Highlights of India Today Tamil issue dated February 4th, 2015. 1. The cover story of this issue is on former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran who faces the threat of arrest after three of his employees have been arrested in illegal telephone exchange case. The cover story analyses the fallout of the three arrests and its political impact, and the DMK's decision to back Maran to the hilt. The DMK's decision might spell doom in the backdrop of Srirangam by-election. Srirangam seat fell vacant after Jayalalitha was convicted in a corruption case. Now the DMK cannot exploit the situation since it is also mired in a corruption charge. The story has exclusive interviews with Dayanidhi Maran and his estranged aide Hansraj Saxena who claims that there was illegal telephone exchange operating from Maran's house. 2. The big story is on Barack Obama's visit to India. Besides several columns on the impact, the story also features an exclusive interview with Obama by Shekar Gupta. 3. Another important story is on the political fallout of the meeting between Jayalalitha and Arun Jaitley in Chennai, in the backdrop of which Sun TV arrests were made. The story has interview with Thamizhisai Soundarrajan, TN BJP president on the political fallout of the meeting. 4. Another story is on three writers who have been facing ex-communication by their own village khap panchayats. The writers from marginalised sections have written against caste atrocities . The story features excerpts from the books in question.
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