J Jayalalithaa

J Jayalithaa is the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and supremo of the ruling AIADMK. She was a popular south Indian actor before entering politics under the mentorship of Tamil icon MGR. She was born to a Tamil Brahmin family in Karnataka state. In this stint she has been chief minister for two years. In previous stints, she has served in the top post from 1991 to 1996, in 2001, from 2002 to 2006 and from 2011 to 2014. She

has been mired in various corruption scandals and was the first Indian chief minister to be disqualified, in 2014. She is popularly referred to as Puratchi Thalaivi and Amma.

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Jayalalithaa's nephew asks makers of Queen for clarification

Jayalalithaa's nephew Deepak Jayakumar recently released a statement where he has asked Gautham Vasudev Menon to clarify who is the political icon in his web series Queen.

Probe into Jayalalithaa's death definite after DMK forms govt: MK Stalin

Seeking votes for party candidate Pongalur N Palanisamy in Sulur constituency here, Stalin said many women belonging to the AIADMK have been requesting him to order the inquiry and punish the guilty. He said the people of Tamil Nadu had already sealed the fate of the 'authoritarian' rule of PM Modi.


Jayalalithaa death probe: SC stays inquiry commission proceedings

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was hearing an appeal by Apollo Hospitals challenging the April 4 order of the Madras High Court rejecting its objection against the ongoing inquiry into the death of the AIADMK leader at the hospital.

Tie-ups to TN govt stability: Why in Lok Sabha story here, sub-text is 18 bypolls

All the 18 Assembly by-elections are likely to see three-corner contests between the DMK, AIADMK and T T V Dhinakaran’s AMMK.

Jayalalithaa had mood swings during hospitalisation: Doctor to panel

Jayalalithaa was in fluctuating mood, sometimes she will smile, sometimes she will say "leave me alone," the Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission of Inquiry said in a recent order quoting the deposition of Dr Shilpa.

Panel probing Jayalalithaa's death rejects Apollo Hospitals' plea for medical board

Pointing out mistakes in the depositions recorded by the commission, Apollo hospital had said the panel needed the support of a 'medical board of calibre' to help it come to a decision.


Robbery at Jayalalithaa’s estate: TN CM suspects political motive behind video

While Palaniswami said that he suspected a political motive behind the video, major opposition parties, including the DMK and TTV Dhinakaran’s AMMK have sought a high-level probe.

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AIADMK workers pay tribute to Jayalalithaa on second death anniversary

"Solemnly remembering J Jayalalithaa, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, on her death anniversary. She was gone too soon. We miss her a lot," Mamata Banerjee tweeted.

Dharmapuri bus burning case: Convicted AIADMK members out of jail after Governor accepts state's pre-release request

Nedunchezhiyan (aka Nedu), Ravindran (aka Madhu) and Muniyappan were awarded capital punishment by the trial court in February 2007. They submitted a review petition to Supreme Court and in 2016, the apex court reduced their punishment to life imprisonment.

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M K Stalin becomes DMK president unopposed

M K Stalin succeeded his father, M Karunanidhi, as president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday.

J Jayalalithaa: Rare and unseen images from her film career, see pics

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Dr J Jayalalithaa passed away while she was under the medical care at the Apollo Hospital in Chennai on Monday.


AIADMK supporters celebrate Jayalalithaa's acquittal in DA case

AIADMK workers broke into celebrations, bursting crackers and distributing sweets following the acquittal of Jayalalithaa by the Karnataka High Court.

Today in pics: June 3, 2014

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

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VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran launches a political party

http://content.jwplatform.com/videos/NzDZ6UqN-q4sXWpWq.mp4 With thousands of his supporters cheering on, VN Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dinakaran launched his political party in Madurai on Thursday. It is named AMMK – Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam – after former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Retired HC Judge To Probe J Jayalalithaa's Death

In signs that talks on the merger of the two factions of AIADMK had reached a decisive stage, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami on Thursday announced an inquiry by a retired high court judge into AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa’s death. A probe into the former Chief Minister’s death was a key demand of the […]


Paneerselvam sworn in as new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Former chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa passed away late Monday night after over two months of stay at the Apollo Hospital in Chennai. Early Tuesday morning, Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered oath of office to O Panneerselvam, the state finance minister, who has now been sworn in as chief minister. Popularly […]

J.Jayalalithaa’s Life Journey

Jayalalithaa, who suffered a massive cardiac arrest on Sunday evening at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai where she had been undergoing treatment since September 22, passed away at the age of 68. Jayalalithaa, tinsel town heroine who practised politics on her own terms to remain one of the main poles of Tamil Nadu politics for three […]

AIADMK members get 'Jayalalithaa Tattoo' to mark her 68th birthday

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): To mark the 68th birthday celebrations of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party members got Amma's picture tattooed on their arms. The tattoos read 'Amma everything for us'. Meanwhile, the party members assembled at the party headquarter to celebrate Amma's birthday. According to reports, birthday celebrations for Jayalalithaa had already begun in the state since the beginning of this month.

Jayalalithaa pays tribute to MG Ramachandran on his birth anniversary

Chennai, Jan 17 (ANI): Tamil Chief Minister Nadu J Jayalalithaa on Sunday paid tribute to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) founder and former matinee idol MG Ramachandran on his birth anniversary. Jayalalithaa offered flowers and garland at his statue and the crowd echoed his name in order to pay tribute. Several functions were being organised by the party workers to mark the day.