Irular

10 Irular bonded workers in Krishnagiri ask govt to rescue them

Both the families are from the Irula tribe and had received around Rs 75,000 from the owner and worked for over a year.

published on : 12th May 2022

Class VI Irular boy pushed into fire by three caste Hindu schoolmates near Tamil Nadu's Tindivanam

As the three boys involved in the case are under 12, action will be taken based on legal opinion from government lawyers.

published on : 11th May 2022

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin begins distribution of e-pattas to 3.35 lakh families

Since the details of these pattas were not registered properly in the revenue department documents at the village level, the persons concerned could not get all the required land documents.

published on : 5th April 2022

No pucca house put Irular families in Vellakulam village at Arcot Taluk in trouble

Irular communities living near Vellakulam village in Arcot Taluk are living in dire conditions without basic facilities.

published on : 21st March 2022

Why Tamil Nadu needs to protect Irula co-op

Back in Tamil Nadu, the Irula Snake Catchers' Industrial Co-operative Society Limited, a 44-year-old institution, is India's largest producer of snake venom.

published on : 14th March 2022

Release falsely accused ST men in Villupuram, says Irular Association

PV Ramesh, association secretary, further alleged the police nabbed the ST men under false accusations. Ramesh demanded the State government take cognisance of police atrocity against ST communities.

published on : 8th March 2022

25 Irular families in Villupuram made homeless, to be resettled

According to official sources, the 25 Irular families have been residing at Thengaipakkam village in Olakkur block, over the past three generations.

published on : 8th February 2022

Set up inquiry panel to investigate 2011 Thirukovilur police atrocity case: Activists

A total of 10 people were abducted, tortured and all were jailed on burglary charges. False charges against them should be dropped and action be taken.”

published on : 25th December 2021

Irular victims of TN’s decade-old rape, torture case still wait for trial to begin

Along with 11 family members, they were allegedly tortured brutally under police custody and are hoping the recent intervention of TN State Human Rights Commission will help their cause.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Seven bonded labourers rescued in Tamil Nadu

According to a source, Kanniappan of Ulundurpet along with relatives crowded the Cuddalore Collectorate on Wednesday.

published on : 17th December 2021

Irulars of MGR Nagar promised new houses

The Irular families in MGR Nagar in Arungundram village in Chengalpattu, who have been living in dilapidated houses, were promised new houses. 

published on : 2nd December 2021

Politico threatens Irular tribals for taking shelter at temple

A group of Irulars from a settlement near Kancheepuram alleged they are being threatened by a DMK functionary for taking shelter in a temple nearby to escape rains and mosquitoes.

published on : 26th November 2021

Gritty Irular youth gets second shot at MBBS

A first-generation student’s dream to become a doctor has taken wings four years after he discontinued his MBBS course to fend for his family.

published on : 18th November 2021

Community certificates to be given to 66 Irular tribals; housing to be improved

Collector Rahul Nadh said the process to issue community certificates would begin soon and the tribals would be relocated for better housing.

published on : 16th November 2021

TNIE impact: Stranded Irular families in Tiruvallur district get food, dry ration

Tiruvallur Collector Alby John said Ponneri Tahasildar visited the village with relief materials. The tribals were served hot food and dry ration.

published on : 16th November 2021
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