Vignesh Radhakrishnan was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.
Articles by Vignesh Radhakrishnan
K Balachander, who passed away on Tuesday night in a Chennai hospital, changed the way Tamil cinema was made and perceived. Be it his powerful visuals and sharp dialogues or breaking away from the clichés, he mastered it all.
In the eleventh game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand playing with black pieces lost to Magnus Carlsen. With this win Carlsen successfully defended his World Champion title.
In the tenth game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand, playing with white pieces Friday, had to be satisfied with a draw against Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen is now just a point -- a win or two draws -- away from retaining the title.
In the ninth game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand, playing with black pieces Thursday, had to be satisfied with a draw against Magnus Carlsen after just 20 moves.
In the eighth game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand, playing with white pieces, shared honours with Magnus Carlsen. With just four games left, Magnus leads 4.5-3.5, with two white games for each player remaining.
Game 7 is by far the best tactical game of this World Championship. The game went on for 6 1/2 hours and ended in a draw after 122 moves, just two moves short of the longest World Cup chess game.
Move 26, which will go down the history books, as one of the most shocking set of moves in a top level game saw Carlsen blunder and Vishy blunder back which changed the course of the game.
In the fifth game of the World Chess Championship Viswanathan Anand playing with white pieces drew with Magnus Carlsen in a relatively short game 5 on Friday.
In the fourth game of the World Chess Championship, a confident Viswanathan Anand -- playing black in a Sicilian Defence -- stretched Carlsen for more than four hours before agreeing to a draw.
In the third game of World Chess Championship, challenger Viswanathan Anand mounted a stellar comeback and outclassed current world champion Magnus Carlsen.
World Champion Magnus Carlsen drew with challenger Viswanathan Anand in the first game of World Chess Championship 2014. Full game board, detailed analysis and game video inside!
Viswanathan Anand will be playing with white pieces against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the first game of the World Chess Championship 2014 at the Olympic Media Center in Russia's Sochi on Saturday. All you need to know about Anand-Carlsen encounter
The D-day has finally arrived. Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will commence his challenge against World Champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the first World chess championship 2014 match on Saturday.
It's Norwegian Magnus Carlsen versus Viswanathan Anand battling it out again in the world chess championship. If Anand wins, it will be touted as the best ever comeback in the history of modern chess.
With 80% of states deviating from Centre’s norm, why are left and right economists fighting over the ratio, which gets implemented only on paper and not on the field?
A profile on E K Janaki Ammal, a woman who went to the United States to pursue her MS, years before India achieved independence, a woman who calmly went on with her research work in England when German planes were bombing London.
Are you going to vote in the upcoming Maharashtra state elections? Read this analysis of all the candidates based on criminal background, financial status, educational qualification and gender and vote responsibly.
Insert the ignition key, start the engine and step on the gas. As you move gears, both the speed and altitude of the vehicle increase. What are you waiting for? Get cracking on your own Mangalyaan trip.
Angry passengers on board an Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airways (PIA) flight from Karachi forced two prominent Pakistani politicians off the plane accusing them of holding it for more than two hours.
Like every city, Chennai has two sides. But the city itself never discriminates. Everything depends on your choice. While Chennai is a city, Madras is an emotion.
In his first Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled his roadmap for a bold, new India — listing out key welfare schemes along with ‘small ideas’ that could make a big difference. Listen to all the promises made by the PM in his voice.
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