Jayalalithaa health updates: As it happened on Monday

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa passed away on Monday at 1130 pm.  

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:09

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa died here on Monday night at a private hospital after battling for life for the 75 days.

The 67-year-old leader, who suffered a massive cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, passed at 11:30 pm tonight, the Apollo Hospitals said in a statement.

Jayalalithaa, who scored a historic win in the Assembly elections in the state little over six months ago, was admitted to Apollo Hospitals on September 22 with fever and dehydration but she could never recover.

6 December 2016, 01:09 AM

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa passed away at 11:30 pm on Monday night.

6 December 2016, 00:12 AM

Meeting of AIADMK MLAs underway at party HQ,

6 December 2016, 00:11 AM

Advisor to the CM Sheela Balakrishnan leaves from Apollo for Poes Garden (CM's residence).

6 December 2016, 00:00 AM

Traffic corridor made from Apollo Hospital to Jayalalithaa's official residence Poes Garden, as per media reports.

5 December 2016, 23:55 PM

Heavy police deployment outside Apollo Hospitals.

5 December 2016, 23:54 PM

Senior AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam is at party HQ.

5 December 2016, 22:31 PM

5 December 2016, 22:29 PM

Meeting of AIADMK MLAs could be held later tonight, says C Ponnaiyan, AIADMK leader to ANI.

5 December 2016, 22:17 PM

We are all hoping and praying that she will be fine soon, says R Sarath Kumar, actor and former MLA.

5 December 2016, 22:16 PM

Venkaiah Naidu briefs PM Modi on latest health condition of Jayalalithaa.

5 December 2016, 21:03 PM

There are some signs of improvement in Jayalalithaa's health, though she remains critical: C Ponnaiyan, AIADMK official spokesperson.

5 December 2016, 19:27 PM

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu leaves from Apollo Hospital after inquiring about Jayalalithaa's health.

5 December 2016, 19:25 PM

A meeting of AIADMK MLAs underway at party HQs.

5 December 2016, 19:02 PM

AIADMK raises flag at full mast at party HQ in Royapettah after Apollo Hospitals denial of reports on Jayalalithaa's health condition, reports PTI.

5 December 2016, 18:15 PM

Some TV channels are wrongly reporting that Jayalalithaa is no more, says Apollo


5 December 2016, 18:10 PM

Apollo Hospital releases statement, says Jayalalithaa continues to be on life support

5 December 2016, 18:08 PM

Chennai: Party flag hoisted again at AIADMK headquarters


5 December 2016, 18:06 PM

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu reaches Apollo Hospital

5 December 2016, 18:05 PM

Violence outside Apollo Hospital, police resort to lathicharge to control the mob


5 December 2016, 17:59 PM

Tamil Nadu CM continues to be critical, violence outside Apollo Hospital after media speculation on her condition, reports news agency ANI.

5 December 2016, 17:51 PM

A large team of doctors from Apollo and AIIMS continue to provide all life saving measures.

5 December 2016, 17:49 PM

Chennai: Party flag flying at half mast at AIADMK headquarters




5 December 2016, 17:45 PM

Visuals of scuffle between AIADMK workers and Police outside Apollo Hospital in Chennai

5 December 2016, 17:42 PM

High drama outside Apollo hospital; Amma's supporters clash with police, stone pelting, lathicharge reported 


5 December 2016, 17:28 PM

What Dr Richard Beale said about Jayalalithaa's health condition

5 December 2016, 17:26 PM

Press statement on Jayalalithaa's health condition by Dr Richard Beale

5 December 2016, 16:51 PM

AIADMK legislators gathered at the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai amid speculation that the party was looking at a successor to Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.

The legislators have assembled inside a hall in the Apollo complex.

5 December 2016, 16:39 PM

Jayalalithaa's condition is "extremely grave", Richard Beale, a London-based doctor who is assisting doctors here, said on Monday.

Beale, from the London Bridge Hospital, has been regularly consulted by doctors at the Apollo Hospitals here ever since Jayalalithaa was admitted in September.

5 December 2016, 16:35 PM

Her condition is critical, but I have seen patients recovering from such illness; she is a fighter: Tamilisai Soundararajan, Tamil Nadu BJP Chief


5 December 2016, 16:20 PM

She detained me under POTA but apart from politics I treat her like sister. She will come out of crisis: MDMK chief Vaiko. 

5 December 2016, 16:19 PM

'Sister' Jayalalithaa will come out of crisis, says MDMK leader Vaiko amid prayers for her speedy recovery.  

5 December 2016, 16:12 PM

Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala questions meeting of her party MLAs, says why are they meeting when Jayalalithaa is alive, reports News18.com.  

5 December 2016, 15:48 PM

She is being treated by a highly expert multidisciplinary team and is now on extra corporal life support: Dr Richard Beale on Jayalalithaa

5 December 2016, 15:44 PM

O Panneerselvam likely to be the front-runner as Jayalalithaa's successor

5 December 2016, 15:38 PM

Apollo Hospital confirms Jayalalithaa's grave health condition

5 December 2016, 15:08 PM

Despite our best efforts, our beloved CM remains in a grave situation: Sangita Reddy, Executive Director Apollo Group 

5 December 2016, 15:04 PM

Security of Tamil Nadu CM's official residence in Chennai beefed up.

5 December 2016, 15:02 PM

A team of doctors from Apollo Hospital, Chennai, is in regular touch with doctors in London.

5 December 2016, 14:49 PM

Centre on Monday dispatched a team of specialists from the All India Institute of Medical Science to Apollo Hospital in Chennai where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment after suffering cardiac arrest last evening.

Four specialists from AIIMS will soon be reaching Apollo Hospital.

The team of AIIMS doctors includes pulmonologist Dr GC Khilnani, anaesthetist Dr Anjan Trikha, cardiac surgeon Dr Sachin Talwar and cardiologist Dr Rajiv Narang.

5 December 2016, 14:47 PM

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday wished speedy recovery of his Tamil Nadu counterpart J Jayalalithaa.

"I pray for good health and speedy recovery of Jayalalithaaji," he said in a statement.

5 December 2016, 14:44 PM

According to Apollo Hospital, Chennai, Jayalalithaa is on ECMO and other life support systems; she is being treated and closely monitored by a team of experts.

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5 December 2016, 14:38 PM

Have temporarily suspended appointments for routine services to U.S. citizens and visa applicants: US Consulate General Chennai statement

US Consulate General in Chennai operating with reduced staffing on December 5, 2016: Statement

5 December 2016, 14:20 PM

As Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's health condition remains critical after she suffered cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, the US Consulate in Chennai issued an "emergency message" for American citizens.

The US Consulate on Monday asked American citizens to review their personal security plans and remain aware of the local events. 

5 December 2016, 13:41 PM

Apollo Hospital says CM Jayalalithaa remains very critical, being closely observed.

5 December 2016, 13:40 PM

I hope she recovers and gets well very soon: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Jayalalithaa

5 December 2016, 13:17 PM

Continuous treatment is being given to Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa, says Apollo Hospital

5 December 2016, 13:01 PM

Jayalalithaa is on ECMO and other life support systems, says Apollo Hospital's latest health bulletin

5 December 2016, 12:58 PM

Amma continues to be very critical, says Apollo Hospital's latest health bulletin

5 December 2016, 12:33 PM

People in Kanpur pray for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa



5 December 2016, 12:16 PM

Union health minister briefs PM Narendra Modi about Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's health condition.

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