Lokpria Vasudevan

OPEN TO OPINION

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Principal Correspondent with India Today TV.

VARIETY

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AIADMK objects to ‘Sarkar’: Self goal for the party, free promotion for the movie

The movie is mediocre, a vehicle of propaganda for actor Vijay’s political ambitions.

POLITICS

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Why Madras High Court verdict on disqualification of 18 MLAs is a shot in the arm for AIADMK

The order now cements Edappadi K Palaniswami's position as one of the strongest leaders in the AIADMK.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

#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.

VARIETY

 |   3-minute read

Why the monsoon is a cover to postpone by-polls in Tamil Nadu

Political observers note that the elections to the two constituencies will not be a cakewalk for the AIADMK.

POLITICS

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Why kin of victims feel the convicts deserve no mercy

For the families of 13 others who died along with the former PM, any discussion about the release of the convicts rips open their wounds.

POLITICS

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Alagiri - Can the strongman of Madurai actually shake Stalin's DMK rise?

From Union Cabinet berth to near political irrelevance, Alagiri’s career has seen many ups and downs.

POLITICS

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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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What Alagiri hopes to gain from his Karunanidhi memorial rally

The turnout at the event will show how much clout Karunanidhi’s elder son still commands.

POLITICS

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The right note: Carnatic music is not only for Hindus

Singers like TM Krishna, Srinivas and Nithyashree are facing flak from right-wing Hindu groups for singing Christian hymns in Carnatic styles. Some reject boundaries on their music though.

POLITICS

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