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Honour killing in TN: CM Stalin assures stringent action

The Siasat Daily 23 Mar 2023
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K ... Tamil Nadu has been a land of social justice and apart from politics, everybody should come together to maintain social harmony, he added ... Tamil Nadu. Activist submits bill against honour killing to CM Stalin.

PFI recruits underwent 3-stage training programme: NIA chargesheet

Indian Express 20 Mar 2023
College professor T J Joseph\u2019s hand chopping in Kerala (2010), Hindu Munnani activist Sashi Kumar's murder in Tamil Nadu (2016), RSS leader Rudresh's murder in Bengaluru (2016), the Ramalingam murder case in Tamil Nadu (2019), RSS worker Sanjith murder in Kerala (2021), RSS ...

Woman Dalit activist in Tamil Nadu faces unprecedented cyber harassment, journalists\u2019 forum calls for action

Indian Express 14 Mar 2023
A known face on Tamil Facebook for about a decade, Shalin moved to Twitter after 2018 to raise awareness about caste-related atrocities in Tamil Nadu ... Being a prominent Dalit activist and writer from Tamil Nadu, Shalin was one of the many activists who met Rahul Gandhi during his Bharat Jodo Yatra in Tamil Nadu.

Social activist Medha Patkar joins protest against new airport for Chennai

Indian Express 03 Mar 2023
Social Activist Medha Patkar joined the residents of Eknapuram in Tamil Nadu\u2019s Kancheepuram district on Thursday to express solidarity with their protest against the plan to construct an airport in their village ... to the Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Authority last December.

Your bodies are normal the way they are!: Dr Tanaya Narendra, Leeza Mangaldas and Meena Kandasamy open conversations about women's pleasure and desire

The Times of India 27 Feb 2023
... Tamil to English ... To this the activist-author replied, "Looking at it historically, what happened to Tamil culture and how it got disrupted and at what point women’s sexuality got scandalized? There was a certain point i.e the entry of the caste system because it regulated women.

Protest against custody of environmental activists during Stalin's visit to Erode

Suryaa 25 Feb 2023
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu activists have protested against the preventive custody of three environmental activists ahead of the visit of Chief Minister M.K ... The environmental activists led by R.S ... Tamil Selvan, and Viswanathan into preventive custody, saying that they would be let off only after 6 p.m.

TN Police on alert after intelligence warning on Islamic outfits in state

The Siasat Daily 23 Feb 2023
The Tamil Nadu Police is on high alert after ... Even as these groups are focusing on human rights and against “police atrocities”, agencies say that they were trying to create a dedicated support base from among the former PFI activists for further action in Tamil Nadu.

Nurturing children through green gardens

Deccan Chronicle 18 Feb 2023
Renowned nutritionist Divya Sathyaraj, daughter of actor Sathyaraj, and Sri Lankan Tamil Activist Poongkothai Chandrahasan, granddaughter of late Sri Lankan Tamil Leader S.J.V Chelvanayakam, have joined hands to launch ‘The Green School, Green Revolution’, an ...

Sri Lanka: Talk of ‘Prosperity’ a Smokescreen for People’s Ongoing Suffering and State Violence

GlobalResearch 15 Feb 2023
However, for Tamils, Muslims and the majority of Sri Lankans, this was not a day for celebration ... One of the main acts following independence was the denial of citizenship (1948 Citizenship Act) to Tamil workers in tea plantations ... Following the 1983 Anti-Tamil pogrom, the civil war broke out, ending in 2009 in a blood bath.

Fact check: This old photo does not show Jayalalithaa with Nirmala Sitharaman

The Hindu 15 Feb 2023
The Hindu found that the image actually shows the former Tamil Nadu CM with writer-activist Sivasankari Chandrasekaran, with whom she shared a deep bond ....

BBC Modi docu: CPI(M), CPI upset over crackdown on student over screening

Kashmir Media Service 14 Feb 2023
The CPI(M) and the CPI — the two prominent left parties in the Secular Progressive Alliance of Tamil Nadu led by the DMK — are upset with the state government over police crackdown on student activists over screening of the BBC documentary on Gujarat riots ... Notably, the Tamil Nadu ...

'Prabhakaran still alive': Who is P Nedumaran, and how the LTTE chief was killed

Indian Express 13 Feb 2023
Who is P Nedumaran? Pazha Nedumaran is a writer, activist, editor-in-chief of the Tamil by-weekly Then Seidi, and former member of the Congress party ... During the war in Sri Lanka, Nedumaran, as head of a committee of Tamil sympathisers and international human rights activists, held talks with the Indian authorities to push for a ceasefire.

CPI(M), CPI upset over crackdown on student activists for screening BBC docu

TeluguStop 13 Feb 2023
The CPI(M) and the CPI -- the two prominent left parties in the ...

Adani link makes poet decline award

The Telegraph India 09 Feb 2023
A poet in Tamil Nadu has declined to accept an award recognising women achievers because the main sponsor of the event was the Adani group ... Also an activist and teacher of Tamil at a government school in Ranipet district, Sukirtharani had been chosen for the Devi Awards by the organiser, The New Indian Express (TNIE) newspaper group.