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Dalit shepherd forced to fell on feet of upper-caste man in South TN

Thoothukudi, Oct 12 (UNI) In a shocking case of caste oppression, a 60-year-old Dalit shepherd was forced to fell on the feet of a man hailing from the dominant Thevar community and made to apologize after one of his goat ran into the heard of the upper-caste man at Olaikulam village in Kayathar taluk in this Southern district of Tamil Nadu.
Police said a case was registered against seven people on Monday based on a complaint from the victim A.Paulraj under sections 147 (punishment for rioting), 294 (b) (uttering obscenities in public), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (ii) (criminal intimidation) of the IPC, and also under the provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and IT Act.
Superintendent of Police S.Jayakumar told newsmen that six special teams have been formed to nab the accused persons and the Deputy Superintendent of Police of Kovilpatti sub-division has been directed to conduct a probe and submit a report within a week.
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VSCS Nivar crosses coast near Pondy as SCS, to weaken further

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26 Nov 2020 | 9:41 AM

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Nivar cyclone played havoc in Pondy

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26 Nov 2020 | 8:18 AM

Puducherry,Nov 26(UNI)The severe cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ which crossed at Marakkanam in Villupuram district of Tamilnadu last night played havoc in Puducherry with several trees uprooted and streets flooded.

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Amid rains, Cyclone starts crossing the coast near Pondy/Cuddalore

25 Nov 2020 | 11:47 PM

Chennai, Nov 25 (UNI) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar
started crossing the coast near Puducherry late on Wednesday
night, amid heavy rains and gusty winds in the Union Territory
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Cyclone Nivar started crossing Marakkanam

25 Nov 2020 | 11:44 PM

Puducherry, Nov 25(UNI) The severe cyclonic storm 'Nivar' has started crossing Marakkanam in Viluppuram district of Tamilnadu at 2245 hours on Wednesday night.

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Landfall of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Nivar' to commence in one hr near Pondy

Landfall of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Nivar' to commence in one hr near Pondy

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winds continued to batter Chennai and its suburbs, the very
severe cyclonic storm 'Nivar' was expected to commence its
landfall within an hour close to the Puducherry coast.

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