Voices

Why the environmental clearance for the Neutrino project in TN is not as per law

The bottomline is no project can be above law and there is no “special case” provision in the Environmental Protection Act or Environmental Impact Assessment Act.

From wasted leverage to flip-flop, four mistakes that Andhra CM Naidu made

While BJP is the main villain in this story, Naidu made four big mistakes in the past four years.

History of Sterlite in Thoothukudi: A story of betrayal by crony regulators

The people of Thoothukudi have to fend for themselves and that is why they came in large numbers when an opportunity presented itself.

‘Hinduism’ not a monolith: Lingayat push will redefine south Indian politics

With Lingayats being recognised as its own religion, it forces us to think of how the idea of ‘Hinduism’ came into being and how politicians use this as a weapon.

India and Pakistan's rivalry isn't territorial or ideological – it's psychological

India-Pak rivalry, from the outside, resembles nothing so much as a family feud – and psychologically speaking, it’s a very apt analogy.

Canada’s troubling indifference to the Air India bombing of 1985

All 329 people on board Air India Flight 182 on June 23, 1985, were killed, in an act of terror planned by extremists.

Can an athlete be a role model 24x7?

The question when do private lives get public surfaced as the domestic problem of Mohammed Shami and his wife became a matter for the Indian cricket board to sit in judgment.

H Raja is the best BJP can offer to TN, and that’s why the party will continue to fail

One can only say the BJP doesn’t seem to have too many options at its disposal in Tamil Nadu.

As more vice chancellors get mired in controversy, higher education suffers

The devastating truth is that higher education is at stake with charges of corruption and maladministration against vice chancellors who must be our torchbearers.

Jayendra Saraswathi: A controversial seer who took the Kanchi Mutt to the masses

He sought to unite the Hindu community divided on caste lines, but not without controversies.