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Dalit family attack case: Cuddalore serial rapist, murderer on the run held

The police booked him under seven sections, including the Pocso Act, for his alleged sexual attacks on minors.

27 Mar 2018

Assault in Vellamputhur of Tamil Nadu follows a pattern? 

Vellamputhur village alleged witnessed three similar incidents in which families were attacked

27 Feb 2018

Attacks against Dalits on the rise in Tamil Nadu's Vellamputhur: activists

This is the third attack against Dalits within the Arakandanallur police limits since the beginning of this year.

24 Feb 2018

Day after 10-year-old beaten to death, police detains five Dalits for attempted rape, murder in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram

The police were trying to implicate innocents, claimed the locals, who recounted a feud the victim family had with a caste Hindu resident of an adjacent village.

24 Feb 2018

Attack on Tamil Nadu Dalit family leaves eight-year-old dead 

An eight-year-old Dalit boy was al­l­­egedly beaten to death wh­­ile his 14-year-old old sist­er and mother were critica­l­ly injured.

23 Feb 2018

Tamil Nadu teacher thrashed by a mob for proposing Class VIII girl

According to the girl, the teachers said Nirmal would give her a life of untold luxury if she accepted the proposal.

20 Feb 2018

Mother’s lover gets life term for sexually assaulting minor, mother acquited

11-year-old girl became pregnant after being repeatedly raped by mother’s paramour; ordered to pay `1L to girl.

08 Feb 2018

Cheated by son, five members of family attempt suicide

Frustrated that the officials had failed to act on a seven-years-old complaint of land grabbing, five members of a family doused themselves with kerosene at the collectorate on Monday, with an intent

06 Feb 2018

Two youth die of injuries, honour killing suspected in Tamil Nadu

Tension prevailed at Vasanthakrishnapuram near Thirukovilur after three youth from the Dalit colony were found with grievous injuries on the road on Tuesday morning.

03 Jan 2018

Kidney diseases mar Tamil Nadu village

25 kidney-ailment deaths in five years; villagers blame it on discharge of waste from a private educational institute

17 Dec 2017

Cross-border aid to build TN check dam

The villagers of Thalavanur on Monday found an unusual supporter for their efforts to construct a check dam across Malataru river.

13 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu: 25 kidney ailment deaths in five years, this Kappiyampuliyur village is a health bomb

Despite a population of just 1,500, the village witnessed about 25 deaths due to kidney failure in the last five years and another 50 are undergoing dialysis.

12 Dec 2017

Stir against teacher shortage in 2 schools

Just two educators for 450 students in Arungkurukai

07 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu: 80-year-old woman saves Rs 71,500 for own funeral in demonetised Rs 500 notes

Lakshmi, who was saving the money so that she could have decent funeral,  didn't believe that the notes were invalid after PM Modi announced the demonetisation move.

18 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu: Sex abuse kills medical dreams of impoverished girls

A private medical institute in Villupuram has been exploiting impoverished girls who join their diploma course in Medical Assistance lured by the promise of free education, for the past eight years.

11 Nov 2017

3 awarded life in prison for killing home-alone woman

Fast Track Mahila Court finds trio guilty; son-in-law among the convicts

04 Nov 2017

Medical intern terms assistant professor sexual predator

A graduate in medicine doi­ng her compulsory rotatory residential internship recently levelled sexual harassment charges against an assistant professor in the Government Villupuram Medical College and

03 Nov 2017

Contaminated water reaches Collectorate

At a time when spread of dengue and other fevers is causing concern, a group of residents from Villupuram approached the Collectorate with a long-standing problem which has been aggrevated recently af

10 Oct 2017

Illegal constructions, access points turn national highways into deathtraps

Of TN’s 76 black spots, Villupuram district has 16, where 263 people lost lives between Jan 2014 and Aug 2016; allegations of collusion between bizmen, NHAI

26 Sep 2017

Demonetisation robs Irula rape victims fine of 20 Lakh at Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu

Account holding solatium frozen as four women did not have Aadhaar number, related documents

19 Sep 2017

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