Congress not to contest Srirangam bypoll

Alleging that money power was being used by ruling AIADMK to ensure its victory, Congress on Monday announced it would neither contest nor support any party in the February 13 byelections to Srirangam assembly constituency.

Jaya's portrait in govt tableaux in R-day parade slammed

The display of portrait of AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the tableaux during the Republic Day parade here has stirred up a controversy, with Congress demanding action against the state government by the Centre.

Jayalalithaa orders Rs.5 lakh for gymnast Soumita Dey
Jayalalithaa orders Rs.5 lakh for gymnast Soumita Dey

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa Saturday announced Rs.5 lakh for former gymnast Soumita Dey, who is battling for her life at a hospital in Kolkata.

BJP names NDA candidate for Srirangam bypoll in Tamil Nadu

BJP on Friday entered the fray for the February 13 Assembly byelection to prestigious Srirangam seat, earlier held by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, fielding a candidate on behalf of NDA, making it a multi-cornered contest.

Jayalalithaa case: DMK govt erroneously over-valued jewellery, counsel

 The then DMK-led government had "erroneously" over-valued the jewellery of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and they were purchased before she became chief minister, her counsel told the Special Bench of the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday.

CPI(M) seeks clarification from Arun Jaitley on meeting Jayalalithaa

CPI(M) today joined the chorus of political parties criticising Union Minister Arun Jaitley's recent meeting with AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and sought a clarification from the minister on the matter.

Tamil Nadu parties slam Jaitley-Jayalalithaa meeting

Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu Monday criticised the meeting between Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa.

TN parties cry foul over Jaitley's meeting with Jayalalithaa

Chennai: A day after Union Minister Arun Jaitley met AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, political parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK and NDA ally PMK, today questioned its propriety at a time when her appeal against her conviction in an assets case is pending in the Karnataka High Court.

Arun Jaitley calls on Jayalalithaa

 Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday night met AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence here in the first high profile visit after the former chief minister was let on bail in a disproportionate wealth case.

BJP to announce candidate for Srirangam bypoll after talks

After the ruling AIADMK and its arch rival DMK announced its candidates for the Srirangam bypoll, the BJP's state unit on Saturday said it would announce its candidate after holding discussions with alliance partners and senior leadership.

Tributes paid to AIADMK founder MGR

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Saturday led her party workers in paying tributes to party founder M G Ramachandran on the occasion of his 98th birth anniversary.

Srirangam by-election: Jayalalithaa names S Valarmathi as AIADMK candidate

Tiruchirappalli Joint District Secretary S Valarmathi was on Friday declared as the candidate for Srirangam constituency previously held by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who was disqualified following conviction in a graft case, for the Februray 13 by-elections.

Life lived overcoming challenges and miseries is special: Jaya

Waging a legal battle against her conviction in an assets case, AIADMK General Secretary and former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday invoked her party founder, the late M G Ramachandran and said that a life lived overcoming challenges and miseries was special.

DA case: Anbazhagan's petition to remove SPP referred back to Spl Bench

Karnataka High Court Judge Justice Abdul Nazir on Wednesday referred back the petition filed by DMK's K Anbazhagan, seeking discontinuation of Bhavani Singh as SPP, to the Special Bench hearing appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa and three others challenging their conviction in a disproportionate assets case.

DMK announces candidate for Srirangam

DMK Tuesday announced its candidate for the February 13 bypoll for the Srirangam seat, vacated by AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa following her conviction in a graft case.

Departmental proceedings against Jaya in IT case withdrawn

The Income Tax departmental proceedings against AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and her close aide Sasikala in four cases have come to an end, as the final orders were passed by department on accepting the compounding fee.

Jaya DA case: DMK leader seeks removal of SPP

DMK General Secetary K Anbazhagan on Tuesday filed a petition before a special bench of the Karnataka High Court, seeking removal of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, alleging he was "sailing" with the accused.

Amma cement launched in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu government Monday launched Amma Cement in Tiruchirappalli at a subsidised rate of Rs.190 per 50kg bag, an official said.

TN govt launches 'Amma Cement'

Launching yet another populist scheme, Tamil Nadu government on Monday rolled out the 'Amma Cement', where it will sell the key construction component at subsidised rate.

Buses off roads in Tamil Nadu for second day, strike intensifies

Commuters were hit hard for the as a number of state run buses remained off the roads across Tamil Nadu due to a strike by employees of government-run transport corporations pressing for various demands, including wage revision, for the second day on Monday.