Churning in the West

What is happening in West Bengal is certainly not good for the whole of the country. India is an Union of States and there should be mutual respect and understanding between the Central and the State governments. Crossing the limit is not expected from any of the parties. Continue Reading

Much-needed Piyush

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, tabling the Interim Budget for 2019-2020 in Parliament Friday, said the government aims to double the income of farmers. It was no doubt a financial statement targetted at agriculturists. Continue Reading

Friends, foes & fear

With just a few months left for the general elections, it’s action time among political parties. From devising strategies, discussing alliances and developing manifestos, they are on their toes. They never leave any opportunity to deflate their opponents. Watch is their word. Continue Reading

Standing tall

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes, who passed away in New Delhi Tuesday at the age of 88, shared a special bonding with Tamilnadu. It was evident in the condolence messages that poured in from TN political leaders cutting across party lines. Continue Reading

Students suffer, public fume

With the ongoing strike by government employees and teachers, under the banner Joint Action Council of Tamilnadu Teachers’ Organisations – Government Employees’ Organisations (JACTTO-GEO), entering its eighth day today, students and the general public are put to untold hardship. Continue Reading

Bliss or mess

In an important order on marital disputes, the Madras High Court recently ruled that the refusal of a spouse to cooperate in a conjugal relationship after 16 years of marriage cannot be grounds for granting divorce or dissolution of the marriage. Continue Reading

Students suffer

The strike by government staff and teachers is getting bigger and bigger. State Education Minister Sengottaiyan’s plea to teachers who are members of JACTO-GEO to give up the protest and return to school have fallen on deaf ears. Continue Reading