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Jaya slams UPA second wave of reforms; terms it 'diversionary'


Tearing into the Centre's big ticket reforms, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday described it as 'diversionary' to 'anaesthetise the mammoth corruption charges' against the UPA gover

Jaya sacks 59 party functionaries


Continuing to crack the whip on former Speaker D. Jayakumar’s camp, AIADMK high command on Thursday divested about 59 party functionaries from various posts in the party.

Most of the functionaries ar

Jayalalithaa inducts new face Mohan in Cabinet


In a minor reshuffle of cabinet and party ranks, chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday dropped C. Ve. Shanmugam holding the commercial taxes portfolio from the cabinet and inducted P. Mohan, the

Jaya opposes All India CET for UG, PG medical courses

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday strongly opposed an All India Common Entrance Test for admission to Under Graduates and Post Graduates courses in medical colleges, saying such a move

DMK reeks of double standards, says CM


Chief minister J. Jayalalithaa lashed out at DMK chief M. Karunanidhi accusing him of adopting “double standards” on a range of issues including Cauvery, Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project, diesel pric

Jaya has tough CRA battle on hand

Chief minister J. Jayalalithaa will be making only a day trip to the capital for the Cauvery river authority (CRA) meeting that is being held for the first time in 9 years, with Prime Minister Manmoha

Mad scramble for place in co-operative societies

There is a scramble among even local political party cadres for enrolment as members to cooperative societies for which elections will be held soon.

Hopes have rebound for many functionaries on part

Jaya’s stand forces Cauvery meet


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be chairing the meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) on Wednesday with a major item on the agenda being Tamil Nadu’s demand that Karnataka release water imme

Traders praise CM opposition to FDI

The protests against the Centre’s decision to implement 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail sector has snowballed in the state.

Trade and industry circles have praised the chief minister J. Jayala

CM’s Rs 1,000cr gesture to save power board

In a major effort to extricate Tamil Nadu Electricity Board from a debt trap, chief minister Jayalalithaa has ordered payment of Rs 1,000 crore as immediate advance to the state electricity board to m

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