Articles by R Kannan

RMV, who has had an enviable innings in both films and politics, remains a father figure to AIADMK men of the MGR era and commands much respect amongst the political ilk.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 16:24
Karunanidhi always added the caveat that regional autonomy should not be conflated with separatism and, on the contrary, would bind India stronger, R Kannan writes.
Saturday, July 3, 2021 - 10:42
Critics make out Periyar to be less than what he is while his followers consider him infallible and worship him, writes R Kannan.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 16:03
When MGR started ADMK, the party’s agenda was to isolate Kalaignar. But MGR himself continued to address Karunanidhi as ‘Andavanae’, even after their 27-year friendship ended.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 19:40
An excerpt from ‘MGR: A Life’ by R Kannan.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 17:37