India’s federal structure provides for power to the Central Government for some major decisions and autonomy for States on many others.
‘Power’ of patience
There is a proverb in Tamil: The patient person will eventually rule the world.
Didi’s knockout punch: All fall down!
This was really the mother of all polls, or rather, didi of all polls. As it turned out, it became didi’s polls, both before and after and all through.
Where is the FM?
Last year same time, when Covid was in its nascent stage and the nation under lockdown, the Government pompously announced a slew of economic measures of which only a few were of any worth to the people.
Where dying is a way of life
The burning fires singed my eyes and face. The billowing smoke shut out visibility allowing just blurred windows in instalments.
Unmasking TN’s troubles
Delhi choking; Maharashtra gasping; UP breathless. Indeed, we viewers of national media are getting drowned by such news ceaselessly through the day.
The Vivek Effect
The sad demise of actor Vivek is a landmark in Tamilnadu’s sordid Covid history.
The bluff that boomerangs
It is our turn to get ‘wicked’. The Tamilnadu Chief Minister’s certificate to himself about his nationalistic credentials does provoke cynics like us to take a peep into his past Of course, quite a few enquiry commissions havedone this before,
All fall down
The Maharashtra imbroglio has turned out to be a nemesis for all the political players there. Besides, a few Constitutional offices have also been tarred in the process.
An open letter to Mr Rajinikanth
Dear Mr Rajinikanth, First, accept my hearty greetings on your being conferred the Icon of the Golden Jubilee award of IFFI by the BJP government at the Centre. Of course, we are not treating this as an effort to paint you in saffron hue. Not that you wish it either.