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Mar 24, 2018
Siddaramaiah's North India vs South India divide theory falls flat against facts of 14th Finance CommissionWhile the decision to adopt 2011's population statistics can be debated and argued over, as done so by Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, who urged his south Indian counterparts to resist, to give it political colour is not healthy
Mar 20, 2018
Ola, Uber drivers' strike: Protest hits Mumbai the most, surge pricing pinches pockets; southern Indian cities unaffectedThe indefinite strike by drivers of app-based cab aggregators Ola and Uber continued on Tuesday in Mumbai with office commuters suffering the most
Mar 14, 2018
South India's politicos echoing public anger with leadership in north, conciliatory leadership needed at CentreWhat is needed perhaps then is a more conciliatory leadership at the Centre, that assuages the feelings of hurt and disenchantment. No one is suggesting that the peninsula wants to break away but a parting of hearts would do as much damage in the long run.
Mar 06, 2018
Rajinikanth plays MGR card: Can actor win elections by selling 'alternative Thalaivar' image to AIADMK votebank?Rajinikanth gave a glimpse of the killer instinct he could summon. In a speech that was both entertaining and blunt, the Superstar of Tamil cinema positioned himself as the inheritor to the MGR legacy.
Feb 22, 2018
Kamal Haasan may fail to clean Tamil Nadu politics, but state should expect a wonderful performanceKamal Haasan has got into the political arena at a time when Tamil Nadu a yearning for change. His job is to convince the people that he is the right vehicle and that he has the wherewithal to be an effective leader
Jan 28, 2018
Shashi Tharoor defends stance against making Hindi official language at UN, says move won't help regional leadersCongress MP Shashi Tharoor defended his stance against making Hindi an official language at the United Nations, saying the move would not be of any help to leaders who cannot speak the language
Dec 01, 2017
Cyclone Ockhi leaves 16 dead, 100 missing in India and Sri Lanka, moves towards Lakshadweep archipelagoCyclone Ockhi may have moved away from Kerala’s borders and has intensified into a severe storm on Friday and moved to the Arabian Sea
Sep 11, 2017
Centre mulls action against PFI, Kerala-based Islamist 'NGO' over alleged terror linksA home ministry official said there have been enough documents regarding PFI's involvement in terror activities in South India and Centre cannot remain a mute spectator
Aug 18, 2017
AIADMK's messy politics: Palaniswamy's merger move has checkmated Panneerselvam leaving him with few optionsThe times are changing in the AIADMK, that in the past few months has broken up into three factions, headed by chief minister Edappadi Palaniswamy, former chief minister O Panneerselvam and deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran.
Jul 19, 2017
Venkaiah Naidu's VP nomination shoulders BJP's southern ambitions, but here's why party's pick is disliked in Telugu circlesMuppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, who turned 68 on 1 July, could be the last of the breed of troubleshooters who followed the Kamaraj model in South India politics. Many describe his nomination as NDA candidate for vice-president as a birthday gift for a person who has been in the rungs of power for over three decades and participated in successful NDA governments of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and now Prime Minister Narendra Modi.