“A very conservative estimation of Rs 162.4 crore worth of properties was retrieved from illegal occupation by Hindutva persons,” he said.
An SC family from Sengulam colony alleged that a case is yet to be registered on a missing-person complaint given to the Palakkarai police on September 3.
At a function held on Monday, Kerala Devaswom Minister shared an incident of discrimination by priests at the inaugural function of ‘nadapandal’ at a temple.
Untouchability row: Kerala minister misunderstood ritual, no discrimination shown against anyone, says priests association
The state committee of the Akhila Kerala Thanthri Samajam said priests who are performing 'deva pujas' do not touch anyone, be it Brahmin or non-Brahmin, till the same gets over.
In response to these remarks, DMK spokesperson Saravanan Annadurai accused the governor of engaging in baseless propaganda.
"There is still caste oppression and discrimination found in the state because of people like Annamalai and caste-based outfits,” Durai Vaiko said.
District Collector T Prabhu Shankar met the parents of these students and warned them of the consequences if they continued to discriminate against the government-appointed cook.
The landmark anti-caste discrimination bill will now go to Governor Newsom’s desk where he will decide whether to sign the bill into law.
Dalits in Karadikkal alleged that they were ostracised following a parking dispute between a caste Hindu store owner and a Dalit who allegedly encroached a land near his store.
Daliit villagers alleged that traders in the village refused to entertain people from their community allegedly due to a diktat from caste Hindu village elders.
The FIR was lodged on a court's direction after the victim accused the police of ignoring his complaint, added.
The boy, a Class 12 student of a government-aided school in Valliyoor, was constantly harassed by three students of an intermediate caste.
Dr Subhas Sarkar said that the government takes each suicide incident on educational campuses very seriously and has undertaken various initiatives to address the issue.
If such incidents continue, the local police are at liberty to invoke Goondas Act against the persons concerned, she added and disposed of the petition.
The former Chief Justice of India was speaking at an event organized by the Telugu Association of North America (TANA) in Philadelphia on Sunday.
Terming it a ‘very sensitive matter’ the Supreme Court on Thursday sought the UGCs’ response in a PIL filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi.
After video of 'BJP man' urinating on tribal youth in MP goes viral, pressure tactics to cover-up the act
In the video, a labourer who is said to be from a tribal community is seen sitting on the roadside, when Pravesh Shukla, a BJP- supporter/ worker was smoking and urinating on the man's face.
The minister emphasised the establishment of a facility to help Adi Dravidars and tribals file cases and get legal guidance.
The ad featured Aditya Lakhia, who played 'Kachra' in the 2001 Aamir Khan starrer 'Lagaan,' as a metaphor to represent kachra or garbage.
It is alleged that a crowd consisting of those from another caste, said to be dominant in the village, were objecting to the procession, and to the groom riding a horse.