Karunanidhi son, Stalin elected DMK president,

50 ViewsDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin was unanimously elected as the president of the party in the general council on Tuesday. Principal Secretary Duraimurugan was elected treasurer. “As there no one else filed nomination, Mr. Stalin is elected for the post,” said party general secretary K. Anbazhagan. He said a total of […]

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‘Hunting down’ migrants in Germany after man’s death

51 Views Far-right protesters in Germany have been “hunting down” foreigners in street mobs after a man was stabbed to death. The 35-year-old German-Cuban man was killed and two others were left needing hospital treatment after what police described as a dispute between “several people of various nationalities” on Sunday. Police have arrested a 22-year-old […]

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Want more women in politics, says Kamal Haasan

42 ViewsActor and politician Kamal Haasan on Sunday encouraged more women to join politics. “I have seen women as resilient participants in many great revolutions and will encourage them to join politics. Whichever party you choose to join will only be benefited by your presence,” he said at the Homepreneur Awards 2018. Taking part as the […]

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated at Smriti Sthal

53 Views Earlier, the mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee were brought to the headquarters of the BJP where thousands gathered to pay their respects to one of India’s tallest leaders, who helped form the saffron party. The last rites for former prime ministerAtal Bihari Vajpayee  were performed by his foster daughter Namita Bhattarcharya at Smriti […]

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Decoding Tagore through letters

49 Views7,500 letters written by the Nobel Laureate have been published chronologically with synopses From being a transient spy with the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to a diligent researcher of Rabindranath Tagore, it was a big leap of faith for Gaurchandra Saha in 1968. Fifty years later, Mr. Saha’s rigorous work has yielded a treasure trove […]

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