Dr Balaji, one of the doctors who treated late chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa, has denied taking any money from health minister Vijayabaskar. He termed as ‘baseless’ and ‘false news’, media reports that he had received Rs five lakh from Vijayabaskar, evidences to which were said to have allegedly surfaced during the IT raids on the latter’s premises… Continue reading "Jaya’s doctor denies mysterious claim"
Late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will not be declared a convict in a corruption case, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday, rejecting Karnataka’s request. “Applications for personal hearing of review petitions before the court are rejected. We have considered the review petitions filed by the State of Karnataka on merits. In our opinion, no case for review of… Continue reading "Jaya is not a convict, says Supreme Court"
Seeking to put an end to the controversy and intrigue surrounding the death of the late J Jayalalithaa, the Tamil Nadu government has released a set of documents pertaining to the treatment provided to the late AIADMK leader. State health secretary J Radhakrishnan issued a statement along with a treatment summary from the Apollo Hospitals and reports from the teams… Continue reading "Jaya’s medical reports made public, TN says she was provided best treatment"
The camp led by AIADMK geneal secretary V K Sasikala including chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, the rival faction led by former chief minister O Panneerselvam and the team led by Deepa Jayakumar today separately celebrated the birth anniversary fo Jayalalithaa. A function was held at AIADMK headquarters and it saw the participation of Palaniswami, party deputy general secretary TTV… Continue reading "EPS, OPS, Deepa compete to mark Jaya’s birthday"
The Apollo Hospitals at Chennai has informed the Madras High Court that the photographs of late J Jayalalithaa taken at the hospital were not released to the media as per her desire. It also said the bulletins released by it in connection with the medical treatment administered to her was in accordance with her wishes. A submission to this effect… Continue reading "Apollo ready to reveal Jaya’s treatment secrets"
A month after her aunt, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, passed away, Deepa Jayakumar hinted at her entry into politics on Friday, saying it cannot be stopped. Deepa, MBA graduate who was hitherto unknown to the public, shot into media fame after images of her waiting outside the gates of Apollo Hospital after allegedly being denied access to… Continue reading "Nobody can stop my politicial entry: Jaya’s niece Deepa"
The Supreme Court today dismissed pleas, including that of Rajya Sabha MP and expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala Pushpa, seeking a CBI probe or a judicial investigation by an apex court judge into the death of J Jayalalithaa. A Bench of Justices P.C. Ghose and Rohinton F. Nariman said, “What are we supposed to do here? You have filed a petition… Continue reading "SC dismisses plea for CBI probe into Jaya’s death"
An RTI query on a report sent by Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao to Home Minister Rajnath Singh has thrown light on the sequence of events that followed former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s cardiac arrest on December 4, 2016. A report sent by the Governor to Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 7 December has been made public by the Ministry of Home… Continue reading "Governor’s report on Jaya’s death revealed"
Iniyan Sampath, younger brother of senior Congress leader EVKS Elangovan and son of Dravidian movement stalwart EVK Sampath, has floated a new party called Amma DMK. Iniyan joined the AIADMK on June 28. Asked what propelled him to quit the AIADMK, Sampath was reported as saying that, “There are many doubts being raised on the demise of Jayalalithaa.” Many grassroots… Continue reading "Iniyan Sampath launches new party named after Jaya"
Te ruling AIADMK said today that ‘unable to bear’ the demise of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, 597 people have died so far in Tamil Nadu. The party released the latest list of 127 such deceased persons today, taking the total number to 597, and announced Rs three lakh each as solatium to their family. Till December 11, the party… Continue reading "597 died of gried after Jaya’s death: AIADMK"