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India’s Plan to Jumpstart Its Maritime Industry
April 16, 2019
India’s Plan to Jumpstart Its Maritime Industry
The government is planning to develop “maritime clusters.” What will that look like?
India’s Plan to Jumpstart Its Maritime Industry
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
March 15, 2019
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
The BJP kicked off its campaign in the southern state, where it is battling the impression of being an outsider.
Can the BJP Win the Battle for Tamil Nadu?
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
February 12, 2019
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges.
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
January 31, 2019
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
The struggle to claim Tamil identity will redefine both Tamil nationalism and Tamil Nadu in years to come.
Are Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian Parties on a Terminal Decline?
What’s Behind a Name? India’s Stalins
August 27, 2018
What’s Behind a Name? India’s Stalins
One of India’s most important states may soon be ruled by a man named Stalin.
What’s Behind a Name? India’s Stalins
Killed for Protecting One's Land: Lessons From Thoothukudi
June 26, 2018
Killed for Protecting One's Land: Lessons From Thoothukudi
Violence in Thoothukudi highlights longstanding problems in India.
Killed for Protecting One's Land: Lessons From Thoothukudi
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
January 12, 2018
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
What happens when Indian movie stars enter politics?
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death
February 23, 2017
Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death
The dust is far from settling in Tamil Nadu.
Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
February 18, 2017
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
The weeks following J Jayalalithaa's death have seen a dramatic factional power struggle play out in Tamil Nadu.
After Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu's Political Power Struggle Continues
An Oil Spill Rattles the Indian City of Chennai
February 10, 2017
An Oil Spill Rattles the Indian City of Chennai
Chennai's oil spill jolts a government in transition, resulting in confusion and evasion.
An Oil Spill Rattles the Indian City of Chennai
How Jallikattu Came to Be Linked With the Idea of 'Being Tamil' in India
January 21, 2017
How Jallikattu Came to Be Linked With the Idea of 'Being Tamil' in India
In Tamil Nadu, a passionate debate emerges about culture, animal cruelty, and what it means to be 'Tamil.'
How Jallikattu Came to Be Linked With the Idea of 'Being Tamil' in India
India: Demonetization and Natural Disaster
December 22, 2016
India: Demonetization and Natural Disaster
India's decision to demonetize high value currency has hampered natural disaster recovery efforts in Tamil Nadu.
India: Demonetization and Natural Disaster
Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa, an Indian Political Giant, Dead at 68
December 06, 2016
Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa, an Indian Political Giant, Dead at 68
Tamil Nadu's "Iron Lady" passes away, leaving a titanic influence on state politics.
Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa, an Indian Political Giant, Dead at 68
Is Chennai Doomed to Repeat 2015's Devastating Floods?
October 28, 2016
Is Chennai Doomed to Repeat 2015's Devastating Floods?
How is India managing increasingly severe and frequent flooding? Chennai is a worrisome case study.
Is Chennai Doomed to Repeat 2015's Devastating Floods?
How State Governments Can Help India 'Act East'
September 13, 2016
How State Governments Can Help India 'Act East'
India can diversify its Act East policy by supporting southern states in their efforts to boost connectivity.
How State Governments Can Help India 'Act East'
After Poor State Election Results, Decline Continues for Indian Congress Party
May 21, 2016
After Poor State Election Results, Decline Continues for Indian Congress Party
The party's political relevance continues to shrink across India.
After Poor State Election Results, Decline Continues for Indian Congress Party
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