M Karunanidhi
Opinion  /  Published 15.05.22

The raw & cooked: Reel depiction of icons' lives

The world is not black and white. Yet, when it comes to the popular depiction of icons, film-makers often end up whitewashing the grey in the lives of their subjects. A recent spate of biographical mo...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.22

Row over Mamata’s Bangla Academy Award

For all Plato’s strange dislike of poets in his ideal polis, the politician often turns out to be a creative writer. Or speaker. That politicians need to be truly creative in order to succeed is...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.21

Prasad and his reshuffle shock

It appears that the days when southern film personalities commanded influence over politics are over. Rajinikanth trashed his political ambitions and dissolved his Rajini Makkal Mandram just when his ...
By Delhi Diaries

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.21

The man who promised the moon

It might be difficult to believe now, but only a decade ago, in the 2011 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, it was Jayalalithaa who shouted the loudest against freebies. She said, “The chief ministe...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 23.03.21

Tamil Nadu: Too many in fray

Seeking to court the minorities, the AIADMK has in its poll manifesto done an about-turn and promised to press the Centre to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act. After much haggling, the BJP has bee...
By M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai

India  /  Published 16.12.18

Stalin proposes Rahul for PM to defeat ‘Fascist Nazist’ govt

M.K. Stalin became the first non-Congress leader to propose without reserve Rahul Gandhi as candidate for Prime Minister, prompting some Opposition leaders to accept the need to consider such a propos...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 03.06.20

Karunanidhi in anti-Hindi agitation

By Vaasanthi


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