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dna
Al Qaeda goes local, uses Tamil and Malayalam for recruitment in South IndiaAQ leader Osama bin Laden. A similar letter was sent ahead of French President
Al Qaeda goes local, uses Tamil and Malayalam for recruitment in South India
dna / Posted yesterday
AQ leader Osama bin Laden. A similar letter was sent ahead of French President Francois Hollande's visit in Bangalore. Nagapattinam native Abu Bakr Siddique, 51, one of the master-minds in the blast at the BJP office in Bangalorein 2013 is... Read more
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Daily News
Brown sugar to be smuggled to Sri Lanka seized in Tamil Nadudetained the second year students of a private engineering college and seized t
Brown sugar to be smuggled to Sri Lanka seized in Tamil Nadu
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
detained the second year students of a private engineering college and seized the suspected contraband. The students from Nagapattinam, were residing at the coastal Thamaraikulam area near Uchipulli to attend college. They were in possession of... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Brown sugar’ seized from two engineering studentsstudents of a private engineering college near here and seized the suspected co
‘Brown sugar’ seized from two engineering students
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
students of a private engineering college near here and seized the suspected contraband. The students, who hailed from Nagapattinam, were residing at the coastal Thamaraikulam area near Uchipulli for the purpose of attending college. They were... Read more
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The Hindu
TN Animal Husbandry Minister: No need to chicken out against broiler meatproven. During the debate on the demands for Animal Husbandry Department, AIAD
TN Animal Husbandry Minister: No need to chicken out against broiler meat
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
proven. During the debate on the demands for Animal Husbandry Department, AIADMK legislator M. Thamimun Ansari (Nagapattinam), who cited reports in a section of the media, raised doubts over the diseases in humans on consumption of... Read more
8d
The Hindu
Ryots stage stir in Tamil Nadu's delta districts for Cauvery waterwho staged protests in 55 places across Tiruvarur district while more than 1,35
Ryots stage stir in Tamil Nadu's delta districts for Cauvery water
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
who staged protests in 55 places across Tiruvarur district while more than 1,350 protesters were secured in 44 spots in Nagapattinam district as part of the stir. In Tiruchi, the protestors took out a march to the Railway Junction and some of... Read more
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The Hindu
Opinion | From Kandadevi to Kallimedumandate for the state to permit Dalits to worship at the Badrakaliamman temple
Opinion | From Kandadevi to Kallimedu
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
mandate for the state to permit Dalits to worship at the Badrakaliamman temple in Kallimedu, a village near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, and to perform rituals during the Aadi festival. It further hoped that “some compromise”... Read more
16d
The Economic Times
Santhi Soundarajan looks for peace in others’ Olympic dreamssome day and win medals for the country," Soundarajan told ET from Myladuthurai
Santhi Soundarajan looks for peace in others’ Olympic dreams
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
some day and win medals for the country," Soundarajan told ET from Myladuthurai in Tamil Nadu's coastal district of Nagapattinam. While Soundarajan's story of having been stripped of the Asian Games silver medal was widely reported in 2010... Read more
16d
The Hindu
Day 19There has been no caste dicrimination against Dalits in Tamil Nadu," says Dr. K
Day 19
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
There has been no caste dicrimination against Dalits in Tamil Nadu," says Dr. K. Gopal in Lok Sabha, AIADMK MP from Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. 4.03 pm: Rajya Sabha now discusses New Education Policy/National Policy for Education (NEP). 4:02... Read more
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The Hindu
Day 19There has been no caste dicrimination against Dalits in Tamil Nadu," says Dr. K
Day 19
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
There has been no caste dicrimination against Dalits in Tamil Nadu," says Dr. K. Gopal in Lok Sabha, AIADMK MP from Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. 4.03 pm: Rajya Sabha now discusses New Education Policy/National Policy for Education (NEP). 4:02... Read more
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16d
Business Standard India
Rural 'next big focus' for ShopClueswe will have access to deep rural pockets in south India with low internet pene
Rural 'next big focus' for ShopClues
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
we will have access to deep rural pockets in south India with low internet penetration, such as Kollam in Kerala, Theni and Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu and Tumkur in Karnataka, where we will work with kirana stores, mobile recharge points and small... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Aren’t we humans too?: A five-year Dalit struggle in a Tamil Nadu villagePazhangkallimedu is a picture-postcard village in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam dis
Aren’t we humans too?: A five-year Dalit struggle in a Tamil Nadu village
