Inmathi Staff

Chola era golden age? Just perception: epigraphist

Epigraphist and archaeologist S Ramachandran has written widely on epigraphy – notably on the upper cloth revolt and the Tranquebar manuscripts, among other topics. His discovery of an anchor, midsea at Tranquebar, with the help of fishermen is considered a milestone in oceanic archaeology....

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Go solar to beat rising power tariffs: Expert

Solar power need has never been direr and its importance never more valuable.  The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd. (TANGEDCO) has hiked the prices of electricity despite opposition. As per the new rate structure, domestic consumers will have to pay Rs 4.50 per unit up to...

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Unpacking the PFI ban

The PFI, Popular Front of India, has been banned and the National Intelligence Agency has filed many cases against it for on several charges such as chopping off the hand of a college professor, of people associated with organisations espousing other faiths, collection of explosives to target...

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RSS rally: Will AIADMK govt show the way for DMK? 

Following the state police submission to the high court that permission for an RSS rally would be considered if it were not to be held on Gandhi Jayanthi (October 2), the court ordered that the rally be held on November 6. The RSS rally has had a troubled history with state governments often...

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The contempt case against Savukku Shankar

On Friday, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court ordered the arrest of Savukku Shankar for contempt. A bench comprising Justice G R Swaminathan and B Pugalendhi refused to suspend the sentence which is normally given so the person who has been sentenced can go on appeal against such...

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