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. Continue Reading

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, but since the CM makes claims that run contrary to those findings, maybe he deserves the benefit of doubt, which warrants another close look at his very nationalistic activities. Continue Reading

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. After all, you have made it clear, for now that is, that you will resist any such attempt, as in the case of Thiruvalluvar. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land! — 12: It’s lonely at the bottom

In the very first article I had made it clear that the isolation of the State, as most recently reflected in its bucking the national poll trend, is both imposed and self-inflicted. In my view the island at the south east bottom of India is not Sri Lanka, but Tamilnadu. Continue Reading