Tamil film exhibitors to fast in support of Jayalalitha

Members of Tamil Film Exhibitors Association will fast Tuesday in solidarity with former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha, who was jailed Saturday for corruption.

All set for Mata Amritanandamayi's birthday

Mata Amritanandamayi's followers have arrived at her ashram here from all over the world to take part in her 61st birthday celebrations that begin on Friday.

Tamil Nadu govt announces 'Amma Cement Scheme'

 The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced a populist 'Amma Cement Scheme' under which it will procure cement from private manufacturers and sell them at Rs 190 per bag in the wake of possible increase in rates of the key construction component.

Jayalalithaa launches four more Amma canteens

Expanding the successful 'Amma' canteen project, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday inaugurated the low-cost eateries at four state-run hospitals in the city.

Remove two leaves symbol in `Amma` water bottles: EC

The Election Commission directed authorities to remove pictorial representations similar to the two leaves symbol of ruling AIADMK on wrappers of "Amma" packaged drinking water bottles.

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi – The hugging saint

A young woman from a poor family in Kerala, who battled great odds to become India`s `hugging saint`, is turning 60, and the event is set to draw a sea of devotees and VIPs, including Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate.

Narendra Modi in Kerala: ‘India can be Vishwa Guru again’

Speaking on the occasion of the 60th birthday celebrations of Mata Amritanandmayi Devi, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate expressed confidence that India will soon regain its rightful place as Vishwa Guru (teacher of the world).

Amma elated with `Peepli Live`s entry to Oscars

Farrukh Jaffar, the cantankerous `Amma` in `Peepli Live`, is elated with the film being selected as India`s official entry to the Oscars.