Dinakaran defeated Madhusudhanan of the AIADMK with a margin of over 40,000 votes by securing 50.32% of the votes polled.
Vignesh Karthik is a Policy Analyst with a special interest in politics and identities in democratic societies.
Co-authored with Ajay Chandra Vasagam, an independent researcher; also read part 1 and part 2. Chennai's Marina Beach, which overlooks the Bay of Bengal, had seen a sea of a different temper and com...
25/01/2017 3:45 PM IST
This is Part 2 of a series on understanding the whats and whys of jallikattu.
24/01/2017 2:05 PM IST
We should know what we're fighting for or against...
20/01/2017 1:46 PM IST
Co-authored by Revathi KL, Research Associate at the Parliamentary Office of Prof. Rajeev Gowda (M.P., Rajya Sabha) In recent times, there's been an evident rise in the number of urban centres. Addit...
19/10/2016 4:54 PM IST
Co-authored by Maithili Parikh, Government Law College, Mumbai One debate down and two more to go! There has been a lot said about both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton—given the weight of the...
03/10/2016 12:50 AM IST
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.
17/08/2016 6:18 PM IST
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.
29/04/2016 8:13 AM IST
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