Editorial: Karnataka crisis

Eleven MLAs of the ruling coalition in Karnataka submitted their resignation to the office of Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Saturday. If the resignations of the eight Congress legislators and three Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs are accepted, the coalition would be left with the support of 107 members – just enough to maintain a majority. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land! — 3:  Tell-tale twists in the tongue tales

I was pretty much certain many holy feathers would be ruffled. Why drag sacred Sanskrit into an unseemly fracas? What is the connection? It is my firm opinion that the contents of the last column, that harp on how Tamil scores over Sanskrit on several counts, are most relevant, if only to highlight the perverse ironies on parade in the present. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu MPs take oath in Tamil in Parliament, raise slogans

Apart from the DMK MPs, Congress and Communist MPs and the AIADMK MP also took the oath in Tamil. But the slogans they raised after taking the oath were different for each one of them. Continue Reading

Traders federation seeks police action against writer Jeyamohan

Provision shop-owner Selvam was arrested for assaulting Jeyamohan over a dispute recently. The peravai members met the SP today and told him that they have evidence that Jeyamohan also hit Selvam and wanted a case registered against him. Continue Reading