Media coverage

April 2019

 

“NGO: Murder of youth motivated by caste”
(The Hindu, 11/04/2019)

“Residents attacked for backing a secular candidate”
(The Hindu, 21/04/2019)

“12 vanniyars, 1 dalit held over clash in Ariyalur village”
(Times of India, 21/04/2019)

“Dalits in Tamil Nadu village attacked for voting in election”
(Frontline,  20/04/2019)

“NGO demands Goondas Act on Ponparappi accused”
(DT Next, 22/04/2019)

“65 pc of rape victims in TN are kids: Madurai NGO”
(DT Next, 24/04/2019)

“NGO seeks speedy trail in child abuse cares”
(The Hindu, 24/04/2019)

March 2019

 

“Need for special focus on Ariyalur district”
(The Hindu, 05/03/2019)

“Dalit woman sexually abused in Ariyalur dist, action sought”
(DT Next, 06/03/2019)

“NGO suspects boy was murdered”
(The Hindu, 16/03/2019)

“Family ostracised, attacked for marrying outside caste”
(The Hindu, 19/03/2019)

“Invoke SC/ST Act against accused in Dalit assult case”
(DT Next, 19/03/2019)

“Intercaste couple demand police protection”
(The Hindu, 21/03/2019)

“Thudiyalur girl was sexually assaulted before murder, say police”
(The Hindu, 28/03/2019)

“Autopsy reveals 7-year-old Coimbatore girl was raped; five secured for inquiry”
(The New Indian Express, 28/03/2019)

January 2019

 

“NGO seeks CBCID probe into youth’s death in pune” 
(Times of India, 06/01/2019)

“State-level panel on atrocity cases met only thrice”
(The Hindu, 13/01/2019)

“RTI expose: SC/ST Vigilance Committee met only thrice in 23 yrs”
(DT Next, 14/01/2019)

“Marina effect: Participation in Jallikattu events on the rise”
(The New Indian express, 20/01/2019)

 

December 2018

 

“Tamil Nadu resists new law despite increase in caste-related murders” (The Wire, 22/11-2018)

“Tamil Nadu: Kumaralingam village passes resolution to disown anti-caste activist Gowsalya” (Scroll.in 20/12-2018)

“Hearing shows systemic flaws in getting justice” (The Hindu 9/12-2018)

 

November 2018

 

“Voice for special law against ‘honour’ killing grows louder” (New Indian Express 25/11-2018)

“Two more minor boys held in Tirunelveli killing, probe on” (Times of India, 25/11-2018)

“‘Youth imbibe caste sentiments from elders’” (Times of India 24/11-2018)

“A ghastly murder” (Frontline 23/11-2018)

“Tamil Nadu resists new law despite increase in caste-related murders” (The Wire, 22/11-2018)

“Murder of Tamil Nadu teenage Dalit girl: “Stoic silence” despite #MeToo movement” (Counterview, 12/11-2018)

“Murder of teenager a case of honour killing: NGO” (The Hindu, 2/11-2018)

“Tamil Nadu teen beheaded for rejecting neighbour’s advances: Activists accuse police of inaction, politicos of ignorance” (First Post, 1/11-2018)

“Man who beheaded teen girl to be detained under Goondas Act” (Times of India, 1/11-2018)

 

October 2018

 

“Beheading of teenage dalit girl: Police, activists still looking for answers” (Times of India, 31/10-2018)

“Girl’s beheading: kin demand severe punishment for culprit” (The Hindu 29/10-2018)

“Don’t grant bail to man who beheaded girl: NGO” (Times of India 28/10-2018)

“In Tamil Nadu, beheading of a 14-year-old is suspected to be a caste crime” (Scroll.in 27/10-2018)

“Rs 2cr spent on panel probing dalit youth’s death” (Times of India 5/10-2018)

“‘Probe panel incurred ₹2.17 cr. expenditure’” (The Hindu 4/10-2018)

“Rs 2.17 crore spent on Singaravelu panel: RTI reply” (DTNext 4/10-2018)

“‘What is the point of inquiry panels?'” (The Hindu, 1/10-2018)

 

September 2018

 

“Honour killing: Tamil Nadu widow vows to help Amrutha” (Telangana Today, 21/9-2018)

“Educated youth take to social media to keep casteism alive” (The New Indian Express, 2/9-2018)

 

August 2018

 

“Panel submits report on Ilavarasan’s death” (DTNext, 21/8-2018)

“Melur tense as relatives protest dalit’s murder” (Times of India, 2/8-2018)

 

July 2018

 

“Villager held for rape and murder of teenage girl” (Times of India, 12/7-2018)

 

June 2018

 

“Violence against Dalits: Fresh reports of atrocities highlight growing anger, outrage in community” (First Post, 18/6-2018)

 

April 2018

 

“‘What is DMK’s stand on caste crimes?’ Gowsalya’s question to Stalin kicks up storm” (The News Minute, 17/4-2018)

“Needed: Stronger SC/ST Act in Tamil Nadu” (Times of India, 9/4-2018)

 

February 2018

 

“Ground report: A wall in a TN village stands for the divide between 2 scheduled castes” (The News Minute, 20/2-2018)

How stats mask realities: Dalit women live 14.6 years lesser, but the issue is deeper” (The News Minute, 17/2-2018)

“Uproot the wall of untouchability erected by Paraiyars in Sandaiyur” (Round Table India, 13/2-2018)