Srikkanth Dhasarathy

National Award winning singer Sundarayyar was a street play artiste and Governement school teacher

A socially and politically aware individual, Sundarayyar is known in his circles for singing for the Dravida Iyakkam.

07 Apr 2017

Schools as a nesting place for sparrows 

If the first step taken by the district education department becomes a success, government schools in Dharmapuri would have the unique distinction of being a sanctuary for birds.

21 Mar 2017

‘Will fight for my son but what about villagers?’

Elangovan hadn’t reported to work on Tuesday at the Dharmapuri Government Medical College, where he works as a records clerk.

22 Feb 2017

Amid growing demands to ban Coke and Pepsi, Bovonto gets green signal

In the war against cola behemoths, an extension of the protests over jallikattu, Tamil Nadu has a famed local ‘breed’ to field — Bovonto.

26 Jan 2017

Discrimination devil still haunts them

The outside world is not so welcoming, confusing them to be Africans.

18 Dec 2016

The fading olympic promise

An ambitious plan to make Olympians out of Siddis—the only African ethnic community in India—was initiated by the sports authorities two decades ago, only to be scrapped abruptly. Attempts are now bei

18 Dec 2016

The fading Olympic promise

An ambitious plan to make Olympians out of Siddis — the only African ethnic community in the country — was initiated by the sports authorities two decades ago, only to be scrapped abruptly.

04 Dec 2016

Dark shadow of discrimination still haunts these villagers

Every Siddi village has a community leader selected by means of oral consensus among the villagers.

04 Dec 2016

This rustic gym in Vellore has produced five Olympians

Master Shiva and Panchatcharan are credited with founding the gym in 1971.​

27 Nov 2016

A Primary school that nurtures Parliamentary ambitions

Students of Havoor govt school in the Nilgiris have carved a niche as public speakers

18 Sep 2016