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04 May, 2012 Pushpa Iyengar

Swami Nityananda is back in the news for being challenged after being appointed as the 293rd pontiff of Madurai Adheenam by the incumbent Arunagirinatha

Chennai Corner

Chennai Corner

27 April, 2012 Pushpa Iyengar

Amma's missive seeking the PM’s intervention in getting the Sukma collector released from the Naxals is very heart-warming, coming as it does from the CM of a state in which Malayalee was a bad word as recently as last December


Chennai Corner

It was amma’s day out on two occasions this week — but perhaps when it comes to her, it should be remembered as the week PC made nice with her

Chennai Corner

Chennai Corner

05 April, 2012 Pushpa Iyengar

Udaykumar sounds more and more like Arvind Kejriwal, currently under fire from politicians for saying Parliament was full of “looters and rapists.”


Chennai Corner

The big question is whether Jayalalitha will forget and forgive Sasikala this time like she did in 1996

22 March, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

With West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee giving UPA a migraine, the last thing the PM needed was another ally’s tantrums. It seemed he thought it was better to change India’s foreign policy...


16 March, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

One more object entered the missile-arsenal used by people’s representatives: An AIADMK councillor flung a bonda at DMK members who were staging a walkout saying the budget was pedestrian.


09 March, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

The Congress’ discomfiture at its abysmal performance in the UP/ Punjab/ Uttarakhand/Goa elections have led to smiles both within the DMK and the AIADMK...


03 March, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

“If a movie were to be made about today’s politics in Tamil Nadu, it might be called: ‘Star Wars III: Jayalalitha Strikes Back’.”


18 February, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Seemingly unmindful about possible new political alignments, Jayalalitha is looking ahead at a national role for herself. That’s not a secret...


10 February, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

As they say “izzat ka sawal hai” for CM Jayalalitha after DMDK leader Viajayakant reminded her of something she would like to forget: That her candidate had lost his deposit in the by-election to Pennagaram held in March 2010...


03 February, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

It was never a question of if. It was always a question of when CM Jayalalitha and DMDK chief Vijayakanth would butt heads. It finally happened this week...


27 January, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Home Minister P. Chidambaram better watch out because Finance Minister Pranab Kumar Mukerjee, is getting “bhaav” in this state where a lot of reverence and mileage is reserved for him.


20 January, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

So what's behind “natural ally” Jayalalitha not meeting LK Advani or her Gujarat counterpart, Narendra Modi, with whom she shares a special rapport, when the two BJP leaders visited Chennai on January 14?


13 January, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

The New Year has come but old problems remain. Chiefly, the Mullaiperiyar agitation and the one at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant which is now four months old...


21 December, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

This was a year of highs and lows. Some of the newsmakers and events that dominated the year in Tamil Nadu


16 December, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

While cabinet reshuffles elsewhere merit big headlines and much speculation before and after, here it is par for the course. Just seven months after she came back to power, Jayalalitha reshuffled her cabinet for the fourth time recently...


09 December, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Reports speculating about who's funding the agitation and protests against the Koodankulam refuse to die down, and the Russian ambassador is not the only one asking...


Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...

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