Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Brotherhood

Shahina KK

Dravidian pride returns to rule Tamil Nadu politics

Sickle over Madurai

The ugliness of caste politics in Tamil Nadu

Reality Television Shock

On a popular Tamil show, a 17-year-old girl reveals that her father has killed three people. And it turns out to be true

Godman on the Run… Again

Nithyananda finds himself in an unholy mess

The Storm That Stirred a Caste Cauldron

Cyclone Thane did not just devastate Puducherry and large parts of Tamil Nadu, it also ripped open hostilities between castes

In Terror of a Dam

The fear of Mullaperiyar bursting open and the hysteria it has generated

Caste in Prison Stone

In Tamil Nadu’s southern districts, prisoners are segregated by caste in jails

Jaya Makes Her Case

The reopening of an old case could create problems for Jayalalithaa. However, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister is not too worried. She has walked this road before

A New, Forgiving Amma

Jayalalithaa focuses on development, casting aside (for now) the vendetta politics that plagues Tamil Nadu

Clarion Call

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


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