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Chinmayi sripaada, Tamil Nadu, Kollywood, Metoo movement

#MeToo and the conspicuous silence of Kollywood

Barring a handful of stars, most do not seem to want to address the elephant in the room.

POLITICS

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SC, Religion, Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Is a civil war about to commence in South India?

A tide is building up against the recent Sabarimala judgment.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
LTTE, Hafiz Saeed, Terrorism, Nalini

Three reasons why I think the ‘assassins of Rajiv Gandhi’ should never be freed

The Tamil Nadu government wants to release all seven convicts in the Sriperumbudur blast case. Doing so will be disastrous – and will only help more terror strikes against India

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi, President, Coronation

Why MK Stalin becoming DMK chief is the coronation of a crown prince

While being Karunanidhi’s son gave Stalin an advantage, he had to go through the grind and climb up the ladder in the DMK.

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu, Czechoslovakia, Vaclav havel, Karunanidhi

Vaclav Havel and Karunanidhi: How the artist politicians shaped their world around them

Both leaders' unparalleled love for their mother tongue reflected in their politics and art.

POLITICS

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MG Ramachandran, DMK, MK Stalin, Tamil Nadu

Why Karunanidhi's demise marks the end of reverential politics and hero worship

In Tamil Nadu, the sentiments and the emotions that run for leaders is unparalleled.

POLITICS

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Dravidian politics, Tamil Nadu, DMK, Karunanidhi

End of an era in Dravidian politics - What's next for DMK and Tamil Nadu?

It’s in the nature of politics to throw up surprises and leaders out of nowhere.

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu, DMK, Kanimozhi, Alagiri

Karunanidhi's death will officially witness a son-rise in DMK – MK Stalin

Thalapathy will now have to take over charge full-time without having the comfort of his father's counsel to fall back on.

POLITICS

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Stalin, Tamil Nadu, DMK, M Karunanidhi

M Karunanidhi passes away: The Kalaignar of Tamil Nadu who was loved by his cadres

The 94-year-old leader who passed away on Tuesday was more than just a party chief to DMK members — he was a mentor, a friend, an inspiration, and an emotion.