J Jayalalithaa

  • Chennai court to hear tax case against CM Jaya on August 7 5 days ago

    Chennai: A court on adjourned the income tax return cases against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala to August 7. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R Dakshinamurthy allowed the petitions of Jayalalithaa and Sasikala seeking adjournment citing pendency of their plea for compounding the alleged offences against them...
  • 38 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy 1 week ago

    Rameswaram: Thirty-eight fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Monday. All the fishermen are from villages in Rameswaram and Pudukottai apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy. Nine boats belonging to the Indian fishermen have also been seized. Last month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urged the Central government...
  • Jaya writes to PM, opposes Sanskrit week celebrations in schools July 19, 2014

    Chennai: Taking strong exception to CBSE's Sanskrit Week celebrations in schools under its ambit in August, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday said it would be appropriate to have organised a 'Classical Language Week' in each state based on its linguistic heritage. As per the communication sent by the...
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  • 'Dhoti' storm in Chennai: Should there be a dress code in clubs? July 16, 2014

    Days after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association barred a sitting Madras High Court judge and two senior advocates from entering the club wearing dhotis, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has issued a strong warning to the club. Calling it sartorial despotism, Jayalalithaa said that the government intends to pass a law...
  • Dhoti code: Jayalalithaa's stand gets support from political parties July 16, 2014

    Chennai: Days after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association barred a sitting Madras High Court judge and two senior advocates from entering the club wearing dhotis, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has issued a strong warning to the club. Calling it sartorial despotism, Jayalalithaa said that the government intends to pass a...
  • Jayalalithaa welcome Budget, says it reflects government's seriousness July 10, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday welcomed the Union Budget and said it reflected the seriousness with which the new government has set about the task of addressing the challenges of revival of growth and improving the macro-economic situation of the country. She also called it a...
  • Building collapse: Rescue work over, site sealed July 4, 2014

    Chennai: Seven days after a 11-storeyed under construction building collapsed here, rescuers called off their massive non-stop operations on Friday as the death toll was put at 61 with no survivor or body being found during the day. Twenty seven persons - 19 men and eight women - were pulled...
  • Fuel price hike: Jayalalithaa demands rollback June 30, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday opposed the latest revision in fuel prices, saying it has come as a 'disappointment' to people who voted for BJP expecting a change from the 'wrong' economic policies of the previous Congress-led UPA. She urged the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • Chennai building collapse: 11 dead, 41 still trapped June 29, 2014

    At least 11 people have died so far after an under construction building collapsed in Chennai on Saturday. Rescue operations are still underway. "It will take two or three days to remove all the debris", SP Selvan, DIG, NDRF said. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who visited the site...
  • Chennai building collapse: 10 dead, 40 feared trapped, police detain 4 June 29, 2014

    Chennai: Ten people have lost their lives while 26 others have been rescued as an under-construction building collapsed on the outskirts of Chennai on Saturday. Five people are said to be in a critical condition. Nearly 40 people are still feared trapped in the 11-storeyed building. Most of the...
  • Jaya slams Karunanidhi for poser on inter-state river issues June 28, 2014

    Chennai: Hitting back at arch rival and DMK chief M Karunanidhi over his posers on inter-state water issues, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday accused him of betrayal of Tamil Nadu's interest when his party was part of UPA and questioned his locus standi to talk on state's rights. Joining issue...
  • Meet Lanka president to sort fishermen issue: Subramanian Swamy to Jaya June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo to work out a compromise to resolve the recurring issue of the arrest of Indian fishermen by the island nations's navy. In a statement, Swamy also...
  • Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa urges centre to secure release of Indian fishermen June 19, 2014

    Chennai: Urging the centre to secure the release of 46 Indian fishermen from Sri Lankan jails, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said that the international maritime boundary line (IMBL) with Sri Lanka should not be taken as settled. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the text...
  • DA case: Anxious days for TN CM Jaya, judgement day nears June 19, 2014

