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As mark of respect to Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu government declares December 6 as public holiday

As mark of respect to Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu government declares December 6 as public holiday

The state government has announced seven days of mourning, with educational institutions set to be closed for three days.

#RIPAmma: Tamil Nadu government announces seven-day mourning for the demise of Jayalalithaa

#RIPAmma: Tamil Nadu government announces seven-day mourning for the demise of Jayalalithaa

Soon after Jayalalithaa's death, the AIADMK legislators elected Finance Minister and long-time Jayalalithaa loyalist O. Panneerselvam to succeed the departed leader.

Jayalalithaa's journey - From queen of celluloid to 'Amma'

Jayalalithaa's journey - From queen of celluloid to 'Amma'

One of India's finest political leaders, we bring to you a detailed account of various facets of Jayalalithaa’s life.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, other film stars express condolence over Jayalalithaa's demise

Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, other film stars express condolence over Jayalalithaa's demise

A teen starlet, who acted with the who's who of Tamil cinema in the sixties and seventies, Jayalalitha went on to become a five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu, effortlessly inheriting the mantle of her mentor and superstar MGR.

Virender Sehwag, Saina Nehwal, other sportspersons pay tribute to Jayalalithaa

Virender Sehwag, Saina Nehwal, other sportspersons pay tribute to Jayalalithaa

One of India`s most charismatic & popular leaders, Ms. Jayalalithaa was a visionary & able administrator.

OBIT: End of an era - Charismatic mass leader J Jayalalithaa passes away

OBIT: End of an era - Charismatic mass leader J Jayalalithaa passes away

Jayalalithaa was born in Mysore (now in the state of Karnataka) at a place called Melukote on 24 February 1948. She hailed from a Tamil Iyengar family. Her father Jayaram, a lawyer by profession, passed away when she was just two years old.

Expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala questions party MLAs' meet at Apollo Hospitals, calls it unconstitutional

Expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala questions party MLAs' meet at Apollo Hospitals, calls it unconstitutional

Expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala Pushpa on Monday questioned the meet of party legislators at Chennai's Apollo Hospitals amid deteriorating health condition of J Jayalalithaa and speculation of a successor to the Chief Minister.

Jayalalithaa's health: Centre assures assistance to Tamil Nadu, dispatches team of AIIMS specialists

Jayalalithaa's health: Centre assures assistance to Tamil Nadu, dispatches team of AIIMS specialists

The Centre on Monday assured all possible assistance to Tamil Nadu in the wake of deteriorating Jayalalithaa's health condition after she suffered a cardiac arrest yesterday evening. 

Jayalalithaa health condition: Venkaiah ​Naidu urges people not to spread rumours​

Jayalalithaa health condition: Venkaiah ​Naidu urges people not to spread rumours​

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday urged people not to spread rumours or speculate around the ailment of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who has been hospitalised for quite some time.