Jayalalithaa

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POLITICS

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O Panneerselvam, Sasikala, Jayalalithaa, AIADMK

Why AIADMK general council meet has added confusion to the air

Given the fact that the court is yet to rule over the legality of the general council, the legal standing of the resolutions passed is under question.

POLITICS

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AIADMK, Panneerselvam, Sasikala, Jayalalithaa

Why warring AIADMK factions want a piece of Jayalalithaa's soul

Move will also ensure Sasikala cannot try to grab the general secretary's post later as it will be seen as replacing Jayalalithaa.

POLITICS

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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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