CP Balasubramanyam

Sarpatta Parambarai ‘Beedi’ Rayappan stresses on education

Director Ranjith used to visit the ICF playground two years ago. We happened to strike a conversation and that’s how it all started.

28 Jul 2021

Youth will rise up to occasion: Veteran Communist, Sankaraiah

“The youth will rise up to the occasion and it will happen at the right time,” said N Sankaraiah, a veteran communist leader and one of the few freedom fighters alive now.

15 Jul 2021

DMK uses HR&CE Dept initiatives to counter ‘anti-Hindu’ tag

DMK’s rationalist beginnings have always been used against the party. It has, however, always comfortably fought such campaigns.

11 Jul 2021

Industrial relations hit rock bottom in the last ten years, say TN trade unions

In an evident criticism of the alleged state-of-affairs during the previous AIADMK government, representatives said that the trade unions have been forced to fight for even basic rights.

02 Jul 2021

Tamil Nadu: Seven names in race for new DGP, announcement likely on Tuesday

C Sylendra Babu and Karan Singha of 1987 batch IPS, and Sanjay Arora of the 1988 batch, are reportedly the three probables.

29 Jun 2021

No lady cop for bandobust, a mere stopgap?

Activists remind govt of its duty to arrange for facilities so the cops can do theirs

29 Jun 2021

FinMin PTR to script bulk of TN Budget speech

For the first time in several years, the State Budget speech will be written by the presenter himself, Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagrajan.

26 Jun 2021

In a first in Tamil Nadu, gang exploits technical flaw in SBI ATMs to swindle Rs 48 lakh

Chennai police have formed a special team, headed by an Additional Commissioner (South), to nab the gang members, purportedly belonging to the northern part of the country

22 Jun 2021

Tamil Nadu may need more time to handle cyber frauds in real time

Centre’s new facility to fight financial cyber frauds in real time may take time to reach TN 

19 Jun 2021

Revolution takes birth wherever rights and feelings are denied: Narthaki Nataraj

Making history is not new to Narthaki Nataraj, and, by getting appointed to State Development Policy Council (SDPC)

11 Jun 2021

New office-bearers of TN State Development Policy Council get focus areas tentatively

The council's Agricultural Policy and Planning division has been allocated to Vice-Chairperson J Jeyaranjan.

09 Jun 2021

Canines can add teeth to fight against Covid

Detection of an infection by dogs is fast, with time counted in seconds, minutes , Accuracy of the detection ranges from 90-91 per cent to 99.99 per cent

05 Jun 2021

PTR’s broadside at Goa minister elicits huge response

Godinho’s charge was that PTR ‘insulted the people of Goa’ at GST Council meeting

04 Jun 2021

Losing margin of at least 6 runners up less than nota

This was the case in Katpadi, Neyveli, Thenkasi, Modakkurichi, and Krishnagiri. Similarly, NOTA trumped at least four smaller parties.

04 May 2021

The curious case of Section 41

Activists question the non-stop re-promulgation of the provision of Chennai City Police Act to curb protests for over a century

26 Apr 2021

Tight lockdown norms keep residents of Chennai indoors

Waking up on Sunday, Chennai said, ‘I feel so deja-vu’ as it once again stared at the ‘not-to-do’ list handed
down by corporation authorities

26 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Is Tamil Nadu staring at another spell of reverse migration?

Scores of workers from northern States were on Monday seen waiting outside Chennai’s Central railway station with heaps of luggage.

20 Apr 2021

Karnan: A resistance to oppression

Tamil nadu , though continues to be a caste-ridden society that it is, has a tradition of celebrating and honouring the voices that critique the hierarchical social order at its best.

14 Apr 2021

Will the North TN’s changed allegiance continue or revert to old days?

The region has significant pockets of minority voters, especially Muslims, particularly in Ambur, Vaniyambadi and Krishnagiri.

06 Apr 2021

Assembly polls: Why is student politics almost non-existent in Tamil Nadu?

Tamil Nadu has largely been lagging on creating student leaders. The reason? A widespread notion that campus politics affects academic performance.

05 Apr 2021

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