Periyar row: Rajinikanth gets support, threat

Even as several political leaders and voluntary orgaisations expressed support to Rajinikanth over his remarks on a 1971 rally by Dravidar Kazhagam, a few religious heads including Mannargdui Jeeyar Chendalankara Sampath Kumarar have said that there is nothing wrong in the actor’s remarks. Continue Reading

Telcos move Supreme Court over Rs 1.47 lakh crore dues

The Supreme Court today agreed to list next week fresh pleas of telecom firms, including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices, seeking a fresh schedule of payment of statutory dues to the tune of Rs 1.47 lakh crore to the Department of Telecommunications. Continue Reading

Art of turning benevolence into malevolence

A very secret message was broadcast from Delhi to Islamabad in early 1950. The message was sombre, yet anguished in tone. Continue Reading

Talks on in right direction: Uddhav Thackeray after meeting Cong leaders

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray met Maharashtra Congress leaders here today and said talks over government formation in the state were progressing in the “right direction” and a decision will be taken at an appropriate time. Continue Reading

Prez rule in Maha if no govt in place by 7 Nov: Sudhir Mungantiwar

Maharashtra may head for President’s rule if the new government in the state is not in place by 7 November, Finance Minister and BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar said today. Continue Reading