CM Jayalalithaa

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Breaking stereotypes: This 46-year-old is Kolkata's first woman bus driver

12 Jul 2019

Breaking stereotypes: This 46-year-old is Kolkata's first woman bus driver

Just a few days ago, one 24-year-old hit headlines for being the first female driver of BEST buses, Mumbai.

#SarkarRow: Murugadoss granted anticipatory bail, agrees to cut 'objectionable scenes'

09 Nov 2018

#SarkarRow: Murugadoss granted anticipatory bail, agrees to cut 'objectionable scenes'

On Friday, Madras HC accepted the anticipatory bail plea filed by 'Sarkar' director AR Murugadoss, granting him protection from arrest till November 27.

Chennai: Woman rescues newborn from drain, names him 'Freedom'

16 Aug 2018

Chennai: Woman rescues newborn from drain, names him 'Freedom'

Chennai resident Geeta has become the hero everyone is hailing, after she rescued a newborn baby from a drain near her house on Wednesday, August 15.

Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'

07 May 2018

Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today laid the foundation stone for a memorial "mandapam" of late J Jayalalithaa in Chennai abutting her burial site on the Marina beachfront.

Sasikala expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening

31 Mar 2018

Sasikala expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening

AIADMK leader Sasikala is expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening, three days before her 15-day parole ends.

All about Amma TV, Namathu Amma: AIADMK's new mouthpieces

05 Jan 2018

All about Amma TV, Namathu Amma: AIADMK's new mouthpieces

Without any mouthpiece of its own, Tamil Nadu's ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will soon launch a Tamil newspaper, Namathu Amma, and a television channel that is likely to be called Amma TV.

Sasikala granted five-day parole, to visit sick husband in Chennai

06 Oct 2017

Sasikala granted five-day parole, to visit sick husband in Chennai

Sasikala, who has obtained a five-day parole to visit her sick 74-year-old husband in a Chennai hospital, will leave her Bengaluru prison today.

Dhinakaran calls EPS administration "killer government," gets booked for sedition

03 Oct 2017

Dhinakaran calls EPS administration "killer government," gets booked for sedition

Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran and 16 party workers associated with him were booked for sedition for distributing pamphlets that accused the centre and state governments of medical aspirant Anitha's death.

Sasikala applies for 15-day parole to visit ailing husband

02 Oct 2017

Sasikala applies for 15-day parole to visit ailing husband

On 2nd October, Jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala applied for a 15-day parole from Bengaluru's Parapana Agrahara prison to meet her critically ill husband, said her nephew and sidelined party leader TTV Dhinakaran.

Cash for votes: EC directs FIR against TN CM Palaniswami

18 Jun 2017

Cash for votes: EC directs FIR against TN CM Palaniswami

The Election Commission ordered an FIR against Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister Palaniswami in connection to the RK Nagar by-election bribery case.

EC bribery- AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran gets bail

01 Jun 2017

EC bribery- AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran gets bail

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was granted bail in the EC bribery case, where he allegedly bribed EC officials to retain the 'two leaves' symbol.

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran arrested for bribery

26 Apr 2017

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran arrested for bribery

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was arrested on Tuesday night after being questioned by Delhi Police for four consecutive days.

EC Bribery Case: Dhinakaran asked to appear before Delhi Police

20 Apr 2017

EC Bribery Case: Dhinakaran asked to appear before Delhi Police

Delhi Police officials served summons to AIADMK Party Deputy Chief, TTV Dhinakaran, in a case of alleged bribing of Election Commission officials for retrieving AIADMK's frozen 'Two Leaves' symbol.

TN: Palaniswami govt can't woo RK Nagar voters

10 Mar 2017

TN: Palaniswami govt can't woo RK Nagar voters

The Election Commission has clarified that the Tamil Nadu government cannot announce any new projects under the upcoming budget announcement specifically in RK Nagar.

