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AIADMK, Income Tax, Sasikala

Why 'biggest income tax raid ever' on Sasikala's family is a sham

They have only helped the jailed leader by manufacturing pity for her and the Mannargudi clan among Tamil Nadu's citizens.

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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Sasikala, OPS, Jayalalitha, AIADMK

The story of AIADMK is a great chain of political betrayals

From MGR to Jayalalithaa, to Sasikala to OPS, it’s one unending saga of shifting loyalties.

POLITICS

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O Panneerselvam, Sasikala, Tamil Nadu, RK Nagar bypoll

RK Nagar bypoll: Why the battle for Jayalithaa's legacy in Tamil Nadu is messed up

Shorn off the popular 'two leaves' poll symbol, the rival Sasikala and OPS factions of AIADMK are exposed before the electorate.

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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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.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Governor, O Panneerselvam, Sasikala

How the governor made a mess of Tamil Nadu

Vidyasagar Rao's lapses and mischief are self evident.

POLITICS

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O Panneerselvam, Sasikala, Tamil Nadu

By inducting nephew Dinakaran, Chinnamma ensured she's the new Amma

The enthronement of family members, who were an eyesore to Jayalalithaa, is meant to be the last nail in Amma’s coffin.