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Will Sasikala be Real Heir to Jayalalithaa?

The Tamil Nadu cabinet on Saturday decided to recommend J. Jayalalithaa’s name for India’s highest civilian honour, the ‘Bharat Ratna’ and installation of her life-size bronze statue in Parliament complex. “A resolution was adopted in the Cabinet to recommend to the Centre to award Bharat Ratna to honourable Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa,” said an official statement after the cabinet meeting ...

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Tamil Nadu Mourns, Schools, Colleges Holiday Today

As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa passed away at 11.30 pm on Monday night and the Apollo Hospital declared the beloved Amma dead officially, the funeral will be held at 4:30 PM today and the state government announced mourning with schools, offices and the state closing for official business on Tuesday. The mortal remains of Jayalalithaa were brought to ...

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Apollo Hospital Denies Death Rumours of Jayalalithaa

In a statement, Chennai-based Apollo Hospital denied rumours which began to spread that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa died already. It said the icon leader is on life-support system and its team of doctors are trying their level best to revive her from the cardiac arrest she suffered on Sunday at 4:30 PM. The rumours gained currency when AIDMK, Jayalalithaa’s ...

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Jayalalithaa on Tracheostomy Tube: What is Tracheostomy?

Apollo doctors said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is able to speak with the help of a valve attached to the tracheostomy (a tube and attached valve for communication), which is a temporary phase as it entails holding breath while talking. Otherwise, Jayalalithaa is recovering as per the normal course, said Apollo Hospitals Chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy in Chennai ...

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HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Jayalalithaa Health Status

Madras High Court, on receipt of reply from the government on the health of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa, today dismissed the PIL by activist ‘Traffic’ K.R. Ramaswamy terming it a publicity stunt. The PIL sought the court to direct the Tamil Nadu government to declare the "real" status of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who is recuperating in the Apollo Hospitals in ...

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Show Proof of Jayalalithaa in Hospital, Demands Karunanidhi

Amid rumours about the health of hospitalised Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s health condition, her opponent and an octogenerian himself, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi demanded the state government to an end rumours by releasing at least a photograph of Jayalalithaa from the hospital. Seeking transparency about the status of Jayalalithaa, 68, he demanded the state governor to step in ...

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Torrential Rains Hit Chennai, Flights Cancelled, PM Calls up Jayalalithaa

As torrential rains hit Chennai since yesterday, all flights to and from Chennai airport have been cancelled, said Deepak Shastri, director of the airport, adding that the floodwaters have reached the level of undercarriage of aircraft. Since flights cannot take off unless the water levels recede, he said it could take few more days. Even city-based local trains and inter-state ...

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Celebrities Recollect How Talented was Manorama

Both Tamil and Telugu celebrities and film industry icons have expressed their condolences over the death of veteran actress Manorama and both Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, and the state Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa were in the forefront to praise the departed soul for her talent. The veteran Tamil and Telugu actress died in Chennai on Saturday after a frequent ...

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ANR’s ‘Devadas’ Music Composer MS Viswanathan in ICU

Popular yester-years music composer MS Viswanathan who has composed for Tamil and Telugu films, including the outstanding film ‘Devadas’ of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, has taken taken ill and was admitted to the ICU of Chennai-based Fortis Malar Hospital on Tuesday. Known as MSV in the southern filmdom, MS Viswanathan, 87, was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments initially but when his ...

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Jayalalithaa to be Sworn-in Tomorrow as Tamil Nadu CM Again

AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will return as Tamil Nadu chief minister once again with the oath taking ceremony scheduled to be held in Chennai at 11 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015, eight months after she quit following her conviction in a Bangalore court over unaccounted assets. Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will administer the oath tomorrow at the Centenary ...

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Now, 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. The scheme will cover the entire state by Jan 10, a state government release said. The scheme was announced by the then chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Sep 26 last year. Later, she lost the post and her membership ...

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Jayalalithaa Reaches Bangalore to Hear Verdict in Disproportionate Assets Case

The final reckoning for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will be known on Saturday when the Special Court in Bangalore pronounces its verdict in Rs. 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case against her, which forced her shuttle between Channai and Bangalore for almost 18 years. Jayalalithaa, 65, and her aide Sasikala will attend the court today to hear the verdict to ...

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‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: Jayalalithaa relents, offers help, mediation

Finally, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has offered help to “Vishwaroopam” producer Kamal Haasan to tide over the controversy surrounding its ban in the state. While the next course of events will take care of the imminent release of the film, what disturbs the “Bharateeyudu” or “Hindustani” is the obvious arm-twisting tactics of India’s political leadership to make even Rs.100-crore ...

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