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  • India's Jayalalithaa to return as chief minister of Tamil Nadu

    CHENNAI: One of India's most powerful politicians, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, is set to return as chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu following a nine-month break, after a court overturned her conviction in a corruption case...

    A former film star who has a cult-like following in Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa also wields influence in national politics, with her AIADMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) party holding the...

  • India's Jayalalithaa returns as chief minister of Tamil Nadu

    NEW DELHI: One of India's most powerful politicians returned Saturday as chief minister of southern Tamil Nadu state, less than a fortnight after a court acquitted her of corruption...

    Former film star Jayalalithaa Jayaram was forced to stand down as chief minister of prosperous Tamil Nadu after being found guilty last September of amassing illegal wealth while in office...

  • Jayalalithaa becomes Tamil Nadu chief minister for fifth time

    NEW DELHI: With 11 crucial MPs in the Rajya Sabha who could tip the balance in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s favour or mar his chance of pushing business-friendly laws by staying with the opposition, former actress Jayalalithaa Jayaram was being wooed by both sides when she was sworn Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time on Saturday...

    She and her cabinet colleagues took oath in the presence of Tamil Nadu Governor K... ...

  • ‘Meteorite’ kills man in Tamil Nadu

    Experts said other explanations were possible for the incident on Saturday in the southern state of Tamil Nadu...

    Images in local media showed a blueish rock, which Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram described as a “meteorite” — although scientists say this has not yet been proved...

  • Incoming CM of Tamil Nadu gets four years’ jail for graft

    NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court jailed the anointed next leader of Tamil Nadu for four years for corruption on Tuesday, heightening the turmoil in a state still reeling from the death of its long-time matriarch...

    There was no immediate reaction from Sasikala, who was not present at the apex court in New Delhi and has been holed up in a resort close to Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai since last week...

  • Political novice to become Tamil Nadu CM

    CHENNAI: A former video cassette seller with close ties to Tamil Nadu’s late leader will become the next chief minister of the Indian state, capping a remarkable rise for the political novice...

    The death of the hugely popular Jayalalithaa, a three-time chief minister, on Dec 5 sparked a mass outpouring of grief across Tamil Nadu, with huge crowds lining the streets to pay tribute to her...

  • Tamil Nadu CM refuses to give way to successor

    CHENNAI: The chief minister of India’s Tamil Nadu state on Wednesday refused to give way to his anointed successor, threatening to plunge the prosperous southern region into chaos months after the death of its popular leader...

    The comments have raised the prospect of a split in the party that rules Tamil Nadu, one of India’s wealthiest states, whose capital Chennai is an auto manufacturing hub...

  • Jayalalithaa Jayaram suffers cardiac arrest, Tamil Nadu police put on high alert

    Doctors treating the 68-year-old former film star, who enjoys an almost god-like status in the southern state of Tamil Nadu which she rules as chief minister, said she was in critical condition and had been admitted to intensive care...

    Jayalalithaa earned the loyalty of many voters in Tamil Nadu with a series of highly populist schemes including an 'Amma canteen' that provides lunch for just three Indian rupees...

  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa dies after long illness

    CHENNAI: Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the chief minister of southern India’s Tamil Nadu state and one of the country’s most popular political leaders, died after a prolonged illness on Monday night...

    “It is with indescribable grief, we announce the sad demise of our esteemed honourable chief minister of Tamil Nadu ...

  • Action superstar Rajinikanth to take on politics in Tamil Nadu

    NEW DELHI: He’s 67 and balding but Tamil actor Rajinikanth is a superstar action hero with a slew of hits behind him — and a huge challenge ahead...

    He announced his move on New Year’s Eve, stating that he will start his own political party to contest state assembly elections in Tamil Nadu in 2021...

  • ‘Mini-Jallianwala’ in Tamil Nadu

    On 22 and 23 May 2018, Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu witnessed a mini-Jallianwala when the strategically positioned state police in civilian clothes opened fire on unarmed people protesting against Vedanta’s Sterlite copper plant...

    The Tamil Nadu Revenue Officials’ Association, in a memorandum to the Thoothukudi district collector, complained how they were harassed to file false complaints against the peaceful protesters with a view to...

  • People sing and dance to celebrate Sindh Culture Day

    KARACHI: Several events marking the annual Sindh Culture Day, popularly known as the Aikta (unity) Day, were organised in Karachi like the rest of the province on Sunday...

    Besides, events marked the annual culture extravaganza, where people witnessed and became part of the raucous proceedings, featured with colours, and incessant music and dance...

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