TAMIL NADU CHIEF MINISTER

  • Loyal to the core, new TN CM O Panneerselvam refuses to sit in Jaya's chamber September 29, 2014

    Chennai: Reaffirming his unflinching loyalty to his jailed leader AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, newly sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday chose not to enter the designated chamber for the head of state at the secretariat but function from his erstwhile Minister's office. Panneerselvam, handpicked by Jayalalithaa to take...
  • CM Jayalalithaa greets Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday September 17, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday wishing him many years of good health to serve the country. "On the joyous occasion of your birthday, I would like to convey my felicitations to you and wish you many more happy...
  • Jayalalithaa to launch scheme to provide mineral water at Rs 10 September 14, 2013

    Chennai: In yet another pro-people welfare measure, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will launch a scheme on Sunday to provide mineral water for Rs ten a litre. The Chief Minister will inaugurate the "Amma Drinking Water" plant at Gummidipoondy in nearby Tiruvallur district, the government said on Saturday. "Amma Drinking Water...
  • MoS Commerce welcomes Tamil Nadu move to buy disinvested NLC stake June 30, 2013

    Chennai: Defending its decision to sell five per cent stake in Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC), the Union Government on Saturday indicated the opposition to the move was 'unwarranted' as the shares were not being given to any foreign or domestic private firm. Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry,...
  • Jaya DA case: Defence witnesses cross examined April 2, 2013

    Bangalore: The Special Court, trying the disproportionate asset case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, was adjourned till Wednesday for further recording of defence witnesses' evidence and their cross examination. Judge MS Balakrishna adjourned the case after six defence witnesses were cross examined. Jayalalithaa is facing charges that she accumulated wealth...
  • Stopping SL cricketers from playing in Chennai is unfortunate April 2, 2013

    IBN18 editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks on the controversial issue regarding the IPL 6 participation of Sri Lankan players in Chennai. ...
  • Kudankulam: Antinuke protest in Tamil Nadu claims first life September 10, 2012

    The situation remains tense at Tuticorin railway station in the neighbouring district from where protesters have been attempting to travel to Kudankulam. ...
  • One dead, Jaya calls for end to Kudankulam stir September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam: The protests over the Kudankulam nuclear power plant on Monday turned violent and even led to the death of one fisherman in the police firing. The violent protests also compelled Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to issue a statement calling for an end to the whole stir. The fisherman...
  • Jaya's disproportionate assets case adjourned September 6, 2011

    Bangalore: The Special Court on Tuesday adjourned to September 14, the disproportionate asset case filed against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Her counsel A Kandasami filed an application under section 309 CrPC seeking two weeks adjournment in the wake of the Special Leave Petition which came up before the...
  • Karunanidhi admitted to hospital following back ache January 26, 2009

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi was admitted to a hospital in the wee hours today after he complained of back ache. Karunanidhi had been advised by the doctors at Ramachandra Medical College hospital to take complete rest for a week and all his engagements...