Lokpria Vasudevan
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Principal Correspondent with India Today TV.

VARIETY

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With no groundwater supply, Chennai faces nature's ire as a dry-spell this time

Most water bodies in Chennai that were the primary sources of drinking water, now have storage levels of less than 1% of their combined capacity.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha 2019: BJP and its Dravidian dilemma

The upcoming Lok Sabha elections are going to be no cakewalk for the saffron party in Tamil Nadu — a state that wears anti-Modi sentiments on its sleeve. Here's a look at where the BJP, and its challengers, stand.

POLITICS

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Why May 23 is going to be decisive for Tamil Nadu politics

By-elections to 18 out of 21 vacant Assembly seats will be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls in the state on April 18.

POLITICS

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The BJP-AIADMK tie-up: Will the national party finally make inroads into the southern bastion?

With All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam sorting an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Pattali Makkal Katchi for the Lok Sabha elections in TN, the combine could translate into votes for both the 'outsider' and the 'incumbent'.

POLITICS

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Sterlite case: Why the people of Tuticorin feel let down by the NGT's order

On May 22, the coastal town of Tuticorin changed forever after ghastly police firing on the 100th day of protests against Vedanta’s Sterlite copper plant. Many lost their limbs, livelihoods and loved ones. Now, the NGT wants Sterlite to reopen.

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

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#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

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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.