Sri Lankan refugees

Do not take hasty steps to send back Lankan refugees: Vasan

Tamil Maanila Congress president GK Vasan on Wednesday said the Centre should not take hasty steps to send back Sri Lankan refugees living in various camps in Tamil Nadu.

Feb 04, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

SL refugees repatriation: CM lashes out at Karunanidhi for comments

Reaffirming his government's stand on repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam Tuesday lashed out at DMK Chief M Karunanidhi for criticising the state for not participating in a meeting convened by Centre on this issue.

Feb 03, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

Ganja seized; three SL refugees held in TN

Three Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were Monday arrested after 44 kg of ganja, valued at about Rs 44 lakh, was allegedly seized from them, police said.

Aug 04, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

Sri Sri Ravishankar visits Mandapam refugee camp

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Sunday visited the refugee camp at Mandapam near here and spoke with Sri Lankan refugees.

Dec 15, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

HC directs Lankan refugees to subit fresh representation

The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed Sri Lankan refugees, housed in a special camp at Poonamallee near here, to submit fresh representations to the Tamil Nadu Public Department (SC) Secretary.

Sep 26, 2013, 08:02 AM IST

Attempt to ferry Lankan Tamil refugees to Oz foiled

Police have foiled an attempt to illegally ferry six Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to Australia and detained all of them for questioning.

Aug 04, 2012, 10:46 AM IST

Canada worried over reports of ship carrying Lankan refugees

Canada has expressed its concern
over a news report of a ship carrying illegal Sri Lankan migrants to one of its western province, saying some of the asylum seekers could be members of the vanquished terror outfit LTTE.

Aug 10, 2010, 11:55 AM IST