Jayalalithaa vs Karunanidhi: Absentee Amma and the Scriptwriter

V Shoba

It’s epic kitsch all over again as Jayalalithaa meets Karunanidhi in the arena for what could be their last big battle. Open watches the preparations

Dalits: Stand up and Be Counted

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

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?

Patriarch in Pathos

At 90, he is presiding over a disintegrating dynasty, and this election could be the last electoral battle of a man who scripted some sensational moments in Dravidian politics. Vaasanthi captures the agony of being M Karunanidhi

A Tale of Two Brothers

The feud between Alagiri and Stalin threatens to split the DMK

All Dalal Street Eyes on New Delhi Now

The DMK and Cyprus jitters are over. What matters is whether the Centre can sustain its reforms

Now for the Final Act

The DMK’s succession drama is fast reaching a conclusion

The Homecoming

The DMK patriarch welcomes Spectrum Raja back to the fold

Unfriendly Allies

The DMK and Samajwadi Party reaffirm their support to the Congress, but make it clear that all’s not well with the relationship


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