Such was the volume of data generated during peak time – between 7.30 pm and 9 pm – that consumption was 39 megabytes per second (mbps) as against the normal of just 12 mbps,
The IT community, generally regarded as the most aloof from social issues, has now shed its inhibitions and come forward to stand shoulder to shoulder with other Tamils to protest the jallikattu ban.
The protest started around 8 am in the morning on Wednesday outside these IT parks, following the circulation of a poster invite via WhatsApp and Facebook.
The court made this observation when a mention was made by an advocate K Balu in the open court about the protests at the Marina on the Jallikattu issue.
With no single organiser or a political party back up, and social media being one of the strongest points, the Jallikattu protest at Marina is unique for more than one reasons.
A small crowd which gathered opposite to Vivekananda Illam for more than 24 hours swelled as the day progressed to nearly 2,000 through vigorous social media campaigns.
It started with a handful of people at around 6 AM in the beach opposite the Vivekananda Cultural Centre
With hardly a few people at around 7 AM in the morning, the crowds swelled as time passed and by estimates it could go over a thousand by noon.
The Supreme Court on the one side and angry bull owners (and their agitated bulls) on the other. Caught right in the middle of this conundrum — where duty mandates that they nab the men, but survival
The Madras High Court has refused to quash the proceedings of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Advantage Strategic Consulting Private Limited.
The AIADMK supporters roughed up expelled Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa’s husband, who turned up at the party headquarters here on Wednesday.
“People call her an iron lady. But what we saw in those 75 days was her soft, caring side,” says CV Sheela, one of the 16 nurses who cared for the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospital
The translation of the first speech by the late CM on June 20, 1982 after joining the party, at an event in Cuddalore.
Today actress and political leader Jayalalithaa is no more, but among people who have lasting memories of the leader is still photographer Bhavani Lakshminarayan.
From leading lady in tinsel town to a leader of the State, Jayalalithaa was always under the arc lights. Our columnist draws a lot of parallels between her reel and real life