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It's not a mere political right but cultural right as well

In the early part of the 20th century, there were movements that spearheaded Dalits temple entry in Tamil Nadu. Yet, most of them were confined to well-known shrines in urban centres, such as the famed Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, the gates of ... New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago

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News flash: Modi, Obama to meet in Laos on Thursday

Sept 7: Karnataka begins release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers hold protest against the release. Get all the latest news updates of the day: 11.30 pm: Andhra Pradesh will be considered as a special state, & all the support is being ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago

Taking a legacy forward

Melattur is a little town in Tamil Nadu, tucked away in the interior part of the state. But once in a year, the town comes alive with colours, dance, theatre and music, thanks to the temple theatre tradition which dates back to over five centuries ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 weeks ago
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Live chat: How inclusive are places of worship in Tamil Nadu?

In recent times, Dalits in Nagapattinam district have 'threatened' to convert to Islam if they are not allowed to participate and perform temple rituals. This raises questions whether the state needs another movement on temple entry. Join us for a ...
 The Hindu1 month ago 250 Dalit families in TN to embrace Islam  New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago
Deccan Chronicle

Tamil vs Sanskrit and Hindi

CHENNAI: The Centre's new draft education policy has run into rough political weather in Tamil Nadu, underlining the need for an open-minded discussion between the Centre and the state to sort out the conflicts within a reasonable time frame, but ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

It's time Magsaysay Awardee TM Krishna changes the Brahminical system of Carnatic music

When TM Krishna won the Magsaysay Award a few days ago, the first note of dissent came from an equally well-known Tamil bilingual writer Jeyamohan, who alleged that a newspaper canvassed for him and that he was not worthy of the honour. He was an ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago

Suicide or murder? Tamil media debates Ramkumar's death

Ramkumar, the youngster accused of murder of IT employee Swathi in June this year, was pronounced dead on Sunday evening. Lodged in the Puzhal Jail in Chennai, the police said that he pulled out a live wire in a switch board and bit it in an attempt to commit ...
 Sify1 week ago Swathi murder: Notes from the Tamil press  Sify2 months ago More than murder, a public discourse most foul  Rediff.com2 months ago

'Ban practice of rolling over Brahmin leftovers'

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- The Centre has urged the Supreme Court to ban a 500-year-old temple ritual in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu where Dalits roll over food left ...
 HT Syndication1 week ago Ban ritual of Dalits rolling over Brahmins leftover food, Centre tells SC  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago

#CauveryIssue: Tamilians, Kannadigas and everyone in ...

The Cauvery issue flared up on Monday after the Supreme Court directed the Karnataka government to release 12000 cusecs to Tamil Nadu till 20 September, modifying its earlier order that said 15000 cusecs were to be released. The city burnt as ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago

Dalit assertion a force democratising Tamil society

Peace is not the silence of the cemeteries. Where oppression and discrimination exist, resistance too is bound to be there. Dalit assertion in Tamil Nadu takes place in various spheres, and temples are no exception. But, rather than seeing it as an ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
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