Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao

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Sasikala keeps waiting for her swearing-in

07 Feb 2017

Sasikala keeps waiting for her swearing-in

On Monday, Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao accepted the resignation handed to him by O Panneerselvam.

Chidambaram reacts to Sasikala's elevation to CM

06 Feb 2017

Chidambaram reacts to Sasikala's elevation to CM

General Secretary of Tamil Nadu's AIADMK, Sasikala was elected as the party's leader on Sunday, and is on her way to becoming the CM.

Sasikala elected Legislature Party Head

05 Feb 2017

Sasikala elected Legislature Party Head

Sources revealed that V. K. Sasikala has been elected as the AIADMK Legislature Party Leader.

Now, Jayalalithaa's niece to enter politics

17 Jan 2017

Now, Jayalalithaa's niece to enter politics

On Tuesday, Deepa Jayakumar, niece of the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said that she has decided to enter politics to fulfill her aunt's dreams.

M Thambidurai wants Sasikala to be Tamil Nadu's CM

02 Jan 2017

M Thambidurai wants Sasikala to be Tamil Nadu's CM

Two days after VK Sasikala took charge as AIADMK's general secretary, the Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai urged her to be the CM of the state.

Sasikala takes over as AIADMK general secretary

31 Dec 2016

Sasikala takes over as AIADMK general secretary

V.K. Sasikala was appointed the general secretary of the AIADMK today.

Jayalalithaa's niece to challenge Sasikala

11 Dec 2016

Jayalalithaa's niece to challenge Sasikala

Amid calls for Sasikala Natrajan to take over as AIADMK general secretary, Deepa Jayakumar, Jayalalithaa's niece called the move "very unfortunate".

Sasikala: The new AIADMK power centre

09 Dec 2016

Sasikala: The new AIADMK power centre

Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam, accompanied by ministers Edappadi K Palaniswami, Dindigul C Sreenivasan, P Thangamani and S P Velumani visited Poes Garden to meet Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala Natrajan.

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.