Highlights of India Today Tamil issue dated February 11th, 2015. 1. The Cover story of this issue is about the stormy exit of former Union Minister for Environment and Forest Department Ms.Jayanthi Natarajan from the All India National Congress Party. Ms.Natarajan who hails from the family of Congress veterans has been a party memeber for more than three decades has quit the basic memebership in India's grand old party after alleging that she was made the scapegoat for the UPA 2's failure in the Economic front and she is now being sidelined in the party as she is still not able to meet the Gandhis after various attempts after she was asked by the party high command to vacate the ministry in December 2013. 2. Another important story on this issue is about the outcome of US President Barack Obama's visit to India as the Guest of Republic Day Celebrations. The 'bromance' between Indiam Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi and Barack Obaa has scripted a dramatic turnaround in ties between world's olderst and largest democracies. 3. A Special Report on the inside story of how Mumbai based Engineering student Areeb ajeed bacame an ISIS fighter before returning home and got into the hands of Indian police is another important feature of this edition. 4. Tamil Cinema despite seeing any changes after the advent of new breed of young directors is yet to set aside its insensitivity towards gender issues and there is not dearth of male dominated films that insult women and transdenders. This is a special feature of this edition that includes a one page column from Priya Babu, a Transgender activist.
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