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J Jayalalithaa

DC Edit | Is AIADMK turning a new leaf?

The succession strife in the prime Opposition party had a deleterious impact on the state’s politics

30 Mar 2023 12:29 AM

AA Edit | EPS: TN’s man of all seasons

EPS proved wrong the naysayers, who were sceptical of him emerging as a leader in his own right to keep the AIADMK flock together

25 Feb 2023 12:15 AM

Anita Katyal | Kharge ups the ante on Sonia cabal; Kanhaiya may head Youth Congress

It is not surprising Kanhaiya is being considered for a larger role in state politics given his proximity to Nehru-Gandhi scion Rahul Gandhi

11 Dec 2022 1:12 AM

AA Edit | AIADMK in a mess: OPS, EPS refuse to back down

Panneerselvam and Palaniswami, will have to face an election that could be on the scale of a general election to get the top post

20 Aug 2022 12:10 AM

The young queen

Anjana Jayaprakash talks to The Asian Age on portraying Puratchi Thalaivi in her prime.

01 Mar 2020 2:31 AM


Reality check works for Thalaivi makers

After the first look of Kangana Ranaut was criticised by viewers, the filmmakers made note and worked on improving the actor’s look.

25 Feb 2020 12:40 AM

Hits and misses of Kollywood

Reagan was the real trend setter of an actor in politics as he was elected Governor of California as early as in 1967.

09 Feb 2020 4:03 AM

Cashing in on Amma?

Jaya was a public personality but a very private person. Will her biopics be able to capture her mystique even if they do make money?

07 Dec 2019 12:38 AM

Rajinikanth will fill political vacuum in TN, says expelled DMK leader Alagiri

Rajinikanth had said that there was still vacuum in political leadership following deaths of Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa.

15 Nov 2019 8:46 AM

Ex-AIADMK leader V K Sasikala's assets worth Rs 1,600 crores attached

She has been questioned by tax officials in connection with this case in the past.

06 Nov 2019 9:15 AM


Niece moves Madras HC to stall making of movie on Jayalalithaa

She said Jayalalithaa was a great political personality and the said life story cannot be filmed without adding her life as part of the film.

02 Nov 2019 1:04 AM

Jayalalitha's samadhi turns wedding venue for AIADMK leader's son

The couple sat right in front of the samadhi — on the pathway used to circumambulate the mausoleum — for the wedding ceremony.

12 Sep 2019 8:27 AM

It was a 'bad experience': Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa on quitting politics

Deepa said she faced 'many personal attacks' during her stint in politics.

30 Jul 2019 8:20 PM

Jayalalithaa death: Apex court allows TN government's plea seeking more time to reply

In September 2017, Justice Arumughaswamy was appointed to head the probe into the death of the former chief minister.

01 Jul 2019 2:45 PM

Kangana Ranaut’s Jayalalithaa won’t repeat NTR’s folly

After NTR’s two-part biopic failed miserably at the box office, the makers of the upcoming biopic are resolute to not repeat the same mistake.

29 May 2019 12:02 AM


Jaya’s death: Probe pointless

The judge seemed to wish to get into the political aspects of the Jaya case than stick to his brief.

29 Apr 2019 12:02 AM

Tough fight in Tamil Nadu as state sees first polls after Jaya, Karuna

National parties piggyback Dravidian parties to get enough numbers for central coalitions.

18 Apr 2019 7:09 AM

Palaniswami's remarks on Karunanidhi do not behove a CM: DMK

Senior DMK leader said,'Stalin has risen to be the party chief by his hard work and that the party has accepted him'.

09 Apr 2019 5:33 PM

It’s Indira Gandhi over J Jayalalithaa for Vidya Balan

It is to be noted, that no attempts would be made by Vidya Balan to physically resemble the original Mrs. Gandhi.

08 Apr 2019 12:54 AM

Plea to restrain MK Stalin from linking TN CM to Kodanad case

A total of 10 people had been arrested in connection with the April 23, 2017 robbery attempt at the Kodanad estate.

05 Apr 2019 12:47 PM