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Tamil Nadu polls: Tough battle on cards in star seat of Pennagaram

A keen tussle is in the offing in the Vanniyar dominated Penna...

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 ..., 1 month ago
PTI - POLL-TN-PENNAGARAM 2 LT Namibia Press Agency, 1 month ago

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New Indian Express, 2 months ago

Tamil Nadu polls: Determined to win, PMK's Ramadoss plans a transformation from within

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.com1 month ago Determined to win, PMK does a BSP in Tamil Nadu  Yahoo! India1 month ago

Tamil Nadu: Caste clash between Vanniyars, Dalits in Salem

The Mallur police have told media that there was an alleged clash between the Vanniyars and Dalits during a Mariamman temple festival on Wednesday.
 DNA1 month ago Caste Violence: Vanniyar Youth 'Beaten to Death' by Dalit Mob  New Indian Express1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

PMK leader joins DMK

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.com1 month ago PMK bid to reinvent self, shed its casteist image  New Indian Express4 days ago Post-election: DMDK men unhappy with Premalatha  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Now, It's Back to Square One for PMK  New Indian Express1 month ago
India Today

Caste-based parties lose ground in Tamil Nadu

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 Herald1 month ago Back to the bigtwo  Yahoo! India1 month ago An alternative to the Dravidian parties eludes the state yet again  India Today1 month ago Polls bring little hope for one of TN's most backward districts  Hindu Business Line1 month ago
United News of India

Wary Anbumani Takes Safest Seat on Vanniyar Turf

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 Express2 months ago PMK fields CM candidate Anbumani from Pennagaram, Mani in Mettur  United News of India2 months ago Anbumani pays for playing caste card  Times of India1 month ago Wiped out PMK pays for the arrogance of going it solo  New Indian Express1 month ago

TN polls: How DMK is playing Dalit and Vanniyar cards to beat VCK and PMK

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 ...
 Oneindia1 month ago

Youth stoned to death in Salem

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 Hindu1 month ago
Times of India

Gang tries to kill NGO members for sheltering inter-caste couple in Tamil Nadu

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 India2 months ago Activists Attacked For Sheltering Inter-Caste Couple  New Indian Express2 months ago

Joining Prohibition Party, PMK Goes Solo In Tamil Nadu Elections

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 ...
 NDTV2 months ago Understanding Tamil Nadu politics ahead of May 16 poll  Oneindia1 month ago A Dravidian citadel: Here is a brief guide to understanding Tamil Nadu politics  Firstpost.com1 month ago The poll dance begins: A look at the main players in Tamil politics  Hindustan Times1 month ago
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