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Why Issues of Various Nationalities Turned Complex in India? Why Coordination Nations is Important?

A Tamil nationalist party Naam Tamilar Katchi organised an event to mark martyrdom anniversary of Thiru Sankaralinganar who had fasted untill death demanding renaming of Madras presidency as Tamil Nadu. People of various struggling nationalities and historical polities-

Tamil Nadu: BJP’s Tweet on Periyar Stirs Controversy, Opposition Demands Apology

The BJP Tuesday stoked a controversy by tweeting about Dravidian ideologue E.V. Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, on his 46th death anniversary.

A R Rehman Steps into Tamil Nadu ‘Autonomy’ Debate

With political parties in Tamil Nadu reviving the issue of autonomy in state matters, and warning of a major protest against the BJP-led Centre if the government fails to clarify the role of Hindi in its proposed three-language policy, musician A R Rahman on Tuesday joined the issue.

Vedanta Groups’ Sterlite Copper in Thoothukudi to be permanently closed: Tamil Nadu Govt.

Sterlite Copper, the Vedanta Group’s copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi, was sealed on Monday evening, shortly after the Tamil Nadu Environment and Forests Department issued a two-page Government Order for its “permanent” closure.

Democratic Rights body says Sterlite Killings were Cold Blooded Massacre of People

A democratic rights body called Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) has condemned the killings of protesters in Tamil Nadu.

Nine People Protesting Against Copper Smelting Plant Shot Dead In Tamil Nadu

Nine people were killed as police opened fire on protesters who were protesting, demanding closure of a copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu’s port city of Tuticorin.

Tamil Nadu To Move SCI For Setting Up Of Cauvery Water Management Board

As per the media reports the Tamil Nadu government is mulling to approach the Supreme Court of India (SCI) demanding the Cauvery water management board to be set up with immediate effect.

After BJP Leader’s Facebook Post, Dravidian Leader Periyar’s Statue Vandalized In Tamil Nadu

Following the Facebook post of 'pro-hindutva' Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader H Raja, in which he had reportedly threatened to pull down the statue of Dravidian icon and social reformer

Harbans Singh Chennai is new President of SAD (Badal)’s Tamil Naidu Unit.

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) chief Sukhbir Badal today appointed prominent social worker S Harbans Singh Chennai as President of the Tamil

Madras HC Imposes Nationalism By Making ‘Vande Mataram’ Mandatory In Schools, Govt & Private Offices

Impose majoritarian Indian (Hindutva) nationalism on other nationalities residing in the sub-continent, similarly on the same page the Madras High Court here on Tuesday made

Pro Hindutva Forces at Centre Trying to turn the Sub-Continent into Hindia

Leader of opposition in Tamil Nadu state assembly and working president of DMK party M.K Stalin while strongly criticising the BJP led Central government stated that it was trying to relegate people who don’t speak Hindi to second-class citizens, and of pushing the sub continent into becoming “Hindia”.

Sasikala Natrajan To Be Next Tamil Nadu CM, O Panneerselvam Steps Down

Sasikala Natarajan who had been a long time compainion and close aide of the late Tamil Nadu CM J. Jayalalithaa has been elected the chief

RSS Breathes Easier Under New Tamil Nadu CM Paneerselvam

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which found itself stifled and choked under the previous regime of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa

Rajiv Gandhi convict Tamil national A. G. Perarivalan attacked in jail

As per media reports A. G. Perarivalan, a Tamil national convicted in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was attacked on Tuesday by a fellow prisoner in the Vellore prison.

Tamil Nadu Govt will not allow imposition of Hindi or Sanskrit: says Minister

Amid opposition to the Centre's draft New Education Policy (NEP) from different quarters, Tamil Nadu government today told the state Assembly that it will not allow "imposition of Sanskrit or Hindi" and assured that the interest of minorities will be safeguarded.

Amnesty India condemns attack on Tamil Nadu news channel

A release by Amnesty International India says [t]wo crude bombs were hurled at Tamil news channel Puthiyathalaimurai news channel's headquarters on March 12 morning. This attack seems to be an attempt to intimidate the media. Police must probe and arrest suspects involved in the crude bomb attack on.

Tamil Nadu govt. shots down Narendra Modi’s Guru Utsav

Tamil Nadu, India (September 03, 2014): Tamil Nadu government in a silent move has declared it's rebillion against Narendra Modi led BJP government's attempt to label Teachers Day as the "Guru Utsav". Tamil Nadu government has made it clear that it would stick to "Teachers Day" tag, avoiding reference of "Guru Utsav" anywhere in the celebrations.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa opposes Sanskrit language week celebrations in schools

In a letter addressed to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu CM J. Jayalaithaa said: "Tamil Nadu has a rich cultural heritage based on the ancient Tamil language. There has also been a strong social justice and language movement in the state. Hence, any official celebration of 'Sanskrit week' in Tamil Nadu is highly inappropriate".

Dal Khalsa lashes on Rahul Gandhi for his stand against release of Rajiv’s assassins

Amritsar, Punjab (February 20, 2014): Dal Khalsa has asked "if masterminds and killers of 1984 anti-Sikh killings can escape the so-called long arm of the law and walk freely in the society, then why can't killers of former PM lead the normal life after completing 23 years in solitary confinement.

Indian Supreme Court restrains Tamil Nadu from releasing those convicted in Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination case

New Delhi, India (February 20, 2014): The Supreme Court on February 20 restrained the Tamil Nadu government from releasing 7 persons who were convicted in ...

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