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Sleepless in Tamil Nadu

There is no room for peace and quiet in one of the oldest civilisations, Dravidian state Tamil Nadu. Most of us, especially television journalists, have forgotten what an uneventful day without breaking news feel like. 873 more words


Jayalalithaa’s Last Coffee With Cho?

The truly unbelievable nature of Tamil Nadu’s recent political events takes one’s breath away.

Till she was alive, J Jayalalithaa, India’s most enigmatic woman politician was hailed as ‘the permanent Chief Minister’. 1,688 more words

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Idiocracy of Tamil Nadu Politics

The demise of Jayalalithaa, the second-longest serving female chief minister in India, who was a popular film actress, a charismatic mass orator, a seasoned politician have not only shaken Chennai but also the power of Centre in New Delhi. 357 more words

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When a court staff nearly lost job for wearing Sudhakaran's 487-gm gold belt

There is no doubt that the marriage of Sudhakaran the former foster son of Jayalalithaa was a lavish affair. It was this wedding that became the basis of the disproportionate assets case in which a conviction was recorded by the trial court and then the Supreme Court. 41 more words

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Tamil Nadu gets 3rd government in less than 1 year

Tamil Nadu got its third government in less than a year. After former chief minister J Jayalalithaa won the elections in May 2016, she was sworn in as the CM. 17 more words

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VK Sasikala Aka Chinnamma Surrenders at Bangalore High Court

Ahead of being jailed today, Sasikala Natarajan executed precise action to ensure that the controls of her party, the AIADMK, will remain firmly in her clutches. 705 more words


Glimpses from a 2005 courtroom: When I covered the Jaya case

The year was 2005, and for legal correspondents such as me, these were exciting times. A special court had been set up at the City Civil Complex in Bengaluru, (then Bangalore) to try former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case. 26 more words

Vicky Nanjappa