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The 'veshti' culture and code

The veshti controversy in Tamil Nadu is not about the dress -- but a dress-code, which seems permissible in private homes and offices, but not in private clubs that are open only to well-heeled,......

DMK linked to Rajiv's killing indirectly: Jaya

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday alleged that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam was linked with the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in an "indirect way." "That......

Amma isn't the blessed one yet in her temple town

Saisuresh Sivaswamy travels to temple town Srirangam in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, a seat which J Jayalaithaa has chosen to contest. But will she be given a red-carpet welcome? It is billed as a David......

'Jaya's intelligence is clouded by emotions'

Sattanathapuram Venkataraman Shekher, a Member of the Legislative Assembly from the Mylapore constituency in Tamil Nadu, has been in the news recently. Though he won the election on an All India......

'Many Brahmins are examining legacy'

Sivakami, married at 10, is widowed at 18, with two children. In the late 19th century, like other Tamil Brahmin widows, she wears white and shaves her head. In the next 60 years she ventures out......

What made CK Prahalad a management guru

C KPrahaladwas an interesting combination of an academic and a practitioner, says R Vaidyanathan.In India, the word 'guru' is not used in a cavalier fashion. It denotes certain level of wisdom,......

The inspiring story of Suresh Kamath

Suresh Kamath, the managing director of Chennai based Laser Soft Infosystems Ltd is an unusual man. Unlike most other entrepreneurs, he does not aspire to create a business empire; his sole......

Reservation rocks India's boat

The scenes from the streets of Bombay (Mumbai), Delhi, and other big Indian cities have shocked India. As medical students and young doctors peacefully protested a government initiative to reserve......

The RBI's new shoes

Last year, former Oriental Bank of Commerce chairman and managing director B D Narang had to rush to the Reserve Bank of India headquarters on Mint Road at a very short notice to discuss the......

In Udupi, food is the greatest binder

The whole country may be fighting an election - but in this town where cooking is a religion, all political, ethnic, and linguistic differences vanish when it comes to food. Udupi went to the polls......

Review: Kannamoochi Enada

This is the Diwali of the action flicks. As the high profile Azhagiya Tamil Magan and Vel hit the screens across Tamil Nadu, another film is getting a quieter release. The film is Kannamoochi......

K Balachander gets Dadasaheb Phalke award

K Balachander, who brought a whiff of fresh air with daring new style in direction and filmmaking in Tamil cinema in the 1970s, was today chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2010.The......

Aindham Padai is below average

Avni Cinemax's Tamil film Aimdham Padai (The Fifth Column), directed by Badri is one that is sans logic, reasoning and subtleness. Editing, cinematography and such technical aspects barely figure......

Remembering Sujatha

"Vasanth is the composite of several young men I know: gregarious, funny, and stylish. Ganesh is an intellectual with a liking for serious literature; some wit; some quick-thinking; some science,......

Periyar is path-breaking

Making a movie on a legend is not easy. There needs to be a balance between sentimentality and fact, which director Gnana Rajasekharan has managed to do in Periyar -- a film based on the legendary......

'Racism does exist in cricket'

Does racism exist in world cricket? Readers' responses...Name: JayComment:I believe racism exists in the game. I further believe that it exists in both directions, that is not only by whites......

  People speak for tamil nadu brahmin

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Q. Middle class educated people criticize system from outside andnever enter politics.Do you think in this regard ex- Harvard professor and economist Dr. Subramaniyam Swami should be applauded and hailed as a role model for joining politics and influencing policy from with in ?
:  A. Yes , He is a different personality He is old Janata Party leader is at equal ease in Hindi, English and, of course, Tamil. And this has helped...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/middle-class-educated-people-criticize-system-from-outside-a//answers/18469251

Batao Na
Q. Should India be divided into Independent states and operate like Europe with all their local identities intact?
Batao Na:  A. That is what we r doing already. But then we are not as mature as the Europeans as a people yet when it comes to handling diversity. Ancient...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-india-be-divided-into-independent-states-and-operate-/18469162/answers/16464562

Nit Wa
Q. Identify the person Shri Ramana Maharishi.
Nit Wa:  A. He was one of the greatest Indian sages. Born in Tiruchuzhi, Tamil Nadu. After having attained liberation at the age of 16, he left home for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person-shri-ramana-maharishi./16463927/answers/16312147

hitler
Q. In earlier times in tamil brahmin marriages, there were no sangeet or mehendi rituals. Now its part of the marriage rituals. Why??
Hitler :  A. yes, Sangeet was there in Tamil Brahmin marriages even earlier ,However mehendi is a late enterent. Rich brahmin families in Tamil Nadu used to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-earlier-times-in-tamil-brahmin-marriages-there-were-no-sa/16312120/answers/16244763

cyrus irani
Q. Identify the person K veeramani
Cyrus Irani:  A. Krishnasamy Veeramani was born on December 2, 1933 in Cuddalore, South Arcot District, Tamilnadu.He however does not use the term Krishnasamy in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person-k-veeramani/16244692/answers/16206709

  Web results for Tamil Nadu Brahmin
Najma is right. We are Hindus only

Minority affairs minister Najma Heptuallah is absolutely right. All Indians are Hindus. It is as simple and plain a truism as someone saying that... ...

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Missing jewels from TN

If there's one area where the Dravidian parties cannot legitimately claim discrimination against people from Tamil Nadu, it is in the award of... ...

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Tales about

Usable toilets are not just about preventing rape and health hazards; they are also about restoring women's right to dignity and healthy living.... ...

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As you read this, someone is doing the Satyanarayana vrata puja somewhere near you

By | Grist Media Offerings made at puja by Bhaskar Peddhapat When they bought their new house their first the young couple in Hyderabad had a... ...

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Modi fan with Cong roots is face of transition in Tamil Nadu BJP

For a woman hailing from the family of a top Congress leader, it was not the first meeting with a PM. By Arun Janardhanan Barely a week after... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/politics/modi-fan-with-cong-roots-is-face-of-transition-in-tamil-nadu-bjp/

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