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Amma’s 70th Birth Anniversary 

14 months after Jayalalithaa’s death, Tamil Nadu politics is still in limbo. With a splintered AIADMK and a disillusioned electorate, there’s nothing to look forward to. So, here’s looking back at Tamil Nadu’s iron lady and her legacy.

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TN CM Jayalalithaa passed away on 5 December 2016, leaving behind a headless govt and AIADMK in splinters

O Panneerselvam, Amma’s right hand, stepped down from the CM’s post allegedly due to pressure from Sasikala, who appoints Edappadi Palanisami as CM

Sasikala is jailed, EPS and OPS merge under Edappadi. But TTV Dhinakaran, Sasikala’s nephew wins the pivotal RK Nagar by-election

Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan enter politics. Smaller parties group together.

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TN CM Jayalalithaa passed away on 5 December 2016, leaving behind a headless govt and AIADMK in splinters

O Panneerselvam, Amma’s right hand, stepped down from the CM’s post allegedly due to pressure from Sasikala, who appoints Edappadi Palanisami as CM

Sasikala is jailed, EPS and OPS merge under Edappadi. But TTV Dhinakaran, Sasikala’s nephew wins the pivotal RK Nagar by-election

Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan enter politics. Smaller parties group together.

Trudeau’s India Visit

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a 7-day visit to India, ending 25 Feb. The visit is aimed at intensifying defence and counter-terror cooperation, besides expanding trade ties. 

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In a meeting with Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday, Justin Trudeau assured the Punjab Chief Minister that Canada doesn’t support any separatist movement

He visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar along with his wife and three children who are accompanying him on his weeklong visit to India

On his first two days in India, he visited the Taj Mahal in Agra, and met with the Gujarat and the Maharashtra Chief Ministers

He is expected to meet with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Friday

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In a meeting with Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday, Justin Trudeau assured the Punjab Chief Minister that Canada doesn’t support any separatist movement

He visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar along with his wife and three children who are accompanying him on his weeklong visit to India

On his first two days in India, he visited the Taj Mahal in Agra, and met with the Gujarat and the Maharashtra Chief Ministers

He is expected to meet with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Friday

The $1.8 Billion PNB Fraud

Punjab National Bank is at the centre of a $1.8 billion fraud – one of the largest to be detected in the history of the Indian banking sector. The fraudulent transactions are allegedly linked to billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi. 

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On 14 Feb, the CBI received complaints from PNB which detected a Rs 11,292 crore fraud involving jeweller Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi’s home, offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Surat were searched by ED on Thursday

Officials said Modi and his family fled India in the first week of January, days before the first complaint was received

The case turned political after Congress termed Nirav ‘Chhota Modi’

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On 14 Feb, the CBI received complaints from PNB which detected a Rs 11,292 crore fraud involving jeweller Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi’s home, offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Surat were searched by ED on Thursday

Officials said Modi and his family fled India in the first week of January, days before the first complaint was received

The case turned political after Congress termed Nirav ‘Chhota Modi’

Help Raise Money for Chhutki

The Quint, in association with BitGiving, has launched a crowdfunding campaign called #HelpChhutki, to help raise money for an 8-month-old rape survivor in Delhi. We hope to aid both Chhutki’s immediate medical expenses and her education.

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The infant was raped on 28 January, allegedly by her 28-year-old cousin, in west Delhi

She spent almost two weeks in hospital, and currently still needs extensive medical treatment to heal completely

Her father works as a daily wage labourer, and her mother as a domestic help in houses nearby

The accused is currently in police custody and has confessed to the crime

The Quint wants to help raise funds for Chhutki, and appeals to you too, to help her win this fight

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The infant was raped on 28 January, allegedly by her 28-year-old cousin, in west Delhi

She spent almost two weeks in hospital, and currently still needs extensive medical treatment to heal completely

Her father works as a daily wage labourer, and her mother as a domestic help in houses nearby

The accused is currently in police custody and has confessed to the crime

The Quint wants to help raise funds for Chhutki, and appeals to you too, to help her win this fight

India’s Tour of South Africa

Follow the latest from India’s tour of South Africa comprising 3 Tests, 6 ODIs and 3 T20s.

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3 TESTS: 5 January - Cape Town, 13 January - Centurion, 24 Jan - Johannesburg

6 ODIs: 1 Feb - Durban, 4 Feb - Centurion, 7 Feb - Cape Town, 10 Feb - Johannesburg, 13 Feb - Port Elizabeth, 16 Feb - Centurion

3 T20s: 18 Feb - Johannesburg, 21 Feb - Centurion, 24 Feb - Cape Town

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3 TESTS: 5 January - Cape Town, 13 January - Centurion, 24 Jan - Johannesburg

6 ODIs: 1 Feb - Durban, 4 Feb - Centurion, 7 Feb - Cape Town, 10 Feb - Johannesburg, 13 Feb - Port Elizabeth, 16 Feb - Centurion

3 T20s: 18 Feb - Johannesburg, 21 Feb - Centurion, 24 Feb - Cape Town