Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicTamil Nadu

Topic: Tamil Nadu

Two men and a boat — India’s Team Sea Sakthi races in Monaco but for a local cause

While India is shifting to electric cars on road, a group of Coimbatore students thinks electric boats are the future of Tamil Nadu's fishing community.

Stalin’s archaeology push in Tamil Nadu is the stuff of culture wars. Experts have a warning

Stalin-led DMK govt’s push for archaeological work has reignited conversations around Tamil pride and antiquity. But researchers are concerned.

AIADMK caught in leadership battle — as EPS camp ‘eyes sole charge’, OPS wants key meet deferred

At AIADMK general and executive council meeting scheduled for 23 June, EPS camp is expected to push for single leadership of the party. OPS camp wants meeting postponed.

After the most important archaeology findings in Keeladi, now come the drawings

Archaeologists have relied on draughtsman Palanivel's drawings to document 5,800 artefacts dating back more than 2,000 years ago that have been dug up in Tamil Nadu.

Facing shutdown, Ford Chennai plant employees ‘hold cars hostage’, stage sit-in for severance

Ford says it continues to remain engaged with employees and union representatives on all outstanding matters including compensation.

Neither governors nor CMs can be state university chancellors. It needs someone accountable

If we want our academic institutions to improve and feature higher in world rankings, we need to think beyond CMs and governors as chancellors.

From toilets for disabled to ‘coffee with collector’, a Tamil Nadu IAS officer shows the way

Virudhnagar in Tamil Nadu was one of India’s 112 under-developed districts. The current DM is trying to change that.

District collector gets notice over beef, pork ban at biryani fest in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupattur

The biryani fest was postponed citing ‘forecast of heavy rains’ but not before Tirupattur Collector Amar Kushwaha was pulled up by the Tamil Nadu State Commission for SC/ST.

Iron Age in Tamil Nadu dates back 4,200 years, ‘oldest in India’

Archaeological excavations in Mayiladumparai have found that the date of iron artefacts unearthed ‘ranges from 2172 BCE to 1615 BCE’, CM Stalin tells Tamil Nadu Assembly.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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