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'He will lose his deposit in all 234 seats'
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'He will lose his deposit in all 234 seats'

Everybody in Tamil Nadu, it seems, has an opinion on Rajinikanth entering politics.A Ganesh Nadar speaks to Tamilians about the superstar's chances in the electoral arena. IMAGE: Rajinikanth greets people outside his home in Chennai soon after announcing his decision to enter politics. Photograph: Kind courtesy @Rajni_FC on Twitter The political vacuum created by J Jayalalithaa's death and M Karunanidhi's retirement from active politics in Tamil Nadu is creating a restless polity, with various ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Why Tamilians will vote for Rajinikanth Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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'I don't want to go back ever to Sri Lanka'

A central team wants to know if Sri Lankan Tamils want to return to their country.Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar reports from the Mandapam refugee camp. A two-member central team visited the refugee camp in Mandapam, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu, to find out if the Sri Lankan Tamils want to go back to their country nine years after the civil war that devastated the island-nation ended. The Mandapam camp, which houses 850 refugees, is the receiving camp for those coming from Sri Lanka before ...
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The village that gave India its new ISRO chief

Sarakkalvilai in Kanyakumari basks in the glory of its most famous son.Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar reports. IMAGE: Sweets being distributed at the government-run elementary school in Sarakkalvilai village to celebrate alumnus Dr K Sivan's appointment as chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Photograph: PTI Photo A humble son of a farmer who studied in local government run schools, in Tamil medium, is the new head of India's premier space agency. Dr K Sivan was born in ...
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Cyclone Ockhi: 287 Tamil fishermen still missing

Last week, Tamil Nadu's Relief Commissioner Dr K Satyagopal told Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar that 400 fishermen were missing after Cyclone Ockhi.287 fishermen are still missing, Dr Satyagopal told Ganesh on Saturday, December 23.113 fishermen have since returned on their own.Dr Satyagopal made a presentation to Prime Minister Narendra D Modi in Kanyakumari last week.We told him what happened and the relief work we had done and would be undertaking in the near future," Dr Satyagopal ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago High-level meeting this evening in Chennai to discuss Ockhi followup  Rediff.com1 month ago
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What Amitabh told Abhishek to do

Chennaiyin FC's co-owner reveals his dad's advice at a Chennai school.A Ganesh Nadar listens in. IMAGE: Abhishek Bachchan at the Padmaseshadri Bala Bhavan Co-ed School in Chennai. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com On the lines of the highly successful Indian Premier League, there is an Indian Super League for football fans in India. Just like the IPL, ISL teams are owned by movie stars like Abhishek Bachchan.   Abhishek, who co-owns the Chennaiyin FC football team along with ...
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Things may change in the AIADMK, but not in RK Nagar

In a week from now, December 21, voters in R K Nagar in Chennai will decide who their MLA will be.Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar reports on the first electoral referendum after the AIADMK's rival EPS and OPS factions united. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami (flashing the V sign), Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam (extreme right), Finance Minister D Jayakumar (second from right) campaign for AIADMK candidate E Madhusudhanan (centre) at the Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar constitutency in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Hoardings in RK Nagar pledge to cast vote without notes  Rediff.com2 months ago

India must reject once in 5 years polls

'Elections, my friends, are a boon for the Indian people.''That is the only time our high and mighty leaders are accessible to the masses.''So don't ruin that by agreeing to once-in-5-years elections,' argues A Ganesh Nadar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com In a welfare State the government runs at a loss and the citizens are happy. Take the richest nation in the world. The United States of America has the largest debt in the world, but its citizens are happy. This was also the case in ...
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Kanyakumari fishermen up in arms over port's location

The Centre has zeroed in on Kovalam village in Kanyakumari district for a new port, but fishermen's protests could derail this plan.A Ganesh Nadar reports. There seems to be no end to India's woes in locating a deep water port in Kanyakumari, the southern-most point of the country, to challenge Colombo's status as the premier harbour located on one of the major shipping routes of the world. In 2015 the central government zeroed in on Colachel, in Kanyakumari district, which has been a port ...
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15 fishermen trapped in Iran: Is Sushma Swaraj listening?

The boat's Arab owner says he has paid the Rs 29.5 lakh fine, but the Iranians now have a fresh demand.As the Arab-Persian standoff continues, the Indian fishermen's families live in a state of limbo.Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar reports. IMAGE: Fisherman Albert Newton's family.Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Fifteen fishermen from Tamil Nadu detained by the Iranian government on October 24, 2017 continue to be held captive on Kish island in the Islamic republic. Chief Minister Edappadi K ...
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50 days after Ockhi, families wait for a miracle

Picking up the pieces won't be easy for the families of the missing fishermen.More than the compensation, what they seek is closure, discovers A Ganesh Nadar in Kanyakumari, one of the districts worst affected by the cyclone fury. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com On November 30, 2017, a devastating cyclone ripped through southern Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Lakshwadeep islands. It destroyed everything in its path and took away numerous lives, leaving behind orphaned families and broken ...
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