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Devdutt Pattanaik narrates Krishna's story in his latest work, Shyam: An Illustrated Retelling of the Bhagavata
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Devdutt Pattanaik narrates Krishna's story in his latest work, Shyam: An Illustrated Retelling of the Bhagavata

In Shyam, Devdutt Pattanaik narrates Krishna's "descent to the butter-smeared world of happy women and his ascent from the blood-soaked world of angry men"

Supreme Court to begin final hearing in Jayalalithaa DA case from Feb 2
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Supreme Court to begin final hearing in Jayalalithaa DA case from Feb 2

The Supreme Court on  decided to commence final hearing from February 2 on various appeals including the one filed by Karnataka against acquittal of AIADMK Chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others in the disproportionate assets case.

After DMK slams Jayalalithaa,  Central team praises Tamil Nadu CM for flood relief work
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After DMK slams Jayalalithaa, Central team praises Tamil Nadu CM for flood relief work

An eight-member inter-ministerial team deputed by the Centre to assess the flood damage in Tamil Nadu today met Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who asked them to make an "in-depth assessment" and submit its report to the Union Home Ministry "expeditiously."

Tamil Nadu politics hots up; Jaya asks cadre to 'destroy rivals', DMDK flexes muscle, Vaiko back in business
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Tamil Nadu politics hots up; Jaya asks cadre to 'destroy rivals', DMDK flexes muscle, Vaiko back in business

Politics is hotting up in Tamil Nadu as all parties come out of a fairly longish silence on pre-poll alliances. Jayalalithaa is showing up more often but not saying much while the Opposition parties have begun jabbing guardedly.

Indian politics 2015: Despite Bihar debacle, PM Modi is still going strong
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Indian politics 2015: Despite Bihar debacle, PM Modi is still going strong

The AAP's dramatic rise and the comeback of Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar in Bihar marked the first full year of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who analysts say is still going strong though his earlier sheen has worn off.

Chennai floods: National rescue team helps 16,000 people to safety, the internet rejoices
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Chennai floods: National rescue team helps 16,000 people to safety, the internet rejoices

NDRF on Saturday said it has launched its “most massive” deployment so far as it pressed into service 50 rescue and relief teams with over 200 boats, rescuing over 16,000 people marooned by the unprecedented rains in the southern metropolis and adjoining areas.

While you were sleeping IST: Top headlines in this 2 minute video
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While you were sleeping IST: Top headlines in this 2 minute video

For our readers in India and elsewhere, we squeeze out the top headlines from an increasingly wired world into this 2 minute video. Watch it or listen to it and you'll be sure to find what you may have missed while you were away from your computer, tablet or mobile. Follow us on Twitter @firstpost.

Forget 'smart' new cities; India needs old ones to be less dumb
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Forget 'smart' new cities; India needs old ones to be less dumb

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has grand designs to build 100 futuristic 'smart' cities in India, but as this week's devastating flooding in Chennai shows, fixing today's accident-prone metropolises appears to be the more pressing task.

UP govt awards Amitabh, Jaya, Abhishek Rs 50,000 pension; Bachchan Sr says give it to charity
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UP govt awards Amitabh, Jaya, Abhishek Rs 50,000 pension; Bachchan Sr says give it to charity

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, along with wife Jaya and son Abhishek, have become one of the first beneficiaries of a scheme by the Uttar Pradesh government providing them with Rs 50,000 pension ever month for the rest of their life.

Shaved moustaches, 300 pujas, and a festive party website: How Jaya supporters celebrated her acquittal
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Shaved moustaches, 300 pujas, and a festive party website: How Jaya supporters celebrated her acquittal

Fans of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa are known across the country for their unwavering loyalty towards their 'Puratchi Thalaivi Amma' and as the Karnataka High Court acquitted the former Tamil Nadu chief minister of all charges of corruption, they made little effort to hide their joy.

Srirangam by-polls: S Valarmathi is AIADMK candidate for position previously held by Jaya
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Srirangam by-polls: S Valarmathi is AIADMK candidate for position previously held by Jaya

Tiruchirappalli Joint District Secretary S Valarmathi was on Friday declared as the candidate for Srirangam constituency previously held by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who was disqualified following conviction in a graft case, for the 13 February by-elections.

DA case: Jayalalithaa walks out of prison after SC grants here bail
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DA case: Jayalalithaa walks out of prison after SC grants here bail

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was today released from jail here after 21 days, a day after Supreme Court granted her bail in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case.

Tackling an emboldened oppn: With Jaya in jail, AIADMK needs to up its game
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Tackling an emboldened oppn: With Jaya in jail, AIADMK needs to up its game

Other than the wailing and demonstration of misdirected fury on the streets, there hasn’t been any strategy by the AIADMK to counter the possible opposition voice. Jaya’s jail sentence has been the biggest challenge that the AIADMK has faced since 2001.

Jaya bail: DMK wants Centre's help to stop violence by AIADMK cadre
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Jaya bail: DMK wants Centre's help to stop violence by AIADMK cadre

The DMK on Wednesday urged the central government to put a stop to the violent acts by AIADMK cadres and supporters in the state following the conviction of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa in a graft case.

AIADMK MPs go on 7 hour fast to protest
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AIADMK MPs go on 7 hour fast to protest "delay" in bail to Jaya

45 AIADMK MPs on Thursday went on a fast in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in the Parliament complex in New Delhi protesting the "delay" in granting bail to their party supremo Jayalalithaa convicted and arrested in a graft case.

In jail Jayalalithaa is eating simple food, reading newspapers
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In jail Jayalalithaa is eating simple food, reading newspapers

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is keeping good health and eating simple food besides reading newspapers at the Parapanna Agrahara Central prison where she is lodged after conviction in the disproportionate assets case, according to a jail official.

AIADMK MLAs have tough time coping with Jayalalithaa's arrest
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AIADMK MLAs have tough time coping with Jayalalithaa's arrest

Ministers, MLAs and workers of ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu appear to be struggling to come to terms with the jailing of their party chief J Jayalalithaa.

Jaya to TN colleges: Don't implement UGC order on making Hindi compulsory
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Jaya to TN colleges: Don't implement UGC order on making Hindi compulsory

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said the move, amounting to "imposing Hindi", had been initiated during the previous government and has opposed it.

Tamil Nadu: How the Jaya-Modi bonhomie is turning sour
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Tamil Nadu: How the Jaya-Modi bonhomie is turning sour

Despite being in the opposite camps, the AIADMK and the BJP appeared to have some kind of a truce from the time of the Lok Sabha elections, but the forthcoming local body by-elections seem to have frayed their unusual bonhomie.

Voting for national parties like BJP in local polls won't benefit people, says Jaya
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Voting for national parties like BJP in local polls won't benefit people, says Jaya

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Sunday said voting for national parties like the BJP in local body elections will not benefit the people.