2020, year of the pandemic: For a first-generation tribal college student in TN, getting an ST certificate has been toughest test
Dhanalakshmi, an Irula student, was preparing to study agricultural sciences, but official apathy towards granting her a community certificate stands in the way of her aspirations
Showdown between Panneerselvam and Sasikala was so bitter that was subsequently sidelined and not made a member of AIADMK's electoral committee that recommends candidates for every seat to Jayalalithaa.
The Madras High Court observed that it was unfortunate to note that communities, despite their socio-backwardness, are fighting among themselves.
Parties dependent on regional and identity-based agendas have to reorient their message and rethink their reasons for existence. The AGP suffered its third defeat and the PMK has become irrelevant in Tamil Nadu because they have failed to keep in touch with their core constituencies' needs.