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Despite All Odds, Sasikala Set to Become Tamil Nadu CM

V K Sasikala

The Sunday meeting of AIADMK party in Chennai was not unexpected as the rumour was there much before Amma Jayalalithaa was declared dead in the hospital officially on December 6, 2016. When O. Pannerselavam was made Deputy Chief Minister in November and Chief Minister in December after the death of J.Jayalalithaa, several questions were raised over the possibility of his ...

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Now Karunanidhi on Tracheostomy Tube: What is Tracheostomy?

  As ailing DMK chief M. Karunanidhi, who was admitted to Kauvery Hospital past 11 p.m. on Thursday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited the 92-year-old veteran in Tamil Nadu on Saturday and wished him early recovery. DMK chief had undergone a tracheostomy procedure to optimise breathing, said a press release by the hospital. He is reportedly facing breathing difficulty ...

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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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Day 13: Jayalalithaa Supporters Offer Prays, Throng Temples, Pierce Cheeks

As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals for the 13th day, no bulletin was issued and the administration is likely to inform the Madras High Court on Thursday to clear the doubts persisting all over. Despite restrictions outside the hospital, hundreds of AIADMK supporters have been seen outside along the road while many women ...

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Jayalalithaa’s Health Update: What’s Missing in Hospital Briefs?

When some Tamil channels put out scrolling messages not to believe rumours about Jayalalithaa’s health condition, it has raised more doubts in the minds of people of Tamil Nadu than otherwise. Never did this happen in the past. Otherwise, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is responding well to the treatment and will be discharged soon, said Apollo Hospital in ...

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Is Jayalalitha Seriously Ill? No, Says AIADMK

Amid controversy about the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, for not being seen at the Secretariat for 10 days, rumours have been ripe in the media, with her bete noir Subramaniam Swamy hinting that she would be flying soon to the US for treatment. However, the AIADMK has brushed aside all the rumours as baseless and even ...

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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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Karunanidhi Finally Opens Mouth to Say Jayalalithaa’s Political Carrer Ends Now

After remaining silent for 12 days over the imprisonment of Tamil Nadu Chief Mininster J Jayalalitha, her opponent and DMK Chief M Karunanindhi finally relented to pay his lip sympathy on Wednesday, saying “Jayalalitha has trapped herself in the net" and recollecting her contribution made to the Dravidian Movement. The 92-year-old Karunanidhi broke his silence on Jayalalitha’s arrest at a ...

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