Monthly Archives: August 2011

DMK, the Dad, Moms and kin party


By T S Sudhir If you are a DMK leader of any consequence, you will `land’ in trouble in Tamilnadu. The Jayalalithaa government is going after land grabbers with a vengeance and it is no surprise that a majority of … Continue reading

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Saina says Namaste London


By Uma Sudhir   India’s badminton ace Saina Nehwal is raring to go at next week’s World Chamoionships in London. The event also holds larger significance because of the fact that the venue will also host the Olympics’ event in … Continue reading

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Reddy `Republic of muscle power’


By Uma Sudhir in Bellary   The Reddy brothers are said to be the kingpins in the mining mafia that operated in Bellary. Here’s a special report from the ground on how the Reddy brothers allegedly use muscle power to … Continue reading

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It’s life as usual in Bellary


By Uma Sudhir in Bellary   A day after the Supreme Court ordered all mining in Bellary to stop for environmental reasons, an NDTV investigation finds that in this part of Karnataka, it’s business as usual. Trucks carry iron ore … Continue reading

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India plays fair, now for a lovely 2nd innings


By T S Sudhir If it sounds an exaggeration, so be it. But to me, for the Trent Bridge crowd to boo the Indian team with chants of `cheats’ when they went to the pavilion for the tea break in … Continue reading

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Karnataka’s tragic-comic hero


By T S Sudhir Call him star struck or plain eccentric, B S Yeddyurappa took his obsession with Gods, stars and the almanac to a different level. All through his innings as chief minister of Karnataka, Yeddy interpreted the `God’s … Continue reading

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Bellary Reddys flout SC mining order


By Uma Sudhir Despite the Supreme Court order on Friday that all mining of iron-ore should be suspended in Bellary, the Reddy brothers, in blatant violation of the apex court’s directions, seem to be carrying out their mining operations. http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/bellary-reddys-flout-supreme-court-mining-order/206651&cpContinue reading

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