Articles by Anita Sivakumaran
Apr 29, 2017
Jayalalithaa's cape as shield; Mayawati's handbag, a sword: The weapons of women in politicsYudhistra had his spear, Bhima his mace, Arjuna his bow, Nakula and Sahadeva their swords. Jayalalithaa had her capes, Mayawati, her handbag — and Mamata Banerjee and Sonia Gandhi, their cotton saris.
Apr 28, 2017
Read an excerpt from The Queen: Inspired by a true story of an actress' political riseIn her book titled 'The Queen', Anita Sivakumaran tells the story of Kalai Arasi — a brilliant student from an impoverished family, who is forced to take up acting in films and has a phenomenal journey to become the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. And as the book's cover says, it is inspired by a true story.