As the terms of interventionism are rewritten, a look at America’s war in Laos
Unlike the risks taken in the 1950s and ’60s to create a unique cultural melange, we are enslaved by consumerism today
It is the constitutional obligation of the government to enable Muslim women to obtain a level playing field
Envisaged as a piece of paradise, the Qila-e-Mubarak has borne the brunt of history
Marilynne Robinson’s trilogy, like Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird , asks questions about race, religion, freedom, exile
A monument is all but stifled when it’s surrounded by unchecked construction
Gandhi’s assassination showed that despite all the talk about non-violent struggle, violence was in our blood
Research team stumbles upon rare documents at Kidangazhi Mana
The Mahatma’s approach to politics in terms of ‘resistance’ and ‘protest’ beyond a conception of domination over others provides a potential antidote to the contemporary crisis of democracy
Back to its glory:The house of the Jnanpith award winner was restored at a cost of Rs. 28 lakh.
Five years before Rajiv Gandhi was killed in 1991, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency had prepared a very detailed and thorough “brief” on what would happen if he is assassinated or makes an “abrupt departure” from the Indian political scene.
How Manu Needhi Chozhan inspired generations of judges was revealed in a Supreme Court order
When the forest officers attached to the British Raj surveyed the vast expanse of grasslands and woodlands in the country, they decided to term them ‘forests’. For many modern-day scientists, however,
To stir and shake the classical environment, the Urur Olcott Kuppam Vizha this year brings the non-classical and marginalised art traditions into classically tagged spaces
The Tamil Nadu government may have had few political options but to go in for an ordinance to facilitate the conduct of jallikattu
While breed development has been undertaken in the past in India, little has been done to record and scientifically manage the herd
The Tamil Nadu Governor has cleared an ordinance to allow the alpha-male sport jallikattu.
Few other feudal traditions have survived in modern, progressive India in the name of masculine valour and cultural pride.
MGR and M. Karunanidhi’s friendship, and later feuding, would lead to history in both films and politics. On MGR’s 100th birth anniversary, a recap of how he laid the foundation for welfare politics
The Supreme Court refused to be hurried into pronouncing its verdict on a government notification allowing the bull taming sport, jallikattu, before Pongal on Saturday.