An absorbing encounter is on among political heavyweights in the Vanniyar-dominated Pennagaram Assembly constituency in the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. In the fray are AIADMK strongman and former Municipal Administration Minister K P ... NetIndia123.com, 1 month ago
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Chennai: Fighting the assembly polls on its own, the PMK is trying to shed its 'Vanniyar caste' image, by propping up candidates of all communities, in a bid to do a BSP in Tamil Nadu. The party's chief ministerial candidate, Anbumani Ramadoss, ...Firstpost.com, 1 month ago Determined to win, PMK does a BSP in Tamil Nadu Yahoo! India, 1 month ago
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The Mallur police have told media that there was an alleged clash between the Vanniyars and Dalits during a Mariamman temple festival on Wednesday.DNA, 1 month ago Caste Violence: Vanniyar Youth 'Beaten to Death' by Dalit Mob New Indian Express, 1 month ago
With Tamil Nadu all set for polling tomorrow, the desertions in the Vanniyar-dominated Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) continued, with its election candidate quitting the party and joining the DMK today. Kasi Pandian, who is contesting from the ...NetIndia123.com, 1 month ago PMK bid to reinvent self, shed its casteist image New Indian Express, 4 days ago Post-election: DMDK men unhappy with Premalatha Deccan Chronicle, 1 week ago Now, It's Back to Square One for PMK New Indian Express, 1 month ago
For Tamil Nadu, the real election battleground is in the northern belt of the state, especially where Vanniyars and Dalits are deciding the fate of the political parties. The result of the battle is decided on the outcome of these northern regions especially ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Back to the bigtwo Yahoo! India, 1 month ago An alternative to the Dravidian parties eludes the state yet again India Today, 1 month ago Polls bring little hope for one of TN's most backward districts Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
CHENNAI: In choosing Pennagaram as the seat from where its scion, Anbumani Ramadoss, would contest, the Pattali Makkal Katchi has made it clear that it is leaving nothing for chance. After all, the former Union health minister, who is contesting to ...New Indian Express, 2 months ago PMK fields CM candidate Anbumani from Pennagaram, Mani in Mettur United News of India, 2 months ago Anbumani pays for playing caste card Times of India, 1 month ago Wiped out PMK pays for the arrogance of going it solo New Indian Express, 1 month ago
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The DMK is likely to reap the benefits of the seeds it had sown five year ago. In 2011, Karunanidhi's party gained little despite making alliance with the PMK and VCK. But this time, the DMK is working on the same bases it had aimed in the 2011 ...Oneindia, 1 month ago
A 28-year-old youth of Vanniyar community was stoned to death by a group of Dalits in a clash that erupted during a temple festival here in the late hours of Thursday. Mariamman temple festival was in progress for the last one week in Vanniyar dominated ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
KANCHEEPURAM/VELLORE: The relatives of a 21-year-old vanniyar girl, who married a dalit youth, allegedly assaulted the members of Makkal Mantram, an NGO, near Mangalapadi in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu, for sheltering the couple. After ...Times of India, 2 months ago Activists Attacked For Sheltering Inter-Caste Couple New Indian Express, 2 months ago
With a 4.5 per cent share of votes in the last elections held in the state, the Vanniyar community's political emissary the Pattali Makkal Katchi or PMK party is testing the poll waters on its own for the first time. And just like the two big ...NDTV, 2 months ago Understanding Tamil Nadu politics ahead of May 16 poll Oneindia, 1 month ago A Dravidian citadel: Here is a brief guide to understanding Tamil Nadu politics Firstpost.com, 1 month ago The poll dance begins: A look at the main players in Tamil politics Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
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