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Akshaya Nath

Akshaya Nath

Correspondent, India Today TVakshaya.nath@aajtak.com
The writer is a reporter with India Today TV.

By Akshaya Nath

Vellore Cancelled: Lok Sabha election in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore cancelled after cash seizure

While this is the first time a Lok Sabha poll has been cancelled on account of cash seizures, Tamil Nadu has often seen Assembly polls cancelled on the same charge.

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Kodanad burglary and murder: Why did DMK bail out the men accused of murder at Jayalalithaa’s summer estate?

After fingers were pointed at TN chief minister EPS with allegations flying thick and fast over the incident, the DMK is in the dock now. With theft and murder in the fray, this plot can only thicken.

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Those who lost their loved ones in Tuticorin police firing deserve answers

Why did civilian protesters face police firing, many losing their lives, others, their limbs? Isn't the system meant to protect the vulnerable, not attack them?

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With love from Chennai: Why eight years' wait for Rajinikanth's 2.0 was worth it

When a Rajini film releases, we can't keep our calm.

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Will there be an end to the deadlock in Sabarimala temple controversy?

While many women have been fighting for access to the temple just like men, many others say they are ready to wait till the age of 50 or menopause.

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Why Kamal Haasan ruling out alliance with AIADMK and DMK not enough to clear the air on his political stand

The actor-turned-politician's agenda to 'end corruption' seems like a vague idea without any concrete plans to address the problems of Tamil Nadu.

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Why Kamal Haasan is banking big on Vishwaroopam 2

The actor-turned-politician will be waiting with a pounding heart in anticipation of the response to his film.

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In Puducherry, it took police, collector to ensure Dalits entry into a temple: When will this unholy practice end?

As Dalits become more conscious of their rights, the upper castes hit back.

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What DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi means for Tamil Nadu's politics

The nonagenarian shared political space with veterans such as Periyar EV Ramasamy, CN Annadurai, MG Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa.

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No-trust motion: Why the AIADMK's relationship status with the BJP has never been clear

Will the regional party ignore the interest of its own people, or does it have a different game plan?

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Salt in their mouths - Why Kamarajar Port is riling districts in Tamil Nadu

It doesn't need a 'masterplan' to understand the ravages of man-made disasters.

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Why there is little hope that Tamil Nadu government will act despite CAG rap on Chennai flooding

Minsters are trying to play down the report, which calls the 2015 floods a man-made disaster.

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Post Kaala, will people be able to see the difference between reel and real life Rajinikanth

It remains to be seen if Thalaiva and Kamal Haasan can repeat the cinema success story in their political avatars?

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How police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters has left Tuticorin bleeding

The situation in the entire city is grim, violence erupting every now and then.

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Why are Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth silent over crimes against women in Tamil Nadu?

The newbie politicians would do well to remember that a woman CM dominated the politics of the state and people's heart for years.

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Will Rajinikanth excel in the politics of spirituality?

2.0 star attributes his peaceful nature to guru Satchidananda Saraswati.

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Makkal Needhi Maiam: What Kamal Haasan dedicating his party to the people means

For the people of Tamil Nadu, the superstar is one among them.

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As Kamal Haasan launches party, this is what his home town Paramakudi expects from him

The question is whether the love of his fans will make him a superstar in Tamil Nadu politics too.

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Why this town in South India is praying we lose the cricket match against Sri Lanka

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram are chased away from the sea and even killed every time Sri Lanka loses to India.

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After Science Channel promo, Ram Setu faces choppy waters in Tamil Nadu

Will we continue our debates based on religion, sentiment and myth — or trust science and facts?

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Verdict in 'honour' killing of Dalit youth in Tamil Nadu gives hope, but not enough to end caste prejudices

One question that will continue to haunt India is - What is honourable about killings?

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Change in returning officer for RK Nagar by-poll won't stop the drama

Everyone is waiting to see if this time around the by-election in Tamil Nadu finally takes place.

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RK Nagar by-poll: It's a time for major drama

The controversy-riddled seat is finally set to go to polls on December 21.

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Jayalalithaa's first death anniversary: AIADMK has still not learnt any lessons

EPS-OPS and TTV Dhinakaran factions organised separate mega-processions to mark the day.

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Does the ‘Srini weds Mahi’ raid on Sasikala properties spell doom for Mannargudi clan?

In one of the biggest crackdowns, simultaneous raids were conducted at 187 locations in Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

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Sasikala's five-day parole shows she still enjoys 'clout' in AIADMK

The jailed leader's supporters believe when she will return from her 'exile', the 'queen's throne' will be waiting for her.

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Is it NEET or politics over medical entrance test that killed Anitha?

Blame game continues over medical aspirant’s suicide, protests erupt across Tamil Nadu.

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