HC issues notice to TN govt over spoken English in govt schools

The Madras High Court yesterday issued notice to the Tamilnadu government on a contempt petition filed by a former DMK MLA for failure to implement a court direction on his plea to introduce spoken English in government schools across the State. Continue Reading

A compilation of books to read this Independence Day

Books always inspire us to take actions and lead our lives with a long lasting legacy. Tales of unsung heroes humble us and reminds us that icons can be found anywhere. To mark this Independence day, ‘News Today’ has complied list of books to read. They are selected based on history, cultural impact, military and our city. Continue Reading

Veteran IAF officer in Chennai speaks about India from 1947 to 2019

As a teenager, ST Narayanan roamed around the streets of Thiruvaiyaru, without knowing the intensity of the Independence struggle that was prevalent at that time. Having matured and come up big in life, he is a retired IAF officer mind you, he understood what freedom is and what it can offer. Continue Reading

Actor Kanagaraj speaks about playing Gandhi in films

While Independence Day might be a time to retrospect on certain issues for most of us, how does it feel for someone who has made a career playing one of the greatest freedom fighters ever. Popularly called as ‘Gandhi Kanagaraj’, the Vyasar Street resident, has acted in films and television serials as Gandhi himself. Continue Reading

Senior citizens in Chennai share memories about Independence struggle

With Independence Day being celebrated tomorrow, ‘News Today’ had an interesting conversation with senior citizens – Shankar (95) and Hatheem (82) – to learn about their patriotic views. They recalled their childhood memories of our country’s freedom struggle. Continue Reading