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Poor road sense: Trichy drivers rank 11th in country

The Times of India 27 May 2022
"Such automatic tracks will eliminate the involvement of inspectors, who are frequently bribed through agents and brokers," said R Rengachari, a road safety activist. Tamil Nadu ... Apart from this, the enforcement part also needs to be made stringent, say activists.
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‘Tamil language is eternal, Tamil culture is global’ – Modi speaks in Chennai

Tamil Guardian 26 May 2022
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Tamil culture and language in a speech delivered in Chennai today, as he also spoke on how his government was assisting Sri Lanka ... It is always special to be in Tamil Nadu ... 'Modi would have seen all of them as a threat' - Tamil nationalists and Periyarist activists targeted with Pegasus malware.
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Poor road sense: Chennai drivers rank sixth in country

The Times of India 26 May 2022
"Such automatic tracks will eliminate the involvement of inspectors, who are frequently bribed through agents and brokers," said R Rengachari, a road safety activist. Tamil Nadu ... Apart from this, the enforcement part also needs to be made stringent, say activists.
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‘To survive, I must appear fearless’: the former nun helping India’s garment workers fight sexual violence

The Guardian 25 May 2022
In Tamil Nadu, union leader Thiyva Rakini is trying to change that Many years ago, when Thivya Rakini was working as a domestic violence activist helping ...
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Chennai: CMDA cracks whip to nip building violations in bud

The Times of India 25 May 2022
CHENNAI ... “After the drive, we will issue notices and seal these buildings ... K Kathirmathiyon, a citizen activist, said 90% of buildings in the state didn’t conform to the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules that were amended in 2019 ... S P Thiyagarajan, an RTI activist, said nothing will change until corruption at every level is curbed ... .
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Canadian politicians and PM renew calls for justice an accountability on Tamil Genocide Day

Tamil Guardian 24 May 2022
Neethan Shanmugarajah, Ontario NDP Candidate for Scarborough Centre also released a statement in Tamil highlighting the plight of Tamil activists and journalists attacked by the Sri Lankan state and called for justice, peace and recognition for the people of Tamil Eelam.
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Prashant Kishor: ‘In the next 20-30 years, Indian politics will revolve around the BJP — ...

Indian Express 24 May 2022
You call me a political activist. I have ceased to be what I was when I announced last May — after Bengal and Tamil Nadu assembly elections — that I would not do this work any longer in the form and manner in which I used to do ... I-PAC is doing the work where they have worked earlier, be it West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu.
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Tamil magazine, activist, YouTuber face blackmail charge over article

Indian Express 23 May 2022
Chennai police M K Stalin Tamil Nadu tamil nadu news ... read more Tamil magazine, activist, YouTuber face blackmail charge over articleOnline sites to historical sites, emergence of the ‘Dravidian’ govt of Tamil Nadu‘You respected my fight’.
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Tamil Nadu: Give relief to two activists tortured by SI, orders SHRC

The Times of India 22 May 2022
The state human rights commission (SHRC), Chennai has directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide compensation to two human rights activists who were tortured and arrested by a sub-inspector of police in 2019 ... for torturing and arresting the activists.
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What Arivu’s fight and faith taught me

Indian Express 21 May 2022
When the mercy petitions of Arivu and the others were denied in 2011, there were huge protests in Tamil Nadu. An activist named Sengodi set herself on fire in protest ... Tamil Nadu IAS officer introduces manjapai vending machineTrending‘Be a Metro Master’.
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I firmly believe there is no need for capital punishment: Perarivalan hours after release

The Telegraph India 18 May 2022
Activists of Pro-Tamil outfiuts came out on the streets in several parts of the state, raised slogans hailing the SC verdict and condemned the inaction of the Governor on the 2018 cabinet recommendation to release him and six others, besides the Centre's alleged complacency in the matter.
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13 years today - A massacre in Mullivaikkal

Tamil Guardian 18 May 2022
Marking 13 years since the Sri Lankan military onslaught that massacred tens of thousands of Tamils, we revisit the final days leading up to the 18th of May 2009 – a date remembered around the world as ‘Tamil Genocide Day’ ... Some laugh as they shoot the blindfolded Tamils in the head ... Tamil human rights activist abducted in Colombo.
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ROUND UP - Tamils mark fifth day of Mullivaikkal Remembrance Week across the North-East

Tamil Guardian 17 May 2022
Tamils across the North-East held remembrance events and distributed kanji yesterday to mark the fifth day of Mullivaikkal Remembrance Week ... The rally was attended by clergy, civil society representatives and social activists.
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'Accountability must not be forgotten' - British MPs mark Mullivaikkal calling for justice

Tamil Guardian 17 May 2022
Marking the 13th anniversary of the Mullivaikkal genocide in Sri Lanka, British MPs met with civil society actors and Tamil activists to renew their commitment to accountability and justice for war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan state ... - That Britain condition financial support for Sri Lanka on demilitarisation of the Tamil homeland.
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13 years today - 3,000 dead and 25,000 critically injured

Tamil Guardian 17 May 2022
Marking 13 years since the Sri Lankan military onslaught that massacred tens of thousands of Tamils, we revisit the final days leading up to the 18th of May 2009 – a date remembered around the world as ‘Tamil Genocide Day’ ... Protests by the Tamil diaspora continued across the world ... Tamil human rights activist abducted in Colombo.

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