POSTMORTEM

  • FTP: Is there still a great deal of social and family resistance to intercaste marriages? July 8, 2013

    The Jayalaithaa government in Tamil Nadu has ordered a probe into the death of dalit youth Ilavarasan who earlier this month allegedly committed suicide after conflicts over his marriage to a non Dalit girl. Ilavarasan, whose marriage to Divya triggered antiDalit violence in three villages of Dharmapuri district in November last...
  • TN: Caste politics continues over the death of 20yearold Dalit boy July 6, 2013

    Ilavarasan, a 20yearold Dalit youth whose intercaste marriage to Divya Nagaraj triggered riots in November 2012, was found dead near the railway tracks in Dharampuri on Thursday. The postmortem report indicates death due to a head injury, while the police say it is a case of suicide. But Ilavarasan's family...
  • CBI says it cannot prove Ruchika postmortem was forged November 10, 2010

    A big setback for the Girhotras who have been fighting for justice in the Ruchika death case. CBI has said it cannot prove Ruchika postmortem was forged. ...
  • Killed JK infant's family now refuses postmortem March 9, 2010

    The death of baby Irfan sparked widespread outrage in the Kashmir valley. Now the Special Investigation Team, tasked to investigate the incident, has hit a roadblock. Irfan's family refusing permission to exhume the body for a post mortem The 10dayold child died after he fell from the hands of his mother,...