There is one basic question no one is asking – where does the money come from?
R. Ramamasubramanian is a senior Chennai-based journalist.
The visit of the prime minister will send a wrong signal and award legitimacy to buildings that the Isha Foundation “constructed illegally”, critics say.
As O. Panneerselvam and V.K. Sasikala continue to vie for party loyalty, there is trouble brewing for Tamil Nadu’s courts.
Observers are asking why the Governor cannot be open about what exactly is happening in the state
Sasikala has several hurdles to overcome if she wants a long innings in office, from the numerous power struggles within her family to public animosity.
BJP functionaries have blamed ‘vested interests’ for the allegations of sexual harassment against the former governor, saying he was targeted for his ‘anti-conversion work’.
Growing animosity against the Centre in Tamil Nadu has taken the form of anger against the prime minister, which many allege has not received its due share of media coverage.
There appears to no visible leadership guiding the agitators in Tamil Nadu demanding that Jallikattu be allowed to take place
Out of the 144 recorded farmer suicides, over 40 were from outside the Cauvery delta region. Observers and farmers directly attribute demonetisation as one major factor behind the suicides.
While the powers in AIADMK are backing Sasikala unanimously, there is a great deal of anger against her amongst party cardres and the general public.