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Schoolgirl raped by teenage boy in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:25

An 11-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly raped by a teenage boy at a village in Dharmapuri district, police said Wednesday.

Six suspected Naxalites detained under NSA

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:26

Six suspected Naxalites, who were recently arrested from a Dalit colony in the district where the marriage of a Dalit boy to a Hindu girl triggered violence in three villages in 2012, were today detained under the the National Security Act.

Jayalalithaa expels nine Dharmapuri partymen

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:06

AIADMK General Secretary and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday expelled nine party functionaries of Dharmapuri District for working to defeat the party`s official nominee in the Lok Sabha polls.

Woman held for murder of granddaughter in Dharmapuri

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 02:14

A 55-year-old woman was today arrested near here for allegedly murdering her granddaughter, police said.

TN final poll percentage is 73.67

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 17:05

The State Election Commission today put the final polling percentage for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, during which 5.5 crore electorate cast their votes in 39 constituencies, at 73.67 percent.

Anbumani Ramadoss to contest from Dharmapuri

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 22:06

Even as seat-sharing talks with BJP continue, PMK on Sunday announced former Union minister Anbumani Ramadoss`s candidature from the Dharmapuri Lok Sabha constituency for the April 24 polls.

500 kg detonators seized, two held

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 16:02

About 500 kg of detonators used in quarries was seized from a jeep at Barliar checkpost, and two persons taken into custody in this connection, police said.

Teacher held for marrying 14-year-old girl

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 23:11

A 37-year-old school teacher was today arrested here on the charge of marrying a minor girl, police said.

Dharmapuri case: Dalit youth`s father says probe not going in right track

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 23:09

The father of Dalit youth, who was found dead in Dharmapuri some 2 months ago, on Monday submitted in the Madras High Court that the police probe into his son`s death was not going in the right track.

HC dismisses plea for forensic expert aid in Ilavarasan death

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 15:43

The Madras High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by a Dalit outfit seeking assistance of forensic expert Chandrasekharan in probing the death of Dalit youth Ilavarasan in Dharmapuri.

Dharmapuri case: HC halts publication of Divya`s story

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 20:40

Madras High Court restrained a Tamil bi-weekly from publishing a multi-part article relating to the inter-caste marriage of Dalit youth Illavarasan and a caste Hindu girl and his subsequent death.

Death of Dalit boy: First round probe completed

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 19:44

Former High Court Judge SR Singaravelu, appointed by Tamil Nadu Government to probe death of Dalit-boy, said first round of investigation is over and summons would be issued to all involved in matter.