Dy’nasty’ politics

Dynasty politics, prevalent from national to regional parties, is against the very idea of democracy. Though the Bharatiya Janata Party is better in this, compared to others, it too is facing allegations of some leaders promoting their wards. Continue Reading

Game on: Love all!

St Valentine’s much caricatured bearded face can’t be even remotely related to romance. The legend, fact or fiction, however, has stuck. He has inspired alike vigilantes, voyeurs and the virtuous. 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

House of no control

Ever since the current session of Parliament started last week, both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha are not being allowed to function freely, as the proceedings were disrupted over the Rafale jet deal and Cauvery issues, leading to adjournments. Continue Reading

Stalin proposing Rahul as PM candidate evokes many reactions

DMK president M K Stalin’s announcement – openly declaring/proposing AICC president Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate in the coming Lok Sabha polls – has come as a surprise but was not a shocker. Continue Reading

Another statue of unity in the making in Tamilnadu?

The inaugural of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi’s statue at the party’s headquarters, Anna Arivalayam, in Chennai 16 December, will bring together Opposition leaders from across the country, including UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Continue Reading