Dinakaran defeated Madhusudhanan of the AIADMK with a margin of over 40,000 votes by securing 50.32% of the votes polled.
Vignesh Karthik KR
Political Analyst, Legislative Assistant, Entrepreneur
Vignesh Karthik KR is a Political Analyst and dwells around political processes and policies in India. Currently, he is a Legislative Assistant to Shri. Gaurav Gogoi and a Research Fellow at the Office of Gaurav Gogoi, Delhi Chapter. <br> He is a MY Parliament Fellow (Model Youth Parliament), a policy awareness initiative that encourages active citizenship and service to the nation. <br> Vignesh is also an Associate at the Youth Forum on Foreign Policy, an initiative that seeks to develop an informed and substantive dialogue on foreign policy issues among India’s youth. <br> He is a Volunteer at Farm2Food Foundation and Ladli Foundation Trust. <br> His previous workplaces include the National Commission for Scheduled Castes commissioned under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and Goldman Sachs Inc. <br> Vignesh has a Masters degree in Contemporary India Studies with a specialization in Identity Politics from King’s College, London (KCL) and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with a specialization in Finance from Loyola College, Chennai.
Co-authored with Ajay Chandra Vasagam, an independent researcher; also read part 1 and part 2. Chennai's Marina Beach, which
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This is Part 2 of a series on understanding the whats and whys of jallikattu.
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We should know what we're fighting for or against...
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As the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, upholding the Philippines' claim for the disputed waters of the South China Sea came as a sudden blow to what can be best described as China's meteoric rise to power, Churchill's famous description of Russia (“It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”) at the beginning of World War II, still holds ground. Only this time, the subject is China and the dispute, in the South China Sea.
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The Central government has released considerable funds towards relief activities, but does the issue get solved there? Certainly not! A disaster like drought is bound to re-emerge if the situation is not handled appropriately. What is crucial is a structured multi-pronged approach towards preventing drought situations before the onset of the short-lived solace of the upcoming monsoon, which till date has been a reason for the loss of vigour in the disaster assuagement process.
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