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DMDK urges Centre to end TN fishers` travails

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 19:11

DMDK, an ally of BJP-led NDA in Tamil Nadu,today urged the Centre to find a permanent solution to the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and harassment of state`s fishermen, allegedly by the island nation`s navy.

Sri Lankans told not to vote for Tamil group: NYT

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 13:59

Men wearing army uniforms and carrying guns are visiting houses in Sri Lanka`s Tamil-majority Northern Province to tell people not to vote for a Tamil alliance, the New York Times reported.

HC restrains Govt from deporting a Sri Lankan Tamil refugee

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 22:18

Madras High Court restrained authorities from deporting a Sri Lankan Tamil refugee to the island nation.

Five Lankan Tamils arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 22:56

Five Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were on Sunday arrested for allegedly planning to migrate to Australia illegally through brokers.

Govt denies diluting US resolution on Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 15:16

The government on Wednesday denied that it had diluted the US-sponsored resolution denouncing Sri Lanka over rights abuses at the UNHRC in Geneva.

Reconsider decision to pull out from UPA: IUML to DMK

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 14:55

UPA ally IUML urged DMK chief M Karunanidhi to reconsider his decision of withdrawing support to UPA government on Sri Lankan Tamil issue.

DMK MP faints in RS while raising Sri Lankan Tamil issue

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 13:40

DMK member Vasanthi Stanley on Wednesday fainted in the Rajya Sabha while strongly raising the Sri Lankan Tamil issue, leading to a chaotic situation in the House.

Sri Lankan Tamil issue forces repeated adjournment

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 12:36

Parliament on Tuesday witnessed repeated adjournments during Question Hour as DMK and AIADMK disrupted proceedings in both the Houses on the issues of ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Ensure strike is peaceful: Karuna tells party cadre

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 00:34

M Karunanidhi urged party cadres to ensure that the general strike called by the party-backed pro-Sri Lankan Tamil outfit TESO was peaceful.

Sri Lankan Tamil refugee girl`s body found

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 15:04

In a suspected case of rape and murder, a seven-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil refugee girl was found dead with her throat slit

PM assures Karunanidhi on SL Tamil issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 15:49

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said efforts are on to achieve a forward-looking outcome on Sri Lanka Tamil issue.

RS adjourned over Sri Lankan Tamil issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 12:33

Uproar by DMK and AIADMK with the support from the Left on the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils led to repeated stalling of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha till 2 pm.