Janardhan Koushik

Articles By Janardhan Koushik

Hindi ‘imposition’ row: DMK cadres blacken Hindi words at TN railway station board, arrested

The protest from the DMK cadres is seen as a reaction to Home Minister Amit Shah’s pitch to make Hindi the common and unifying language of India

Chennai techie death: Stalin meets Subhasri’s parents, wants banner-free Tamil Nadu

"On behalf of DMK, we filed an affidavit at the Madras High Court stating that we will comply with the court’s order regarding the erection of banners and cut-outs. According to me, the banner culture shouldn’t exist anymore in this state," Stalin said. 

Chennai: Class VIII dropout dupes multiple women by posing as fake cop, arrested

Rajesh, a class VIII dropout, had been running a bogus telemarketing firm named 'Kavins Management Solutions' for the past three years in Chennai. He was nabbed by police in the Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu.

Kamal Haasan: No ‘Shah, Sultan or Samrat’ can break promise on protecting our culture

We respect all languages, but our mother language will always be Tamil, said Makkal Needhi Maiam leader Kamal Haasan.

Chennai techie’s death: Madras HC says ‘lost faith’ in Tamil Nadu govt

The court also expressed its displeasure over the authorities failing to implement its orders on erecting hoardings.

Chennai: AIADMK leader’s banner on divider falls on woman, she’s run over by tanker

DMK leader MK Stalin took to Twitter and held the AIADMK government responsible for the woman's death.

Chennai: Joint MD of Toyota’s leading dealer ‘commits suicide’

Reeta Lankalingam had allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself due to some personal issues.

Chennai: Auto sector slowdown hits market; companies halt production, announce pay-cut

Automobile giants in the city like Ashok Leyland, Apollo Tyres, Daimler, TVS Groups, Nissan, Royal Enfield, etc have cut down on the number of working days and reduced the strength of contract employees.

Tamil Nadu: ‘Class 6 question paper’ asking whether Dalits are untouchables triggers row

There is, however, no clarity on either the authenticity of the question paper or the school which set up this 'question paper'.

‘I don’t know what I violated’: Ambedkarite student activist expelled from Madras University

On August 29, just one month after I got enrolled in the Buddhism course they gave me a letter saying that my admission has been canceled since I didn’t submit my eligibility certificate, Kiruba said.

Meme creators have body shamed me but it only helped me grow: Tamilisai Soundararajan

"I enjoy trolls, they try to shake my confidence and bring me down with such remarks, but they never knew they helped me grow," says Tamilisai Soundararajan.

Rapido user stripped and robbed in Chennai: Is bike-taxi safe?

Rapido, a bike-taxi app founded in 2015, has its headquarters in Bengaluru. The mobile app which is available on both Google Play Store and Apple App Store connects commuters with riders going in a similar direction for a certain fare.

Chennai students hold sexist and homophobic placards at event, organiser defends actions

The school management blamed the organiser of the event in which the children participated and said that none of the teachers or students who participated could read English.

Tamilselvan, a Dhinakaran loyalist till recently, is now DMK’s propaganda secretary

The DMK leadership has recognized my work and trusted me with the propaganda secretary position, Tamilselvan said.

Tamil Nadu activist Piyush Manush allegedly assaulted at BJP office in Salem

Piyush is known as the ‘Green Warrior’ for his environmental activism. He had been vocal against many government schemes and corporate initiatives in Salem and across Tamil Nadu.

Tamil film director claims traffic cops ‘shamed him for being a cancer survivor’

On Monday, Ramana took to Facebook to share his experience with the Chennai traffic police. The incident sparked outrage on social media, with members of the film fraternity coming out in his support.

Why Maridhas, author of book on Modi, is trending on Twitter?

Maridhas has authored a book titled "Why I support Narendra Modi" in 2018. He identifies himself as a social commentator and has a Facebook page with 100K followers besides a verified Youtube Channel with more than 160K subscribers.

Tamil Nadu rolls out Amma Patrol vehicles to check crimes against women, kids

In the first phase, the 'Amma Patrol' vehicles have been handed over to the 35 All Women Police Stations in Chennai. The patrol service will be in operation in places like school and colleges, shopping malls, railway stations, bus stops, places of worship, IT companies and beaches.

28 arrested after Ambedkar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Vedaranyam town

Following the clash, bus services from Vedaranyam to Thiruthuraipoondi, Mannargudi, Thiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pattukkotai, etc were stopped. Police said the town was returning to normalcy on Monday.

Chennai-based techie cons 600 women into sending nude pictures, held

After a couple of interactions, the aspirants would be asked to send their nude pictures and videos to a woman HR, specifying that the organisation was very particular about the candidate's figure as it is a front-office job, the police said.