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Story Posted on 05-12-2016

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa

How Jayalalithaa went from Ammu to Tamil Nadu's Amma

[Book extract] She had dreams of becoming a doctor or a lawyer. She was determined to stay far from the cine world.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Pellet Guns, Offensive, Kashmiriyat, Fashion Show

Pellet guns @ fashion show: GQ doesn’t get India’s sensibilities like Vogue didn’t

This was not the first time for Conde Nast India to run into troubled waters.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gurez Valley

Kashmir's Gurez Valley remains a slice of the old world even in our dark times

Its physical isolation has preserved its environmental and cultural treasures.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  8-minute read
Tamil Nadu, AIADMK, Indian media, Jayalalithaa

Coverage of Jayalalithaa's health lays bare ethical conflicts of breaking news

Many news outlets, including DailyO, tweeted about the Tamil Nadu CM's 'passing away' even before Apollo hospital could confirm it. Why?

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Pellet Firing, Jammu and Kashmir

The end of fear has arrived to stay in Kashmir

The 2016 mass uprising will be remembered for iconising the figure of a Kashmiri fighting for freedom.

POLITICS

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J Jayalalithaa

In Tamil Nadu, a maternal Jayalalithaa has taken forward MGR's demigod mantle

Amma is truly the emotional fulcrum of a state that worships her with all its heart.

Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa

In Tamil Nadu, a maternal Jayalalithaa has taken forward MGR's demigod mantle

Amma is truly the emotional fulcrum of a state that worships her with all its heart.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
AIADMK, Tamil Nadu, Amma, J Jayalalithaa

That awkward moment media declared Jayalalithaa dead

Apollo Hospital denied all local news channel reports claiming Amma’s death.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi

Why are top Indian politicians crying threat to life?

Are they trying to send a message to the public?

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, National Anthem

Supreme Court must know liberty is supreme, not patriotism

National anthem judgment has taken the law back by a century.