After the split in the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, the government was thrown into turmoil. After two weeks of dramatic events, the Governor finally swore in Edapadi Palanisamy from Sasikala’s faction as the Chief Minister. Questions were raised about the ... Sify, 1 week ago
Should the Income-Tax Act have been simultaneously amended to exclude Sikhs and Jains from the definition of HUF once they were declared a minority by the government? Sanjeev Nayyar discusses the curious dichotomies in our laws. According to a Business Standard report of December 22, Decoding the business empire of the Badals, there exists a Badal HUF and Sukhbir Singh HUF with the latter being the largest shareholder in Metro Eco Green Resorts. The author wondered how the Badals, followers ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'We spoke of everything but politics.''She was well-versed in the Eng. Lit. canon of Dickens and Austen, but had also read Oscar Wilde's famous epistolary tract from jail, De Profundis.'Sunil Sethi recalls his memorable encounters with Jayalalithaa. IMAGE: Jayalalitha, the actress.'In the fulsome tributes, her long periods of rejection, humiliation and, in the end, utter isolation lie buried,' says Sunil Sethi. Failure, said the English novelist Graham Greene, is only a dress rehearsal for ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Now that Tamil Nadu's tallest politician is no more, it remains to be seen how new political re-alignments could shape up, says N Sathiya Moorthy in the first of a two-part look at Jayalalithaa's life and politics. IMAGE: Jayalalithaa was 'not the one to yield, and would instead take a confrontationist approach to politics and policy-making at the national level if she was convinced that it was the only good thing for Tamil Nadu, and by extension, for her own political future,' says N Sathiya ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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