TN's Palaniswami, PM Modi to hold talks on Feb 27

27 Feb 2017

TN's Palaniswami, PM Modi to hold talks on Feb 27

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami arrived in New Delhi on February 26 for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

Economic improvements under new TN govt

23 Feb 2017

Economic improvements under new TN govt

Under the new CM, the Tamil Nadu government constituted a five-member committee to implement the 7th Pay Commission recommendations which would benefit government employees, teachers, and pensioners.

Tamil Nadu CM orders shutting of 500 liquor shops

21 Feb 2017

Tamil Nadu CM orders shutting of 500 liquor shops

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami kickstarted his regime by paying homage to the portrait of Jayalalithaa and approving to shut 500 state-run liquor shops (TASMACs).

Panneerselvam berates AIADMK, Sasikala

08 Feb 2017

Panneerselvam berates AIADMK, Sasikala

Tamil Nadu caretaker CM O Panneerselvam stoked controversy by stating that he was forced to resign as Chief Minister by the AIADMK and VK Sasikala.

Panneerselvam steps down as CM for the third time

06 Feb 2017

Panneerselvam steps down as CM for the third time

O Panneerselvam has stepped down as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister for the third time.

Looking back at 2016

29 Dec 2016

Looking back at 2016

The year 2016 has witnessed several political upheavals both domestically as well as internationally.

AIADMK link surfaces in Chennai IT raids

09 Dec 2016

AIADMK link surfaces in Chennai IT raids

Sources revealed that an AIADMK link has surfaced in the recent raids by the IT department in Chennai where several crores in cash and 100 kgs of gold was seized.

77 died of grief after Amma's passing: AIADMK

08 Dec 2016

77 died of grief after Amma's passing: AIADMK

The AIADMK stated that 77 people in Tamil Nadu died of shock and grief after the death of CM Jayalalithaa; the government has announced a relief sum of Rs.3 lakh for each family.

Centre seeks stability in TN after Amma's death

07 Dec 2016

Centre seeks stability in TN after Amma's death

The Centre has sought to ensure that political stability remains in Tamil Nadu in the wake of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's death.

Amma's imprint on Tamil Nadu's society

06 Dec 2016

Amma's imprint on Tamil Nadu's society

J Jayalalithaa served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for over 14 years between 1996 and 2016.

Amma leaves TN with excellent social, industrial indicators

06 Dec 2016

Amma leaves TN with excellent social, industrial indicators

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away at Apollo Hospital on 5 December, but she has left behind a legacy that will not be forgotten.

Tamil Nadu's Amma is no more

05 Dec 2016

Tamil Nadu's Amma is no more

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa has passed away.

Rumors of Jayalalithaa's death do the rounds

05 Dec 2016

Rumors of Jayalalithaa's death do the rounds

Local media sources reported that TN Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away at Apollo hospital in Chennai.

No news on Jaya's health, Chennai tense

05 Dec 2016

No news on Jaya's health, Chennai tense

In light of CM Jayalalithaa's sudden change in health, tension are running high across Tamil Nadu.

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, being monitored by experts

04 Dec 2016

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, being monitored by experts

According to a statement by Apollo Hospitals, Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment there, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.

Jayalalithaa breathing without respiratory support: Reports

18 Nov 2016

Jayalalithaa breathing without respiratory support: Reports

The AIADMK has assured their supporters that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is breathing without respiratory support and is expected to be discharged any day now.

Jayalalithaa under physiotherapy, may be discharged in 15 days

08 Nov 2016

Jayalalithaa under physiotherapy, may be discharged in 15 days

AIADMK spokesperson C Ponnaiyan said CM Jayalalithaa may be discharged "in less than 15 days" and that "all her vital parameters are under control."

Jayalalithaa's portfolios handed over to Finance Minister

12 Oct 2016

Jayalalithaa's portfolios handed over to Finance Minister

Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao said all of CM Jayalalithaa's portfolios have been handed over to state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam.

Amma running TN out of Apollo Hospital

30 Sep 2016

Amma running TN out of Apollo Hospital

As supporters of the AIADMK party gathered outside Apollo Hospital, the state bureaucracy is functioning smoothly with orders being sent out of the hospital.