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Tamil nadu politics, Jayalalithaa, Kodanad burglary and murder, Kodanad estate

Kodanad burglary and murder: Why did DMK bail out the men accused of murder at Jayalalithaa’s summer estate?

After fingers were pointed at TN chief minister EPS with allegations flying thick and fast over the incident, the DMK is in the dock now. With theft and murder in the fray, this plot can only thicken.

POLITICS

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Tamil nadu politics, Mlas disqualified, AIADMK, Tamil nadu government

Why court upholding disqualification of 18 MLAs is a victory for AIADMK govt

With 116 members, the AIADMK is well above the halfway mark of 107 in the 234-member Assembly.

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Amitabh Bachchan, 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Tamil nadu politics, Rajinikanth

Will Rajinikanth be a hit in politics - What works for him, and what does not

Let’s remember another superstar who did not flourish as a politician — Bollywood’s shehanshah, Amitabh Bachchan.

POLITICS

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Tamil nadu politics, Kalaignar, Karunanidhi dies, M Karunanidhi

A fighter forever: How M Karunanidhi turned into a protester politician

In 1975, Kalaignar, then Tamil Nadu chief minister, was the only one to criticise Indira Gandhi's declaration of Emergency. He was never daunted by a challenge.

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Jayalalithaa, Tamil nadu politics, DMK, M Karunanidhi

Who will carry forward the legacy of M Karunanidhi and Dravidian nationalism?

It wouldn't be wrong to say that the Dravidian movement contributed immensely in preserving India's multi-lingual culture

POLITICS

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Tamil nadu politics, Jayalalithaa, DMK, M Karunanidhi

What DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi means for Tamil Nadu's politics

The nonagenarian shared political space with veterans such as Periyar EV Ramasamy, CN Annadurai, MG Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa.

POLITICS

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TTV Dhinakaran, Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Tamil nadu politics

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, TTV Dhinakaran: Will the challengers turn kingmakers in Tamil Nadu?

A recent survey gives the edge to DMK-Congress, but the smaller players could have a significant role.

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Tamil nadu politics, Makkal Needhi Maiam, India Today Conclave 2018, Kamal Haasan

'Extremism is being ignited by one personality': Kamal Haasan, no holds barred, at India Today Conclave 2018

My politics is a mix of Gandhi, Ambedkar and Periyar, said the Tamil Nadu leader.

POLITICS

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Tamil nadu politics, AIADMK, MGR, Rajinikanth

Can Rajinikanth usurp MGR's legacy from AIADMK?

MGR is a name that still enjoys a vote bank in the state of Tamil Nadu.

POLITICS

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Jayalaithaa, EPS, OPS, AIADMK

One year on, the fight for Jayalalithaa's legacy rages

By-poll in Amma's RK Nagar constituency could decide who the real winner is.