Dharmapuri

  • TN panel to hear Dalit youth death case today 08-08-2013 08:53 AM

    Chennai: The panel constituted by the Tamil Nadu government will hear the case probing into circumstances that led to the death of 20-year old Dalit youth E Ilavarasan in Dharmapuri. Ilavarasan was found dead near a railway track on July 4 this year. Ilavarasan, whose marriage to Divya triggered anti-Dalit...
  • TN: Man arrested for suspiciously roaming near guest house where Advani is to stay 30-07-2013 07:39 PM

    Salem: A 46-year old man was on Tuesday "secured" by police after he was found moving around in a suspicious manner near the Salem Steel Plant Guest house where senior BJP leader LK Advani is scheduled to stay during his visit here on August 1, police said. Mohammed Ali of...
  • TN: Dalit boy's parents want CBI or SIT to probe their son's death 20-07-2013 05:12 PM

    Dharmapuri: The parents of Dalit boy E Ilavarasan, who was found dead along railway tracks in Dharmapuri on July 4, have demanded a CBI or SIT probe into the the death of their son. The parents have alleged that police are trying to close the case by terming it as...
  • TN: 2nd autopsy report of Dalit youth to be submitted in court today 15-07-2013 01:56 PM

    Dharmapuri (TN): The second autopsy report of Dalit youth E Ilavarasan, whose death is shrouded in mystery, will be submitted in the Madras High Court today. The high court ordered a second autopsy after the family alleged foul play in Ilavarasan's death. A three-member team of doctors from All India...
  • TN: Hundreds defy prohibotory orders to attend Ilavarasan's last rites 14-07-2013 09:30 PM

    Dharmapuri: Hundreds defied prohibotory orders and attended the last rites of Ilavarasan, the Dalit youth, who died under mysterious circumstances in Dharmpauri in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. He was found dead after his inter-caste marriage supposedly ended. The 21-year-old was laid to rest at a private vacant site in his...
  • Dalit boy's death: Madras HC orders second autopsy 12-07-2013 12:38 PM

    Chennai: A second autopsy will be conducted on Dalit boy Ilavarasan's body, the Madras High Court ruled on Friday. Ilavarasan was found dead along a railway track in Dharampuri district in Tamil Nadu on July 4. Ilavarasan's marriage with Divya, a Hindu girl, had triggered anti-Dalit violence in three villages...
  • Dalit boy's death: Will decide on 2nd autopsy after expert submits his report, says HC 10-07-2013 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide an expert and experienced doctor from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore, who will examine Dalit youth Ilavarasan's body. The court will decide on a second autopsy only after the expert submits his report. Earlier, six of...
  • Dalit boy's death: HC to view the postmortem video 09-07-2013 10:07 AM

    Dharampuri: The Madras High Court will on Tuesday view the postmortem report video of Dalit youth Ilavarasan, who was found dead near the railway tracks in Dharampuri, and decide on whether to order a fresh autopsy. The Madras High Court had directed the state government to preserve till Tuesday the...
  • FTP: Is there still a great deal of social and family resistance to inter-caste marriages? 08-07-2013 11:08 PM

    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 anti-Dalit violence in three villages of Dharmapuri district in November...
  • Dalit boy's death: Police recover suicide note, TN govt orders a probe 08-07-2013 10:49 AM

    Dharmapuri: In a new twist in the death of Dalit youth Ilavarasan, whose marriage to an upper caster girl sparked violence in Dharmapuri in 2012, police have allegedly recovered a suicide note written by him. Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu government has ordered a commission to probe the death of Ilavarasan....
  • TN Dalit boy's death: NCSC members visit Dharmapuri 07-07-2013 10:27 PM

    Dharmapuri: A team of National Commission for Scheduled Castes reached Dharmapuri on Sunday to take stock of the situation after the death of a Dalit youth. The post-mortem reports of Illavarasan, whose body was found on a railway track in Dharmapuri, suggest the cause of his death was a head...
  • TN: Caste politics continues over the death of 20-year-old Dalit boy 06-07-2013 09:53 PM

    Ilavarasan, a 20-year-old Dalit youth whose inter-caste marriage to Divya Nagaraj triggered riots in November 2012, was found dead near the railway tracks in Dharampuri on Thursday. The post-mortem report indicates death due to a head injury, while the police say it is a case of suicide. But Ilavarasan's family...
  • TN Dalit boy's death: Family alleges foul play, seeks second autopsy 06-07-2013 09:50 AM

    Chennai: The death of a Dalit boy, Ilavarasan, has triggered protests and violence in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu. The post-mortem report of the the 20-year-old is out and it states that he died due to a head injury. The report also says that there are no other big...
  • Chennai: Dalit boy, who married a higher caste girl, found dead 04-07-2013 05:53 PM

    Chennai: A Dalit boy, whose marriage to a higher caste girl triggered anti-Dalit violence in three villages of Dharmapuri district in November in 2012, was found dead along a railway track in that town on Thursday, a day after she said she would never go back to him and would...
  • Tamil Nadu: 19 arrested for conducting child marriages 27-06-2013 01:56 AM

    Dharmapuri: The district administration and police have stopped conducting of child marriages and 19 persons including four grooms were arrested in this regard at H Pudhupatti village, 60 kms from Dharmapuri on Wednesday. Parents of four minor girls of the village have arranged marriage to their daughters to conduct on...
  • Tamil Nadu: Jilted lover hacks woman to death 09-04-2013 01:55 AM

    Dharmapuri: In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old man on Monday hacked a woman to death when she refused to marry him, at a bus-stand in Dharmapuri, police said. The two had an affair while studying at college but the woman's parents had objected to the relationship and asked her to...
  • 'IAS officer feared rise of a junior Veerappan' 16-09-2011 09:50 AM

    Coimbatore: Days after the notorious forest brigand Veerappan was shot dead by the Special Task Force in October 2004, a senior IAS officer in Tamil Nadu had reportedly expressed fears about the likelihood of a successor emerging, according to partial extracts of a US Cable released by WikiLeaks. The terrain...
  • Dharmapuri bus burning: SC upholds death penalty 30-08-2010 12:28 PM

    The Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty of 3 AIADMK workers in the Dharmapuri bus burning case in which 3 Coimbatore University students were burnt alive on 2nd February 2000. ...
  • SC stays death penalty given to 3 AIADMK activists 18-01-2008 02:36 PM

    Hyderabad: Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday rubbished talks that mercurial speedster Lasith Malinga chose IPL over national duties while announcing his retirement from Test cricket and said critics should not question his professional commitment. It gets confusing when people try and take sides. It can happen when...
  • Madras HC upholds death penalty to AIADMK men 06-12-2007 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Having already lost the high-profile India vs England game to Bangalore's Chinnaswamy stadium, the Eden Gardens may also lose the right of hosting the remaining three matches as the CAB may not be in a position to complete the construction work on the roof. The reason being that...
  • Dharmapuri: 25 accused granted bail 13-03-2007 01:13 PM

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  • Has society accepted death penalty? 17-02-2007 01:18 PM

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  • Dead girl's father welcomes verdict 16-02-2007 06:02 PM

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  • Long death list as courts get tough 16-02-2007 11:47 AM

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  • Death for three AIADMK members 16-02-2007 11:06 AM

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  • AIADMK men guilty of burning girls 15-02-2007 12:48 PM

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