The answer to the question 'Why did the anti-Sterlite protest turn violent?' lies in the events that unfolded in Thoothukudi in the preceding two weeks
When the sun's rays hit roads and concrete buildings in Chennai, they absorb the heat, and after a point, begin to radiate it right back at us
In Tamil Nadu, when leaders of political parties get into trouble, their close aides and confidantes commit “suicides” or meet with unexplained “accidents”
CBI raids Chidambaram, Karti's homes: Here's why Congress leader is disliked within party's state unit, DMK
The CBI raids on P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with the FIPB clearances accorded to Peter and Indrani Mukerjea-owned INX Media in 2007-08, has only put a smirk on the faces of most of his colleagues in the Congress party in Tamil Nadu.
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 6: Tamil Nadu's over-dependence on ground water has left it parched
Tamil Nadu has very few perennial rivers; it's mostly seasonal rivers, fed by rainfall, that irrigate large swathes of the state. Without its ground water, the state cannot survive
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 1: Urbanisation demands see hills sacrificed to whims of mining, industry lobbies
The towering Western Ghats, one of the world's largest natural areas of biodiversity, and providing magnificent green cover over south India, is under threat. And with its destruction, south India is becoming more and more parched every year
South India's Drought Part 4: Water crisis in Tamil Nadu is a manifestation of climate change, say experts
Tamil Nadu is facing higher frequency of extreme weather events and the effects of global climate change are coming from the sea, say experts.
None of the aspirants – Sasikala, O Panneerselvam, Dhinakaran, Deepa – none of them have the qualities of Jayalalithaa.
Jayalalithaa's medical reports: Minister V Saroja fudged her way out of answering critical questions
Saroja first began by explaining what menopause was and how different women react to it differently. Stress, she added, was a complicating factor.
Jayalalithaa's discharge summary released by TN govt: Crucial questions regarding her death still unanswered
A close look at Jayalalithaa's discharge summary and AIIMS medical reports paints a confusing mosaic. Firstpost breaks down the medical jargon and poses the crucial questions that need answering
Sankar says he was called in to treat the late Jayalalithaa when she was unable to even move in June 2016.
Questions swirl over late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's illness, treatment and her death on 5 December in Apollo Hospitals in Chennai.
The uprooted trees have bee removed, the arterial roads have been cleared, and work is on full swing two days after cyclone Vardah tore into Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts
Since 8 December, two days after late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa was buried in Chennai, new Chief Minister O Panneerselvam along with 31 others ministers in his cabinet have trooped in and out of Poes Garden every day.
As Sasikala Natarajan readies to takeover AIADMK, the road ahead for niece and Jayalalithaa-lookalike Deepa Jayakumar will be a tough one, but one that can create a power-tussle in Poes Garden
As Sasikala marches on to fulfill her political ambition, a Damocles’ sword continues to hang over her head – that of the Rs 58 crore Disproportionate Assets case currently awaiting orders on appeal in the Supreme Court.
Rahul Gandhi infuriates the DMK as he reaches out to the ruling party, post Jayalalithaa
“I have taken a rebirth,” wrote Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, in a statement issued from Apollo Hospital, Chennai on 13 November
Why the recent conversion threat of Nagapattinam’s Dalits is not likely to make any difference to their lives