Tamil Nadu: Gandhian Sasi Perumal dies during protest against liquor shop
Tamil Nadu: Gandhian Sasi Perumal dies during protest against liquor shop

Sasi Perumal, the Gandhian who had been demanding total prohibition in the state, on Friday died during a protest against liquor shops here, reports news agency ANI.

Jayalalithaa not to attend APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral, deputes 7 colleagues

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said she would not attend the last rites of former president APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram owing to her health condition and has deputed seven cabinet colleagues to represent her and the state government at the funeral.

Jayalalithaa drops Transport Minister V Senthil Balaji

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday dropped Transport Minister V Senthil Balaji from her council of ministers, a Raj Bhavan statement issued here said.

SC issues notice to Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case
SC issues notice to Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on a petition by the Karnataka government challenging the state high court verdict acquitting her and three others in a disproportionate assets case.

Jayalalithaa orders solatium to kin of 4 killed by elephants

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday condoled the death of four persons killed in wild elephant attacks, and announced a total relief of Rs 12 lakh to their families.

Jayalalithaa orders higher outflow from Mettur Dam for Aadiperukku

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday directed to increase the quantum of water released from Mettur Dam so that the farmers can joyfully celebrate 'Aadiperukku' festival on August 3.

Tamil Nadu govt files defamation case against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday filed a criminal defamation case in a city court against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his recent tweet on the health condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

Tamil Nadu govt launches 150 e-service centres

Tamil Nadu government has launched 150 e-service centres at an investment of 5.92 crore in the state where people can property tax, water tax and electricity consumption charges.

Mamata, Naveen, Jayalalithaa skip Modi's NITI Aayog meet

Apart from nine chief ministers from Congress-ruled states, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee, Odisha's Naveen Patnaik, Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa were among the non-NDA chief ministers who skipped the NITI Aayog meet here on Wednesday.

Interlinking of rivers: Tamil Nadu CM should seek support of parties, says CPI

CPI Tuesday welcomed the Tamil Nadu government's request seeking immediate commencement of work on interlinking of rivers and said the Chief Minister should seek support of other political parties as they would back it.

Centre urged to start work on interlinking rivers

 Tamil Nadu Finance and Public Works Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday urged the central government to start the work of interlinking the peninsular rivers immediately.

Jayalalithaa grants relief to family of deceased policemen

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today condoled the death of five policemen and announced a total sum of Rs 15 lakh as relief to their next of kin.

Polls will say who must rest, AIADMK tells DMK chief

Hitting back at DMK president Karunanidhi for asking party chief and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to take rest, AIADMK on Thursday said people would decide who should rest in the next year Assembly polls on the lines of their last year Lok Sabha election verdict when DMK could not win a single seat.

Tamil Nadu requests Centre to increase Hajj pilgrims quota

Tamil Nadu government on on Sunday requested the Centre to increase its quota of Hajj pilgrims for this year and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in this regard.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa takes oath as MLA
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa takes oath as MLA

Days after securing a thumping victory in the RK Nagar bypoll here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Saturday took oath as MLA.

War of words between DMK, AIADMK over Metro Rail continues

The war of words between arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK over Metro Rail continued on Friday with the former asking Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to clarify when her government had taken a decision about the project.

Stalin, Vijayakant take ride in Metro Rail

The Metro Rail fever seems to have caught up with politicians, with DMK Treasurer MK Stalin and DMDK founder Vijayakant taking a ride in the newly launched services here on Wednesday.

DMK dubs RK Nagar bypoll a "farce"; CPI seeks probe

DMK on Tuesday termed as a "farce", the RK Nagar bypoll, from where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa won by a huge margin, while CPI demanded a probe into the conduct of byelection here and appropriate action by the Election Commission.

Jayalalithaa thanks voters for victory

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday thanked voters for electing her to the Tamil Nadu assembly from the Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency here.

Young woman steers Chennai's first Metro train

Steered by a young woman, the first train of the Chennai Metro Rail chugged off from Alandur Station here on Monday after being flagged off by chief minister J Jayalalithaa.