All stories by A Ganesh Nadar And Saisuresh Sivaswamy
Kanchi shankaracharya: The Rediff InterviewRediff.com28 Feb 2018
Jayendra Saraswati, the shankaracharya of Kanchi, discusses the temple entry for women controversy, the Ram Janmabhoomi temple issue and gurus getting into business with Rediff.com's Saisuresh Sivaswamy and A Ganesh Nadar in his first interview since being acquitted recently by a court.
The notes behind how Tamil Nadu votesRediff.com16 May 2016
In a lot of ways, Tamil Nadu votes exactly as do other states. But at places there are crucial differences.
EC versus parties: The politicians have wonRediff.com16 May 2016
The Election Commission has done its best to stem the flow of money in Tamil Nadu's elections, but it is the politician who is having the last laugh.
How will Karunanidhi's exiled son hurt the DMK?Rediff.com15 May 2016
The question wafting in the winds over the Vaigai riverbed is, has Karunanidhi's disgraced son accepted his fate? A Ganesh Nadar and Saisuresh Sivaswamy find out.
The men enforcing election raids and cash seizuresRediff.com14 May 2016
'Initially, we had 48 teams, now it has been enhanced to 133 teams: that is for every 10 to 12 villages, there is a team that is working round the clock.' '133 x 3, that is, given the 8-hour shifts.' 'They are monitored every hour, they are equipped with GPS -- everything is tracked live, real time, from the control room.'
How money and manpower fuel TN's election ralliesRediff.com13 May 2016
The costs involved in putting together a successful rally are bizarre.
Sreesanth: 'I will be the best politician in Kerala'Rediff.com12 May 2016
'I am a human being, I was surely nervous, I am competing against a lot of people, but even when I played cricket there is not a single match where I was not nervous.' 'Lots of mothers, lots of sisters are so sure that no matter what happens, Sree will stand by them.' 'I will go to any length to help people.' 'If it is important to save somebody I will save him even if I have to die.'