Editorial: Will it work?

Posted on   5:38 pm

Actor-politician Rajinikanth surprised everyone when he announced that he doesn’t want to become the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.

Nirbhaya convict moves HC opposing mercy plea rejection

Posted on   5:06 pm

One of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, Vinay Sharma, today approached the Delhi High Court claiming that there were procedural lapses and “constitutional irregularities” in the rejection of his mercy plea by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Women at forefront of Israel’s Arabic surge

Posted on   4:46 pm

Newly elected Israeli MP Iman al-Khatib, greeting supporters in Nazareth, shook hands with women but tapped her heart with her right hand for men. The gestures signalled the Muslim identity of the woman who is about to become Israel’s first hijab-wearing MP and part of a group of Arab women poised to expand their voice in Israel’s male-dominated politics.

No place for pedestrians to walk at Velacheri

Posted on   3:55 pm

It seems to move around in Velacheri, a pedestrian needs to face a number of hurdles, including finding a footpath to walk on. The lack of pavements and the existing ones being encroached upon is a perennial issue in the locality.