Stay cool, India

Almost 82 per cent of India’s population suffers from stress and those in the sandwich generation (aged 35-49) are most affected with around 89 per cent reporting some level of stress, according to the 2019 ‘Cigna 360 Well-Being Survey – Well and Beyond’. Continue Reading

Immigrants issues

Taking a serious view of the submission that at least 70,000 declared illegal migrants in Assam have vanished or mingled with the local population before they could be deported, the apex court summoned the State’s Chief Secretary, for his personal appearance 8 April. Continue Reading

Financial discipline

‘It has been reported in some sections of the media that those PANs which are not linked with Aadhaar number by March 31, 2019 may be invalidated. The matter has been considered by the Central government and now the cut-off date for intimating the Aadhaar number and linking PAN with Aadhaar is September 30, 2019 unless specifically exempted.’ Continue Reading

Comments & condemnation

Dravidar Kazhagam president K Veeramani has kicked up a fresh controversy. Speaking at an event organised by Dravidar Kazhagam in Chennai, Veeramani spoke on the topic ‘Pollachi Scandal – Irresponsible 
Brahmin Behaviour’. Continue Reading

‘Sport’ive spirit

Ashwin won brickbats from cricketers and commentators after running out Buttler when the Rajasthan Royals batsman was backing up at the non-striker’s end, instead of completing his delivery. Continue Reading

Whose ‘Shakti’ is that?

Right from the moment Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation Wednesday to announce that the DRDO-developed anti-satellite system (A-SAT) successfully destroyed a live satellite in the low earth orbit, as part of Mission Shakti, a debate is happening on political, intellectual and social media spheres. Continue Reading

Conversion, perversion

Even before the shock generated by the kidnap of two Hindu girls in Pakistan, who were forcefully converted to Islam in Sindh province last week, is yet to die down, reports have emerged from the neighbouring country that another Hindu girl has been kidnapped. Continue Reading