Kochi: Speaker Sreeramakrishnan on Saturday blamed the media for not doing justice to the mineral sand-miningissue. "Mineral sand-mining could have played a major role in the creation of wealth. However, the media failed to report the whole issue of illegal ... Mathrubhumi, 1 month ago
In an anti-globalization stance, Tamil Nadu trade associations and unions have declared war against foreign beverages . Effective March 1st, these Unions, and Associations representing thousands of traders from Tamil Nadu will stop selling Pepsi and Coca-Cola ...Trak.in, 1 month ago
The governments at the Centre and in the state were unprepared to handle the massive response to the large numbers of people, as they were not aware of the groundswell of public admonition that was against the Establishment, says N Sathiyamoorthy. IMAGE: Students during a protest to lift the ban on Jallikattu at Marina Beach in Chennai. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo Even as the massive show of people’s peaceful strength across southern Tamil Nadu over the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'What is surprising is the scale and spontaneity of the mobilisation and the social profile of the mobilisation.''Not just the youth, but women, children and families are part of this now.''This is completely unprecedented.' IMAGE: The beach road on Chennai's Marina is a sea of youngsters and students participating in a protest to lift the ban on Jallikattu and impose a ban on PETA, January 19, 2017. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo The only word we hear in Chennai these days is ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The Jallikattu issue has revived pan-Tamil political sentiments especially among youths, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: Despite the SC ban, Jallikattu was organised at several places in Tamil Nadu this year. This year's Pongal season has seen the Supreme Court ban on the annual Jallikattu taking a 'pan-Tamil nationalist hue' after protests erupted across the state's southern villages for restoring Tamil Nadu's culture and tradition. With some ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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