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06-Dec-2016 Chennai

'Jayalalithaa's far-sightedness drew industry to Tamil Nadu'

The late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's far-sightedness drew industry to the state, Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman and CEO of Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE), said on Tuesday."Her (Jayalalithaa) dynamism and far-sightedness drew industry...

06-Dec-2016 Hyderabad

Jayalalitha's long, special bond with Hyderabad

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, who died in Chennai on Monday night, had a long and special bond with Hyderabad.The connection, which began with her acting in Telugu films, grew stronger when she purchased few properties here.At Kompally, on the...

06-Dec-2016 Chennai

An actress who 'hated' the limelight, worked in over 140 films

Much before she won over people in her political avatar, J. Jayalalithaa was the uncrowned queen and a very popular pin-up star of Tamil cinema during 1960s and 1970s. For all her reluctance to be an actor, her journey as one of the leading luminaries of...

06-Dec-2016 Chennai

Jayalalithaa : A shy actress who became Queen of Tamil Nadu

She was a shy girl when she first stepped into the movie world. Decades later, by when she was one of the most popular actors in Tamil, Jayalalithaa became a colossus in Tamil Nadu's politics, one who dreamt of playing a larger national role too.Jayalalithaa,...

05-Dec-2016 Chennai

After 74-day struggle, Jayalalithaa loses battle with life

Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, one of India's most charismatic political leaders, died here on Monday night after a bitter 74-day battle for life, ending an era in Tamil Nadu politics and plunging the state in deep grief. She was 68.Jayalalithaa, a spinster,...

05-Dec-2016 Chennai

Jayalalithaa 'very critical', thousands outside hospital

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's condition is "very critical", Apollo Hospitals said on Monday, just hours after a union minister claimed she was out of danger.A brief hospital statement said the AIADMK leader, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday...

29-Sep-2016 Chennai

Karnataka treats SC orders with contempt : Jayalalithaa

In a hard hitting speech, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said Karnataka has treated the Supreme Court's directive with utter contempt while Tamil Nadu has scrupulously adhered to every order of the apex court.Jayalalithaa also urged...

23-Sep-2016 Chennai

Jayalalitha mourns party man's death, launches Wi-Fi zones

On a day when her party cadres prayed for her speedy recovery and discharge from Apollo Hospital here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Friday expressed her grief at the death of AIADMK Party Secretary in Kerala A.L. Pradeep.In a signed statement...

21-Sep-2016 Chennai

Jayalalitha hopes for early start of undergrond Metro service

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday expressed the hope that the underground section of the Chennai Metro Rail project will soon become operational by the end of this year.Inaugurating passenger services on the 8.6-km, the second elevated...

21-Sep-2016 Chennai

Jayalalithaa expects underground Metro Rail service to commence soon

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday expressed the hope that the underground section of the Chennai Metro Rail project will become operational this year.Inaugurating passenger services on the 8.6-km second elevated corridor of the Chennai...

16-Sep-2016 Chennai

Tamil Nadu keen on Enayam transhipment port project

The Tamil Nadu government is keen on implementing the Enayam Port project, state Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has conveyed to Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan.She informed Radhakrishnan about the state...

12-Sep-2016 Chennai

Protect Tamils and their property, Jayalalithaa tells Karnataka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Monday expressed serious concern at the mob violence targeting Tamils in Karnataka and urged the neighbouring state's government to provide them with necessary security.In a letter to her Karnataka counterpart Siddaramaiah,...

11-Sep-2016 Chennai

Draft Dam Safety Bill has several lacunae: Jayalalithaa

Drawing attention to lacunae in the draft Dam Safety Bill, 2016, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Sunday said there is no pressing necessity for a central legislation on the issue as state governments have necessary expertise.In a letter to Prime...

27-Aug-2016 Chennai

Withdraw recommendation for environment study for dam: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday urged the central government to withdraw the recommendation for conducting an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a dam across Siruvani river in Kerala.In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

18-Aug-2016 Chennai

Tamil Nadu to move SC for Cauvery water: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Thursday said her government will file an interim petition in the Supreme Court to secure release of Cauvery river water from Karnataka.Announcing this in the state assembly, Jayalalithaa said the petition will be...

15-Aug-2016 Chennai

True freedom rests in economic freedom: Jayalalithaa

True freedom is economic freedom and the Tamil Nadu government is taking various measures towards that, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said on Monday.Unfurling the national flag at Fort St. George here on Independence Day, Jayalalithaa said: "This day we...

01-Aug-2016 Chennai/New Delhi

AIADMK expels Rajya Sabha member Sasikala Pushpa

AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday dismissed the party's Rajya Sabha member L. Sasikala Pushpa from the party.In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said Sasikala Pushpa acted against the party's principles and...

01-Aug-2016 Chennai

Jayalalithaa dismisses Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa from party

Ruling AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday dismissed the party's Rajya Sabha member L. Sasikala Pushpa from the party after the latter slapped a DMK leader.In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said Pushpa acted...

30-Jul-2016 Chennai

'Andhra raising check dam height affecting fundamental rights of TN'

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said on Saturday the government has filed a case in the Supreme Court to declare Andhra Pradesh's act of raising the height of the check dam across the Palar river as an act impacting the fundamental rights of the...

23-Jul-2016 Chennai

Jayalalithaa urges Centre to amend Chennai Metro MoU

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday urged the Centre to amend the Chennai Metro Rail MoU to do away with provisions that are against the state's interests."In 2011 the then DMK government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the...

20-Jul-2016 Chennai

Germany keen on participating in making Coimbatore a smart city

Germany is keen on extending its assistance to the smart city project to be implemented in Coimbatore, German Ambassador to India Martin Ney told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.Ney called on Jayalalithaa at the state secretariat on Tuesday, a Tamil...

20-Jul-2016 Chennai

Jayalalithaa asks Narendra Modi to resolve Thiruvalluvar statue issue

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urgently take up with the Uttarakhand government the issue of installation of a statue of Tamil sage poet Thiruvalluvar in Haridwar.In a letter to Modi, the text of...

15-Jul-2016 Chennai

Tamil Nadu power minister to lead a team to Delhi to discuss UDAY

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Friday told Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal that a team headed by the state Electricity Minister will visit Delhi to discuss the UDAY scheme.Goyal, who also handles the coal, new and renewable energy portfolios...

08-Jul-2016 Chennai

Act against Sri Lanka, J. Jayalalithaa tells Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged the Indian government to undertake a strong diplomatic offensive against Sri Lanka to stop it from arresting Indian fishermen.In a letter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi released to the media on Friday, Jayalalithaa...

01-Jul-2016 Chennai

Tamil Nadu protests Andhra's plan to raise check dam height

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Friday lodged a strong protest with her Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu for raising the height of a check dam across Palar river in his state's Chittoor district.In a letter to Naidu on Friday, the...

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