Dalit children belonging to the Pallar community wear wrist bands in green and red while the Arundhathiyars, also Dalits, wear green, black and white.
The Lankan naval men allegedly attacked a boat carrying four Indian fishermen by pelting stones and bottles.
The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) said rains were expected at many places in Tamil Nadu and neighbouring union territory of Puduchery in the next 48 hours.
Despite inclement weather, the fishermen from Tamil Nadu were swiftly repatriated from two locations on International Maritime Boundary Line onboard two ships and later handed over to state authorities, a Coast Guard release said in Chennai.
Arterial roads including Anna Salai, Poonamallee High Road and GST Road in the city came under sheets of water hitting vehicular movement.
Amit Shah’s August visit to Madurai was seen as an attempt to unify SC sub-sects under one umbrella.
Tamil Nadu government’s decision to arrest and impose sedition charge against folk singer S Kovan has been fiercely criticized.
For smaller parties in Tamil Nadu, the 2016 election is going to be crucial as the very existence of these parties may be challenged if they are wiped out of the state assembly.
The Tamil Nadu fishermen belong to Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Tuticorin and Ramanathapuram districts were arrested and lodged in jails in Sri Lanka between September 22 and October 14 this year.
The petition also alleged that the police officers threatened her mother by taking her obscene photographs and circulating those through newspapers, besides booking her for running a brothel to make her confess to the crime.
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that KNPP Unit-I had started commercial operations on December 31, 2014, and that it had been shut down for the past 90 days for maintenance activities.
The fierce battle has incumbent president Sarathkumar pitted against a rival alliance of five actors led by Vishal and Nasser.
Kamaraj was Congress president when Nehru died and was instrumental in choosing Lal Bahadur Shastri as Nehru’s successor and, later, Indira Gandhi as PM.
Several senior lawyers criticised the live screening, saying the court should not have succumbed to the “intimidation” by unruly lawyers.
The Navy said it assisted the Sri Lankan coastal guards in the seas off Kovilan Point to nab the fishermen last night.