Profile of S. Anand
A Bitter-Sweet Experience in the World of Literary Translations: In the global Anglophone market, only the novel and big non-fiction travel. Our best poetry languishes. Let us return to poetry.
Salvaged from loss, neglect and deliberate oblivion, the survival of Ambedkar’s manuscript (albeit not unscathed) is miracle for readers and scholars alike
Chandra Bhan Prasad who from being a believer in Naxalism has embraced capitalism on why his commitment to Ambedkarism is still unwavering
The total hijack of the South's rich classical arts into airless, Brahmins-only monopolies is stifling genuine growth
Strictly a male preserve, these bachelor pads offer a rare slice of life in the lanes of Triplicane
Saraswati's Sangh-friendliness enables him to offset his Kanchi peetham's 'lesser' status
Jayalalitha Jayaram has been in a mood for revenge since the run-up to the assembly elections. She swore "to do unto Karunanidhi what he had done to me—throw him in jail". And no sooner than she became chief minister, she set out to achieve just this
The poor response to the DMK's bandh call is symptomatic of a deeper malaise it suffers from
Jayalalitha plays the Hindu card to realign the state BJP with her. Meanwhile, a weakened DMK treads gingerly in the waters.
Victims of child abuse get a voice at a Chennai public hearing
A new page on the state(s) of the nation.
Committed, state-of-the-art and affordable healthcare makes the metropolis an answer to all ills
An industrialist dispossesses tribals of their land to give shape to his idea of a zoo
IPS officers get an honourable option, while the DMK is calmed
Perhaps the only ancient secular text from India that has been translated into 60 languages the world over...
The Gaana, a gritty rap-like genre born in the slums, grows away from its Dalit core as sanitised Tamil movie pop
An exploitative Tamil filmdom claims another starlet, the tenth to commit suicide in two decades
With Moopanar gone, the Congress and TMC squabble over a Rs 300-crore trust
Time may be running out for Jayalalitha, but her resolve to hang on to the chief minister's post is only growing stronger
From the CM's chair, that is, after the SC ruling. Her only hope: acquittal by the high court.
A speculative scenario: Jaya goes to jail, the puppet gets a life of its own, the party splits... Not yet.
A late-evening meeting convened by Modi on February 27 ensured mobs a free hand the next day