India  /  Published 08.03.19

Tamil binds judge, guru and lawyer

One of them took the broom to India’s cricket administration; another faltered in a past attempt to solve the Ayodhya tangle; and the third has been a dab hand at making peace, whether between warri...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

Sri Lanka at crossroads on death penalty

Not the first but the fourth prime minister of Ceylon and occupying that office for just over three years, Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike remains modern Sri Lanka’s most iconic politician. ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Decrypt nudge to Facebook

The Tamil Nadu government has asked Facebook to help it decrypt private messages on its network, citing national security requirements at a court hearing on privacy rights on social media platforms.At...
By Our Legal Correspondent and Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Will not contest Lok Sabha polls, won't support any party, says Rajinikanth

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who floated his outfit Rajini Makkal Mandram as a precursor to launching a political party, on Sunday made it clear he would neither contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha poll...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 19.02.19

AIADMK clinches Lok Sabha poll deal with PMK

The ruling AIADMK on Tuesday announced a poll alliance with the Pattali Makkal Katchi and allotted seven Lok Sabha seats to it for the forthcoming parliamentary elections.Announcing the deal in the pr...
By PTI in Chennai


India  /  Published 16.10.19

Call to recuse an onslaught: Supreme Court judge

Justice Arun Mishra on Wednesday described demands for his recusal from a constitution bench that will examine the correctness or otherwise of a verdict he himself handed as an “onslaught” that ca...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Cloud eclipses partial solar spectacle

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.19

By the people: Gandhi's pan-Indian life and legacy

Mahatma Gandhi transcended the identity of his birth more effectively than any other Indian of modern times. He was a Hindu who devoted his career to (and sacrificed his life for) ensuring equal right...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Delhi probe into Covid-19 death after protest

The Delhi government ordered a probe into the death of an elderly diabetic engineer at a Covid-19 care centre after other patients of the facility protested on Wednesday.The man from Tamil Nadu, who w...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.08.19

Caste bands in Tamil Nadu schools

Students in some schools in Tamil Nadu are being made to wear colour-coded wrist bands to distinguish those belonging to “upper castes” and “lower castes”, the state government said on Tuesda...
By PTI in Chennai


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