J Jayalalitha

  • Sri Lanka 'happy' Jayalalithaa lost clout in New Delhi May 19, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday said that it is pleased that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has lost any bargaining power with the Narendra Modi government because of the majority BJP has on its own in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha polls. President Mahinda Rajapaksa's administration was pleased that it could do...
  • Modi assures Jayalalithaa of absolute cooperation between Centre and TN May 18, 2014

    India's soon-to-be prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa of his government's "absolute cooperation" with her state. In a statement issued here, the Tamil Nadu government said the Bharatiya Janata Party leader called Jayalalithaa on Sunday afternoon and thanked her for her wishes. He congratulated Jayalalithaa...
  • Is politics being played out over Chennai terror blasts? May 1, 2014

    One passenger was killed and 14 others injured in twin explosions in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at platform number 9 of the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The blasts reportedly took place in the sleeper coaches of the train as it was coming to an halt at the station,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • No developmental works in Tamil Nadu, says Karunanidhi April 6, 2014

    Erode: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday alleged that the AIADMK government failed to implement any developmental works and all the industries were suffering from power cuts. Addressing an election meeting of H Pavithiravalli, DMK candidate from Erode in the April 24 Lok Sabha polls, he said Jayalalithaa's claims of development...
  • A Billion Votes: Jayalalitha calls Mamata, wishes luck for LS polls March 7, 2014

    A day after AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa snapped her pre-poll alliance with the Left Front, sources have told CNN-IBN that she called West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and wished her for the coming Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Revival of Tamil Nadu film city being pushed November 6, 2013

    Chennai: The Film Employees Federation of South India (FEFSI) has urged the Tamil Nadu government to revive the film city here or sanction a new facility to enable shootings of Tamil films within the state. "The members of FEFSI headed by president Ameer Sultan will meet Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha Tuesday...
  • DMK compares '2 leaves' symbol on Chennai buses to BSP's elephant statues October 28, 2013

    Chennai: The DMK and the AIADMK are sparring over the symbol of 'Two leaves' on the new mini buses, which Chief Minister J Jayalalitha inaugurated on October 23. The DMK has now sent an official complaint to the Chief election commissioner in Delhi. The letter exhorts the CEC to take...
  • Narendra Modi appeals to non-Cong parties to come together, woos TDP August 12, 2013

    Hyderabad: Kickstarting his election campaign in the South from here, Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to all non-Congress parties to come together to rid the country of Congress at the Centre and end "dynastic" rule even as he reached out to TDP. Spitting fire at the Congress over the policy...
  • Actress Sukumari's funeral to be held in Chennai today March 27, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sukumari, one of the most colourful personalities in the Malayalam film industry for nearly six decades - and who was lovingly called 'Amma' - passed away at a Chennai hospital Tuesday evening. Director Priyadarshan said the funeral would take place in Chennai. Sukumari, 74, suffered burn injuries last month while lighting...
  • Jaya reviews financial situation of Tamil Nadu May 24, 2011

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday held a review meeting to assess the financial situation of the state which she had alleged to have "totally derailed" during the previous DMK regime. The meeting was attended by Finance Secretary K Shanmugam and Chief Principal Secretary Debendranath Sarangi, an official...
  • TN polls: Grinder, laptop, mixer for votes April 7, 2011

    Jayalalitha added a free fan and even went to the extent of promising free goats to the voter. ...
  • Jaya on a day-long fast over Sri Lankan Tamils issue March 9, 2009

    Chennai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader J Jayalalithaa on Monday commenced a day-long fast in Chennai to press the Centre to use its good offices with Sri Lanka to declare an immediate ceasefire in the island nation. A similar fast is being undertaken by party members in...
  • Karunanidhi gets notice for defaming Jaya November 19, 2008

    Chennai: A legal notice has been forwarded to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, seeking an unconditional apology for making "false allegations" against leader of opposition J Jayalalitha over the students clash at the law college here last week, an AIADMK lawyer said on Wednesday. "Karunanidhi should tender an unconditional apology...
  • More trouble brewing for Jaya over Kodanadu tea estate September 21, 2007

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Opposition leader, J Jayalalithaa's woes only seem to get bigger by the day. Following notices issued to demolish her 59 acre Kodanadu estate in the Nilgiris, a new issue has now sprung up. The President of Anna Nagar panchayat — behind the estate — has issued a...
  • Amma's workers march against CM June 8, 2007

    Chennai: Thousands of AIADMK workers were detained in Tamil Nadu on Thursday when they blocked roads to protest Chief Minister M Karunanidhi’s “derogatory” statement about their party chief. Karunanidhi alleged on Wednesday said that J Jayalalitha might be disqualified from the Assembly, for she had concealed information about her real estate...