SC community

Consider VCK man's killing as caste murder, Govt told

Evidence's Executive Director A Kathir, who led a fact-finding team to probe the crime, said Mugesh had lodged a complaint against the boy accusing him of damaging the poster.

published on : 18th November 2022

Tamil Nadu: 30 SC families in Tiruppur denied access to road

Members of SC community of Naranapuram in Dharapuram alleged that caste Hindus have blocked a common road despite directions from revenue officials.

published on : 1st November 2022

One more held for denying sweets to SC kids in TN's Tenkasi

The police arrested one more person on Tuesday in the case of a caste Hindu refusing to sell snacks to school children from the SC community.

published on : 21st September 2022

Caste discrimination: Only seven students turn up at school in Panjakulam

AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam and AMMK general secretary TTV Dhinakaran condemned the practice of untouchability among school students in Panjakulam.

published on : 20th September 2022

Caste outcasted: TN Chief Secy shuts ‘thandora’ box to combat stigma

A few government departments, especially the revenue department, follow the system to alert people about floods and tax payments.

published on : 4th August 2022

After four years, special court finds 27 guilty in Katchanatham caste killings

Five other SCs were seriously injured in the attack. The violence followed a dispute between the two communities over the bestowing of temple honours.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Government school headmaster takes back aid from six SC/ST dropouts in Tamil Nadu's Sulur 

The scholarship amount from five Class 12 students belonging to SC community and one from ST has been taken back, allegedly on the grounds that they dropped out of school last academic year.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Mayiladuthurai: Section 144 enforced in Melaparuthikudi; farmers begin direct sowing amid police protection

Farm workers, predominantly from SC community, are opposed to the direct sowing undertaken by caste Hindu farmers, citing loss of livelihood.

published on : 1st July 2022

Locals petition to stop construction of church wall near Tindivanam

They claim the construction of the Sacred Heart Church's compound wall would block the path to the Tindivanam - Tiruvannamalai national highway, leaving them to take a detour.

published on : 19th June 2022

Tamil Nadu minister N Kayalvizhi Selvaraj unveils community hall for SC/ST in Karimangalam

She also distributed welfare to 203 benefactors worth Rs 95.59 lakh including assistance funds, housing deeds, tailoring machines, milch animals and other benefits.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Two top Chennai-NIFT officials booked for caste bias

“The institute’s director, Anitha Mabel Manohar, humiliated the victim by shifting his office from the main building to a student hostel room.

published on : 26th May 2022

The perennial malady of custodial violence  

The recent deaths in custody of two men in Tamil Nadu has once again spotlighted the perennial malady of police violence.

published on : 6th May 2022

Caste issue resurfaces in Kurinjakkulam after 30 years

Recently, a social media war has been waged over the deaths, which was the result of a land conflict between two communities at the village near Sankarankovil.

published on : 16th March 2022