Mon, Jul 24, 2017 | updated 11:59 AM 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)

Haryana: Rewari girls sit on strike again, demand teachers

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 11:54 IST     

Rewari (Haryana) [India], July 24 (ANI): Months after the Haryana Government upgraded a school in Gothda Tappa Dahina village of Haryana's Rewari district, students of the school on Monday again sat on a protest demanding teachers and staff for the school.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Congress leader Ripun Bora on Monday filed an adjournment motion notice in the Rajya Sabha, following the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on shortage of arms and ammunition in the Army reserves.

Full Story >>

Thiruvananthapuram [Kerala], July. 24 (ANI): The Kerala High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of actor Dileep, who was arrested on conspiracy charges in the molestation case of a Malayalam actress.

Full Story >>

Few Kerala residents have joined ISIS: Sources

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 10:56 IST     

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], July 24 (ANI): Few residents of Kerala are reported to have joined the ISIS terror outfit, sources state.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Backing party veteran M. Veerappa Moily's assertion that 'Indu Sarkar' will hurt sentiments of many Congressmen and that is what the "present Prime Minister wants", the Congress on Monday questioned if it will get same support if a movie is made on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's alleged role in the 2002 riots in Gujarat.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): In the wake of the Centre scrapping Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi's direct access to Patna Airport Tarmac, the party on Monday submitted a notice for adjournment motion in Lok Sabha.

Full Story >>

Army tank on campus will inspire students: JNU VC

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 10:09 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Vice Chancellor of Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU) Jagdish Kumar said, that the presence of an Army tank in the varsity will remind the students of sacrifices and valor of the defence forces.

Full Story >>

Congress submits adjournment in Lok Sabha over 'mob lynching'

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 10:06 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The Congress on Monday submitted a notice for adjournment motion on the issue of mob lynching in Lok Sabha.

Full Story >>

Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], July 24 (ANI): The Indian Air Force safely evacuated a woman, her new-born twins and another pregnant woman from Nana Matra village in Vinchia tehsil of Rajkot district of Gujarat, which was flooded due to heavy rains.

Full Story >>

Pune: NDA cadet found hanging, inquiry ordered

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 09:34 IST     

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], July 24 (ANI): A fifth term cadet from the National Defence Academy (NDA) was found hanging in his room yesterday.

Full Story >>

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 24 (ANI): Accusing the government of making "zero" efforts in bringing back the 39 Indians abducted by the ISIS three years ago from Iran's Mosul city, the Congress Party on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "net result" for all his middle-east visits.

Full Story >>

Saddened by demise of ex- ISRO chief UR Rao: PM Modi

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 08:56 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the demise of former the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman and space scientist UR Rao, who passed away on Monday after suffering from heart ailments.

Full Story >>

Ex-ISRO chief U R Rao Passes away at 85

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 08:41 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman and space scientist UR Rao passed away on Monday after suffering from heart ailments.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July. 24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will address the nation today on the eve of demitting office.

Full Story >>

Iraq Foreign Minister arrives in India

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 05:48 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Iraq Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari, who is on a five day visit to India, arrived in New Delhi on Monday.

Full Story >>

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 24 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party on Monday demanded a strict action against Bihar's Aurangabad District Magistrate (DM) Kanwal Tanuj, who stated those who cannot afford a toilet, should sell off their wives.

Full Story >>

Krishnamoorthi's sleep more important than Azaan, mocks SP

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 04:20 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 24 (ANI): A day after singer-actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi labelled Azaan on loudspeakers 'uncivilised', the Samajwadi Party mocked the former saying her sleep is more important than the prayer.

Full Story >>

SC to hear cow slaughter ban case today

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 02:56 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea challenging the Centre's notification prohibiting sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter on the grounds that it violates the right to free trade.

Full Story >>

Delhi HC to hear DDCA defamation case today

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 02:54 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The hearing in the plea by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking recording of evidence in a time-bound, fair, dignified, and bonafide manner in the defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal in the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) case will continue on Monday.

Full Story >>

ICC Women's WC: Kin of players proud of their daughters

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 02:02 IST     

Mumbai/Moga (Maharashtra/Punjab) [India], July 24 (ANI): Though the India Women's Cricket team could not mark victory in the ICC Women's World Cup final,their families back at their home were seen celebrating their daughters' brilliant performances.

Full Story >>