Why TN is forbidden land! — 11: Periyar, unplugged!

Left, Right, Centre, Left of Centre, Far Right, Liberal, Conservative and several such sundry stuff: These ideological labels that litter the lexicon are a legacy of the Western academic mindset that believes in categorisation. Continue Reading

Home Minister to make statement in RS, LS following Cabinet meeting

Home Minister Amit Shah will make a statement in Parliament today, amidst speculation that it could be on Jammu and Kashmir. A Home Ministry spokesperson said said Shah will speak in the Rajya Sabha at 11 am and Lok Sabha at 12 noon. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land! — 8: Embracing the enemy

It is a numerical coincidence that the Three Language Formula failed for the third time recently. It was nixed by the Constituent Assembly in 1950; shelved by Nehru in 1963; and now shot down by verbal missiles from TN after Modi’s present regime made a draft proposal. Continue Reading

Editorial: Over the moon

India has successfully launched its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, on board its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from the spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover. Continue Reading

BJP govt presents 50-day report card

Presenting a report card after completing 50 days in office, the government today said it is already ‘walking the talk’ on its promise of fast-paced development with ‘speed, skill and scale’ being manifested in the Modi dispensation’s second term. Continue Reading

New beginning

Sticking to the norm of ‘one man, one post’, former Union Minister J P Nadda was appointed BJP’s working president during the party’s parliamentary board meeting Monday. The decision by BJP’s highest decision-making body was announced by former party president and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Continue Reading

TN CM goes to Delhi, to raise key issues during Niti Aayog meet 

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today left for New Delhi to take part in the Niti Aayog meeting to be held tomorrow. This is the first Niti Aayog meeting after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected for the second consecutive term. Continue Reading

Linguistic Minorities Forum of Tamilnadu welcomes 3-language idea

A press release from the forum thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the initiative and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s nationalistic outlook beyond local politics. Continue Reading