Kumar Chellappan

Kumar Chellappan

Turning India into a republic of villages

Turning India into a republic of villages

Monday, 31 January 2022 | Kumar Chellappan

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...

A comedy of errors in TN

Tuesday, 09 April 2019 | Kumar Chellappan

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...

Dravidian pride at stake

Saturday, 23 February 2019 | Kumar Chellappan

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...

Convenient allies

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 | Kumar Chellappan

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...

In search of a thalaiva

Thursday, 14 February 2019 | Kumar Chellappan

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...

State Editions

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Drop Keuta, Kaibarta, Dhibara from SC category'

28 January 2023 | AJIT PANDA | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astrology helps reinvent oneself

22 January 2023 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Winter Care: Tips to Stay Healthy

22 January 2023 | Dr. RP Parasher | Agenda


22 January 2023 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

Finally, Justice for CAPF

22 January 2023 | Rakesh K Singh | Agenda

Himalayan environment at tipping point

22 January 2023 | Prashant Barthwal | Agenda

Agri entrepreneurship can be game changer

22 January 2023 | Dinesh Tyagi | Agenda