Tamil Nadu

Setting the House in Order

V Shoba

In a setback for the AIADMK, the Madras High Court has recognised J Jayalalithaa’s nephew’s and niece’s legal right over her properties

Tamil Nadu: The Challenge of the Ordinary

Political life in Tamil Nadu is no longer dominated by larger-than-life leaders, in spite of Rajinikanth. Both DMK and AIADMK are struggling without a mass hero

Palm tree Tappers to Sickle Makers

A chronicle of ten occupations in Tamil Nadu that are struggling to survive

Going Coconuts

A biography of Kerala’s defining fruit

The Smouldering Western Ghats

Kerala faces an uphill task as Maoists seek sanctuary in the state

The Cult of Kalki Bhagavan

He claims to be an incarnation of Vishnu—and even his own family as minor gods in his pantheon

The Keezhadi Connection

Were the Tamils the earliest people in India to develop their own script?

The Economics of Floods

The damage to public utilities and infrastructure has been on the rise


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