Priyamvatha P
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The author is a journalist with India Today Group

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan slams media: Press freedom can’t be attacked over an article, even if 'defamatory'

The use of IPC 124 raises doubts if the intention was only to arrest Gopal for an article against an office of authority.

VARIETY

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Karunanidhi burial: Why Dravidian electoral politics rests on Marina Beach

The AIADMK failed to see that rejecting DMK’s wish to lay Kalaignar to rest at Marina Beach will be seen as an insult and trigger public outrage.

VARIETY

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Why Rajinikanth and Kaala can’t afford to be different

The movie looks to be one that talks about protests and the rights of those who are denied land.

ART & CULTURE

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What BJP failed to spot in Mersal - actor Vijay's possible political debut in Tamil Nadu

I wonder if the saffron party has already laid the red carpet for a potential competitor.

POLITICS

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Mersal controversy may help catapult Vijay to political centre stage

The incident is being seen as an example of BJP's high-handedness in curbing freedom of expression.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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Looking at AIADMK now reveals why Jayalalithaa never allowed her ministers to speak

Tamil Nadu ministers are providing comic relief to the otherwise troubled state with their new-found eloquence.

VARIETY

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Time to recall two sex-obsessed swamis of south India, like Ram Rahim Singh

South India, popular for its temples, has seen its own share of swamijis and their criminal lifestyles.

POLITICS

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The story of AIADMK is a great chain of political betrayals

From MGR to Jayalalithaa, to Sasikala to OPS, it’s one unending saga of shifting loyalties.

POLITICS

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AIADMK merger: Why Tamil Nadu is playing musical chairs

The three camps - OPS, EPS, TTV - remain divided amid talks of the party joining NDA government.