Tamil Nadu

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Rajinikanth, Dravidian politics, Tamil Nadu, India Today South Conclave

Rajinikanth or Jayalalithaa - Dravidian ideology, not cinema defines Tamil Nadu politics

At the India Today South Conclave 2018, firebrand politicians spoke of what will ultimately succeed in the land of Periyar.

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu, DMK, AIADMK, MGR

Why MGR will continue to rule politics and hearts in Tamil Nadu

On his 101st birth anniversary, the void left by MGR only grows bigger as people still await to see another leader like him.

POLITICS

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Masculinity, Tamil Nadu, Jallikattu

Woman offered as prize for Jallikattu: Why our 'culture' fails women and animals

Research has shown that the passion for abusing women stems from the abuse of animals.

POLITICS

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Politics, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Tamil Nadu

Why Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan won't help Dravidian parties

It is the promise of cleansing that will endear the two to Tamil Nadu.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu Assembly, Tamil Nadu, Rajinikanth

Why Rajinikanth joining politics is perfect

He needs to deliver something else this time: faith.

VOICES

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Tamil Nadu, Rajinikanth

How Rajinikanth — even as a politician — may defy logic but isn't illogical

Tamil politics is up for interesting times, especially after Jaya’s death and Karunanidhi’s almost retirement.

POLITICS

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Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu, Rajinikanth

What Rajinikanth can do for Tamil Nadu politics

The Thalaivar must create a constituency different from the current vote banks that have tied up the state into predictable grids.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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AIADMK, DMK, Rajinikanth, Tamil Nadu

What Rajinikanth, the outsider, joining politics means for Tamil Nadu

In 1996, a rank outsider is what the voter wanted, to dump the known devils in the political space. But 2018 is different.