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Droupadi Murmu, Yashwant Sinha's nomination papers for presidential poll found in order

The Times of India 30 Jun 2022
Besides Murmu and Sinha, a host of commoners had also filed their papers for the top constitutional post in the country, which include a slum dweller from Mumbai, a namesake of RJD founder Lalu Prasad Yadav, a social activist from Tamil Nadu and a ...
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Presidential poll: No security deposit, proposers will lead to rejection of nomination

The Times of India 30 Jun 2022
NEW DELHI ... Besides Murmu and Sinha, a host of commoners have also filed their papers for the top constitutional post in the country, which include a slum dweller from Mumbai, a namesake of RJD founder Lalu Prasad Yadav, a social activist from Tamil Nadu and a professor from Delhi ... Start a Conversation. .
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Prez poll: No security deposit, proposers will lead to rejection of nomination

The Telegraph India 30 Jun 2022
Cheques and demand drafts are not acceptable means of paying security deposit ... Besides Murmu and Sinha, a host of commoners have also filed their papers for the top constitutional post in the country, which include a slum dweller from Mumbai, a namesake of RJD founder Lalu Prasad Yadav, a social activist from Tamil Nadu and a professor from Delhi ... .
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Droupadi Murmu, Yashwant Sinha's nomination papers for presidential poll found in orderThe final list of ...

Deccan Herald 30 Jun 2022
Besides Murmu and Sinha, a host of commoners had also filed their papers for the top constitutional post in the country, which include a slum dweller from Mumbai, a namesake of RJD founder Lalu Prasad Yadav, a social activist from Tamil Nadu and a professor from Delhi ... Check out DH's latest videos. Check out DH's latest videos ... Sign Up ... Twitter ... ....
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Murmu, Sinha in fray for presidential poll after scrutiny of papers

The Telegraph India 30 Jun 2022
Advertisement ... Besides Murmu and Sinha, a host of commoners had also filed their papers for the top constitutional post in the country, which include a slum dweller from Mumbai, a namesake of RJD founder Lalu Prasad Yadav, a social activist from Tamil Nadu and a professor from Delhi ... Murmu gets BSP support. .
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Thousands expected to attend FeTNA in New York

Tamil Guardian 29 Jun 2022
Amongst those set to be attending this year are activists from Tamil Nadu and Tamil Eelam, as well as businesspeople, artists, ...
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Slum Dweller And Delhi Professor Among Presidential Hopefuls

NDTV 26 Jun 2022
A slum dweller from Mumbai, a namesake of RJD founder Lalu Prasad Yadav, a social activist from Tamil Nadu and a professor from Delhi are among those who have submitted their nomination papers to... .
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1 in 10 street food vendors in TN reuses cooking oil: Survey

The Times of India 25 Jun 2022
Chennai. Nearly 1 in 10 street food vendors in Tamil Nadu reuses oil throughout the day and 1 in 5 vendors mixes used oil with fresh oil, a survey by a city-based activist group has found. Ironically, Tamil Nadu had topped the state food safety index announced by the Union health ministry earlier this month ... Start a Conversation. .
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‘They threatened to shoot me in the head for destroying Buddhist culture’

Tamil Guardian 24 Jun 2022
Velupillai Madhavameyar, a social activist and former cadre, said the incident had taken place on June 15, just days after dozens of Tamils demonstrated against the Sri Lankan military-aided attempt in the Kurunthurmalai area of Mullaitivu ... Tamil protesters block installation of Buddha statue at Tamil temple site.
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UK lawyers gather evidence for action against countries that failed to prevent Yazidi genocide

Tamil Guardian 22 Jun 2022
Under the principle of universal jurisdiction to address crimes under international law that were committed abroad by a perpetrator, British Tamil activists have been calling for targeted sanctions on leading Sri Lankan Military and political officials ... against Tamil civilians.
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Former Sri Lankan minister warns ‘not to test patience of Buddhists’

Tamil Guardian 21 Jun 2022
Sri Lanka’s former Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasekera reportedly warned the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) “not to test the patience of Buddhists” earlier today, in a chilling address in Sri Lanka’s parliament ... In January last year, Weerasekera attacked Tamil protesters in Jaffna claiming that they had no right to remember “dead terrorists”.
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As Tamils demand justice, UN High commissioner meets with Sri Lanka’s foreign minister

Tamil Guardian 20 Jun 2022
His remarks came however just days after the Sri Lankan military attempted more land grabs, Sri Lankan security officers harassed a Tamil journalist, a prominent disappearances campaigner and activist spoke out against the OMP, and as military-sponsored Sinhalisation of the North-East continued.
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Sri Lanka claims to have made ‘significant progress’ at UN Human Rights Council

Tamil Guardian 17 Jun 2022
His remarks came however just days after the Sri Lankan military attempted more land grabs, Sri Lankan security officers harassed a Tamil journalist, a prominent disappearances campaigner and activist spoke out against the OMP, and as military-sponsored Sinhalisation of the North-East continued ... .
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‘We have nothing to lose anymore’ – Interview with Ananthy Sasitharan

Tamil Guardian 13 Jun 2022
Following the release of a new documentary on Tamil politician and human rights activist Ananthy Sasitharan on Al Jazeera Witness last week, she spoke and on how only an international mechanism can deliver justice for enforced disappearances in Sri Lanka and detailed the struggle that she has been through in her journey so far.
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Jaffna Tamils celebrate Pride Month with annual Rainbow Pride Walk

Tamil Guardian 13 Jun 2022
On Saturday, members of the Eelam Tamil LGBTQ+ community mobilized to advocate for equality and social justice for those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities in the North-East ... In 2020, Tamil Guardian spoke directly with LGBTQ+ activists in Jaffna to document the lived realities and daily struggles of the community.

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