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Embarrassed AIADMK unveils new statue of Jayalalithaa as old one failed to resemble her

The new statue was unveiled by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam among cheers from party supporters.


Nov 14, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

100 witnesses quizzed so far in probe into Jayalalithaa's 'mysterious death'

The Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission of Inquiry probing the death of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has completed examining as many as 100 witnesses, with its tenure set to end next month.

Sep 27, 2018, 12:48 PM IST

CCTV footage of J Jayalalithaa's hospital stay deleted, Apollo tells probe panel

The hospital said that its server is programmed to be replaced after 30 days to accommodate new files.

Sep 20, 2018, 08:18 AM IST

Padma Shri Bharathiraja to direct Jayalalithaa biopic

Y-Star is currently lining up the top technicians.

Aug 28, 2018, 12:27 PM IST

A biopic on former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa on the anvil

The movie is expected to be launched on her birth anniversary next year.

Aug 15, 2018, 20:43 PM IST

Jayalalithaa said no to weight loss surgery, wanted to cut down weight through diet: Doctor

Jayalalithaa had also expressed her inability to go in for physical exercises in view of her public engagements.

Jul 11, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

Why this Kaala-Kaveri Di? Tamil Nadu and Karnataka must talk to each other, not talk at each other

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are exemplary for the rest of India on many fronts. Surely, they can work this issue out.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

Veteran Tamil director CV Rajendran passes away at 81

Rajendran has directed popular movies like 'Vani Rani', 'Sivagamiyin Selvam', 'Ponnoonjal', 'Maalai Sooda Va', 'Garjanai' and several others in Tamil starring Sivaji Ganesan, Jaishankar, Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth.

Apr 01, 2018, 21:36 PM IST

CCTV cameras in Jayalalithaa's ICU were switched off: Apollo Hospitals

Prathap C Reddy,  Founder-Chairman of Apollo Hospitals, has said that Jayalalithaa was treated in a separate ICU and that access to it was closed. He also said she got the best care the hospital could give.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

AIADMK not in alliance with BJP: Edappadi K Palaniswami amid pressure over Cauvery Management Board

The post-Jayalalithaa AIADMK has been perceived to be cosying up to the BJP.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:15 PM IST

South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

The Congress CM's opinion reflects the growing chorus of voices in the South that are questioning the disparity. The issue is heating up over proposals to use the 2011 census as the basis for Central planning, which puts all southern states at a disadvantage.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

TTV Dhinakaran's new party to be called Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam

The new political party would aim to undercut the AIADMK's base.

Mar 15, 2018, 10:38 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai today

A pet project of late Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa, the Amma Two-wheeler Scheme is being launched on her birth anniversary.

Feb 24, 2018, 06:57 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai tomorrow

A pet project of late CM Jayalalithaa, where 50% subsidy will be provided by AIADMK govt to working women to buy two-wheelers.

Feb 23, 2018, 18:53 PM IST

Had no desire to become CM, join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice: O Panneerselvam

Tami Nadu Dy CM O Panneerselvam has revealed that he decided to join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice.

Feb 17, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Jayalalithaa death case: Apollo Hospital submits treatment record of ex-TN CM to inquiry commission

Packed in two suitcases, the Apollo Hospital today handed over the treatment record of Jayalalithaa to the one-member inquiry commission.

Jan 12, 2018, 21:47 PM IST

Lesson for Rajinikanth: Why TTV Dhinakaran really won the RK Nagar election

Money or star power alone cannot buy votes. Dhinakaran's efforts went largely unnoticed.

Jan 02, 2018, 16:01 PM IST

Rajinikanth's picks tryst with spiritual politics in Tamil Nadu

Despite Rajinikanth's stature, he is not without opposition in Tamil Nadu. Fringe pro-Tamil outfits, oppose him for his Marathi roots and previous Karnataka domicile.

Dec 31, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

RK Nagar bypoll results: Dhinakaran wins, bags over 72,000 votes

Dinakaran, who contested as an Independent candidate for RJ Nagar bypoll, got 72,518 votes. 

Dec 24, 2017, 07:23 AM IST