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Deepa Jayakumar to enter politics: This is what Sasikala's husband M Natarajan has to say

Deepa Jayakumar to enter politics: This is what Sasikala's husband M Natarajan has to say

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar has made it clear that she cannot accept VK Sasikala as AIADMK general secretary.

Jayalaithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar enters politics

The dynamics of Tamil Nadu politics is expected to witness a sea change with late J Jayalalithaa's niece, Deepa Jayakumar, Tuesday, declaring that she has entered politics and would contest incumbent AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala for taking over the legacy of 'Amma'.

After Bharat Ratna, AIADMK now demands Nobel Prize, Magsaysay Award for Jayalalithaa

After Bharat Ratna, AIADMK now demands Nobel Prize, Magsaysay Award for Jayalalithaa

AIADMK has also demanded that Jayalalithaa's birthday be adopted as 'National Farmers Day'.

AIADMK adopts resolution to work under the leadership of 'Chinnamma' Sasikala Natarajan

AIADMK adopts resolution to work under the leadership of 'Chinnamma' Sasikala Natarajan

In a significant development, the AIADMK general council on Thursday adopted a resolution to work under the leadership of 'Chinnamma' Sasikala Natarajan, a long-time close associate of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

The challenge before Sasikala in post-Jaya Tamil Nadu

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

Dynastic succession is not the only means of attaining power in India. As the rise of Sasikala Natarajan in the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu shows, being the companion of a leader revered by the party is another route.

Sasikala Pushpa smells ''foul play'' behind Jayalalithaa's death

Expelled AIADMK has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court, urging the SC to order for CBI probe into the `mysterious and suspicious` death of J Jayalalithaa.

Posters hailing Sasikala, Jayalalithaa's niece appear all over Tamil Nadu

Amid a growing chorus supporting Sasikala, former chief minister Jayalalithaa's aide, to take over the mantle of AIADMK, while some pitching for the departed leader's niece Deepa, posters have appeared all over Tamil Nadu in support of these two.

Sasikala Pushpa files plea in HC to restrain AIADMK from appointing Sasikala Natarajan as general secretary

Sasikala Pushpa files plea in HC to restrain AIADMK from appointing Sasikala Natarajan as general secretary

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's close aide VK Sasikala is yet to give her consent to becoming the AIADMK general secretary.

From 'Amma', AIADMK moves to 'Chinnamma' - Sasikala Natarajan to be next party general secretary

From 'Amma', AIADMK moves to 'Chinnamma' - Sasikala Natarajan to be next party general secretary

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's long-time aide Sasikala Natarajan will be the next general secretary, a party spokesperson confirmed this on Thursday.

Jayalalithaa's relatives perform her last rites again, as per Hindu rituals

Jayalalithaa's relatives perform her last rites again, as per Hindu rituals

The last rites were performed by Jayalalithaa's family, relatives and cousin brothers at Paschima Vahini on the bank of Cauvery River.

 'Chinamma' Sasikala Natarajan not fit to lead AIADMK, says Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

'Chinamma' Sasikala Natarajan not fit to lead AIADMK, says Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

As Sasikala Natarajan – the close aide of former Tamil Nadu chief minister late Jayalalithaa - prepares to formally take over the reins of the AIADMK, the departed leader's niece Deepa Jayakumar has said that she is not fit to lead the party. 

Tamil Nadu CM Paneerselvam chairs first Cabinet meeting after Jayalalithaa's demise

Tamil Nadu CM Paneerselvam chairs first Cabinet meeting after Jayalalithaa's demise

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam had on Thursday met Jayalalithaa's confidante Sasikala Natarajan at the Poes Garden residence on Thursday.

Posters in Chennai hail Sasikala Natarajan, say 'golden period of Amma’s govt must continue under you'

Posters in Chennai hail Sasikala Natarajan, say 'golden period of Amma’s govt must continue under you'

After Jayalalithaa's demise, reports have been rife that Sasikala Natarajan will be the next power centre in All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).

'TN CM Panneerselvam will not be able follow Sasikala's instructions; AIADMK will split'

'TN CM Panneerselvam will not be able follow Sasikala's instructions; AIADMK will split'

'Sasikala Natarajan will be the head AIADMK and will not give Panneerselvam a free hand.'

When Jayalalithaa was pushed from gun-carriage bearing MGR's body – Watch video

When Jayalalithaa was pushed from gun-carriage bearing MGR's body – Watch video

When Ramachandran died in 1987, Jayalalithaa was humiliated by the supporters of MGR's wife, but she stood by her leader's side for 21 hours at Rajaji Hall.

Jayalalithaa laid to rest near MGR Memorial in Chennai; thousands bid tearful adieu

Jayalalithaa laid to rest near MGR Memorial in Chennai; thousands bid tearful adieu

J Jayalalithaa - Tamil Nadu's iconic leader who was regarded as 'Amma' (mother) by millions of her supporters, was laid to rest with full state honours near the MGR Memorial at Chennai's famous Marina Beach on Tuesday evening.

Jayalalithaa buried in Chennai: Know who performed her last rites

Jayalalithaa buried in Chennai: Know who performed her last rites

J Jayalalithaa - Tamil Nadu's iconic leader who was regarded as 'Amma' (mother) by millions of her supporters, was laid to rest with full state honours near the MGR memorial on Chennai's Marina Beach on Tuesday evening.

After Jayalalithaa, Sasikala Natarajan holds all cards – Know more about her

After Jayalalithaa, Sasikala Natarajan holds all cards – Know more about her

 Sasikala Natarajan remained a wall of support for Jayalalithaa through thick and thin

Now, Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa demands CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's health!

Now, Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa demands CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's health!

Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa on Monday demanded a CBI enquiry into the health condition of ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and alleged that her aide Sasikala Natarajan was now "controlling" the day-to-day affairs of the government.