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19 March, 2018 7:39 PM Stalin demands ban on VHP’s rath yatra in T.N

Says it will disturb peace and communal harmony DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the State government not to allow the rath yatra of the Vishva Hindu Parishad in support of the Ram Temple in Tamil Nadu, saying it would disturb peace, communal harmony and law and order in the State. In a statement here, he said that at a time when the Ram temple 48

15 March, 2018 7:23 PM Saffron cloth on busts creates flutter

The police are on the lookout for miscreants who tied a saffron colour cloth to the busts of late leaders Periyar, Anna and MGR, all situated at the same spot on the Salem road, on Thursday. The miscreant had also garlanded the statues. Local people who spotted the saffron cloth, alerted the police. They rushed to the spot and removed the cloth. Police 30

15 March, 2018 2:34 PM Saffron cloth tied to busts of former Tamil Nadu CMs Annadurai, MG Ramachandran

A statue of Bhartiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was found vandalised in Kokrajhar town of Assam on Wednesday. Chennai: A saffron cloth was found tied to busts of former Tamil Nadu CM's CN Annadurai and MG Ramachandran and Dravidar Kazhagam founder Thanthai Periyar in Namakkal on Thursday. The incident comes a day after a statue of Bhartiya 31

14 March, 2018 7:30 PM After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

GUWAHATI: In the recent incident of statue defacing and vandalism, a statue of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was on Wednesday found vandalised in Assam's Kokrajhar. Reports suggest that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), following the incident, condemned the act and demanded action. The prove, meanwhile, is underway. The incident 40

10 March, 2018 8:01 PM Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Azamgarh; 3 accused identified, no arrests yet

Earlier in the day, the statue of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar was damaged with its head destroyed completely.   LUCKNOW: Three men have been identified on Saturday in connection with the statue defacing and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh. "Three men have been identified, currently they are absconding, will be arrested soon," said DIG Vijay Bhushan 40

7 March, 2018 7:14 PM Two booked for damaging Periyar statue in Tirupattur

One vandalised it while the other watched Two men who vandalised the statue of social reformer Periyar in Tirupattur town on Tuesday evening have been booked for promoting enmity through their act and damaging public property. Though initially it was said that they hurled stones at the statue, the police on Wednesday confirmed that they climbed up the statue 40

7 March, 2018 4:42 PM DMK MP Tiruchi Siva lashes out at BJP

A Periyar statue was vandalised in Vellore following a Facebook post by BJP national secretary H. Raja. DMK MP Tiruchi Siva on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion on the vandalising of a Periyar statue in Tamil Nadu, saying that the disease is slowly spreading from Tripura, where BJP supporters celebrating their victory in Assembly elections demolished 33

7 March, 2018 8:01 AM TN BJP sacks functionary for vandalising Periyar statue

The BJP's Tamil Nadu unit today sacked a party functionary for allegedly vandalising a statue of rationalist leader E V Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, in Tirupattur in Vellore district. "R Muthuraman is being expelled from the party," BJP state chief Tamilisai Soundarrajan said in a brief statement. Muthuraman was one of the two persons arrested 54

6 March, 2018 11:47 AM BJP leader under fire for hinting Periyar's effigy could face Lenin's Tripura statue fate

Senior BJP leader H Raja on Tuesday drew a lot of backlash after he said that the statue of social reformer Periyar (EVR Ramasamy) in Tamil Nadu may meet the same fate as the one of communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin which was pulled down in Tripura. “Who is Lenin? What is the relevance he holds in India? What is the link between communism 143 2

28 February, 2018 7:21 PM T. Rajendar announces activeinvolvement in politics

Says he will not lie low any anymore Actor, director and politician T. Rajendar, founder of the Latchiya Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, announced on Wednesday that he would take on an active role in politics. Addressing a press meet, Mr. Rajendar said he had decided to contest in the next assembly elections. “I have decided to take a new route with regard 34