Jayalalithaa

  • Watch: Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, Kanimozhi vote in Tamil Nadu 24-04-2014 11:14 AM

    39 seats in Tamil Nadu are voting in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 24. Even though Tamil Nadu is witnessing a multi-corner contest, the main fight is between chief minister J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK and M Karunanidhi-MK Stalin led DMK. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Will Jayalalithaa be the kingmaker in 2014 LS polls? 11-04-2014 11:24 PM

    In this episode of Kings and Queens, CNN-IBN discusses Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and whether she would be the kingmaker in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-04-2014 10:35 PM

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  • With LS polls round the corner, Jayalalithaa steps up election campaign 06-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is campaigning aggressively for the Lok Sabha elections as the AIADMK has chosen to go solo in the polls. She held a massive rally in Namakkal in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: Time for DMK, AIADMK to go, says new BJP ally PMK 21-03-2014 11:40 AM

    PMK joined the BJP-led NDA on Thursday. Party leader Anbumani Ramadoss told CNN-IBN that the tie-up with the NDA will provide a new political alternative in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-03-2014 10:09 PM

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  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi 19-03-2014 08:35 PM

    Congress is likely to field party General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Dijvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? 19-03-2014 07:41 PM

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...
  • News 360: Another Navy mishap, gas leak inside INS Kolkata kills 1 07-03-2014 08:30 PM

    Just weeks after a fire on board submarine Sindhuratna killed two Navy officers, another officer was killed in a gas leak on board India's most advanced destroyer ship, the INS Kolkata. ...
  • TN to counter Centre's plea against release of Rajiv assassins 24-02-2014 02:37 PM

    Days after the Supreme Court stayed the release of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Centre has sought a stay on the release of four others. ...
  • There should be no compromise with terrorism: Tharoor on Rajiv killers 21-02-2014 10:52 AM

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor speaks on the Prime Minister coming out strongly against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers calling it an attack on the soul of India. ...
  • Jaya's decision to free Rajiv killers: Political masterstroke or playing with fire? 20-02-2014 10:52 PM

    The Tamil Nadu government had sprung a surprise on Wednesday by announcing its decision to release all the seven convicts of Rajiv Gandhi. However, the Supreme Court has restrained the Tamil Nadu government from releasing the convicts. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-02-2014 10:35 PM

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  • Rajiv assassins to be released: Is there politics in terror cases? 19-02-2014 10:09 PM

    It is a political masterstroke by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. In a clever move, she announced the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, sending shockwaves in the Congress camp, its archrival in the forthcoming parliamentary elections. ...
  • News 360: TN's decision to release Rajiv killers shocks Congress 19-02-2014 08:40 PM

    It is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's masterstroke. Jayalalithaa has now put the ball in the Centre's court by ordering the release of all 7 Rajiv Gandhi killers from jail. She has given just three days' time to the Centre to ratify the decision. The Centre is shocked by...
  • Centre should immediately approve release of Rajiv Gandhi killers: DMK 19-02-2014 01:53 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has decided to release all 7 people convicted in the killing of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Centre has been given a 3-day deadline to ratify the decision. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is a Third Front government in 2014 a pipedream? 03-02-2014 08:40 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday asserted that a 'Third Front' will not be possible without his party. His statement came after 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-01-2014 11:02 PM

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  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 30-01-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...
  • AIADMK passes resolution, declares Jayalalithaa as PM candidate 21-12-2013 11:57 AM

    The AIADMK has passed a resolution declaring party supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as the prime ministerial candidate. Jayalalithaa said, "Party cadres expressed their feelings. they have a right to do so. But whatever party wants to convey as its official stand has been conveyed in the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-11-2013 11:14 PM

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  • News 360: Goa police summons Tejpal, asks him to appear by Thursday 3 pm 27-11-2013 09:19 PM

    Soon after the Delhi High Court reserved its order in the alleged sexual assault case against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, Goa Police on Wednesday summoned Tejpal to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. Goa Police DIG OP Mishra said the summon has been issued to the...
  • Sankararaman murder case: All accused cleared of charges 27-11-2013 06:05 PM

    In a major relief for Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati and his followers, all 23 accused in the Shankararaman murder case have been acquitted by a court in Pondicherry. The judge said that the complainant had failed to support the prosecution. ...
  • Jayalalithaa flags off Chennai Metro rail test-run 06-11-2013 08:20 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha on Wednesday flagged off the test-run of the Chennai Metro at the Koyambedu metro depot. The metro project is likely to be operational in May-June 2014. ...
  • Watch: Tamil Nadu government ensures hygiene in mid day meals 17-07-2013 03:56 PM

    The mid day meal scheme has been plagued with issues from hygiene to poisoning as being seen tragically in Bihar. But it has worked well in other instances. CNN-IBN goes to Tamil Nadu where the mid day meal scheme has been a big success with special facilities like a cooker...
  • Jaya says there may be a 'friendlier' govt at Centre in 2014 12-06-2013 09:00 PM

    AIADMK chief J Jayalaithaa on Wednesday added to the growing Third front clamour and said, "If the present government doesn't release the funds for the cancer institute this year, then I assure that there will be a friendlier government next year that will get the work done." ...
  • Welcome resolution passed by TN Assembly on SL: Actor Sarathkumar 02-04-2013 11:22 PM

    Members of the Tamil film industry are on a one-day token fast in protest against the alleged human rights violations by the Sri Lankan government and Army. ...
  • The Week That Wasn't: Cyrus Broacha takes on Jayalalithaa 31-03-2013 03:15 PM

    He also made fun of M Karunanidhi, who has pulled out of the UPA government over Sri Lankan Tamils issue. ...
  • Marines row: Italian government has been fair, says Salman Khurshid 29-03-2013 10:40 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, "I think the Italian government has been very sensible. It took time to be persuaded. I have no problem to say that they have done a good job." ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-03-2013 11:59 PM

    The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country. ...