Madras HC nod to Tamil Nadu govt to erect Modi-Xi banners is unfortunate

The Madras High court has allowed the Tamil Nadu government to erect banners to welcome the President of China Xi Jinping during his visit to Mamallapuram for an informal meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi next weekend. With the court coming down heavily on the government after techie Subasri was killed after an illegal banner … Continue reading Madras HC nod to Tamil Nadu govt to erect Modi-Xi banners is unfortunate

AIADMK govt wants Modi-Xi banners. BJP, Kamal Haasan oppose move

The top leadership of the Tamil Nadu government wants to leave no stone unturned to make the informal meet between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram between October 11-13, a success. The heritage site is about 50 km from Chennai. And how does it plan to do it?  By erecting banners … Continue reading AIADMK govt wants Modi-Xi banners. BJP, Kamal Haasan oppose move

Insensitive. DMDK’s Premalatha says it was Subasri’s fate to die

If you thought the tragic death of Subasri will make the political parties in Tamil Nadu regret their narcissistic habit of erecting illegal banners, forget it. At least the DMDK thinks it was the young techie's fate that pushed her to death and not the AIADMK leader's fault that a banner put up for his … Continue reading Insensitive. DMDK’s Premalatha says it was Subasri’s fate to die

Subasri’s death : Chennai police yet to arrest accused AIADMK leader Jayagopal

Eleven days after an illegal banner put up by former AIADMK councillor Jayagopal fell on Subasri, a techie riding her two-wheeler and threw her off balance under the wheel of a water tanker, the Chennai police is yet to arrest the politician. For the record, they are searching for him, having booked a case against … Continue reading Subasri’s death : Chennai police yet to arrest accused AIADMK leader Jayagopal

How many lives will this govt sacrifice because of illegal banners, asks Madras HC

In June 2018, Srivatsan, a cab driver removed a banner put up by the functionary of the ruling AIADMK on Guindy Road in Chennai. He was booked and remanded to judicial custody on charges that he had assaulted the police. Arappor Iyakkam, a civil society NGO is providing legal help in his trial which is … Continue reading How many lives will this govt sacrifice because of illegal banners, asks Madras HC