Tamilians

  • Congress will win Karnataka LS constituencies in 2014, claims Siddaramaiah November 9, 2013

    The Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, on Saturday, claimed that the Congress will all the Lok Sabha constituencies in the state in the coming elections. He was participating in a felicitation function, organised by people belonging to Vokkaliga Gowda and Kurba Gowda community people. He said the community people should develop themselves by...
  • Cauvery dispute: Tamilians in Karnataka living in fear September 25, 2012

    Mysore: With the Cauvery agitation gaining momentum, the Tamil population who suffered during the 1991 Cauvery riots are a worried lot. More than 25,000 families living in Mysore, Mandya and Chamarajanagar districts have sought police protection. Isolated Tamil families, particularly those living in farms across Mysore and Chamarajanagar districts,...
  • US envoy calls Tamilians 'dirty and dark' August 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The US embassy has expressed deep regret over an alleged racial comment made by the Vice Consul of the US Consulate in Chennai, Maureen Chao. She was quoted on Friday as saying that her "skin had become dirty and dark, like the Tamilians." The US embassy has now...