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
Pazhangkallimedu is a picture-postcard village in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district – neat rows of thatched houses along the Vedaranyam canal, sheltered from the sweltering heat by coconut groves. But the peaceful facade hides a tense tussle... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Authorities duty-bound to protect rights of SC community’the moral obligation and also the mandate under the provisions of Tamil Nadu Te
‘Authorities duty-bound to protect rights of SC community’
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
the moral obligation and also the mandate under the provisions of Tamil Nadu Temple Entry Authorisation Act, 1947, for the Nagapattinam district authorities to permit people belonging to scheduled caste community to have right of worship at Sri... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
All you need to know about the idol smuggling racket worth croressource. “That is why we have kept an eye on him all this while. So far we have
All you need to know about the idol smuggling racket worth crores
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 days ago
source. “That is why we have kept an eye on him all this while. So far we have found that he stole from temples mainly in Nagapattinam and Thanjavur.” However, experts at the India Pride Project believe that this case could have been cracked at... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Tamil Nadu conversions: Case filed against 11 caste Hindus over temple festIn the latest development over an ongoing conversion row in Tamil Nadu, a Dalit
Tamil Nadu conversions: Case filed against 11 caste Hindus over temple fest
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
In the latest development over an ongoing conversion row in Tamil Nadu, a Dalit man from the village of Pazhangallimedu in Nagapattinam district has filed a police case against a group of 11 upper-caste Hindus after they refused to allow Dalits to... Read more
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The Hindu
Jayalalithaa inaugurates new tomography equipment Government Multi Superspecialty HospitalCollege is getting a hostel for house surgeons at a cost of Rs. 6.89 crore. Dis
Jayalalithaa inaugurates new tomography equipment Government Multi Superspecialty Hospital
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
College is getting a hostel for house surgeons at a cost of Rs. 6.89 crore. District headquarters hospitals in Tiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Kovilpattai and Kumbakonam have also received funds for various facilities, including a total of 100 beds and a... Read more
22d
The Hindu
British-built irrigationfacility to be renovatedscheme on an outlay of Rs. 90 crore A British-built irrigation infrastructure
British-built irrigationfacility to be renovated
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
scheme on an outlay of Rs. 90 crore A British-built irrigation infrastructure on three major rivers passing through Nagapattinam and Thanjavur districts will be renovated at an estimate of Rs. 90 crore. The Public Works Department will... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Beef-eating has never been an issue in TN, say political analystsand still do. There is a great deal of tolerance in Tamil Nadu society. Hindus
Beef-eating has never been an issue in TN, say political analysts
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
and still do. There is a great deal of tolerance in Tamil Nadu society. Hindus go to Velankanni (a famous church in Nagapattinam) and to dargahs when they are unwell. Many Christians believe in astrology,” he said. Tamil Nadu’s social... Read more
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The Hindu
Caste Hindus may let Dalits host festival at Kallimedudeadlock In a significant move towards finding an amicable solution to the cri
Caste Hindus may let Dalits host festival at Kallimedu
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
deadlock In a significant move towards finding an amicable solution to the crisis, caste Hindus of Kallimedu village in Nagapattinam district seem to be inclined to consider the demand of Dalits to host mandagapadi for a day as part of Sri... Read more
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The Hindu
Dalits and temple entry in Tamil Naduall the three deities.Read more Threats to convert to Islam - July 2016 A sec
Dalits and temple entry in Tamil Nadu
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
all the three deities.Read more Threats to convert to Islam - July 2016 A section of Dalits of Pazhag Kallimedu in Nagapattinam reiterated its decision to convert to Islam if the State government failed to get them the right to host... Read more
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The Hindu
Live chat: How inclusive are worship places in Tamil Nadu?In recent times, Dalits in Nagapattinam district have 'threatened' to convert t
Live chat: How inclusive are worship places in Tamil Nadu?
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
In recent times, Dalits in Nagapattinam district have 'threatened' to convert to Islam if they are not allowed to participate and perform temple rituals. This raises questions whether the state needs another movement on temple entry. Join us for a... Read more
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The Hindu
Live chat: How inclusive are worship places in Tamil Nadu?In recent times, Dalits in Nagapattinam district have 'threatened' to convert t
Live chat: How inclusive are worship places in Tamil Nadu?
