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Shining the spotlight on the trauma of caste

The Times of India 01 Dec 2022
Thenmozhi is a Tamil anti-caste activist from the US, and also the founder of , an organisation led by ...

With permanent ramp, Marina beach to become more accessible from tomorrow

Hindustan Times 26 Nov 2022
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin will inaugurate the 'Permanent Ramp' in Chennai Marina Beach at 4 pm tomorrow ... FIFA World Cup in Qatar = increase in exports of this product from Tamil Nadu ... Arittapatti village notified as Tamil Nadu's first biodiversity heritage site.

British Tamil activists commemorate Maaveerar Naal

Tamil Guardian 25 Nov 2022
Across the Thames, British Tamils have organised for a boat to ... Shankar, who died fighting for Tamil Eelam.

Arittapatti village notified as Tamil Nadu's first biodiversity heritage site

Hindustan Times 25 Nov 2022
... of Tamil Nadu's Madurai district were declared a Biodiversity Heritage Site in 2002 under the Biodiversity Act ... Ravi, a local and social activist, said that he would like to thank Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for declaring Arittapatti village as the first biodiversity village.

Seven women achievers recognised

The Times of India 24 Nov 2022
... Odisha, Kaushilya Bai of Chhattisgarh, R Rangammal of Tamil Nadu, advocate , activist Birubala Rabha, folk artist and sportsperson .

TN guests visit Ram Janmabhoomi, explained about construction in Tamil

Hindustan Times 22 Nov 2022
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra officials on Tuesday gave 199 guests from Tamil Nadu a tour of Ayodhya, and also briefed them, in the Tamil language, about the ongoing construction of the Ram Mandir.

Sri Lanka's state forces watch over Maaveerar remembrance at Chatty Thuyilum Illam

Tamil Guardian 22 Nov 2022
Plain clothed Sri Lankan military officers watched over Tamils marking the first ... Despite their presence, families of fallen Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) cadres and activists continued to pay their respects at a makeshift monument made out of the destroyed gravestones.

'Investing in a failed state' - Gary Anandasangaree slams MPs encouraging investment in Sri Lanka

Tamil Guardian 19 Nov 2022
A report published by People for Equality and Relief in Lanka (PEARL) in September highlights that Sri Lanka has failed to punish perpetrators of conflict-related sexual violence against Tamils ... Tamils and Muslims on the island face consistent political repression at the hands of the Sri Lankan state.

Tamil Nadu: Suburban trains delayed as Sevvapet locals block tracks

The Times of India 19 Nov 2022
Seeking an alternative path to cross the tracks, he said the approach roads to the overbridge, meant to be built by the Tamil Nadu government, needs to be completed while the viaduct part is ready. T Sadagopan, a consumer activist, said railways was trying to increase the speed of ...

Those Who Struggle to Change the World Know It Well

Dissident Voice 18 Nov 2022
Chandra tells us the story of how AIDWA activists conducted surveys in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to best understand the living and working conditions of women there, and she explains how these surveys have provided information about exploitation and oppression that has become the basis of AIDWA’s campaigns.

Kashi Tamil Sangamam will revive cultural ties: TN governor

The Times of India 17 Nov 2022
... Murugan and Kashi Tamil Sangamam selection committee members --Industrialist Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, vice-chancellor of The Tamilnadu Dr M G R Medical University Sudha Seshayyan, IIT- Madras director V Kamakoti and social and cultural activist Mohammad Asif Ali -- were present.

Over 9,000 complaints lodged by the public against Sri Lankan Police

Tamil Guardian 16 Nov 2022
Sri Lanka’s police force is one of the most brutal in the world,” said Kavi, a Tamil activist. “They have tortured, raped and killed ... .

Two associates of forest brigand Veerappan freed after 32 yrs in jail

The Times of India 15 Nov 2022
Based on the pleas by human right activists, the Tamil Nadu government ordered the release of Andiyappan and Perumal, who came out after completing 32 years in ...

Activist attacked by group of men in central Delhi

The Times of India 14 Nov 2022
Intersex activist Gopi Shankar Madurai was attacked ... The work of Madurai, an equal rights and indigenous rights activist, had in spired the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) to direct the government of Tamil Nadu to order a ban on forced sexselective surgeries on intersex infants.

Not going to celebrate it as victory: Nalini brother

The Times of India 12 Nov 2022
Our family has been waiting for this moment for the last 32 years ... Bhagyanathan also thanked the Tamil Nadu government, political leaders, human rights activists and the central government ... ”. She also thanked the Tamil Nadu government ... Start a Conversation. .

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