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Tamilians can protect Periyar's honour: Kamal Haasan

Tamilians can protect Periyar's honour: Kamal Haasan

[India], March 7 (ANI): Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday said that the state does not need police deployment to protect E.V. Ramasamy Periyar's statue as Tamilians are self-capable of protecting the honour of the social reformer. "There is no ... Sify, 2 weeks ago

Why you must head to Kerala this summer

Rediff reader Vishal Sharma's photographs will remind you why Kerala is God's own country. You can share your #India-Photos too! The Periyar is one the largest rivers flowing through Kerala. That's a bamboo raft on the river.   At the Periyar National Park near Thekkady, you can spot elephants, tigers and plenty of rare bird species. When in Kerala, don't miss the backwaters in Alleppey. Or the tea estates in Munnar. This narrow stretch of land separates the backwaters ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Rajinikanth silent on several issues besides Cauvery: Kamal Haasan criticises friend and rival

Makkal Neethi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan, who has been vocal about several issues across the country, criticised his friend and political rival Rajinikanth for staying silent on several issues, including the Cauvery river issue. "This is not the only issue on ...
 DNA1 week ago

4 days on and Lok Sabha fails to carry out any business

The Lok Sabha failed to transact any legislative business for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday as members from parties, including National Democratic Alliance partner Telugu Desam Party, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Trinamool Congress, continued their protests on various issues. IMAGE: TDP MPs protest infront of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament on Thursday.Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo Members from the TDP, AIADMK, Telangana Rashtra Samithi ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Over 70 protesters held for trying to cross over to Kerala on

More than 70 activists of various parties and organisations were today arrested on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border when they attempted to cross over to Kerala to inspect an area where that state is reportedly constructing a check dam across the Siruvani-Bhavani ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

All party meet to discuss construction of dam across Siruvani

A delegation of various parties and organisations will visit on March 7, the site where Kerala is reportedly constructing a check dam across Siruvani river, the main drinking water source of the region.A decision to this effect was taken at an All-Party meet ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Jaya's portrait unveiled in TN assembly, Oppn stays away

A portrait of former chief minister, late J Jayalalithaa was on Monday unveiled in the Tamil Nadu assembly by Speaker P Dhanapal amid chants hailing her as revolutionary leader 'Amma'. A day after the opposition parties, including the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, opposed it, the event saw Chief Minister K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and Dhanapal paying tributes to the late leader. Members of the main opposition DMK and its allies, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Architect John Pennycuick’s relatives visit Mullaperiyar dam

Kumaly: On the occasion birth anniversary celebrations of John Pennycuick who constructed Mullaperiyar dam, his relatives visited the dam site here on Sunday. Colonel John Pennycuick was a British Army engineer and civil servant who served India during the ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Students' unique campaign to make swimming lessons compulsory in school

Kottayam: Surprising everyone, three children conquered Vembanadu lake on Sunday. They swam across the lake from Kumarakam to Muhamma as part of their campaign to promote the need for swimming lessons in school. Krishnaveni, Aadithya and Adavaith were staged ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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