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Monday, October 3, 2022

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Jallikattu Ban: Sequence of Events and Poll Promises. BJP and Congress. Election Manifesto...

     Jallikattu and Poll Promises. BJP and Congress. - (compiled from various sources) The ongoing protests by the students at various places in Tamil Nadu including the Chennai Marina brings to fore some views. Some valid,...
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Is it Jallikattu Vs Animal Rights or Jallikattu & Animal Rights? – Part 1

Jallikattu Vs Animal Rights The most popular debate raging in the media and across various fora has been very engaging as well as confusing. The debate over the practice of Jallikattu on one hand versus the...
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Water, Water, Everywhere…..On the Brink of a Crisis!

  Water Water Everywhere... (This write-up is about the water crisis looming large in the Southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Water is a vast subject with multiple ramifications and hence there is much that is/could be...
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Historic and Stoic. Chennai weathers Cyclone Vardha.

  Historic and Stoic. Chennai weathers the Cyclone Vardha. Cyclone Vardha has come and gone. It has left in its wake a 'City emerging from the woods' as a leading daily captioned it. Officials estimate the...
Amid Adams, when Eves prosper, Society gets Pink in health, becomes Eden.

Eden gets Pink in health when Eves prosper Amid Adams!

It is a wonderful coincidence that this post on Pink coincides with the onset of Durga Asthami. Pink is not in the red Pink, the movie co-produced by Shoojit Sircar and directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury seems to...
Iceland woos desi film-makers Warm up romances amidst our volcanos

Iceland woos desi film-makers. “Warm up romances amidst our volcanoes”

Iceland woos desi film-makers. "Warm up romances amidst our volcanoes" Tourism is the biggest foreign exchange earner for Iceland. Iceland, with a population of 330,000 gets about 1.5 million tourists annually. It is well-known for...
cauvery how very sad your water stokes fire

Cauvery, How Very sad! your water fuels fires!

Cauvery, How Very sad; your water fuels fires! The issue is not about water. The issue is never about any particular asset to be shared. It is never about the what. It is often, who we wish...
Ascent of Man On the wrong scent

Ascent of Man. On the wrong scent?

Ascent of Man. On the wrong scent? A recent discovery of a fossil that is 3.7 million year old is questioning our understanding of evolution. Not evolution as a concept which is now almost universally accepted, barring some theological...
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Seafood Label on the Table no good?

Seafood Label on the Table no good? A worldwide survey on seafood has confirmed what patrons may have long suspected. Something is fishy about the table since the fish offered on the plate is sometimes not  the...