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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...

Apologists Beware, Savukku Is Watching You !2

Apologists Beware, Savukku Is Watching You !

Like subaltern history, subaltern journalism too has many supporters. Talk of Mayavati’s corruption, they will say, ‘Oh come on, why do you target her, after all that is incipient Dalit leadership…’   Journalist Sam...

Media Deafeningly Silent As High Court Judge Runs Amok2

Media Deafeningly Silent As High Court Judge Runs Amok

At a time Markandey Katju has turned the spotlight on corruption in judiciary, the way a serving judge of the Madras High Court seems engaged in gross misuse of power for selfish ends should...