Jayalalithaa

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ART & CULTURE

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Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, MG Ramachandran, Tamil cinema

Tracing Tamil cinema's love-hate relationship with political parties

Dravidian parties' overwhelming success may be attributed to the intelligent use of cinema by men like CN Annadurai, Karunanidhi and MGR - who were all CMs.

POLITICS

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VIP treatment, Corruption, Jayalalithaa, VK Sasikala

VIP treatment in jail: Is Sasikala actually following in the footsteps of Amma?

Top police officers allegedly took bribe to provide 'royal treatment' to Chinnamma in Bangalore jail.

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu, Kodanad estate, Jayalalithaa

Mysterious affair at Jayalalithaa’s Kodanad estate - dacoity, murder and 3 deaths

Questions are being raised about the connection between these incidents.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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ART & CULTURE

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The Queen, MGR, Jayalalithaa

What a novel inspired by Jayalalithaa and mentor MGR aims to achieve

Author Anita Sivakumaran's The Queen reimagines their story with detail and drama.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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O Panneerselvam, Jayalalithaa, Sasikala, Tamil Nadu

After taking over Poes Garden and AIADMK, Sasikala family now eyes Jayalalithaa's constituency

Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran will contest the by-election to RK Nagar, the seat now vacant after Amma's death.

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu, AIADMK, Jayalalithaa

Now that Jaya's health details are public, will AIADMK admit it lied?

The Tamil Nadu government was rather imaginative in the manner it misled the people.

POLITICS

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Jayalalithaa, AIADMK, Sasikala, Women politicians

Why India is home to few of the most corrupt women politicians

Absence of family interests does not guarantee sage-like asceticism free of the need to amass wealth, as seen in the DA cases on Mayawati and Jaya.