Jayalalitha

  • Kerala seeks Tamil Nadu help to tide over power shortage June 19, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram : With the state reeling under acute power shortage, Kerala Government has sought the help of Tamil Nadu to tide over the situation. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in a letter to his Tamil Nadu counterpart Jayalalitha sought supply of the extra power the neighbouring state was producing out of...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 3, 2014

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  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 2, 2014

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  • News 360: UPA to set up probe panel over Gujarat Snoopgate case May 2, 2014

    The government is going ahead with a probe into the Gujarat snoopgate scandal. It will appoint a judge to head the probe panel by May 16 before the new government is formed. ...
  • 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

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  • 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: LK Advani decides to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    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 March 14, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey March 8, 2014

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  • 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. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the politics of protest help or hurt the AAP? March 6, 2014

    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 March 3, 2014

    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 of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 27, 2014

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  • Centre moves SC against Jaya's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers February 20, 2014

    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 review...
  • Rajiv Gandhi killers' daughter thanks Jayalalithaa for her decision February 20, 2014

    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 me....
  • Congress condemns decision on Rajiv killers, Afzal Guru's family cries foul February 20, 2014

    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 February 20, 2014

    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, "The...
  • After CPI, AIADMK announces alliance with CPIM for Lok Sabha elections February 3, 2014

    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 January 11, 2014

    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 December 12, 2013

    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 of...
  • 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...
  • TN: State govt allots Rs 717.32 crore for three integrated drinking water projects October 19, 2013

    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 source...
  • Boldness scripted my political success, says Jaya to partymen August 30, 2013

    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 many...
  • Jaya files implead petition against DMK leader's plea August 26, 2013

    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 Bopanna...
  • Food Security Bill likely to be taken up in Parliament today August 26, 2013

    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 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...