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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. DNA, 1 day 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 day 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 Express1 week ago PMK fields CM candidate Anbumani from Pennagaram, Mani in Mettur  United News of India1 week ago Anbumani Takes to Twitter, Slams Stalin on Promise of Prohibition  New Indian Express2 days ago dna Exclusive | Tamil Nadu Elections 2016: There's a silent revolution for 'Anbumani', says PMK's CM candidate Dr Anbumani  DNA India6 days 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 India1 week ago Activists Attacked For Sheltering Inter-Caste Couple  New Indian Express1 week 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 weeks ago No Longer Apple of the Eye, PMK Gets Mango  New Indian Express1 month ago

FB Groups 'Caste' Long Shadow

CHENNAI: Over 24,000 people are part of a closed group on Facebook called Vanniyar Online Friends Organisation. The group calls itself the biggest online network of Vanniya Kula Sathriyars worldwide — a caste Hindu group predominant in northern ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

PMK may find it tough in its own terrain

Both the Dravidian parties make sure that a crop of Vanniyar MLAs region-wise gets to be Ministers. t is a given that caste plays a vital role in selection of candidates during elections in Tamil Nadu, with parties nurturing heavyweights in ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Following threat from family, woman seeks protection for husband, in-laws

A 21-year-old woman belonging to the Vanniyar community submitted a petition to the Superintendent of Police, Vellore seeking protection for her husband and in-laws following threat from her family members. K. Santhiya, a resident of ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
The Hindu

PMK does not take refuge in casteism, says Anbumani

Denying the allegation that the PMK would take refuge in casteism whenever its core constituency the Vanniyar base was threatened, the partys Chief Ministerial candidate Anbumani Ramadoss said his party had never been against the Dalits, but only opposed ...
 The Hindu2 months ago PMK not against inter-caste marriage: S Ramadoss  Times of India1 month ago 'PMK not against inter-caste marriage'  Times of India1 month ago
United News of India

Jayalalithaa widens mother metaphor

Villupuram : With filing of nominations for the May 16 Assembly elections drawing to a close on Friday afternoon, there was still no hint from the AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa on when she would release her party's manifesto as many in the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago Filing of nominations for May 16 TN Assembly polls ends  United News of India1 day ago TN assembly poll scene gathers steam  The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago
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