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Another Dalit-Vanniyar couple face community ire
The Hindu

Another Dalit-Vanniyar couple face community ire

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Facing strong opposition for her marriage with a Dalit man, a Vanniyar woman has moved the Madras High Court seeking protection for her in-laws from individuals from her community in Cuddalore district. When ... The Hindu, 2 days ago
Two Weeks after Clash, Dalits still Live in Fear New Indian Express, 5 days ago
Dalit-Vanniyar Couple Barred From Village New Indian Express, 1 month ago

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Tamil Nadu village tense after 2 Dalit houses burnt

The Dalit siblings have alleged that the fire was started by Vanniyars.
 DNA2 days ago 7 more arrested  The Hindu2 weeks ago Dalit houses torched for taking out procession in Tamil ...  Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

PMK pitches for renaming of airport, woos caste groups

Keen on expanding its voter base and shedding its vanniyar tag, the PMK is venturing into areas it had not dared to contest from since 1989 when the party was formed.
 Times of India1 week ago PMK Tries to Shed its Caste Party Tag, Expand  New Indian Express1 week ago
News Today

6 held for TASMAC outlet arson

PTI Salem: Six persons, including the district vice-president of Vanniyar Sangam and three college students, have been arrested here in connection with the torching of a State-run liquor outlet in the district early this month in which an ...
 News Today2 weeks ago Six held in connection with torching of TASMAC outlet  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Tension After Dalit-Vanniyar Girl Marriage

SALEM: A mob attacked houses in Somampatti late on Monday night after a Vanniyar girl married a Dalit youth. Police have so far arrested nine people in this connection on Tuesday. According to police, Saravanan (29) an MCA graduate of Dalit colony ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago Inter-caste marriage triggers riots, 9 arrested  Times of India2 months ago

DMK vs PMK Only in Vanniyar Belt?

CHENNAI: While PMK scion Anbumani Ramadoss has launched a publicity blitzkrieg projecting himself as an alternative Chief Ministerial candidate, it appears that the DMK is seeking to counter him only in the Vanniyar belt and not in the whole of ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

PMK vows to rid TN of liquor menace

Makkal Katchi (PMK), a political party promoted by the dominant Vanniyar community, declared on Wednesday that it would make Tamil Nadu a liquor-free and free bees-free State if voted to power in the next Assembly election. We will declare a total ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago
Times of India

Tension prevails in Tamil Nadu village after Vanniyar youth marries dalit woman

Tension prevailed at Somampatty in the Salem district of Tamil Nadu on Monday night after Vanniyar caste people ransacked at least eight houses belonging to dalits. 
 Times of India2 months ago Eyeing dalit votes, Shah to visit Tamil Nadu on Aug 6  Times of India1 month ago
Times of India

Why caste battle in Tamil Nadu never ends

Since PMK chief S Ramadoss, a vanniyar leader, started a powerful campaign demanding separate quotas for his caste group, violence has become common. Parameswari and Suresh (names changed) work at large banks in Chennai and have known each other since they ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
The Hindu

The Patels' Crusade

Riots, arrests, a curfew and eight deaths later, the mass movement now appears poised to take on a national shape. It began as a rally in Visnagar town in Gujarat early July, but two months on, the Patel-agitation for OBC status — with ...
 The Hindu3 days ago
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