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Four Sri Lankan Tamils arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:33

Four Sri Lankan Tamils, including two women, were arrested Wednesday after they arrived here without proper documents in an illegal ferry, a senior police official said.

Fake passport racket busted; Six Lankan Tamils arrested

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 17:24

Police today claimed to have busted a fake passport and visa racket with the arrest of six Sri Lankan Tamils residing here.

Sri Lanka war was not against Tamils: Rajapaksa

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:28

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday said the war in Sri Lanka was never against the Tamil community but against terrorism.

Under attack on SL Tamils issue, Sonia raises Rajiv`s killing

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 17:18

Dismissing as "false propaganda" that Congress was not concerned about Tamils in Sri Lanka, Sonia Gandhi today raised the emotional issue of her husband Rajiv Gandhi`s assassination, saying the former prime minister sacrificed his life "fighting" for them.

`India did not vote against Sri Lanka for Tamils` good`

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 18:30

India Friday justified its abstention from voting on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC, saying the decision was driven by welfare of Tamils in that country.

Sri Lanka `complicit` in torture of Tamils: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 08:43

The "highest levels" of Sri Lanka`s government were complicit in raping, torturing and abducting ethnic Tamils following the nation`s ethnic civil war, a report by rights groups warned on Saturday.

Tamils protest in Coimbatore over demolition of memorial wall

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 16:06

Irate Tamils staged protests here against the state government`s move to demolish a compound wall of the Mullivaikkal Memorial built in honour of Tamils who have died during the civil war in Sri Lanka.

Madras HC directs police to allow fast over Lanka issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 22:45

The Madras High Court on Tuesday set aside an order of the city Police Commissioner denying permission to a pro-Tamil outfit for holding an indefinite fast here to press for the expulsion of Sri Lanka from the Commonwealth of Nations and shifting a meeting of the international body from Colombo.

Moderate polling in Sri Lankan provincial elections

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 09:10

Voter turnout was moderate in elections to Sri Lanka`s three provincial councils, including the Tamil-majority Northern Province, where ballotting took place Saturday.

Sri Lankan forces harass Tamils who met UN official?

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 14:43

The Sri Lankan government should investigate allegations that security forces harassed people who met UN human rights chief Navi Pillay in that country, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Govt not taking honest position on Sri Lankan issue: CPI

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 23:50

CPI accused the government of not taking an honest position on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and asked it respond to the resolution adopted by the Tamil Nadu assembly.

Both Houses disrupted over Sri Lanka issue

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 13:44

Both Houses were disrupted on Thursday as the DMK and the AIADMK took up the issue of the killing of Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan government.