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Tamil Nadu and the forgotten clamour for prohibition last election
If purists are surprised as to why and how people are not demanding prohibition or not talking about past promises, both in the election manifestos five years back and even those made to the......
Farewell Friend, Physician, Guide
'Sasi Annan did far more right than wrong in his life.''I, and a great many others who appreciated his kindness and thoughtfulness, mourn for him and wish him godspeed and sadgati'.'Rajeev......
Is Sasikala playing the waiting game?
Sasikala’s declaration of staying away from politics does not necessarily have to mean that she was retiring for good. She is only taking time to evaluate her post-poll chances before digging......
Why the AIADMK leadership is nervous over Sasikala's return
Ahead of VK Sasikala’s return to Tamil Nadu on February 8, there are some important questions facing her. One, does she carry electoral weight more now than her brainchild AMMK had in the......
Kerala moves SC against decision to lease airport to Adani
The Kerala government has moved the Supreme Court against the Centre's decision to lease Thiruvananthapuram international airport to Adani Enterprises. The Left Democratic Front government has......
Prithviraj takes on a controversial role
A row has erupted in Kerala over a movie project based on the life of Variankunnathu Kunjahammed Haji, a leader of the 1921 Malabar rebellion, who was executed by the British regime, with a......
Devasuram director I V Sasi passes away
'Portraying the life of commoners, I V Sasi was a man who created wonders for the silver screen.' Veteran Malayalam director I V Sasi, best known for his films Avalude Ravukal and Devasuram,......
Vjay's Theri is the biggest hit of 2016 so far
The first six months of 2016 saw over 100 Tamil movie releases, giving cine-goers plenty to choose from. While some films hit the jackpot, most ended up biting the dust. Among the top actors,......
Review: Pichaikkaran is a thought-provoking entertainer
Pichaikkaran may have overdosed on action and sentiment but the film is definitely worth your time, says S Saraswathi. From music composer to actor to producer, the transition has......
Prithviraj gets busy!
A lowdown on what's happening in the Malayalam film industry. Just a couple of years back, Prithviraj was not terribly favoured in the Malayalam film industry. Only a string of successful films......
Sasi Mukund pulls out of Davis Cup tie vs Pakistan
IMAGE: Sasi Mukund, who was named as a reserve member, suffered the injury while playing in a tournament in Portugal. Photograph: Facebook Young Sasi Kumar Mukund on Saturday pulled out of the......
Sports Shorts: India assured of 12 medals at Asian Youth Boxing
India's tally of assured medals at the Asian Youth Boxing Championships swelled to 12 after four more boxers from the country advanced to the semifinals, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on Wednesday.......
AITA picks team for Pakistan tie; Paes, top-players return
IMAGE: Indian tennis players Leander Paes and Ramkumar Ramanathan. Photograph: PTI India, on Thursday, picked an unprecedented eight-member Davis Cup squad for the tie against Pakistan, rewarding......
Davis Cup: ITF seeks India's view after Pakistan appeal, AITA stays firm on security concerns
IMAGE: No Indian Davis Cup team has travelled to Pakistan since 1964 and bilateral cricket ties between the two countries have been dormant since the 2008 terror attack in Mumbai.......
Sports Shorts: Paes drops out of top-100 for first time in 19 years
Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Friday. IMAGE: The last time Leander Paes, 46, was placed outside the top-100 was in October 2000 when he was ranked 118.......
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