The Amma I knew

My News, Whtsapp, Facebook is flooded with messages and even though I live more than 1000 kms away, I am concerned. I am from Tamil Nadu and our Chief Minister Ms. 370 more words


Tamil Nadu's Mommie Dearest

As the mortal remains of the Tamil Empress are lying in the Rajaji Hall for mourners to pay last respects, I couldn’t help but notice, the irony of Tamil queen of freebies being laid to rest in a hall named after the creator of India’s first free-market party.  510 more words


The Three Chaiwalas!!!

Today I’m seriously considering to enter politics!!! Want to see if luck will favour another Chaiwala!!!


Tamil Nadu mourns on Jaylalitha's death

TN CM Jayalalitha passes away on 5 Dec at the age of 68.

She had a cardiac arrest yesterday.

She dies after 75 days of admitting in hospital. 14 more words

Centre to lower national flag to mourn Jayalalithaa's death

The Centre declared one-day state mourning on Tuesday in view of the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

A Home Ministry spokesperson said the national flag on all government buildings across the country will be flown at half-mast throughout the day. 68 more words


The Woman, The Mark, The Legacy

And in the end, she couldn’t write a colorful ending to her own story, in her own terms, just how she would have liked.

Was 1981. 1,578 more words

Politics - General


Jayalalitha Jayaraman, the Chief Minister of the southern Indian India state Tamil Nadu passed on Dec 5, 2106 in Chennai. Jayalalitha (68) represents a rare breed of Tamil politicians, who built their career in the Tamil film industry before joining politics. 277 more words