court Allows Jayalalithaa's "Veda Nilayam" Memorial Opening Ceremony

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 28, 2021, Chennai

The Madras High Court on Wednesday allowed the Tamil Nadu government to go ahead with the opening ceremony of "Veda Nilayam" memorial, the residence of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here, on Thursday but ordered that the building shall not be thrown open to the public.

How VK Sasikala's Return Can Shake Up Tamil Nadu Politics Ahead Of Polls

How VK Sasikala's Return Can Shake Up Tamil Nadu Politics Ahead Of Polls

Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday January 27, 2021, Hyderabad

VK Sasikala, sacked AIADMK general secretary and close aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, is out of jail but not out of hospital. She will have to be without oxygen support for at least three days before she is fit to move out and head to Chennai.

Jayalalithaa's Memorial Unveiled In Tamil Nadu Amid Sasikala's Release

Jayalalithaa's Memorial Unveiled In Tamil Nadu Amid Sasikala's Release

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 27, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today inaugurated a Rs 79-crore phoenix-shaped memorial built for late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa along the Marina beach in Chennai. The four-time Chief Minister and former film star had died in 2016 after prolonged hospitalisation.

VK Sasikala, Ex-AIADMK Leader, Released After Four Years In Jail

VK Sasikala, Ex-AIADMK Leader, Released After Four Years In Jail

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin,Maya Sharma,Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Wednesday January 27, 2021, Bengaluru

VK Sasikala, expelled AIADMK leader and a close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, has been released after spending four years in a Bengaluru jail in a corruption case. She will, however, remain in a hospital in the city as she is being treated for Covid. She will also continue to get protection from Karnataka Police as long as she remains in the state.

Ex-AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala To Be Freed Today After 4 Years In Jail

Ex-AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala To Be Freed Today After 4 Years In Jail

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin,Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Tuesday January 26, 2021, Chennai

Former AIADMK leader VK Sasikala will be freed today from Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara Prison after spending four years in jail in a corruption case.

"Good Relationship With DMK": Rahul Gandhi On Reports Of Rift With Ally In Puducherry

"Good Relationship With DMK": Rahul Gandhi On Reports Of Rift With Ally In Puducherry

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 26, 2021, Karur

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday affirmed his party's alliance with the MK Stalin-led DMK in Tamil Nadu, saying "we are having a very good relationship" with the Dravidian party.

PM Modi Showcased Tamil Culture By Inviting Xi Jinping To Mamallapuram: BJP's CT Ravi

PM Modi Showcased Tamil Culture By Inviting Xi Jinping To Mamallapuram: BJP's CT Ravi

Press Trust of India | Monday January 25, 2021, Bengaluru

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for attacking BJP over Tamil language and culture, party general secretary CT Ravi on Monday said visiting global leaders were only "shown Mughal tombs by the Congress leader's family members when in power", while it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi showcased places like Mamallapuram.

Ahead Of Tamil Nadu Polls, Rahul Gandhi Attacks PM Over China, Invokes Tamil Pride

Ahead Of Tamil Nadu Polls, Rahul Gandhi Attacks PM Over China, Invokes Tamil Pride

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday January 25, 2021, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday sharpened his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP as he campaigned for the second day in Tamil Nadu ahead of the April-May state elections.