    Bangalore: The clock's ticking away for the judgement day for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in her crucial disproportionate assets (DA) case. Final arguments by the defence began on Thursday morning, 18 years after the first FIR was filed against Jayalalithaa by the Tamil Nadu vigilance department. The case,...
  • Karunanidhi urges Modi to constitute Cauvery Management Board June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Days after the ruling AIADMK turned down his demand for an all-party meeting for a discussion on constituting Cauvery Management Board (CMB), DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to constitute the CMB, saying there was no legal bar to do so. In a letter to...
  • Modi writes to Jaya, promises safe release of Prem Kumar from Afghan abductors June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on the abduction of a Christian missionary Alexis Prem Kumar by Taliban at Herat in Afghanistan. In a letter dated June 5, he said, "I thank you for your letter of June 4. I too...
  • Cauvery row: Karnataka all-party delegation to meet Narendra Modi June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: An all-party delegation from Karnataka would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to convey the state's opposition to the setting up of Cauvery Management Board as demanded by Tamil Nadu to ensure implementation of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award. "An all-party delegation will meet the Prime Minister. We have...
  • Sri Lankan government will release 78 Indian fishermen: Mahinda Rajapaksa June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sri Lankan government on Monday said that it will release 78 Indian fishermen who were arrested by the Navy for illegally poaching in Sri Lanka's waters on Saturday. The move came a day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding...
  • Income tax return case: TN CM Jayalalithaa, Sasikala skip court, judge fumes June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala skipped court appearance in connection with an income tax return case filed against them by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy. The court ordered them to appear before it at the next date of appearing on June 30 and...
  • Sri Lanka reacts strongly to Jayalalithaa's genocide remarks June 5, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Thursday reacted strongly against the genocide remarks made by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against the country over the Tamil issue and said it will make formal objections to India over her comments. "It is very much in keeping with the character of this politician to...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa told to appear on June 9 in income tax case June 3, 2014

    Chennai: A Chennai court on Tuesday adjourned to June 9 the income tax return cases against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala for their appearance. When the case came up for hearing to fix the date for their appearance before the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R Dakshinamurthy,...
  • Jayalalithaa to meet PM Modi today June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. This will be their first meeting since Modi assumed office. The meeting is likely to take place at around 1 pm and sources said that Jayalalithaa is likely to present...
  • SL Navy arrests 29 Tamil fishermen just 5 days after Rajapaksa's visit June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 29 fishermen from Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and detained six boats. The arrests came less than a week after Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa attended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in. The arrest came two days before Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is scheduled to...
  • DA case: Supreme Court stays trial against Jayalalithaa May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed for 10 days the ongoing trial in a disproportionate assets case before a Bangalore court against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. A bench comprising Justices BS Chauhan and AK Sikri, however, said that the civil proceedings, pending before the same trial court...
  • Jaya may skip Modi's oath taking event over invite to Lankan President May 22, 2014

    Chennai: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent out invitation Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to attend his swearing-in ceremony, sources say that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa may give the event a miss. BJP's ally MDMK on Wednesday had also opposed the participation of the Sri Lankan President...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case: Karnataka HC dismisses plea seeking stay on trial May 20, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three other accused in a disproportionate assets case, seeking a stay on the trial taking place in a special court. Justice Anand Byrareddy dismissed the plea, observing that the case which is being...
  • Jayalalithaa congratulates Modi on 'magnificent victory' in LS polls May 17, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has greeted the Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi, saying she looked forward to 'meaningful cooperation' between his government at the Centre and her state. "I congratulate you on the magnificent victory in the 16th Lok Sabha Elections. I wish you and the Government under...
  • Jayalalithaa hopes new government at the Centre will be friendly May 16, 2014

    AIADMKA supremo J Jayalalithaa said that her party has achieved this victory on its own without any alliance. Hope the new government in the Centre will be friendly, she said. ...
  • Post-poll survey: Some regional parties gain, some routed May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Except a few regional parties, most parties have been showing a consistent performance in the Lok Sabha elections since 2004. Some regional parties have improved their performance in the last 10 years and some have seen a decline. The biggest gainer in the last 10 years is West...