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India and the art of Brahmin politics
Weekly Voice

'The angst of the Tamil brahmin: Live and let live'

Brahmins may be at the top of the archaic social hierarchy, but in reality they hold little or no power across the country. They are numerically insignificant in most states and are not found in the public sphere at all. This is more so in Tamil Nadu than any ... Times of India, 1 week ago
India and the art of Brahmin politics Weekly Voice, 5 days ago
Firstpost.com

Freed fishermen: Modi not beholden to Sri Lanka-Tamil issue

An odd thing has happened in Tamil Nadu politics. The Narendra Modi intervention, which got Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to free five fishermen sentenced to death in a drug trafficking case, has forced all Tamil political parties on the ...
 Moneycontrol.com3 weeks ago Freed fishermen: Modi tells Tamil Nadu parties they are part of the problem  Firstpost.com3 weeks ago Freed fishermen: PM Modi shows Tamil Nadu parties theyre part of the problem  Firstpost.com3 weeks ago Freed fishermen: Modi shows Tamil Nadu parties that theyre part of problem  Firstpost.com3 weeks ago
Millennium Post

Vasan's exit a big jolt to TN Congress

The Congress split in Tamil Nadu spells trouble for the 129 year old Congress party. Although the Congress high command has described it as a result of factional fight, there is more to it than meets the eye as it has far reaching impact on the ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago VASANS EXIT GIVES A BIG JOLT TO TAMIL NADU CONGRESS  IPA Newspack.com1 month ago TN Congress left high and dry  Millennium Post1 month ago
Livemint.com

Ground Report: The sound of silk

One of actor Vidya Balan 's earliest childhood memories of a sari is that of a Kanjeevaram. Balan, a Tamil Brahmin from Kerala, says she was in school when she became aware of her mother's great collection of Kanjeevarams, especially her wedding ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Crying wolf all too often

The Leftists and the Dravidian parties of Tamil Nadu are opposed to the teaching of Sanskrit and to any activity that promotes our rich cultural history and tradition, write S Kalyanaraman and Kumar Chellappan Whenever the BJP comes to power, ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago

Of an RBI chief who does not speak Tamil and Pepsico chief who does

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan is a Tamil Brahmin, an Iyengar, but he does not speak in his mother tongue whenever he meets union minister Nirmala Sitaraman or politicians from Tamil Nadu or for that matter Tamil-speaking babus. That's a departure from Pepsico chief Indra Nooyi who always sends text messages or emails in chaste Tamil and speaks in a typical Mylapore Brahmin accent to Sitharaman, P Chidambaram or to APJ Abdul Kalam. Nooyi was born in Tamil Nadu but is a naturalised US citizen.
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Firstpost.com

Brahminism and bigotry: Decoding the NCAER data on ...

A sample survey on India's human development status carried out in 2011-12 by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and the University of Maryland, US, suggests that one in four Indians practices untouchability in some form or ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago Urbanisation, meritocracy key to eradicate untouchability?  Moneycontrol.com2 weeks ago
The Hindu

Conquering the Tamil heartland

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The RSS functionaries see a demographic shift in the drill sessions. Photo: V. Ganesan TOPICS The RSS is trying to shed its image of being an organisation of the Brahmins On October 20, the Rashtriya ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Tamil cinema still entwined with politics

M Karunanidhi. (Photo: DC/File) Chennai: The past week was witness to two incidents that reflect the past and present of Tamil cinema, and probably its future. One of the few remaining actor-politicians who propelled Dravidian movement in the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Writer Rajam Krishnan dead

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Tamil writer Rajam Krishnan, who won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1973 for her novel Verukku Neer, died here on Tuesday. She was 90. The end came at the Sri Ramachandra University Hospital, Porur ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Rajam Krishnan: A Relentless Raconteur  The Hindu1 month ago
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