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25 March, 2018 6:57 PM ‘Communal forces can’t wag tail in T.N.’

Launching a scathing attack against the BJP-led Central government, DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Sunday gave a call at his party’s Erode zonal conference to send it packing. “We will not allow communalism to rear its head here. So long as we are here, none can wag their tail against the principles of Periyar, Anna and Karunanidhi. If they try to do so, we will cut that tail short 46

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 61

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 31

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 38

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 55

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 50

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 46

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 40

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 60

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 218 2