Where Left, Right & Centre meet!

Posted on   12:17 pm

It would be of help, to pundits as well as the uninitiated, to brush up on some basic political definitions. The term ‘Left’ has pejorative origins in medieval France, representing the commoners who sat to the left of the King, in contrast to the nobles who were on his right: as the ‘hand that is the weaker of the two’, ‘left’ was a metaphor for the underdogs of society.

Tiger tales from TN

Posted on   12:12 pm

In a land ruled successively by actors, actresses, poets, script-writers and the like there would naturally be no shortage of stories. While many tales, from fast-paced thrillers to family tear-jerkers get played out here with official patronage, the Tiger Tales would rank as an evergreen chart buster. One such plot has unfolded again.

Random Reflections

Posted on   12:02 pm

Deepavali marks the peak of the festive season. Though in this land festivals abound round the calender, the religious fervour that begins with Gokulashtami, usually in August, runs a packed and continuous course till it subsides with Sankaranthi, in mid Jan.