Jayalalithaa Jayaraman: Her life and legacy

Jayalalithaa Jayaraman: Her life and legacy

Tamil Nadu’s chief minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman, 68, died on 5 December after suffering a cardiac arrest. The actress-turned-politician was hailed as the “iron lady” of south India. She was last seen in public on 21 September before getting admitted in the hospital for fever and dehydration. Dec 6, 2016
Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68

Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68

The Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, has died at the age of 68. Also known as Amma (mother), she suffered a cardiac arrest on 4 December. She had been ailing in hospital since September. Jayalalithaa was a controversial figure with a string of corruption scandals throughout her political career. She served as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister three times. Dec 6, 2016
Tim Farron: Lib Dem leader refuses to rule out going into coalition with Tories

Tim Farron: Lib Dem leader refuses to rule out going into coalition with Tories

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has refused to rule out taking his party back into a coalition government with the Conservatives. “Any serious politician who rules out going into power isn’t a serious politician,” he told IBTimes UK on Monday (5 December). The comments come just days after Liberal Democrat Sarah Olney beat independent candidate and former Conservative MP in the Richmond Park and North Kingston by-election on 1 December. Dec 6, 2016