Category: Open Slate

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The System’s Terrorism against Environmentalists

On July 8th, in Salem, Tamil Nadu, environmental activist Mr. Piyush Manush (founder of ‘Coop Forest’, “Salem Citizen’s Forum”), and two of his associates and others protested against the construct of an over-bridge, a project...






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Chanakya – A Tamil from Southern Tip?

  It was a surprise, when I came to know the debate around the life of Chanakya. There were some works stating that a person named ‘Chanakya’ never existed. But most of us Indians don’t...






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From Words to Frames – Part- II

    In the first part of this short series we pondered over the world of words briefly. That part was concluded with highlighting the structural similarity between novel and cinema. We shall continue from...






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Father Teresa is No More!

  I heard his name when Geetha returned to her home. Geetha is now living in India. She is deaf and dumb – taken care by Edhi Foundation of Pakistan until the days she lived in...






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From Words to Frames – Part I

  Ever since humans invented language in its spoken form, they began to narrate and listen to stories. Stories are an integral part of human life. Our stories are mixed together in the form of...






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When Amma meets Modi … !

  It is not surprise in a democratic framework – a head of the state meets the head of the nation. I mean, a chief minister meeting the prime minister of the nation is not...