Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicTamilnadu

Topic: Tamilnadu

Zamindar of Singampatti, an LIC agent and last of ‘crowned’ rulers left in India, dies

T.N.S. Murugadoss Theerthapathy was 3 when he took over as ruler in 1934 but his family lost some 74,000 acres of land after Zamindar Abolition Act was passed in 1950s. 

Jayendra Saraswathi was a reformist whose work was overshadowed by court cases

Jayandra Saraswathi had tried to break the hold of the Brahminical orthodoxy over the Kanchi math and make it more egalitarian.

Do your math. You will see that Modi increasingly looks like a one-term Prime Minister

The BJP has not shown any signs of improving its tally in its weak large states such as West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

SC’s verdict leaves us high and dry, say farmers in Tamil Nadu’s Cauvery Delta

Farmers and the opposition allege that the state government has not done enough to ensure that Tamil Nadu gets at least 205 TMC of Cauvery water.   

Periyar would have been happy seeing how couples celebrated Valentine’s Day this year

Were he alive, Periyar would be happy to see such young couples defy rightwing moral policing

A Tamil Nadu bypoll will decide the future of 4 leaders, 2 parties & alliances

OPS, EPS, Dinakaran, and Stalin's futures are at stake in R.K. Nagar. It will also indicate new political alliances before the 2019 LS polls.

On Camera

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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