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Actor Rajinikanth has issued a strong statement on the custodial deaths in Tamil Nadu.(Twitter/@rajinikanth)

‘Shocked’ Rajinikanth demands punishment in Tamil Nadu custodial death case

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 01:54 PM IST
P Jayaraj (59) and his son J Bennicks (31) were arrested on June 19 for keeping their shop in Sathankulam town open during Covid-19 lockdown. They died after reportedly being tortured in police custody.
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MDMK Chief Vaiko condemned the arrest and demanded his immediate release.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
MDMK Chief Vaiko condemned the arrest and demanded his immediate release.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Tamil activist Thirumurugan Gandhi held in Bengaluru

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Thirumurugan Gandhi was arrested upon his arrival from Geneva, where he attended a United Nations Human Rights Council meeting recently and raised the issue of Anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin district and subsequent police firing that left 13 dead.
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Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth in Chennai.(PTI file photo)
Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth in Chennai.(PTI file photo)

Rajinikanth says life a struggle for TN people as Cauvery protests continue

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Chennai
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 01:45 PM IST
The actor was referring to the agitations over the Cauvery issue to get the share of water for Tamil Nadu, and the protest seeking closure of the Sterlite Copper Smelter Plant in Tuticorin district on health and environmental grounds.
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