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Vol 5 Issue 50, Dec 12 - 18, 2014
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Move for a new dam defies logic

The clearance given to the Kerala government for carrying out an Environmental Impact Assessment Study for a new dam within a 10 km radius of the Mullaiperiyar Dam by the Union Environment and Forest Ministry defies logic and passes understandi  

Posted    17 Dec 2014   

Caste census has its advantages

The recent Supreme Court order striking down a Madras High Court directive to the authorities to hold a caste-wise census has caused consternation in Tamil Nadu where the Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) launched in 2011 is in progress an  

Posted    21 Nov 2014   

False Narcotics Cases, Colombo’s new threat

The sentencing of five Indian fishermen to death by a Colombo court last week was a political act and not a legal one and India’s response also should be political rather than legal. Appeal against the death sentence in the Sri Lankan Sup  

Posted    04 Nov 2014   

Deepika cleavage issue: Dumbing down of social media
Posted    26 Sep 2014   
Save lives first, Bullet trains can wait

The death of 18 children and injuries to 15, aged between six and 12, in a bus-train collision at an unmanned level crossing in Medak district, Telangana, last week, could have been averted had the Indian Railways lived up to its promises.

 

Posted    30 Jul 2014   
End the sartorial apartheid

If Prime Minister Narendra Modi clad in his designer kurta-pyjama were to enter one of the classy clubs in Chennai, he will be stopped at the gates by the guards on duty because his apparel does not conform to the dress code of the institution.  

Posted    18 Jul 2014   

Modi sarkar: Not an impressive start

It was the best of times for the BJP when Narendra Modi assumed office as Prime Minister on 26 May with enormous goodwill of the people. His first act of appointing an ineligible official who has been indicted by the Supreme Court as his Princi  

Posted    15 Jul 2014   

Narendra Modi has let down the Tamils

The invitation extended to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to attend the swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi as India’s 14th Prime Minister is an ill-advised move that has destroyed in one stroke the expectations of the people of  

Posted    22 May 2014   

Implement Supreme Court order on Mullaiperiyar

The order of the five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice RM Loda allowing Tamil Nadu to raise the water level of the 119-year-old Mullaiperiyar dam from 136 ft to 142 ft means an additional 1,548 million cubic  

Posted    09 May 2014   

India falters again on Sri Lanka

India was afraid of voting even the innocuous American resolution passed by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday which neither prevents nor punishes the government of Sri Lanka for its continued genocidal attacks on the ethnic Tami  

Posted    29 Mar 2014   

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