'Request to consider Srirangam for HRIDAY by Jayalalithaa'

 With two cities already in the list of 12 nationwide selected for the National Heritage city Development and Augmentation Yojana project, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has requested that Srirangam also be added to it.

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.

DMK govt put pressure on DVAC to implicate me in DA case: Jayalalithaa

The then DMK government had brought "pressure" on investigating officials to implicate her in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged before the Karnataka High Court special bench hearing her appeals challenging her conviction.

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.

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.

Jayalalithaa case: HC poses questions on DMK leader's abilities to fight court cases

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh on Tuesday filed in the Karnataka High Court their objections to DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan's petition seeking permission to intervene as the party respondent to assist SPP in a disproportionate assets case against her.

Jayalalithaa can't be made to explain benami properties of others, says counsel

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa could not be made to explain the benami assets allegedly acquired by her aide Sasikala and her relatives Illavarasi and Sudhakaran in the disproportionate assets case, her counsel told the Karnataka High Court on Monday.

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.

DA case: HC special bench likely to hear Jayalalithaa's appeal against conviction
DA case: HC special bench likely to hear Jayalalithaa's appeal against conviction

A special bench of the Karnataka High Court, Friday, will hear the appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa and three others who had questioned their conviction in the disproportionate assets case.

Government sanctions Rs 2 crore for Chennai Open
Government sanctions Rs 2 crore for Chennai Open

 As part of its sports promotion activities, Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 2 crore for conducting the popular tennis tournament, Chennai Open here.

Jayalalithaa newsmaker in Tamil Nadu, albeit for wrong reasons

Chennai: Conviction of Jayalalithaa in a graft case and her unseating from the chief minister's chair, twin blasts and a legal wrangle that stalled the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case were among major events that unfolded during 2014 in Tamil Nadu.

Jayalalithaa files paperbook in Karnataka HC

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday filed a voluminous paperbook of her appeal in the Karnataka High Court in line with the Supreme Court order while granting her conditional bail in the disproportionate assets case.