Tamil Nadu

India: Tamil Nadu continues to lead the way in violent attacks on Christians

March 2, 2018 By Tejaswi Ravinder India
(World Watch Monitor).
After a year in which hate crimes against Indian Christians happened at a rate of almost one verified incident per day, the state which registered the most incidents in 2017 (over 50) – Tamil Nadu – continues to see outbreaks of violence.


Dalits harassment by Tamilnadu police over participation in church festival

The trouble began after a few caste Hindus youths reportedly told the dalits that they should not participate in the car festival of the Adaikalamatha Church.
Posted on May 21, 2014, 8:25 AM

(Photo Courtesy: The Hindu) Tiruchi:
Over 50 dalit people have complained to Tiruchirapalli district Collector about police harassment following a dispute over their participation in the annual car festival of a church in the Periyavarseeli village.


Dalits of Naikkankottai village in Tamil Nadu observe fast for CBI investigation

Women and children participated in the day-long fast in front of the Mariamman Temple at Natham colony in Dharmapuri district on Thursday. Photo: N. Bashkaran