K. Madhavan, father of movie banners

V.V.S.Manian Sri K Madhavan was one of the stalwarts in the field of classic and oriental Indian art. His drawings and paintings, reflected the true essence of Indian culture. €...

Prosecute the ruffian Member of Parliament, Ravindra Gaikwad

V.V.S.Manian Every good political institution must have a preventive as well as remedial operation. It ought to have a natural tendency to exclude bad men...

The Sufi Saint, the Last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar

V.V.S. Manian- Bahadur Shah Zafar was the last Mughal emperor, direct descendant of Genghis Khan and Tamburlane, of Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan. Zafar was...

Illayaraja on the offbeat track

V.V.S.Manian Your sound like, it’s your sweat You know, it’s your sound.. Mile Davis I always held the opinion that music is an unfathomed ocean and none...

A prized possession keeps septuagenarian ‘ticking’

M Rafi Ahmed Kumbakonam, March 21: For 76 year old N Kalyanasundaram, a landlord at Vishnupuram agraharam...

Yogi, Chief of UP under scanner

V.V.S.Manian “The difference between a rebel and a patriot depends upon who is in power at...

Honour to 106 yr old eco activist Saalumarada Thimmakka

Raindropss recognition to women achievers M Rafi Ahmed Chennai, March 15: It was raining awards to women achievers...

Revolting against criminal politicians

V.V.S.Manian Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands...

B Tech grads venture in to men’s wear biz

'Unique' decision by trio to turn entrepreneurs M Rafi Ahmed Coimbatore, March 14: Taking the words of Dr...

International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, let us all pledge to do everything we can to overcome...

US President, Press and Public

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept...

Congress leadership in true colours

“Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.” Mark Twain Today India’s...

Tumultuous time for Trump

V.V.S.Manian “We are a nation of laws, and as we have said from day one, those...

Great painter series: Edouard Manet, French Painter

V.V.S.Manian Last July when I visited the Metropolitian Museum of Art, New York, I was fascinated...

Peaceful war for Jallikattu

V.V.S.Manian- -‘Tamilan enru solada thalai nimirnthu nilada’ (hold you head with pride to say I am...

Mikhael Tal, chess magician from Riga

S. Paul Arokia Raj The famous Tal Chess Club in the heart of Chennai city was...

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The excitement starts with a new year, The hope begins with a new year, The sorrows end with the new year, The commitments fulfill with a new...

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