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There were elections here 1,000 years ago!

Some 1,100 years ago, Uthiramerur had an election system similar to what India has today.T E Narasimhan reports. IMAGE: The Sundara Varadaraja Perumal temple. All Photographs: Kind courtesy......

Sridhar Srinivasan: A life dedicated to the working class struggle

'Sridhar had the ability to paint a vision, for an activist faced with the toughest personal problems so as to see a way out by combining one's personal desires with the needs of the movement.'......

Exclusive: 'Maharashtra police has no understanding of Naxalism'

A rare interview with Vernon Gonsalves, who was jailed for six years on the charge of being a Naxalite. On August 19, 2007, Vernon Gonsalves was picked up by the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad from......

All in the name of the one true faith

We need to celebrate those that buck the stereotype, such as Malala, Toorpekai, and Ziauddin Yousufzai in Pakistan. But, by the same token, we also need to condemn blind adherence to tradition in......

2 Naxalites held with explosives in Mumbai

Two alleged Naxalites, including a senior leader of the ultra-Left movement, were arrested from a northeastern suburb of Mumbai and arms and ammunitions seized from them, the police said on Monday.......

Amazing story of Xooglers making a big impact in India

A number of Xooglers are employing lessons and practices learnt during their stint at Google to branch out into innovative ventures, find Alnoor Peermohamed & Anita Babu.  Image: (Left......

HUL stares at spate of downgrades after poor show

Brokerage houses across the board have downgraded their view on Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), India’s largest packaged consumer goods maker, following its poor showing in the three months......

Dilip Shanghvi is E&Y entrepreneur of the year

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Chairman and Managing Director Dilip Shanghvi on Monday was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010.Eight others, including Bajaj Auto Managing Director......

18 in finals of E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Eighteen industrialists have made it to the final round of the coveted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. An eight-member jury, chaired by M Damodaran, the former chairman of Sebi, IDBI......

Loan blues hit two-wheeler makers

India's leading two-wheeler makers are working out strategies to overcome slack demand caused by shortage in retail finance. Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor are looking at their own group finance......

Review: Vithagan is silly

Pavithra Srinivasan feels that Vithgan is a silly movie. The best part about Radhakrishnan Parthiban's (as he's now styling himself) latest venture, Vithagan, is that the head-villain spouts......

Review: Veppam could have been enjoyable

Pavithra Srinivasan feels Veppam starts off well butfizzles out after a point. Post YOUR reviews here!As expected from someone who worked first in ad films and later as associate director with......

Veppam's album is no great shakes

Pavithra Srinivasan reviews theTamil music album, Veppam.Post YOUR reviews here! Gautam Vasudev Menon is certainly the man these days. Having delivered a romantic hit and earned the tag of being......

Margazhi Ragam: First of its kind

At first, Aghal Movies' Tamil film Margazhi Ragam may seem like a random collection of Carnatic concert compositions put together in a vaguely interesting fashion. The genius behind the feature is......

Review: Sadhu Miranda...

At first look, you'll have to admit that the Tamil film Saadhu Miranda... (If the Meek are angered) doesn't look very promising, with its hero looking a little too naive, and its heroine too......

Cricket Buzz: 'Incidents at lower level necessitate 'Red card' rule'

IMAGE: Former India cricker captain Sourav Ganguly. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for The ICC Former India captain Sourav Ganguly backed the new "red card" rule in cricket, saying the......

BCCI AGM on Nov 20; Shastri retained till 2015 World Cup

The all-powerful working committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India retained former India all-rounder Ravi Shastri as Director of the Indian cricket team till next year’s ICC......

BCCI's meet set to throw lifeline to Srinivasan

The all-powerful working committee meeting of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will take place in Chennai on Friday to discuss about deferring the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and a......

M V Sridhar appointed India team manager for WI tour

M V Sridhar was appointed manager of the Indian cricket team for the tri-series in the West Indies starting June 28. Former Hyderabad skipper Sridhar is presently the secretary of the Hyderabad......

Former cricketers to get benefit payment at IPL play-offs

Sixty-five former cricketers, including the legendary Sunil Gavaskar, have been invited by the Board of Control for Cricket in India for the IPL play-offs, during which they will be handed cheques......

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