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'The Sethu Samudram does not make nautical sense'
Continuing our series on the Sethu Samudram Shipping Canal Project, Shobha Warrier speaks to Captain (retired) H Balakrishnan of the Indian Navy to know a mariner's view of the project. Captain......
Political battle rages on Sethusamudram project
BJP, AIADMK oppose the project while DMK and CPI-M support the Sethusamudram shipping project across the Palk Strait. T E Narasimhan reportsWith the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the......
Tamil row: Jaya, DMK wants India to boycott CHOGM
After quitting the United Progressive Alliance coalition on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, the Dravida Munetra Kazhagam on Monday demanded that India should boycott the Commonwealth Heads of......
Lankan issue: An economic solution to a political problem
Once we bring the Lankans into our economic embrace we will be in a position to dominate their internal politics. And only then can we offer true protection to Tamils in Sri Lanka, says M R......
Ram Sethu: SC seeks expert report on alternative shipping route
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to place before it the report of prime minister-appointed expert panel on the feasibility of building an alternative shipping channel through......
Inflation control no bar to growth
I frankly cannot figure out the frenzied excitement of the commentariat (the new buzz word denoting the entire community of commentators) every time the Reserve Bank of India Governor, Dr Y V......
Budget aid for focus areas hiked by Rs 2,000 cr
The government on Thursday decided to increase allocations to areas identified in the National Common Minimum Programme. It allocated Rs 12,000 crore (Rs 120 billion), which is Rs 2,000 crore (Rs......
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