A law that makes prior permission mandatory to sink bore wells in Tamil Nadu is causing resentment among the state's farmers and bore well diggers, who are saying the new law will only encourage red tape and corruption.
The MDMK, an ally of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, today demanded that the Union government drop the proposed amendments to some labour laws which would "sacrifice" the hard won rights of the working classes.
A circular by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) directing all schools to celebrate Sanskrit week in August by organising a range of Sanskrit based-programmes for students and teachers has touched a raw political nerve in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai's very own international theatre festival for children "The Little Festival" is a grand success. Into its fifth edition, around five thousand children flocked to watch three internationally acclaimed productions from Israel, Korea and India.