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Dravidian leader or Hindu saint? The politics behind Ammas burial
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Dravidian leader or Hindu saint? The politics behind Ammas burial

The Brahmin community in Tamil Nadu is up in arms. Their beloved Amma, J Jayalalithaa, was buried and not cremated, as the Brahmin tradition demands. Hindus burn the body because they believe that the soul should depart free from all attachments to the body. catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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Nothing deterred Jaya from achieving what she sought to

Jayalalithaa, tinsel town heroine who practised politics on her own terms to remain one of the main poles of Tamil Nadu politics for three decades, was a feisty leader with a lot of grit and determination, staging remarkable comebacks despite setbacks on account of corruption cases. A teen starlet, who acted with the who's who of Tamil cinema in the 1960s and 70s, Jayalalitha went on to become a five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu, effortlessly inheriting the mantle of her mentor and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago A feisty leader who dominated TN politics for three decades  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Jayalalithaa: A shy actress who became Queen of Tamil Nadu

She was a shy girl when she first stepped into the movie world. Decades later, by when she was one of the most popular actors in Tamil, Jayalalithaa became a colossus in Tamil Nadu's politics, one who dreamt of playing a larger national role too.
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'Forces in Delhi are manipulating a bloodless coup'

'One thing is clear from what happened last night; both sides are being manipulated by the same party with a lot of wrong inputs.''I see a hand in Delhi doing the puppet act on both sides.' When Shobha Warrier spoke to M G Devasahayam on Tuesday morning, the former IAS officer spoke about the "double and triple" games played by the Centre. By Tuesday evening, the political scenario in Tamil Nadu had changed with the ever faithful and compliant O Paneerselvam revolting against Sasikala ...
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The Jaya you didn't know

'We spoke of everything but politics.''She was well-versed in the Eng. Lit. canon of Dickens and Austen, but had also read Oscar Wilde's famous epistolary tract from jail, De Profundis.'Sunil Sethi recalls his memorable encounters with Jayalalithaa. IMAGE: Jayalalitha, the actress.'In the fulsome tributes, her long periods of rejection, humiliation and, in the end, utter isolation lie buried,' says Sunil Sethi. Failure, said the English novelist Graham Greene, is only a dress rehearsal for ...
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God, math, and Ramanujan's fascinating story

December 22 marks the 129th birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan, the greatest Indian mathematician of the 20th century.Just 32 when he died, Ramanujan has fascinated mathematicians, writers and filmmakers for nearly a century. For his 12th novel The Indian Clerk, David Leavitt, one of America's distinguished writers, chose to work on the relationship between mathematicians G H Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan. Leavitt, a National Endowment for the Arts fellow and professor of literature, ...
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Jayalalitha's kin perform her last rites as per Hindu rituals

[India], Dec. 14 (ANI): Last rites of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa was performed according to Hindu rituals by her family, relatives and cousin brothers Ranganath Aiyengar and Ramanuj Aiyengar at Paschima Vahini on the bank of Cauvery River ...
 Sify2 months ago Jayalalithaa's relatives re-perform her last rites as per Hindu rituals  Sify2 months ago

The loneliness of Jayalalithaa

Chennai: Perhaps there is something in us, which after the death of someone who has had a chequered career, makes us focus on only the good. In the case of a politician, that can often make us wonder why our criticisms have given way to hagiographical ...
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Ammu to Amma: The best tributes to Jayalalithaa

Lakhs of people bid farewell to Dr.J.Jayalalithaa yesterday as she was buried next to her mentor, MGR in Chennai with full state honours. Cutting across party lines, political leaders from Tamil Nadu and other states thronged Rajaji Hall to pay their last ...
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Jaya laid to rest amid chants of 'Long Live Amma'

Lakhs of grieving men and women on Tuesday bid a tearful adieu to J Jayalalithaa, the charismatic Chief Minister who held sway over Tamil Nadu politics for more than three decades with a pro-poor image, as the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo was buried here with full state honours. President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, his counterparts from several states, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Jaya buried with full state honours, Prez, PM pay homage  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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