Jayalalitha

  • No developmental works in Tamil Nadu, says Karunanidhi 06-04-2014 11:55 PM

    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...
  • A Billion Votes: LK Advani decides to contest from Gandhinagar 20-03-2014 07:47 PM

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. ...
  • MGR, Jayalalitha starrer 'Aayirathil Oruvan' to re-released in theaters 14-03-2014 11:03 AM

    New Delhi: So what if putting up poster during polls is not allowed. AIADMK's has tactically found a way to campaign. MGR's famous movie 'Aayirathil Oruvan', which also stars Jayalalithaa, will be screened again in film theatres in Tamil Nadu from 14th March onwards. The film's digitized version has been...
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  • A Billion Votes: Jayalalitha calls Mamata, wishes luck for LS polls 07-03-2014 07:44 PM

    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. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the politics of protest help or hurt the AAP? 06-03-2014 07:46 PM

    While the 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers arrested overnight for protests in the national capital were granted bail by the Patiala House Court on Thursday, party leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi were taken for interrogation at the Parliament Street police station. The two leaders have been served a notice...
  • Jayalalithaa to kick-off month-long Lok Sabha campaign today 03-03-2014 08:21 AM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is all set to kick-off her party, AIADMK's Lok Sabha campaign from Monday. Jayalalithaa will set out on a month-long rally beginning from Kancheepuram, 70kms from Chennai. AIADMK is amongst the parties which announced its list of candidates for Lok Sabha well ahead...
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  • Centre moves SC against Jaya's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers 20-02-2014 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: The Central government has filed an application in the Supreme court against Tamil Nadu government's decision to release the killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The apex court is likely to hear the matter at 12:30 pm on Thursday. Sources say the Centre may also seek a...
  • Rajiv Gandhi killers' daughter thanks Jayalalithaa for her decision 20-02-2014 10:12 AM

    New Delhi: The daughter of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's killers Nalini and Murugan, has expressed happiness with the Tamil Nadu government's decision to free her parents. Thanking Jayalalithaa, Nalini and Murugan's daughter Harithra said, "Jayalalithaa Amma gave me the best present in the world. It means the world to...
  • Congress condemns decision on Rajiv killers, Afzal Guru's family cries foul 20-02-2014 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: The decision to release all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has taken the Congress party by surprise. Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, especially, is upset with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for her decision to free Rajiv Gandhi's assassins, just a day after the...
  • TN decision to release Rajiv killers sets wrong precedent: Congress 19-02-2014 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: After many of its leaders including Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Rajeev Shukla criticised Tamil Nadu government for its decision to free the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the All India Congress Committee on Wednesday issued a formal statement condemning the state's move. The statement read,...
  • After CPI, AIADMK announces alliance with CPIM for Lok Sabha elections 03-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa entered into an alliance with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the Lok Sabha elections just a day after firming the tie-up with the Coimmunist Party of India. The partnership was sealed after a meeting between Jayalalithaa and leader...
  • Jaya directs release of Lankan fishermen in TN prison 11-01-2014 11:28 PM

    Chennai: Seeking to create a favourable atmosphere for the proposed meeting of fishermen associations of India and Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today directed the release of Lankan fishermen lodged in prison in the state and sought that their Indian counterparts jailed in that country also be...
  • Jayalalithaa slams Centre over arrest of fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy 12-12-2013 05:51 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday lambasted Centre for what she termed as "facile do not touch policy" over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan navy, and asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to personally take up the matter with Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Referring to the arrest...
  • Revival of Tamil Nadu film city being pushed 06-11-2013 03:26 PM

    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...
  • DMK compares '2 leaves' symbol on Chennai buses to BSP's elephant statues 28-10-2013 05:31 PM

    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...
  • TN: State govt allots Rs 717.32 crore for three integrated drinking water projects 19-10-2013 02:41 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has allocated Rs 717.32 crore for implementing integrated drinking water projects in Tiruppur, Erode, Thanjavur and Coimbatore districts, to benefit over 10 lakh people. An integrated drinking water project at a cost of Rs 495.70 crore would be implemented with Kollidam river as the...
  • Boldness scripted my political success, says Jaya to partymen 30-08-2013 05:19 PM

    Seeking to galvanise party cadres ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, on Friday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa told them that she was able to become the CM for the third time only due to her boldness and urged them to work for the AIADMK's victory in the polls. "How...
  • Jaya files implead petition against DMK leader's plea 26-08-2013 06:34 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Monday, moved to the Karnataka High Court seeking to implead herself in a petition by DMK General Secretary K Anbazagan challenging the appointment of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case. When her impleading petition came up for hearing, Justice HS...
  • Food Security Bill likely to be taken up in Parliament today 26-08-2013 09:24 AM

    New Delhi: UPA's flagship scheme, the Food Security Bill is likely to be taken up in Lok Sabha on Monday. The government has not been able to take up the Bill in the House till now due to repeated din and disruptions because of which several days of the Monsoon...
  • Narendra Modi appeals to non-Cong parties to come together, woos TDP 11-08-2013 11:59 PM

    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...
  • After Jaya's Idli, Mamata vows to provide chicken at reasonable rate 14-07-2013 07:06 PM

    Kolkata: Providing cheaper food is good politics for any government. And the Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government has been doing just that by dotting Kolkata with mobile vans that provide fish, chicken, vegetables and fruits at reasonable prices to the consumer. A number of government "fair-price" mobile vans selling...
  • Tamil Nadu: Neyveli Lignite workers strike work 04-07-2013 02:55 AM

    Chennai: The workers unions in Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd. (NLC) on Wednesday decided to strike work opposing the centre's disinvestment decision even though the Madras High Court earlier in the day restrained them from striking work, said a union leader. "We have decided to go on indefinite strike from today...
  • Stopping SL cricketers from playing in Chennai is unfortunate 02-04-2013 12:55 PM

    IBN18 editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks on the controversial issue regarding the IPL 6 participation of Sri Lankan players in Chennai. ...
  • Chandy writes to Jaya on Mullaperiyar row 18-12-2011 05:04 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday wrote to his Tamil Nadu counterpart J Jayalalithaa stating that he was willing to issue a joint statement with her urging peace and restraint on the Mullaperiyar dam issue. "This is a situation where we have to urgently provide a sense of...
  • Mullaperiyar row: Students united against dam 08-12-2011 07:32 AM

    Idukki: On one side political parties are on a race to cash in on the anti-Mullaperiyar sentiments. On the other side, there are the children who are out on the streets with an appeal to save their lives. Here there is no distinction between a Malayali and a Tamilian. About...
  • Chennai: DMK move HC for re-polls in 239 booths 19-10-2011 01:23 AM

    Chennai: The DMK and the PMK on Tuesday moved the Madras High Court seeking re-polling in 239 booths in the city alleging irregularities during the first phase of local body elections. In his petition, Chennai Mayor M Subramanian of DMK also sought a direction to State Election Commission authorities to...
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