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Plea to introduce music and dance in school

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Vellore Brahmins Association has requested the Tamil Nadu government to introduce teaching of fine arts subjects such as music, singing and dance in all schools. A resolution to this effect was passed ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Idea of caste in ancient society divides scholars

It is the perfect academic storm; a battle of ideas waged by two scholars thousands of miles away from Tamil Nadu. And given the importance history and historical ideas play in Tamil society, those in the thick of it argue that the debate has far ...
 Times of India5 days ago

Archakas case draws to a close in SC

Issue relates to basis of appointing priests in temples in Tamil Nadu A case which is bound to have wide political and social repercussions is drawing to a close in the Supreme Court. In May, judgment was reserved on petitions challenging a ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Ghar Vaapsis and name changes, some sociological pointers in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: What's in a name? A rose by any name would still be a rose, the nominalist would say. Oh no! Everything is in a name. A rose is what it is due to its essence and can't be called a lotus, counter the realists. Even as this conceptual battle ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 weeks ago

Jayalalithaa's Life In Pics

In Tamil Nadu, a state dominated by backward politics, Jayalalithaa's rise has been the stuff fables are made of. Popularly known as Amma, she comes from a Brahmin background, and from Karnataka, a state that's engaged in a bitter war over water ...
 NDTV1 month ago 10.37 am, Saturday. Why Jayalalithaa Believes in Numbers  NigerianHerald.com1 month ago The Importance of Being Jayalalithaa  NigerianHerald.com1 month ago

Dravidian-Hindutva axis in Tamil Nadu: The slow death of the Periyar atheist

Open Essay TM Krishna is a Carnatic vocalist, the author of A Southern Music, and a writer on contemporary issues Political outfits have a standard line for incidents of intimidation and violence: These acts are condemnable.
 Open1 month ago

Why Tamil Nadu may be a war-ground for conflicting ideology

By Sandhya Ravishankar If Tamil Nadu's recent history is rich in progressive ideas, it is in large part due to Periyar EV Ramasamy Naicker's rationalist self-respect movement. Thanks to this social reformer, the Tamil populace has grown up with and ...
 Economic Times1 month ago TN may be a battleground for conflicting ideologies  Economic Times1 month ago

It's now Dalits vs. non-Dalits in Tamil Nadu

Comment · print · T T T+· T- They account for 21 per cent of Tamil Nadu's population, and the Socio-economic and Caste Census has now found that Dalit households in rural Tamil Nadu touch 25.55 per cent. However, Dalits in the State ...
 The Hindu1 day ago The hoot of the oppressed  Livemint.com1 month ago It's now Dalits vs. non-Dalits  The Hindu1 day ago

Soul free, life revived, body liberated

Provided by Wisden Preethi Srinivasan captained the Tamil Nadu women's Under-19 team during their only victory in a national tournament in 1997. Preethi Srinivasan On June 25in 1983, millions of Indians were at the edge of their seats, hoping ...
 MSN News US2 months ago

From Ramanuja to Periyar: Re-integrating Brahmins into Dravidian narrative

Tamil politics over the last century has marginalised Tamil Brahmins from the main Dravidian narrative. As the BJP looks to gain a foothold in Tamil Nadu, it should seek to reintegrate the two. The post From Ramanuja to Periyar: Re-integrating Brahmins into ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
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