The Life and Travails of Dr Sathiavani Muthu: A window to the experience of Dalits in the Dravidian movement
Sathiavani Muthu participated in electoral politics for 3 decades and served as Minister in the Tamil Nadu Government twice.
The Dravidian Movement and the Devadasi Abolition Act: Did a ‘Brahiminical conspiracy’ oppose reforms to the practice as alleged?
The Dravidian movement has long claimed a contribution to the Devadasi Abolition Act. But how true is their claim?
Tamil Nadu: Thol Thirumavalavan’s VCK members stab an office-bearer of Hindu organisation Indu Makkal Katchi
Manikandan, who is critical after sustaining injuries, has been admitted to the Dindigul Government Hospital and is currently undergoing intensive treatment.
How Dravidian ideologues used ‘opposition to Hindi’ to build their ‘protector of Tamil culture’ image and retain power
We will now look at how they used the plank of opposition to Hindi as a means of building their image as protectors of Tamil culture and native rights and to bring them to power.
Whenever the Dravidian movement, especially the DMK is challenged on account of corruption or their support for divisive Breaking India Forces or their Hinduphobia, an immediate shield they use is that of their position as defenders of lower castes against caste-based occupation and discrimination in education.
‘Dravidian politics’ in turmoil: All you need to know about Periyar’s grandson joining BJP and DMK facing heat over Skanda Sashit Kavasam row
DMK maintained silence over insult of a devotional song, while the BJP demanded the blocking of the Hinduphobic channel
Tamils in Tamil Nadu have had the benefits of national integration, wider exposure to language among others, denied to them by the Dravidian agitation.
One of the persistent pieces of given wisdom in Indian political discourse is that the Dravidian movement was a progressive one.
DMK Rajya Sabha MP RS Bharathi arrested under SC/ST Act for his controversial remark on appointment of Dalit judges, gets bail
DMK Rajya Sabha MP RS Bharathi was booked under section 3 of the Scheduled caste and Schedule tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Barkha Dutt gives platform to actor Deep Sidhu to ‘distance himself’ from OpIndia report that he supports Khalistan, he ends up disappointing her
Barkha Dutt lamented after actor Deep Sidhu refused to condemn Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and to call him terrorist on her YouTube channel
Attorney General declines to allow contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan as he has already apologised, slams him for comments against CJI
Prashant Bhushan had apologised for linking facilities given to CJI by Madhya Pradesh govt with MLA disqualification case at the SC
Hindu Munnani warns of Islamist terror attack in Tamil Nadu after Coast Guard find drugs and arms in a Sri Lankan vessel linked to...
A couple of days ago, Coastal Guard had intercepted a Pakistan linked vessel smuggling drugs and arms into Tamil Nadu from Sri Lanka
Amidst warnings from New Zealand cricket board for violating isolation protocol, 7th Pakistani cricketer diagnosed with Coronavirus
The Pakistani cricketers have been confined to a hotel in Christchurch and the team been barred from further training.
Yogi Adityanath campaigns for BJP in Hyderabad for upcoming municipal polls, holds a roadshow in Malkajgiri area
It may be recalled that after PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath was the most sought after campaigner for the Bihar elections
Odisha: Largest ever vigilance raid in state unearths massive wealth gathered by IFS officer, fancy cars, ultra-luxurious lifestyle
Pathak's family reportedly owns a lavish apartment in Bhubaneswar with Italian marble flooring, ivory furnitures and other luxuries. The son is engaged to an MLA's daughter.
Who is the man in farmer protest video, lying about ‘govt snatching farmland’: Profile of an actor and Khalistan supporter
Khalistan supporter Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu has been seen spreading the lie that govt will snatch farmer's land using the new farm laws
Wife of late Wajid Khan writes on her sufferings in an inter-faith marriage, says anti-conversion law should be nationalised
Wife of late music composer Wajid Khan wrote how her husband and his family had been forcing her to convert to Islam after their marriage
‘Indira thok di…Modi ki chhati mein’, ‘Imran Khan dost’: Congress plays a dangerous game as ‘farmer’ protest turns into show of strength for Khalistanis
Farmer protest along Punjab-Haryana border have seen participation from Khalistanis, even as Congress lends support to them
Netizens call to Boycott tax evasion accused Amrapali Jewels after it pitches Swara Bhasker as its brand ambassador, Amrapali deletes tweet
The official Twitter account of Amrapali Jewels had posted a tweet with a picture of actor Swara Bhasker endorsing its products