Tag Archive | "Sharmila Valli Narayanan"

The Hindraf rebel

The Hindraf rebel

Corrected at 2.45pm, 19 May 2009 P UTHAYAKUMAR, the last of the three remaining Hindraf leaders who were released last week, continued to dominate the headlines of Tamil news for the week of 11 to 17 May 2009. Other stories included the promise by the Minister of Higher Education Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin to consider […]

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Not without my baby

Not without my baby

FOR the week of 20 to 26 April 2009, Tamil papers highlighted M Indira Gandhi’s continued struggle to get back her 11-month-old baby from her Muslim-convert husband. The papers also reported on the shares offered to Indian Malaysians by Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), and the anger of Indian Malaysians, particularly Tamil Malaysians against India’s support […]

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Conversion without consent

Conversion without consent

STORIES that dominated the Tamil press for the week of 13 to 19 April 2009 continued to be about the conversion of children to Islam without a parent’s consent and a mother’s fight for these children. The Tamil press also looked at the neverending cycle of violence in the Indian Malaysian community. Forced conversion The […]

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Rumblings in MIC

Rumblings in MIC

FOR the week of 6 to 12 April 2009, the news in the Tamil press was almost the same as that in the English papers. Coverage was focused on the results of the triple by-elections and the announcement of the new cabinet. Where it differed was in the way the papers highlighted the MIC’s unhappiness […]

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Triumphant Samy Vellu

Triumphant Samy Vellu

FOR the week between 23 and 29 March 2009, Tamil papers highlighted the victory of Datuk Seri S Samy Vellu as the MIC president for a record 11th term. The Tamil dailies also reported a case of police brutality in Perak, and gave an insight into the plight of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Malaysia. […]

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Economic rumblings

Economic rumblings

FOR the week of 9 to 15 March 2009, the Tamil papers highlighted the economic difficulties faced by Indian Malaysians, celebrated the achievements of Indian Malaysian students in the SPM, and cheered Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan for winning the International Women of Courage 2009 Awards from the US. Restaurants up in arms The recent hike in […]

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