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May 22, 2018 Thoothukudi

We're living in a police state: How the police ensured Thoothukudi won't rhyme with democracy  

From the police always knocking on their doors to having their mobiles checked randomly, the people say they are constantly being hounded

Published on 22nd May 2019
IIT Madras

Sterlite Technologies to sponsor Chair Professorship in 5G technology at IIT Madras from 2020

The Chair Occupant will be a full-time institute faculty and will be identified through the institute’s comprehensive review and selection process

Published on 10th December 2019
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Gandhi Jayanti: Would Gandhi have a smartphone, be on Instagram if he were alive in 2020?

Imagining Mahatma Gandhi in 2020 is not an easy task to think about, but his granddaughter Ela Gandhi and Gandhian scholar Tridip Suhrud give it a shot anyway 

Published on 1st October 2019
Sterlite protest death list

What happened on May 22, 2018? Reliving the day Thoothukudi lost its hope in humanity

Time has passed and families recall the events of the day the police opened fire on lakhs of people without a warning, killing 15 people and leaving hundreds injured. What really happened that day?

Published on 22nd May 2019
Madras Mail Music Band

The Madras Mail interview: Why this band that's 100% Keralite writes Tamil songs every day

The Experimental Fusion Rock band from Kerala, who is soon going to release their EP in Tamil, talk to us about life on the stage and how their music journey got started

Published on 20th May 2019
M Radha South Chennai Independent candidate

If I am not elected, how can I do anything for the people: TN's only transgender candidate M Radha in conversation with AISA's V Seetha

In this interview with AISA student leader V Seetha, South Chennai candidate R Radha talks about her plans for the constituency

Published on 16th April 2019
Rangarajan Makkal Needhi Maiam candidate

Kamal Haasan first politician to go to Thoothukudi during Sterlite protest: MNM's R Rangarajan in conversation with AISA's V Seetha

In this interview with student leader, V Seetha, Makkal Needhi Maiam's candidate R Rangarajan talks about why they will not stoop to the level of causing riots for cheap political mileage  

Published on 16th April 2019
C Rosi South Chennai candidate

Meet Rosi, a law student who is running in South Chennai against Jayavardhan, Tamizachi Thangapandian

A member of the political organisation Podhuvudamai Iyakkam, 29-year-old Rosi is also an activist who was at Thoothukudi 

 

Published on 15th April 2019
Mugilan Missing

Haven't slept since then: One month on, how Mugilan's disappearance has affected TN's activists 

His fellow activists, SP Udayakumaran and Henri Tiphange speak about their friend, his disappearance and the theories that surround it

Published on 17th March 2019
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Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle accuses government of harassing members for criticising Modi Sarkar  

The group has claimed that two of their members were targetted by intelligence agencies and questioned and threatened for their criticism of the government

Published on 11th February 2019
Loyola College Art Exhibition Painting

Not afraid to use my art as a weapon: Meet Ma Mukilan, the artist whose 'communal' paintings at Loyola College rubbed the right wing the wrong way

The artist, Ma Mukilan has been painting for many years now and has managed to ruffle some feathers in the past too with his paintings criticising big corporates

Published on 23rd January 2019
Radhika Vemula at UoH campus

Radhika Vemula, Najeeb's mother Fathima protested for an hour to enter UoH for Rohith Vemula's death anniversary

The ASA had organised a series of events to observe the death anniversary of Rohith Vemula but initially even his mother wasn't allowed inside the gates by the administration

Published on 17th January 2019
Thoothukudi student K Santhosh Raj

Thoothukudi student who asked Rajinikanth 'Who are you?' arrested for anti-Sterlite protests

Thoothukudi student leader, K Santhosh Raj, the student who asked "Who are you?" to actor Rajinikanth when he visited him in the hospital was arrested by the police on Thursday. 

Published on 18th January 2019
Jananaayagam Justice Rocks & Kaber Vasuki

Dance of Democracy: Why this anti-Sterlite song could serve as a wake-up call for every Tamil youth

The collective Justice Rocks along with musician Kaber Vasuki and Nityanand Jayaraman commented on the plight of democracy in the state of Tamil Nadu and the clamping down on dissent through the song

Published on 13th December 2018
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Thoothukudi's fallen son: Why Karthik was a protestor and a gentleman who will live forever

The ardent Ajith fan was shot in his head as he went out to help the others who were lying wounded and dead on the streets that fateful day

Published on 17th June 2018

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