Tamil Nadu

The Saffron Dare

V Shoba

BJP makes an ambitious push in Tamil Nadu, challenging traditional calculations in a state used to bipolar contests between DMK and AIADMK, writes

Challenging the Citadel

BJP makes inroads into the strongholds of DMK and AIADMK in the Kongu belt

K Annamalai: Tamil Disrupter

BJP leader K Annamalai’s anti-Dravidian politics strikes a chord with the younger voters in Coimbatore, reports

A False Divide

South India isn’t necessarily richer than North India

Opening the Southern Front

BJP turns the Sri Lankan Island of Katchatheevu into a nationalist cause

Religion and Ethics

If you are ethical, you don’t have to follow any religion

The Great Derangement

The vaunted rationalism of Dravidianism is a mask for the deepest prejudice

An Existential Threat

Udhayanidhi Stalin’s attack on Sanatana Dharma stems from a long tradition of anti-Brahminical Dravidian politics

A Passage to India

Feeling freer than ever on a beach in Tamil Nadu


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