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NIA detains TN man for Islamic State links

The NIA detained a Tamil Nadu man for suspected links with the Islamic State. A Ganesh Nadar/ reports. Close on the heels of the arrests of six alleged Islamic State sympathisers in Kannur and Kozhikode in Kerala on Sunday, a National Investigation Agency team picked up a man from Tirunelveli in the early hours of Monday. The NIA detained 31-year-old H Subuhani from Kadayanallur for plotting terror activities. Another suspect was picked up from Coimbatore. The two people ..., 2 weeks ago

'If Cauvery water doesn't come, we are at God's mercy'

IMAGE: The Mettur dam on the Cauvery river. Photograph: Kind courtesy Vvenka1/Wikipedia Commons's A Ganesh Nadar travels to the Cauvery delta in Tamil Nadu and finds farmers there resigned to their fate. Even as Tamil Nadu and Karnataka battle it out in the country's highest court for their share of the waters of the Cauvery river, the farmers in the river's delta in Tamil Nadu have little hope of the water reaching them in time to save their crops. The farmers in the Cauvery delta ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Mentally-challenged kids ignored by Delhi's schools

Mentally-challenged children find themselves ignored by India's education's A Ganesh Nadar reports on one such case from the nation's capital. Nine-year-old Shubham, a Class 4 student at the Delhi municipality-run Katwaria Sarai primary school, suffers from 50 per cent mental retardation. Shubham's brother Satyam, 16, is afflicted with 75 per cent amentia (mental disability) and was forced to drop out of Class 6 three years ago. Both brothers had to leave the Government Boys ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Coorg: 50 gorgeous shades of green

Coffee is a very small part of the magic that envelopes this beautiful land, says A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: The view from School Thota. Photographs: A Ganesh Nadar The duration of the Air Pegasus flight from Madurai to Bengaluru is 70 minutes, so it is annoying when the flight is delayed by two hours. Finally, we reach Bengaluru and hire an Innova for three days (cost: Rs 12,000). The drive to Coorg, under a cloud-covered sky, is beautiful. IMAGE: Toys for sale at Chainapatna. We whizz past ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Dalits in this village want to convert to Islam

Disputes over a temple has torn a Tamil Nadu village's A Ganesh Nadar reports. IMAGE: The temple in Malaykovilur village in Tamil Nadu's Karur district, which has become the cause for discord between different communities. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/ Dalits in Malaykovilur in Tamil Nadu's Karur district threaten they will convert to Islam. Other villagers threaten self-immolation. All this because of a conflict over the local temple. Several castes live in the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Local scuffle brings out country bombs in TN village protesting N-plant

A Ganesh Nadar/ travelled to Idinthakarai, the epicentre of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, where two factions of people chose to settle scores by hurling country bombs at each other. Idinthakarai has always been in the news for all the wrong reasons, ever since it became the epicentre of the protest against the Kudankulam nuclear plant barely 2 km away four years ago. In November last year eight people had been killed here when home-made bombs exploded here.
 Rediff.com2 months ago

South Asian Art Sales Bounce Back in London

This article first appeared on the Riding the Elephant site. On October 18,Sotheby's dispelled some of the gloom and uncertainty emanating from a poor Christie's $3.8 million auction of South Asian art in New York last month when its annual ...
 MSNBC Newsweek3 days ago

'It's a sad day for democracy when states flout SC's orders'

Eminent Supreme Court lawyer PP Rao says it’s worrying when the apex court’s instructions are defied by state governments.’s A Ganesh Nadar reports “It goes against the tenets of democracy and the judiciary,” said noted Supreme Court lawyer Pavani Parameswara Rao when asked about the recent events in which the apex court’s orders have been defied by a state government. In the recent past, the Karnataka government was warned by the Supreme ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Teachers Day celebrated Teacher's Day was celebrated at N.M.S. Sermathai Vasan College for Women, Madurai, on September 6 with a talk by Suga Jeevitha on the goals of life. Students also presented a cultural programme on the occasion. Principal D.
 The Hindu1 month ago

'Indian laws do not protect men'

IMAGE: Men demand equal rights as women as they allege that the laws discriminate against them. Photograph: Men's Rights Association/Facebook 'A false promise of marriage cannot be called rape.''The police register it as rape. But you are acquitted finally.''In the meantime the man's name is spoilt.' 'Feminism today is spreading hatred towards men.''Feminism has destroyed the harmony in society, in the family and in the work place.''It has destroyed the trust between men and women.' Swarup ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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