Pradeep Chakravarthy
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The writer is an HR consultant and historian based out of Chennai. He graduated from the London School of Economics and has had more than 20 years of experience in HR and training in Cognizant, Infosys and McKinsey. He has been writing on Tamil Nadu's history and art for more than a decade and has 5 books on this area. You can also visit his website www.mysticalpalmyra.com.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

Why Ramanuja, the philosopher, remains relevant even 1,000 years later

Yet many may have heard of him for the first time during PM Modi's recent Mann Ki Baat.

POLITICS

 |   10-minute read

Why a hopeless Tamil Nadu no longer cares who runs the show

The state's abject apathy lies in its history and people's needs.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Why India's legal and political systems 1,000 years ago were better

We should have gone for our own law books instead of copying from the British.

LIFE

 |   8-minute read

How to be happy, according to Hinduism

It’s not as much about closeness with God as it is about closeness with oneself.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

What Tamil Nadu can learn from Amma stickers and Chennai floods

Chennai's history tells us that sycophancy in politics is a deeper disease that a few posts on social media will not cure.