If Tamil needs saving, it isn't from Hindi, but from Dravidian parties who claim to be protecting the language
Tamil is not as emotive an issue for the people of Tamil Nadu, as it is made out to be by the Tamil television channels and English media
None of the aspirants – Sasikala, O Panneerselvam, Dhinakaran, Deepa – none of them have the qualities of Jayalalithaa.
The two Dravidian parties, AIADMK and DMK, have dominated Tamil Nadu politics for nearly 48 years since 1967. Can teh BJP inject itself in Tamil Nadu as the third force? The answer seems to be a cautious yes.
Karthi is probably right to say that the state unit of Congress has to function like an autonomous local party and capture the imagination of the people.
The Madurai conference to be held on February 21 would focus on issues affecting the backward classes.
The middle class has be re-enfranchised by the growth in its numbers over the last two decades of phenomenal growth and dramatic reduction of poverty