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Caste Census Data Likely to Expose Bogus Claims of Tamil Nadu ...

CHENNAI:In Tamil Nadu, the pioneer of quota politics in the country, caste-based political parties are jittery over the release of caste census data while the Dravidian parties are demanding its release as they hope it will provide the key to ... New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago

Idea of caste in ancient society divides scholars

It is the perfect academic storm; a battle of ideas waged by two scholars thousands of miles away from Tamil Nadu. And given the importance history and historical ideas play in Tamil society, those in the thick of it argue that the debate has far ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

Archakas case draws to a close in SC

Issue relates to basis of appointing priests in temples in Tamil Nadu A case which is bound to have wide political and social repercussions is drawing to a close in the Supreme Court. In May, judgment was reserved on petitions challenging a ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Ghar Vaapsis and name changes, some sociological pointers in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: What's in a name? A rose by any name would still be a rose, the nominalist would say. Oh no! Everything is in a name. A rose is what it is due to its essence and can't be called a lotus, counter the realists. Even as this conceptual battle ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Jayalalithaa's Life In Pics

In Tamil Nadu, a state dominated by backward politics, Jayalalithaa's rise has been the stuff fables are made of. Popularly known as Amma, she comes from a Brahmin background, and from Karnataka, a state that's engaged in a bitter war over water ...
 NDTV2 months ago 10.37 am, Saturday. Why Jayalalithaa Believes in Numbers  NigerianHerald.com2 months ago The Importance of Being Jayalalithaa  NigerianHerald.com2 months ago

It's now Dalits vs. non-Dalits in Tamil Nadu

Comment · print · T T T+· T- They account for 21 per cent of Tamil Nadu's population, and the Socio-economic and Caste Census has now found that Dalit households in rural Tamil Nadu touch 25.55 per cent. However, Dalits in the State ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago It's now Dalits vs. non-Dalits  The Hindu3 weeks ago
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The iron lady of Tamil Nadu

Chennai, May 23 J. Jayalalithaa, often described as the 'Iron Lady of Tamil Nadu', returned to power on Saturday - after a seven month break that ended when she was acquitted in a corruption case, bringing joy to her party cadres and an apparent ...
 ProKerala.com2 months ago The iron lady of Tamil Nadu (Profile)  NetIndia123.com2 months ago J Jayalalithaa the 'Iron Lady of Tamil Nadu'  New Indian Express2 months ago Jayalalithaa: The iron lady of Tamil Nadu  India TV2 months ago

A tale of two states

by While the Northern states of India have been wracked by Hindu-Muslim conflicts, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Southern India have not witnessed Hindu-Muslim tension, leave alone riots. The Muslims came to the North as conquerors, and stayed on to be ...
 Sunday Observer1 month ago

Fear and loathing in Periyar land

In an otherwise progressive state, which entered its teen years in independent India riding on anti-Brahmin and anti-upper caste agitations, violence against Dalit communities is not exactly a new phenomenon in Tamil Nadu.
 India Today6 days ago

You Cant Play This Badminton Open If You Arent A Brahmin That Too A Daivadnya Brahmin

A badminton tournament is creating a flutter on social media, with some netizens claiming it is less open than it proclaims, as it has restricted entries for participation to a particular brahman subcaste. huffpost The organizers of the ...
 Indiatimes1 month ago You Can't Play This Badminton 'Open' If You Aren't A Brahmin! That Too, A 'Daivadnya' Brahmin  Indiatimes1 month ago
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