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Jayalalithaa sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister again

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa
ONE OF India's most powerful politicians returned on Saturday (May 23) as chief minister of Tamil Nadu, less than a fortnight after a court acquitted her of corruption.   Former film star Jayalalithaa Jayaram was forced to stand down as chief minister of prosperous Tamil Nadu after being found guilty last September of amassing illegal wealth while ...

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