Chennai building collapse: DMK`s MK Stalin demands independent probe

Demanding an independent probe in 11-storey building collapse that killed more than 60 people in Chennai a few weeks back, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) held protest and met Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah Konijeti Rosaiah on Saturday.

Jayalalitha forms SIT to probe Chennai building tragedy; wall collapse in Tiruvallur kills 11

At least 11 were killed and several others feared trapped when a compound wall in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu collapsed on Sunday morning.

Chennai building collapse toll at 11; Jaya blames builder, search for trapped continues

As the death toll in the 11-storey building collapse in Chennai climbed to eleven, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday visited the site of the incident and blamed the builder.

Chennai building collapse: Death toll climbs to 10, TN CM announces solatium of Rs 2 lakh

The death toll in the 11-storey building collapse in Chennai climbed to at least 10, with over 40 people still feared trapped, as per reports on Sunday.

Cauvery row: Karna CM calls Jaya`s letter to PM `politically motivated`

As Tamil Nadu raised the pitch for Cauvery Management Board, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today dismissed as "politically motivated" his counterpart Jayalalithaa`s fresh missive to the Centre pressing her state`s demand.

Jaya govt launches three varieties of low-cost salt

Rolling out yet another pro-poor measure, the Jayalalitha government today launched three varieties of low-cost salt, named after the Chief Minister herself.

Jaya inaugurates police, fire dept residential complexes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today inaugurated office and residential complexes for Police and Fire and Rescue Department, including the new headquarters of the Crime Branch CID here.

AIADMK MLA, two party workers injured in attack

An AIADMK MLA and his two associates were on Friday injured when they were allegedly attacked by a group led by a party worker at Manamadurai in the district.

SP, AIADMK raise voice against diesel price hike

AIADMK supremo Jayalalitha and Samajwadi Party workers on Sunday denounced the rise in diesel prices in their own ways.

BJP-led alliance in TN is principal combatant, says L K Advani

Veteran BJP leader L K Advani today said the six-party alliance formed by his party in Tamil Nadu has changed the battlescape, with people seeing it as the "principal combatant" in the electoral contest, otherwise dominated by DMK and AIADMK.

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK all set to clean sweep Tamil Nadu

The eleventh largest state (area-wise) and seventh most populous state in India, Tamil Nadu witnessed more than average polling on April 24, 2014, in the sixth phase of  Lok Sabha elections.

Mamata not averse to coming together with Mayawati, Jayalalitha

Preferring to be a "humanist than a feminist", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee however said she was not averse to the idea of getting together with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and her Tamil Nadu counterpart J Jayalalithaa.

Jaya asks cadres to work for defeating DMK in LS polls

Jayalalithaa on Saturday exhorted them to highlight "anti-people" attitude of DMK chief M Karunanidhi and propagate her government`s achievements to ensure a resounding win in the coming Lok Sabha polls.

Jaya announces state-wide AIADMK demo against NLC stake sale

Stepping up pressure, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and AIADMK supremo announced state-wide demonstration by her party on July 2.

AIADMK withdraw one of its nominees, support D Raja

The ruling AIDMK on Monday acceded the plea of CPI for support to its candidate D Raja in the June 27 biennial elections to six Rajya Sabha seats and announced withdrawal of one of its nominee from the contest.

Army Chief to visit Sri Lanka next month

He will discuss ways to further strengthen military ties between the two countries at a time when political parties in Tamil Nadu are up in arms against any kind of defence cooperation with Colombo

Jaya declines to comment on TMC`s move

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today declined to comment on the political developments following withdrawal of support by the Trinamool Congress to the UPA government.

Jaya offers prayers at Srirangam temple

Tamil Nadu CM and AIADMK supremo Jayalalitha on Wednesday offered special prayers at the famous temple of Lord Sri Ranganathaswamy on her birthday.

Jaya devoted to making a difference: US think tank

Tamil Nadu CM is committed to making
a difference in her new term, one of the Washington`s most prestigious think-tank has said.

SC notice to Jayalalitha on CBI`s plea against her

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalitha was issued notice by Supreme Court on a
CBI appeal challenging the Madras High Court verdict.