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Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Illustration: Manivannan TOPICS In fin-de-siècle Tamil Nadu, Iyodhee Thass Pandithar forged a radical identity for Dalits The death centenary of C. Iyodhee ThassPandithar (1845-1914) has ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
Eradicate untouchability: Rosaiah The Hindu, 1 month 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.com2 months ago Freed fishermen: Modi tells Tamil Nadu parties they are part of the problem  Firstpost.com2 months ago Freed fishermen: PM Modi shows Tamil Nadu parties theyre part of the problem  Firstpost.com2 months ago Freed fishermen: Modi shows Tamil Nadu parties that theyre part of problem  Firstpost.com2 months ago
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 India1 month ago India and the art of Brahmin politics  Weekly Voice1 month ago
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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 months 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 Pioneer2 months 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.com2 months ago

DELIBLE INK

Even as we rage against Perumal Murugan's forced exile from literature, a generation of Tamil writers is pausing mid-thought and self-censoring its work in what is a clear victory for fundamentalists Literature People in Perumal Murugan's ...
 Open1 week ago Who killed Perumal?  Times of India2 weeks ago Netizens stand with Tamil writer Perumal Murugan for freedom of expression  Times of India2 weeks ago
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The psychology of a Matunga Tamilian

I grew up in Bombay, says Gayatri, one half of the Carnatic singing sister duo of Ranjani-Gayatri. Actually, you should say that I grew up in Matunga, which in many ways is like growing up in an agraharam (an enclave beside a temple, usually ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
APN News

K Balachander, a master filmmaker is no more

Acclaimed filmmaker K Balachander, who brought in a new wave of filmmaking in Tamil cinema with bold themes and mentored talented actors like Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Sridevi, died on Tuesday. The 84-year-old Dadasaheb Phalke award winner, ...
 APN News1 month ago Veteran Tamil film director K Balachnder passes away at the age of 84  DNA India1 month ago K Balachander, a master filmmaker, dies at 84  Financial Express1 month ago K Balachander: Trendsetter and Giant Among Film-Makers  NDTV1 month ago
Firstpost.com

Whither #NaanumPerumalMurugan? The absence of outrage is as shameful as the self-ban itself

"The Hindu fundamentalists have once again taken the baton Cultural Policing based on their brahminical, casteist, and hierarchical notions. We urge the progressive forces to unite and strongly condemn the violence perpetuated by religious ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
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