Archive for June, 2015

Where TANU fails is that neither woman’s dreams deviate from traditional ones, says JUGAL MODY

Jun 05, 2015 No Comments

After hoping and then waiting For the sequel, When it finally arrived, It came with a whimper Not the bang. — Translated from a fake Persian poem Set four years after Tanu Weds Manu, the sequel begins with Tanu (Kangana Ranaut) and Manu (Madhavan), who are married and living in London. Tanu’s wild child nature [...]

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After the Kejriwal-Jung face-off, Mullaperiyar Dam will test Modi’s federalism, writes NARESH MINOCHA

Jun 05, 2015 No Comments

Modi regime’s ‘cooperative federalism’ is now facing second major test even as the first challenge – its power tussle with Kejriwal Government has got into legal tangle. The second challenge has landed at the Centre as two separate project proposals from Kerala and Tamilnadu Government regarding Mullaperiyar Dam, which comprises main dam, baby dam and [...]

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Why is Madras IIT banning APSC, asks ARUNDHATI ROY

Jun 02, 2015 No Comments

“What is it about a student organization, the Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle (APSC) that frightened the Dean of Students of the IIT Madras enough for him to unilaterally ‘derecognize’ it ? The reason given is the usual idiotic red herring: “They were spreading hatred among communities”.  Another reason they were given, the students say, is that [...]

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Waste management, hygiene skills, do not figure in Swachh Bharat campaign, says NITYA JACOB

Jun 02, 2015 No Comments

At first glance, the government has not put its money where its mouth is in the Union Budget of 2015-16. Just Rs 2,625 crore have been provided for the new flagship programme of the BJP government to renew India called Swacch Bharat. This is against Rs 4,620 crore in 2014-15 and Rs 3,500 crore the [...]

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Guess what, and they are in India and never crowded anytime of the year

Jun 02, 2015 No Comments

8 Kickass Islands In India That Are Never Crowded At Any Time Of The Year! Agatti Island, Lakshadweep 1. Agatti Island source: flickr - Binu K S HolidayIQ Traveller Sandeep Kumar Saxena from Dehradun says, “Agatti Island is amazing. There were a total of 30 tourists on the whole island while we were there and for hours [...]

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