Kitsch and skulduggery in Chennai as the struggle for power and legacy pits the ambitious against the dutiful
In Jaya’s Tamil Nadu, history and biography became one
As Jayalalithaa was interred with state honours next to MGR and CN Annadurai and her life committed to the folds of history, her ups and downs in the mild cycle of electoral politics suddenly seemed inconsequential. She had left behind a legacy of welfare schemes, many of which will have to be upheld by governments to come.
O Panneerselvam, famous for being loyal, emerges as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister
A veil of mystery and panic descends over Tamil Nadu following speculation over Jayalalithaa’s health
It’s epic kitsch all over again as Jayalalithaa meets Karunanidhi in the arena for what could be their last big battle. Open watches the preparations
Strong regional parties will continue to hold sway against the BJP