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Temple entry ban continues for dalits in Tiruvannamalai village
Times of India

Vanniyars protest entry of Dalits into temple

PMK leader and former MLA G. Ethiroli Maniyan addresses a demonstration in Hariharapakkam village near Cheyyar organised to protest the entry of Dalits into Thulukkanathamman temple.ā€” Photo: Special Arrangement The Hindu, 2 months ago
Vanniyars oppose Dalitsā€™ temple entry The Hindu, 2 months ago

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Listen closely to the voices at Marina for the story beyond Jallikattu, Tamil pride

It is tempting to dismiss the protests as an emotional response triggered by cultural pride as the political establishment has done. The sands of Marina, sandwiched between the Bay of Bengal and the colonial-era Indo-Saracenic buildings, are far ...
 Indian Express14 hours ago

Munusamy's rebellion may not have a major impact for now

:The rebellion by former Minister K.P. Munusamy has come at a time when many thought that the ruling AIADMK had successfully managed the transition following the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and the nomination of V.K. Sasikala as ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

43 lives lost to jallikattu: AWBI

As protests continue to mount in Tamil Nadu over the issue of conducting Jallikattu, data on injuries and deaths associated with the bull-taming sport present a grim picture. According to statistics provided by the Animal Welfare Board of India ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Some vignettes from the Mahabharata

..[B]ecause mythology is more abstract, less associated with local details, and transcendent, it is consequently more susceptible to external influence - Blackburn, 1977 Amidst a group of enthusiastic people who had managed to make space for ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Thevar Vs Thevar

There's one question that right now plagues many minds in Tamil Nadu. Will O. Panneerselvam be the chief minister for the next four years? When he was handpicked by J. Jayalalitha to be CM in 2001 and 2014, everyone had a fair idea that he was more ...
 Outlook India2 weeks ago Sasikala-for-CM chorus grows  Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago Tamil Nadu's 'Chinnamma' and the threat within  Rediff.com1 month ago Panneerselvam meets Sasikala at Poes Garden residence  ProKerala.com1 month ago
New Indian Express

SC judgment a double-edged sword with wide ramifications

CHENNAI: Is it the end of Ram Mandir as an election campaign prop? Can a candidate be disqualified if the Church issues an edict to its faithful during Sunday mass in his favour? What about the parties like Indian Union Muslim League and All India ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

How the Dalit discourse is playing out in Tamil Nadu, 48 years after Keezhvenmani

The Dravidain parties, which claim their leanings to Periyar, have constantly failed to address the burning caste issue in their discourse, according to analysts Chennai: On the Christmas night of 1968, an inconspicuous hamlet Keezhvenmani (also ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago

Christmas without a soul

VILLUPURAM: Though it's Christmas time, in Eraiyur, the festivities would be conspicuous by their absence. There would be no revelry, dancing or carol singing. This village will remain silent, nursing the wounds of the past, which discrimination and ...
 New Indian Express4 weeks ago

AIADMK's power equation may not upset other communities, say experts

: The widely expected elevation of late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's confidante V.K. Sasikala as the general secretary of the AIADMK and the presence of O. Panneerselvam as Chief Minister, both belonging to the Mukkulathor (Thevar) community, may ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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