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
In recent times, Dalits in Nagapattinam district have 'threatened' to convert to Islam if they are not allowed to participate and perform temple rituals. This raises questions whether the state needs another movement on temple entry. Join us for a... Read more
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27d
The Hindu
Where casteism shackles equalitysay sociologists : The current ban on the annual Aadi festival of Sri Badrakal
Where casteism shackles equality
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
say sociologists : The current ban on the annual Aadi festival of Sri Badrakaliamman Temple at Kallimedu by the Nagapattinam district administration and the sealing of the Ayyanar temple in Ariyalur have brought to focus the... Read more
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27d
The Hindu
Prohibitory orders clamped in Ariyalur village over temple rowlast year and prohibitory orders were clamped following tension between the com
Prohibitory orders clamped in Ariyalur village over temple row
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
last year and prohibitory orders were clamped following tension between the communities. Close on the heels of the Nagapattinam Collector banning the annual Aadi festival at Sri Bhadrakaliamman Temple at Pazhag Kallimedu after Dalits were... Read more
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27d
Business Standard India
Attacks on Dalits will have bearing on Assembly polls: Udit Rajreferred to media reports that following denial of permission to conduct ritual
Attacks on Dalits will have bearing on Assembly polls: Udit Raj
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
referred to media reports that following denial of permission to conduct rituals at the ancient Badrakaliyamman temple at Nagapattinam, during the Tamil month of Adi, some Dalits had planned to embrace Islam. The Nagapattinam district... Read more
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dna
Dalit MPs should resign from BJP against countrywide assault: Kejriwaldenial of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at
Dalit MPs should resign from BJP against countrywide assault: Kejriwal
dna / Posted 28 days ago
denial of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at the ancient Badrakaliyamman temple at Nagapattinam, during the Tamil month of Adi, some Dalits had planned to embrace Islam. The Nagapattinam district... Read more
28d
The Hindu
‘Govt. must protect Dalits’ rights’Even as 250 Dalit families in Nagapattinam district are threatening to convert
‘Govt. must protect Dalits’ rights’
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
Even as 250 Dalit families in Nagapattinam district are threatening to convert to Islam after they were denied their right to perform mandagapadi, a ritual performed on day one of the seven-day festival conducted in the first week of Aadi, Viduthalai... Read more
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28d
dna
Hindu religion in danger because of its 'protectors': BJP MP Udit Rajdenial of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at
Hindu religion in danger because of its 'protectors': BJP MP Udit Raj
dna / Posted 28 days ago
denial of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at the ancient Badrakaliyamman temple at Nagapattinam, during the Tamil month of Adi, some Dalits had planned to embrace Islam. The Nagapattinam district... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Danger to Hindu religion from ‘protectors’, not conversions: BJP’s Udit Rajof permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at the anc
Danger to Hindu religion from ‘protectors’, not conversions: BJP’s Udit Raj
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 28 days ago
of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at the ancient Badrakaliyamman temple at Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam, during the Tamil month of Adi, some Dalits had planned to embrace Islam. The Nagapattinam district... Read more
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The Economic Times
Hindu religion in danger because of its 'protectors': BJP MP Udit Rajdenial of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at
Hindu religion in danger because of its 'protectors': BJP MP Udit Raj
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
denial of permission to the Dalits by upper caste Hindus to conduct rituals at the ancient Badrakaliyamman temple at Nagapattinam, during the Tamil month of Adi, some Dalits had planned to embrace Islam. The Nagapattinam district... Read more
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The Hindu
Pazhag Kallimedu Dalits firm on demand for mandagapadiinconclusive on Friday. At an urgent meeting held on Thursday night, a section
Pazhag Kallimedu Dalits firm on demand for mandagapadi
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
inconclusive on Friday. At an urgent meeting held on Thursday night, a section of Dalits of the village near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district decided to stick to their stand. N. Pakkirisamy, village head of the Dalit hamlet, a part of Kallimedu... Read more
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dna
Tamil Nadu: Authorities say, 'Dalit families who were not allowed to perform rituals in temple won't convert to Islam'No Dalit family in Kallimedu village in Nagapattinam has planned to embrace Isl
Tamil Nadu: Authorities say, 'Dalit families who were not allowed to perform rituals in temple won't convert to Islam'
dna / Posted 30 days ago
No Dalit family in Kallimedu village in Nagapattinam has planned to embrace Islam following refusal of permission to them by upper caste Hindus to perform rituals during a temple festival, the district administration asserted on Thursday. There were... Read more
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