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wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
The 1991 Anti-Tamil violence of Karnataka refers to incidents of mob violence targeting Tamils in the Karnataka state of India. The incidents took place in Southern Karnataka on 12–13 December 1991, mainly in the cities of Bangalore and Mysore. The attacks originated in the demonstrations organised against the orders of the Cauvery Water Tribunal appointed by the Government of India. The violence terrified the Tamil populace of Southern Karnataka forcing hundreds of thousands to flee in a matter of w
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Indian water dispute settled after 200 years

CNN - 16 Feb 2018
2016 wasn't the only time the issue of the Cauvery's water resulted in violence. The long running dispute has triggered other incidents in the past, including the 1991 anti-Tamil riots in Karnataka which resulted in a slew of xenophobic attacks against ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Learning to Live in the Colonies and Camps

Economic and Political Weekly - 21 Feb 2018
Abhijit Dasgupta (2016) conducted fieldwork with Sri Lankan refugees in four different sites in Tamil Nadu. Inferences made from this combined body of fieldwork have been signposted throughout the paper with “field observation.” Sri Lankan Tamil ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Angry clashes in Karnataka as India's water wars run deep

The Guardian - 15 Sep 2016
This month the supreme court ruled the Karnataka government had been hoarding its supply, and ordered it to release 15,000 cusecs (cubic feet per second) daily into Tamil Nadu. The two states have bickered for more than a century over how to share ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Chronicles of a carnage foretold

The Hindu - 06 Oct 2017
In 1991, the LTTE caught and later executed them. “They killed many of the dissidents who were directly or indirectly associated with us,” he recounted. All the survivors are haunted by the memory of those who lost their lives to fellow Tamils, just ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Kamal Haasan's Dravidianism Version 2.0?

Swarajya - 19 Jan 2018
To this day, whenever the conflagration over Cauvery waters flare up, the agitation takes a violent turn with Tamils being attacked in Karnataka. The worst riots were in 1991, when the then Congress government aided and abetted Kannada chauvinistic ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Anti-Defection law invoked after 17 years

The Hindu - 24 Aug 2017
In April 1995, G. Viswanathan and Alagu Thirunavukkarasu, who were Ministers briefly during Jayalalithaa's first-term as Chief Minister (1991-96), were disqualified for having joined the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), after having been ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Dhananjaya Kumar joins Cong.

The Hindu - 04 Aug 2017
Veteran BJP leader and a loyalist of the former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, V. Dhananjaya Kumar, joined the Congress on Thursday. Mr. Kumar, 66, a former Union Minister, met AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi during the latter's visit to Bengaluru ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill passes away

The Hindu - 26 May 2017
When Punjab violence peaked in 1991, the government intervened to bring back Gill as the DGP in 1992. By 1993, violence level had dramatically fallen. Gill's firm hand also resulted in Punjab emerging into a peaceful era. And in the process he created ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

When Voter Participation Surged And Party Competition Sharpened

Outlook India - 28 Oct 2017
The Dravidian movement has been a major political force in the former Madras Presidency and Tamil Nadu for a century, and parties derived from it have ruled the state for much of the past half century. This year marks the centenary of the South Indian ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Popular anti-liquor movement in Tamil Nadu

Kashmir Watch - 13 May 2017
In August 2015, a dawn to dusk bandh called by some opposition parties in Tamil Nadu did not disrupt normal life even as the state witnessed a series of protests demanding total prohibition. The anti-liquor movement in Tamil Nadu appears to be growing ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

70 years in Indian politics and policy

Livemint - 14 Aug 2017
1987: India-Sri Lanka pact signed to establish peace and normalcy in Sri Lanka after tensions between majority Sinhala and minority Tamils. India deploys troops in Sri Lanka to ensure peace. 1988: Prime minister Rajiv Gandhi visits China and meets Deng ...
1991 anti tamil violence of karnataka

Rohingya issue govt's domain, not court's: Centre to SC

Times of India - 18 Sep 2017
The Centre said it had found that "many of the Rohingya figure in suspected sinister designs of ISI/IS and other extremist groups who want to achieve their ulterior motives in India, including that of flaring up communal and sectarian violence in ...

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