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Jayalalithaa dead

O Pannerselvam breaks down as PM pays tribute to Jayalalithaa

As Mr Modi touched Sasikala on her head and consoled her, the confidante of the departed Chief Minister had tears in her eyes.

07 Dec 2016 7:15 AM

The Jaya we knew: Political leaders remember their 'good friend'

I remember her maiden speech made on the floor of the House, says Najma Heptullah.

07 Dec 2016 3:55 AM

Nilgiris was a second home for Jayalalithaa

‘Amma’ visited as early as 1992, when she became the Chief Minister of the state after the victorious 1991 elections.

07 Dec 2016 3:51 AM

‘Iron lady’ Jayalalithaa had soft corner for animals

During her tenure as chief minister she had always found time to christen the tiger and lion cubs born at Vandalur zoo.

07 Dec 2016 3:48 AM

Will Jaya's close aide Sasikala move from shadows to limelight?

Most of the leaders spoke to Sasikala or consoled her before television cameras as she nodded or replied to their conversation.

07 Dec 2016 3:34 AM


Will AIADMK flounder with no charismatic leader?

MGR’s politics, despite his tendency to mingle freely with party colleagues and people, was described as a one-man show.

07 Dec 2016 3:00 AM

Why Jayalalithaa was buried, not cremated

Political circles were agog with whispers about the Jayalalithaa’s burial being against traditions.

07 Dec 2016 2:52 AM

Women flock to Rajaji hall, praise Jaya schemes

Battling the unmanageable crowd and tolerating the stampede, women reached Rajaji Hall just to get a glimpse of their leader.

07 Dec 2016 2:48 AM

A galaxy of political leaders condole Jaya's demise

The Chief Minister's body will be kept at Rajaji Hall for people to pay last respects.

06 Dec 2016 6:22 AM

Tamil Nadu government announces 7-day state mourning

The neighbouring union territory of Puducherry announced a holiday for all government offices and educational institutions.

06 Dec 2016 6:11 AM


God of healing couldn’t cure Amma in the end

There was never a chance that her recovery would be anywhere near good enough for her to interact with anyone except doctors.

06 Dec 2016 2:59 AM

Jayalalithaa’s penchant for perfection

Jayalalithaa was introduced in Tamil by famed filmmaker Sridhar in Vennira Aadai.

06 Dec 2016 2:47 AM

Jayalalithaa: The One Woman Army

Jayaram Jayalalithaa’s charisma was such that she remained “The Empress” in every field she touched.

06 Dec 2016 2:17 AM

Jaya's demise has left a huge void in Indian politics: Modi

Jaya connect with citizens, concern for welfare of the poor, the women & marginalized will always be a source of inspiration: Modi

06 Dec 2016 2:04 AM