B Chandrasekaran

DMK poll manifesto: Some good, a lot bad

The DMK manifesto for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections is typical in the sense that it promises loads of freebies even while fleshing out some worthwhile points regarding the long-term needs of the people. Today, the discourse on freebies has evolved to judging freebie promises on two counts:...

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DMK Manifesto
Civic Issues

CMDA crosses 50 years: Time to assess

Urbanization has reached such a level in Tamil Nadu that the functioning of the CMDA (Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority) is under the lens now.  A failing CMDA is an indication of the poor state of urban governance in the state reflected in declining migration from villages. Seasonal...

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