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O Pannerselvam sworn-in as Tamil Nadu CM

O Pannerselvam sworn-in as Tamil Nadu CM

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Finance Minister O Pannerselvam who is known to be the loyalist of Jayalalithaa was unanimously elected as the of AIADMK Legislative Party after the tragic news last night. Actually, The Legislature Party Meeting scheduled to take place at 6 pm on Monday was postponed Twice. Party MLAs took part in the meeting at 12 AM, soon after receiving confirmation from Apollo Hospitals on Jaya's death. Obviously, O Pannerselvam became the only choice to be Jayalalithaa's successor as he was the one chosen by her to be CM when she was in jail on two occasions and also after her hospitalization in September this year. Pannerselvam and 136 AIADMK MLAs attended the meeting. Soon after his election, Pannerselvam went to Raj Bhawan to inform Governor Vidyasagar Rao about his election as leader of the AIA...
Jayalalitha passed away at 68

Jayalalitha passed away at 68

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After many tense hours following initial reports that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalithaa had passed away, Apoll Hospital confirmed that the AIADMK supremo had breathed her last at 11.30 pm. Earlier, the hospital denied media reports that Jayalalithaa passed away on Monday evening, saying that doctors from both AIIMS and Apollo continue provide her with "life-saving measures".  Dismissing the reports as "totally baseless and false", Apollo asked news channels to rectify their "mistake".  Confusion gripped Tamil Nadu as news of Jayalalithaa's "death" was flashed by Tamil news channels and picked up by the national media. Soon, a scuffle broke out between AIADMK supporters and police with the former throwing stones and upturning barricades outside Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. Police, dep