By  Amanda Froelich Truth Theory Great news for animal rights activists and the critters they seek to protect. It is now illegal for circuses to feature wild animals in their circuses. Under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act which was passed in 1960, the training, exhibition and use of elephantsRead More →

by A S Paneerselvan Clashes and killings along the ceasefire line that separates Indian Administered Kashmir and Pakistan Administered Kashmir have become a daily affair with a huge human toll and the nationalistic shrillness of the media on both sides is now deafening. While the escalation of violence is presumablyRead More →

BY RAKESH DUBBUDU The PM recently spoke about proposed changes to the Consumer Protection act and how stringent provisions will soon be introduced to tackle misleading advertisements. But the past record of the government does not inspire enough confidence.  The Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi in his recent address at the InternationalRead More →

Sitting in his far-out village in Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu, Melanmai Ponnusamy, the highly-regarded writer who passed away on October 30, was signalling the present crisis in agriculture way back in 1993 The world was his village. My first glimpse of the fifth standard dropout turned great literary figure wasRead More →