Highlights of India Today Tamil issue dated October 29th, 2014. 1. Tamilnadu's former Chief Minister Jayalalitha and her three allies who have been convicted in the 18 year long disproportianate assets case and lodged in Parapana Agrahara prison with four years imprisonment sentence imposed on them by a Bangalore special Court are out now with the Supreme Court granting bail to them. But this will only be a temporary relief to the AIADMK Supremo as the SC has ordered for the completion of the convict's appeal pending in the Karnataka High Court within three months from Dec 18, 2014 the date stipulated by the Judges for the completion of submission of all the documents related to the case. However its a big sigh of relief for Jaya's supporters as well as her party cadre since their beloved leader is back to her home land and she can also have a close access to monitor as well as guide her party's Government in which she can not take part until her conviction is stayed by a higher court. This week;s Coverstory gives a detailed analysis on the impact of the bail of one of the most powerful leaders in TN Government as well as politics. It also includes a guest column by senior journalist and political commentator Gnani. 2. The Big Story gives a deep analysis in changes in the fragile India Pakistan relationship with the Indian leadership under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi showing unprecedented aggression in border issues. Analyst say that the Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sherif who has been a supporter of peace talks and better ties with India despite stiff oppostion from his country's powerful Army and opposition parties has started losing interest in the peace process as a result of some aggresive postures by the Indian Army in the recent skirmishes 3. Another important feature of this week's edition is a special profile on Kailash Sathyarthi who shares this year's Nobel Prize for Peace with Pakistan Teenage activist Malala Yousufzai. The profile enumerates the efforts of Sathyarthi's foundation to eradicate child labour and tirade against child right violations. While doing so, the profile does not fail to record the criticisms against Sathyarthi's alleged closedness to the wester nations and his readiness to accept to act for their goals. 4. Another story is about the influx of banned Chinese crackers into the country which has made the Sivakasi Cracker Manufacturers and workers fear that it will eat into their business. The Chinese crackers have allegedly entered the country and it is being sold in many places especially in the norhtern parts of the nation. Sivakasi, the cracker hub of India catering to 90% of the country's cracker demand,forsees an unprecedented loss during this Deepavali season if the selling and patronage for Chinese cracker which they also allege to be extremely harmful is not controlled with iron hand by the Government authorities.
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