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Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>

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Now that we as a nation seem to have arrived as an international space power, can we ask our scientists to put their heads together and come up with packets and pouches that can be opened by actual people without the need for home laser canons?  

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Chennai, Feb 15: The biggest takeaway from yesterday’s Supreme Court verdict convicting V K Sasikala to four years of jail is --- this is exactly the kind of real insight you will get from Crank’s News and nowhere else --- that for the first time eve... Read More >>

Hit by a Haricane!

This columnist recently wrote these lines: “Tamil Nadu politics has always had the raciness of a masala movie. And in the last three or four days, it has acquired the fast-forward speed of the scenes in director Hari’s movies in which you cannot find out where one scene ends and where anothe... Read More >>

TN political situation fully explained

Chennai: Tamilnadu politics has always had the raciness of a masala movie. And in the last three or four days, it has acquired the fast-forward speed of the scenes in director Hari’s movies in which you cannot find out where one scene ends and where another starts. It is all flash-cut flashine... Read More >>

Look out! Slow turner ahead

When I first came across the news of the massive oil spill near Ennore port after two ships collided, like all right-thinking people I too was hugely disappointed that I wasn’t around to witness the event. I mean who wouldn’t want to see two ships smashing into each other on the seas? I can ... Read More >>

DIY: Budget expert

How to use words like ‘fiduciary receipts’, ‘fiscal discipline’ even without knowing what the heck they are

 

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Marina all at sea

“What is happening to Chennai da,” a friend from another city asked me over phone last Monday night. It was essentially a rhetorical question, no doubt triggered by the series of unfortunate happenings that the city has been witness to recently.

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Press, the panic button

We have a Breaking News coming in: The ‘Breaking News’ industry is in a huge crisis.

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Trump unlikely to attend his own Presidency inauguration

Crank's News gives a fully-made-up first-hand report from Washington

Washington, Jan 18: Ahead of the formal inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, the biggest talking point here is about who all have chosen to give the event a miss. And joining the lis... Read More >>

Pongal ka Dangal

With reports about some farmers committing suicide due to crop failure, and the State also having been officially declared drought-hit by the government, the main question that Tamil Nadu is agitated over ahead of the farmers’ festival Pongal is: Will Jallikattu be allowed or not? As a cerebra... Read More >>

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