Modi takes potshots at Sharad Pawar

Donning headgear presented by a descendant of Shivaji Maharaj, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today targeted NCP chief Sharad Pawar over the latter’s remarks on Pakistan. Continue Reading

TN’s trysts with terror

The week started with the tragic news of the death of a Chennai Major, Mukund Varadarajan, up in distant Kashmir fighting Hizbul Mujahideen militants. The weekend is abuzz with the twin bomb blasts deep down in Chennai at Central station that took the life of 24-year-old Swati, an unsuspecting passenger en route to meet her parents in AP. In between, on Tuesday there was the providential arrest in the city of, Sakir Hussein, an ISI agent from Sri Lanka, by Central agencies, and interrogations appear to have opened up/confirmed many threats about Jihadi activity. If reports are to be believed, and they should be, TN and Chennai, are very much inside the jihadi terror arc. Continue Reading

A terror update

26/11 undoubtedly is a significant albeit sad day when the nation mourns its martyrs and victims of an unprecedented amphibious, nocturnal terror strike that shook the world. The ephemeral TV screens that froze with the images of burning buildings for nearly 70 hours may have since moved on to burning issues of the day, but the memories of those fateful days will linger long in the public consciousness. Continue Reading