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The audacity of greed

“There is sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” -Mahatma Gandhi Pattinathar, the saint, said you don’t even take a broken needle on the way to cemetery. But none...

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Jayalalitha in Kurta

With Modi completing 100 days in power, we can expect many analyses from several quarters both for and against.  Some may be quite lavish in their praise, yet others can be expected to be...

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Judgment day

“Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.” says the Bible (Mathew 13:49). Whether a devout Christian is mindful of the judgment day or not, Tamil...

The New Bandit Queen0

The New Bandit Queen

Phoolan Devi, called the Bandit Queen, is dead, of course. But there are different avatars of the dreaded Devi, haunting the society all the time. At least Phoolan Devi was oppressed by society; suffered...

And the fight continues5

And the fight continues

Achimuthu Shankar, a key contributor to the Savukku website, has strongly protested the hacking of his e-mail by the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards.  Following a series of exposes, Justice C T Selvam...

The Fiction Of Rationalism And Humanity / Mohammad Jalaluddin1

The Fiction Of Rationalism And Humanity / Mohammad Jalaluddin

Both Gaza and ISIS could be said to bring out the worst in us in different ways. It is not just men, women and children alone who are dying. But humanity itself. And not...