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Tamil Nadu: Dalit man hacked to death in full public view for marrying Thevar girl in Tirupur
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Tamil Nadu: Dalit man hacked to death in full public view for marrying Thevar girl in Tirupur

A newly-wed couple was beaten up by goons in full public view in Udumalpet, Tirupur, on Sunday, after which the culprits then hacked the Dalit man to death.

Tamil Nadu: Dalit boy's parents want CBI or SIT to probe death
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Tamil Nadu: Dalit boy's parents want CBI or SIT to probe death

The parents of dalit youth Ilavarasan, whose death continues to remain shrouded in mystery, today refused to accept the police version that he committed suicide and demanded a probe by CBI or a Special Investigation Team.

Dalit youth's death: Jaya govt forms commission for probe
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Dalit youth's death: Jaya govt forms commission for probe

Tamil Nadu government today ordered a commission to "probe the truth" behind the death of a Dalit youth, whose marriage to a woman from another caste sparked anti-Dalit violence in Dharmapuri last year.

Dharmapuri: 'Letter' written by Ilavarasan before death recovered
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Dharmapuri: 'Letter' written by Ilavarasan before death recovered

A four page letter purportedly written by Dalit youth Ilavarasan in which he states that none should be held responsible for his death, has been recovered by the Special Investigation Team probing the case.

Dalit youth's death: Madras HC orders protection for girl, family
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Dalit youth's death: Madras HC orders protection for girl, family

The Madras HC bench directed the DGP to provide protection to Divya and her family, if not already provided.

Dalit death in TN: How the Dravidian project has been hijacked
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Dalit death in TN: How the Dravidian project has been hijacked

Tamil Nadu once gave birth to the self-respect movement aimed at social emancipation of the socially backward communities. That project has been perverted today, with Dalits facing the brunt of caste exploitation from Other Backward Classes.

Photos: Marriage at centre of caste violence in Tamil Nadu ends tragically
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Photos: Marriage at centre of caste violence in Tamil Nadu ends tragically

The ill-fated marriage between the couple Ilavarasan and Divya, from different castes is said to have sparked caste-related violence in Tamil Nadu. Here's their story in images.

The tragedy of Ilavarasan and caste politics in Tamil Nadu
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The tragedy of Ilavarasan and caste politics in Tamil Nadu

The death of a boy whose marriage to an upper caste girl sparked caste-based violence across the state was found dead near railway tracks.

Dharmapuri: Inter-caste marriage that sparked riots now in legal tangle
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Dharmapuri: Inter-caste marriage that sparked riots now in legal tangle

The love-marriage of a caste-Hindu girl and a Dalit boy that led to the arson and violence against three Dalit villages in Dharmapuri, in which about 270 houses were gutted and 1500 people fled, appeared to be in trouble on Thursday.