Dalits: Stand up and Be Counted

Kumar Anshuman

Dalits across the states are refusing to be anybody’s vote bank

The Deluge And the Deluded

No flood could wash away the anger of Chennai

How They Say Cheers

On the demand for prohibition and the form it takes in Tamil Nadu

J Jayalalithaa: The Phoenix

J Jayalalithaa, acquitted by the court, returns to reclaim the crown. Is she on her way to become Tamil Nadu’s most powerful political icon?

The Horns of a Cultural Dilemma

With the uncertainty surrounding jallikattu, a bull-baiting sport associated with harvest rituals that was banned by the Supreme Court last year, sentiments run high in rural Tamil Nadu


The comeback queen of Tamil Nadu reaches a dead end

Jayalalithaa’s Mercy is Politically Savvy

The Tamil Nadu CM’s decision to free all convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will boost the AIADMK’s fortunes in the Lok Sabha polls

Clarion Call

Jayalalithaa’s offensive threatens the Centre’s cosy neighbourliness with Rajapaksa’s Sri Lanka

Raja Rings Home

Jayalalithaa ran a campaign focused aggressively on that name. To a thunderous response.

Anyone Seen Her Lately?

The Lady of Poes Garden has vanished from Chennai to a little known tea garden in the Nilgiris. Tamil politics awaits her return, stars willing.


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