Lokpria Vasudevan

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Principal Correspondent with India Today TV.

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

 |   6-minute read

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

 |   4-minute read

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

 |   5-minute read

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

 |   3-minute read

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

 |   4-minute read

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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POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, TTV Dhinakaran: Will the challengers turn kingmakers in Tamil Nadu?

A recent survey gives the edge to DMK-Congress, but the smaller players could have a significant role.