Sandhya Ravishankar
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English   |   Bangla

Journalist, ideologue & naive

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Karunanidhi, the Kalaignar: His politics, his persona, his personal life

Edited excerpts from Sandhya Ravishankar's meticulous book on DMK chief M Karunanidhi and what made his journey so extraordinary

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Jayalalithaa’s karma comes back to bite her

By junking her leave plea, the Supreme Court has left Amma and her party between a rock and a hard place.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Peg by peg, Tamil Nadu spirited rescue

In an inebriated state, the government is the tippler's best friend.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Jayalalithaa's birthday: Why AIADMK is overdoing the celebrations

Each gift party workers hand out is given with the word “Amma” on their lips and adorned with stickers of Jaya’s beaming face.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

BSNL scam: Wake up Maran, the call's lost

The BSNL Exchange case appears to be backed by solid evidence of a telephone exchange set up in Dayanidhi Maran's house.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Why Arun Jaitley should not have met Jayalalithaa

In light of the meeting, AIADMK's silence on the NDA government's controversial decisions smacks of a quid pro quo.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Why the Supreme Court has done Tamil Nadu a service by banning Jallikattu

Madurai “Veerans” are now left roaming around holding black flags and sporting tonsured heads in protest.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Jayalalithaa holds the handbrake, OPS crashes Tamil Nadu

A lame duck chief minister and another one in exile spell trouble for Tamil Nadu.