Most of the gram sabhas and ward committees in our country don’t utilise their powers to the full, but things are looking up for the future Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, famously said: “The soul of India lies in its villages.” If there are people with no greed, avarice...
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Post the deaths of Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi and the resultant leadership vacuum, democracy has lost its remaining semblance of civility Beejankuram, meaning embryo, is the name of a Malayalam short story written way back in the 1970s by Vadakke Koottala Narayanankutty Nair (popularly known as VKN), the czar of laughter. The...
With the Congress and the BJP stitching alliances with DMK and AIADMK respectively, some interesting action awaits Tamil Nadu with both regional parties having to battle contradictions Well, Tamil Nadu is ready for the quinquennial Lok Sabha election which may take place in the month of April. With the Dravida Munnetra...
With neither Jayalalithaa nor Karunanidhi around, Dravidian parties have so far managed to tide over the political slugfest by national players. But will their strategy work this time? Carlos Bilardo, manager of the 1986 World Cup winning Argentina national football team, had something in common with late J Jayalalithaa, the All...
During earlier elections, there was clarity of thought and ideas among the lead players. But the absence of Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi has made the State look like a rudderless ship As Tamil Nadu is getting ready for the “festival of democracy” or the general election, the scenario is that of watching...