2019 polls: Women candidates being denigrated right, left, centre

They are easy pickings – the women in the glare of public life, especially politicians. They are soft targets for those who are bent on a smear campaign and nowadays, meme-creators. This is becoming amply clear during electioneering that is under way. Continue Reading

Radha Ravi’s statement on Nayan shows men have no respect for women

What a storm! Radha Ravi’s rambling speech at the teaser launch of Nayanthara’s latest film breached all forms of decency. Small wonder it has been the talking point not just among social activists and journalists but also the general public. Continue Reading

Spirituality also seems to be a male dominated world

India is a land of saints. There are no two opinions about it. But come to think of it on a Women’s Day and you start wondering why male saints of the country are celebrated more than the women. Continue Reading

Empty roads courtesy Pongal holidays bring back memories of old Chennai

There was only one thought on Chennaiites’ mind this extended Pongal holidays – we have the city to ourselves! With lakhs of people – the official figure is more than 7 lakhs, if you are a stickler for details – leaving the city to go to their native place to celebrate Pongal, the city seems to be breathing light. Continue Reading