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I will not apologise for remarks on Periyar, says Rajinikanth

The actor’s remarks about Periyar’s anti-superstition rally have been objected to by Periyarist organisations in the State Actor Rajinikanth categorically said on Tuesday that he will neither apologise nor express regret for his controversial speech about social reformer Periyar E. V. Ramasamy at Thuglak magazine’s 50th anniversary event in Chennai on January 14. In his […]

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Data | How many people died during anti-CAA protests?

Close to 48% of protests across 94 districts across 14 States recorded at least one violent incident or police action such as detention/lathi charge or both. Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) occurred in at least 94 districts across 14 States. Close to 48% of protests recorded at least one violent incident or police […]

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What if BJP stumbles in Delhi?

‘February 11, when the results are announced, will hold the key not only to AAP’s and the BJP’s future, but also to the way the protests against the citizenship law, NRC and NPR evolve,’ notes Amulya Ganguli. It must be an unusual experience for the BJP to go into an election knowing that it will […]

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Stalin buries hatchet with TN Congress, but for how long?

The truce, even if it is not permanence peace, will come under stress and test during the pending polls to rural local bodies in nine revenue districts and urban polls across the state, including those for 16 municipal corporations, starting with Chennai, the oldest and largest, says N Sathiya Moorthy. With Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president […]