AIADMK has claimed a total of 77 persons died of grief and shock over the illness and subsequent death of its party supremo and chief minister J Jayalalithaa, and announced a sum of Rs 3 lakh each to their families as relief. It also announced Rs 50,000 for a party functionary who allegedly attempted self-immolation and a similar amount to… Continue reading "77 persons died of shock; AIADMK announces Rs 3 lakh each"
Former Tamil Nadu Governor P S Ramamohana Rao has come out with an emotional condolence message over the death of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa. He said: “My wife and I convey our profound grief and heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Tamilnadu as also the dear and near ones of Selvi Jayalalithaa on her untimely demise. She… Continue reading "Jaya could have been PM: Former TN governor"
Renowned agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan has deeply condoled the death of late chief minister and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa. He said, “the passing away of the dynamic Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa leaves a void which is difficult to fill. She had a clear vision of Tamil Nadu being a State where everyone will enjoy… Continue reading "Jaya was the architect of modern TN: M S Swaminathan"
For one who was only a regional politician, albeit with national ambitions, the country’s who’s who in politics paid tributes to late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. In death, the AIADMK leader earned a pan-India respectability. Meanwhile today, people across Tamil Nadu will carry out silent processions to pay tributes to her. Jayalalithaa was laid to rest at the… Continue reading "Jaya laid to rest, but tributes continue to pour in"
Lakhs of common people, political leaders and movie stars paid their last respects to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa today who died on Monday night following a cardiac arrest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today to pay his last respects to Jayalalithaa who passed away last night. Clad in a white kurta and… Continue reading "Lakhs throng to pay last respects to Jaya"
Former Chief minister and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa was laid to rest near MGR Memorial amid tearful adieu of lakhs of people and VVIPs. Earlier, flanked by Governor Vidyasagar Rao, Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Pon Radhakrishnan and others, Modi placed a wreath on the body which was lying in state at Rajaji Hall. Ever since her body was… Continue reading "Jaya laid to rest amid tears of people"
Film shoots were cancelled today, there were no film screenings today and many cinema personalities have mourned the death of Jayalalithaa. Superstar Rajinikanth posted on Twitter: “It is not just Tamil Nadu, but the whole of India that has lost its brave daughter. I pray to the Almighty for her soul to rest in peace”. In a statement from Bulgaria… Continue reading "Kollywood mourns Jayalalithaa’s death"
Chief minister J Jayalalithaa passed away at 11.30 pm on Monday, without responding to treatment. Following is a press release issued by Apollo Hospital.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa died at a hospital here on Monday night, a day after she suffered a cardiac arrest. She was 68.