Look who’s cribbing!

Posted on   11:58 am

‘ .. given the nature of competitive politics and the very fractured mandates given to governments, it has become difficult sometimes for us to do what is manifestly obvious’. Such lament should be no surprise to those following the PM’s moods, particularly the post-nuclear deal fiasco.

Seamy side of the State

Posted on   11:40 am

If 1952 were to be taken as the starting point of electoral democracy and had elections themselves stuck to the Constitutional calender of 5-year-intervals, India should have gone through 12 elections by now. But we may well be staring at the 15th, come 2008, if current political trends are any indication.

The Poll Pot brimmeth over

Posted on   11:35 am

If 1952 were to be taken as the starting point of electoral democracy and had elections themselves stuck to the Constitutional calender of 5-year-intervals, India should have gone through 12 elections by now. But we may well be staring at the 15th, come 2008, if current political trends are any indication.

When truth struck work!

Posted on   11:31 am

The week ended saw the shifting of national focus from sethubandhanam to sethubandh. Now, TN’s rationalists would like the world to believe that both did not happen: There was no bridge and there was no bandh. The irrational populace of the State, however, believes otherwise: It is learnt that the influx of devotees to Rameshwaram has swelled. And all of us know for a fact that last Monday was no manday!