To play or not to play

There are even a few sportspersons who want India to sever ties with countries from which terrorism emanates, in particular Pakistan. BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has already written to the International Cricket Council (ICC) in this regard. Continue Reading

Law law land

In a strongly-worded order, a bench, headed by Justice R F Nariman, directed Ambani to pay Rs 453 crore to the Swedish telecom equipment maker within a month and said a three-month jail term would follow if the payment was not made in time. Continue Reading

Alliance arithmetic

At last, the cat is out of the bag with the Dravidian giants of Tamilnadu – the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the main Opposition, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam – finalising their alliance deal for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

Order, order

In a setback to Vedanta Group and shot in the arm for the Tamilnadu government and activists, the Supreme Court Monday refused to allow reopening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi. However, the apex court granted it liberty to approach the Madras High Court. Continue Reading

Crude & condemnable

At least 40 CRPF jawans were killed in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber hit a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district. The deadliest attack also left many critically wounded. Continue Reading

Unfriendly neighbours

The word ‘water’ has ‘war’ in it. Proving this true is Tamilnadu’s disputes with its neighbours Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. If the Cauvery is the bone of contention between TN and Karnataka, Mullaiperiyar is the reason behind the conflict between Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Continue Reading