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Saturday, Aug 24, 2019
KV Lakshmana

KV Lakshmana


KV Lakshmana is the Tamil Nadu bureau chief of Hindustan Times. He covers social, economic and political changes in the state and neighbourhood.

articles by KV Lakshmana (863 results)
Feb 22, 2018 23:38
The Tamil Nadu all-party meeting comes in the wake of Karnataka’s proposed decision to challenge the Supreme Court order on the setting up of the Cauvery board.  read more
Feb 21, 2018 23:22
Kamal Haasan has avoided the word Dravidian in the name of his party and has preferred the term Makkal (people) to denote inclusiveness. read more
Feb 21, 2018 18:47
High on symbolism, Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan began his political by invoking the late APJ Abdul Kalam for his inspiring simplicity. read more
Feb 21, 2018 10:07
Haasan visited Kalam House at Rameswaram, and was warmly received by the family members of the former President. read more
Feb 20, 2018 09:35
Kamal Haasan has in the past asserted that he wanted to fight corruption and cleanse the system and work for the welfare of the people, something that Arvind Kejriwal built his politics on. read more
Feb 19, 2018 19:18
The convict, S Daswant, who also killed his own mother in December 2017, wanted the judge to dismiss the case after he owned up to raping and murdering the seven-year-old girl. read more
Feb 17, 2018 16:07
The deputy CM had broken away from the party last year after he was removed as chief minister and the AIADMK anointed VK Sasikala as the successor to former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. read more
Feb 16, 2018 23:03
There were mixed reactions to the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Cauvery dispute, with the opposition calling it a setback that the ruling AIADMK has failed to prevent – a charge that could hurt the party’s vote bank in the river basin.  read more
Feb 15, 2018 19:20
The Cauvery, which originates in Karnataka and flows into Tamil Nadu, has been the source of a bitter dispute between the states as farmers depend on the 800km river. read more
Feb 15, 2018 13:57
The actor-turned-politician blamed successive governments in Tamil Nadu for the state’s existing farm crisis read more
Feb 12, 2018 12:05
Charges against Jayalalithaa were abated after her death on December 5, 2016 but the court did say that the former chief minister was in league with Sasikala. read more
Feb 07, 2018 16:39
Dhinakaran had said he is ready to merge with the faction led by Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam if they agree to drop a few ministers from the state cabinet and appoint one of the MLAs from his camp to the top post. read more
Feb 06, 2018 16:30
This was also the first time that MDMK founder and leader Vaiko entered the headquarters of the DMK after splitting from it several years ago. read more
Feb 06, 2018 08:07
Ahead of the Supreme Court verdict, people in Mandya are hopeful it will protect Karnataka’s interests. read more