VELLORE: Clashes between a section of Vanniyar and Dalits over a temple festival in Arcot Town triggered tension in the area on Sunday afternoon. Four persons, including a special sub-inspector of highway patrol, were injured in the clashes. Police ... New Indian Express, 14 hours ago
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PUDUCHERRY: After Vanniyar Peravai submitted a memorandum to Lieutenant Governor Virendra Kataria seeking his recall, the Federation of Dalit Organisations on Monday demanded Kataria to continue as the Lt Governor of the UT. A delegation of the ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
VELLORE: Tension gripped Walajapet after a group of unidentified youth, believed to be from Vanniyar community, hurled stones and attacked people, supposedly from Oddar Chettiyar community — an MBC community — in a funeral procession with deadly ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
SALEM: Alleging that the Dalit youth of Natham Colony, arrested on charge of having Naxal links, planned to eliminate Vanniyar leaders, Dharmapuri M P, Anbumani Ramdoss on Saturday demanded a CBI inquiry. Speaking to reporters in Mettur, he said the ...New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago PMK demands CBI probe into alleged training of Dalit youths The Hindu, 3 weeks ago Thirumavalavan slams arrest of Dalit youths The Hindu, 4 weeks ago Dalit Youth Murdered, 3 Nabbed for Inquiry New Indian Express, 2 months ago
VELLORE: Tension prevailed in Chinnavenkatapuram near Ambur following the suicide of a 50-year-old man belonging to the Vanniyar community allegedly after his elder daughter eloped with her lover, a Dalit youth, a couple of days ago. The family ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
KRISHNAGIRI: Five days after a Dalit youth's elopement with a Vanniyar girl sparked communal tension in Krishnagiri, district police managed to trace the lovebirds. The inter-caste lover affair threatened to blow into a major row, similar to the ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago Tension grips Krishnagiri villages after vanniyar girl elopes with dalit boy; girl's father attempts suicide Times of India, 1 month ago
While the Vanniyars, a dominant OBC community in north and north-western Tamil Nadu continue to play a significant role in poll equations, the downside of the PMKs caste mobilisation strategy has come to the fore across several Lok Sabha constituencies in ...The Hindu, 2 months ago NDA chemistry, a weak bond The Hindu, 2 months ago
PUDUCHERRY: In a revamp of the organisation in the wake of the Lok Sabha poll debacle, the Puducherry PCC and the Congress Legislature Party may get new faces by next week. After the defeat of party candidate V Narayanasamy in the election, both ...New Indian Express, 2 days ago
CHENNAI: A 55-year-old woman conservancy worker at a private musical instruments showroom was found dead with her nose and mouth bleeding, at an abandoned building on Anna Salai on Thursday. Police officials said that the deceased, identified as ...New Indian Express, 3 days ago
VILLUPURAM: Two days after the clash between Dalits and caste Hindus in Aasur village near Tindivanam, all the men in the Dalit colony fled from the village fearing police action. Following this, the Dalit women on Thursday morning, picketed the ...New Indian Express, 1 week ago
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