Thu, Jun 22, 2017 | updated 07:43 PM IST

I've taken rebirth with prayers of people, party cadres: Jayalalithaa

Updated: Nov 13, 2016 21:26 IST      
I've taken rebirth with prayers of people, party cadres: Jayalalithaa

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Nov. 13 (ANI): Making an appeal to people of Tamil Nadu to vote for All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in the by-elections, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Sunday said she has taken a rebirth with the prayers of people and party cadres and nothing can harm her with their love.

"I have taken a rebirth with the prayers of people and party cadre. What can harm me with the love of you? I am waiting to completely recover and resume my work for the people," Jayalalithaa, who has been admitted to Apollo Hospital here since September 22 with complains of fever and dehydration, said in a statement.

"I don't know what is taking rest, and hard work can't be left. Ever since MGR (M.G. Ramachandran) inducted me to politics, I have always been working for people. I heard many committed suicide for me. I want each of you to work for the people. Can't lose you," said the chief minister.

As she has been recovering from the ailments, Jayalalithaa said requested people of the state to vote for AIADMK in Aravarankurichi, Thiruparankundram, Pondicherry and Thanjavur. "Though I am unable to come in person and campaign, my heart is there," she said.

In a message to the party cadre, she asked them to work hard to make AIADMK win these elections with huge margins.

"I request people to keep in mind the schemes brought in by my government while voting. I am eagerly waiting for the victory of AIADMK with huge margins," she added.

AIADMK leader C.R. Saraswathi had on November 4 told ANI: "We are so happy to hear that Pratap C. Reddy (chairman of the Apollo Hospitals) has said that the chief minister is very well. She is fully satisfied. We are so happy about it. All the people have prayed for Amma. All the religions-Christianity, Islam, Hindu.everyone prayed for Amma. God has given a very good result for that. I thank all the doctors for taking care of our chief minister."

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has completely recovered and is understanding what is going on around her. (ANI)

Nagaland artisans preserve traditional crafts

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 19:35 IST     

Dimapur (Nagaland) [India], June 22 (ANI): Artisans in Nagaland are working together to preserve their rich traditional artifacts and handicrafts, primarily made out of wood branches stumps and roots.

Full Story >>

SP, BSP back Meira Kumar as Oppn.'s Presidential candidate

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 19:31 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party on Thursday said that Opposition's candidate Meira Kumar is a better candidate than National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) nominee Ramnath Kovind.

Full Story >>

Poonch: Pak BAT action foiled, two jawans killed

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 19:27 IST     

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 22 (ANI): A third attempt of armed intrusion by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) in Poonch this year was foiled on Thursday at 2 p.m.

Full Story >>

Cong. corners Naidu over his loan waiver statement

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 18:51 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): In the wake of Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu's comment against loan waiver, Congress on Thursday said that former's party is "anti-farmer" and the Cabinet Minister "himself doesn't care about the farmers."

Full Story >>

New Delhi, [India], June 22, (ANI): Hours after a fresh suo motto FIR lodged against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha and other party supporters, the party general secretary on Thursday dubbed it a 'mockery of democracy' while demanding Centre's intervention in the matter.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Senior Superintendent of Police, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Noida, Love Kumar on Thursday said that at least four people have been arrested and action would be taken on them in connection with the Greater Noida gangrape case.

Full Story >>

Journalist turned banana cultivator

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 18:48 IST     

Imphal (Manipur) [India], June 22 (ANI): Soibam Maniton Singh, a journalist of Manipur set a benchmark by turning into a banana cultivator and achieving success in the field.

Full Story >>

Imphal (Manipur) [India], June 22 (ANI): In a bid to make the north-eastern region a medical tourism hub, a conference was recently held in Manipur capital Imphal by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Manipur government.

Full Story >>

Guwahati (Assam) [India], June 22 (ANI): Janata Dal United (JDU) leader Sharad Yadav on his recent visit to the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) in Assam's Guwahati said that artisans can develop the North Eastern region of the country.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Thursday wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in which he backed the Gorkhaland movement.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday downplayed the reports of it opting out of the grand alliance of the Opposition parties and said that that favouring National Democratic's (NDA) nominee Ramnath Kovind is the single incident where the party has supported the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Full Story >>

Naidu says was misquoted on loan waiver statement

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 18:15 IST     

New Delhi, [India], June 22, (ANI): Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, who drew flak for his 'loan waiver has become a fashion now' statement, on Thursday defended his stance, while saying that he was referring to the approach of the political parties who are not focussing on long term, but only short term problems.

Full Story >>

Meira Kumar is Opposition's Presidential nominee

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 18:12 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar has been announced as the Opposition' Presidential nominee.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday announced that four Indian civil prisoners were released in Pakistan and have crossed over to India today.

Full Story >>

New Delhi, [India], June 22 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairperson Justice H.L. Dattu on Thursday highlighted the significance of media saying that it plays a key role in the protection of human rights.

Full Story >>

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 22 (ANI): A team of students from Space Kidz India in Chennai, who built the world's smallest satellite called 'KalamSat', rejoiced after its launch by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Dubbing allegations posed by S.N. Dhingra Commission against former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda as 'grave' and 'serious', senior lawyer Aman Sinha on Thursday said that the charges levied on the former state chief have vindicated Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) stand that large scale loot took place in the previous Congress regime.

Full Story >>

J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 16:54 IST     

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 22 (ANI): Pakistan on Thursday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

Full Story >>

Journalists must maintain reliability: Sumitra Mahajan

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 16:53 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called on journalists to maintain their reliability, study their respective subjects deeply and report in all fairness.

Full Story >>

Bihar Board class X result declared, Prem Kumar tops the list

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 16:34 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India], June 22 (ANI): Prem Kumar topped the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class X examination on Thursday.

Full Story >>