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DMK, the Dad, Moms and kin party


By T S Sudhir If you are a DMK leader of any consequence, you will `land’ in trouble in Tamilnadu. The Jayalalithaa government is going after land grabbers with a vengeance and it is no surprise that a majority of … Continue reading

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MMS and TINA


By T S Sudhir “There was no alternative to crackdown at Ramlila grounds.” : Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India   By ducking under TINA, Dr Singh let himself down in the eyes of millions of his admirers. And suddenly … Continue reading

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Kalaignar defeats Kalaignar


By T S Sudhir Muthuvel Karunanidhi’s forte as an ace scriptwriter was social films. The most notable among them, `Parasakthi’, starring the late Sivaji Ganesan, in 1952. That film was seen as the first attempt by the Dravidian movement to use … Continue reading

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A tale of two octogenarians


By T S Sudhir It was darkness at noon. Muthuvel Karunanidhi must have found the world a much darker place, from behind his glares, on Friday, the 13th. It must have dawned on the veteran politician that in his sunset years he … Continue reading

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The disunited colours of Tamilnadu politics


By T S Sudhir Ghulam Nabi Azad’s health portfolio clearly wasn’t concerned with keeping the DMK-Congress alliance in the pink of health. It is obvious the wily politician from Jammu & Kashmir deliberately kept shifting the line of actual control in the … Continue reading

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Raja faces power cut


By T S Sudhir  Junior Telecom minister in the UPA government, Sachin Pilot, recently ordered a nationwide testing of radiation emitted by mobile phone towers atop buildings throughout India. He could have as well begun at home. For UPA II … Continue reading

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