Tag: J Jayalalithaa

Inquiry commission will be set up to probe Jayalalithaa’s death: O Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday said he would recommend an inquiry commission under a sitting Supreme Court judge to probe the “doubts” surrounding the health condition and demise of the former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. “There are widespread doubts on Amma’s health among people. It is the[Read More…]

I have taken rebirth, says Jayalalithaa

In her first statement released since September, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said that she has taken rebirth because of people’s prayers. “Due to the continuous prayers by people in Tamil Nadu, in other states and across the world, I have taken rebirth and I am happy to share[Read More…]

Jayalalithaa completely recovered: Apollo Hospitals

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa has completely recovered, Apollo Hospitals chairman Dr Pratap Reddy said on Friday. “She is aware of her surroundings and understands what is going on around her. She has completely recovered,” he said to journalists on the sideline of a book launch. This morning, a senior[Read More…]

Interim chief minister for Tamil Nadu?

As Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa  has been advised a “longer stay” at the hospital,  AIADMK functionaries are contemplating a stand-in leadership to hold the reins of the government. The two options are either handing over her portfolios to senior ministers or have an alternative chief minister like Edappadi K Palaniswami and[Read More…]

You can’t use defamation cases to throttle democracy: SC to Amma

Coming down heavily on authoritarianism, the Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa for using criminal defamation proceedings to silence criticism of her government ‘s functioning. The apex court while issuing a notice to her also severely chastised her and said, “You can’t use defamation cases to throttle democracy. This is[Read More…]





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