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UPA aggravated issue of fishermen and Sri Lankan Tamils

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 23:12

BJP on Saturday accused the UPA government of aggravating various issues, including agriculture, Sri Lankan Tamils and also arrests of Fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy.

13 acquitted of charges of aiding LTTE in 2009

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 23:15

A Sessions Court here has acquitted three Sri Lankan Tamils and ten others of charges of hoarding communication gadgets and medicines with the aim of supplying them to the LTTE in 2009.

Sri Lankan Tamils journey to US turns into ordeal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 01:53

The journey of five Sri Lankan Tamil men, who fled their homeland, turned into an ordeal as after travelling through several countries they ended up languishing in American jails.

DMK has struggled for SL Tamil cause since early days: Karunanidhi

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 23:24

Refuting criticism that his party had done little for the Sri Lankan Tamils cause, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday said it had struggled for the ethnic minority since the early days, with even his party led governments being dismissed in the light of the issue.

Vaiko meets Sri Sri Ravishankar

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 19:37

MDMK leader Vaiko and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Saturday held discussions on various matters, including the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.

No training should be imparted to Lankan military: Vasan

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 15:50

Joining the chorus against India`s offer to train Sri Lankan Naval personnel, Shipping Minister G K Vasan Thursday said the Centre should avoid such taking such policy decisions.

School teacher arrested for verbally abusing Cong woman MLA

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 13:45

A private school teacher has been arrested for verbally abusing a Congress woman MLA while speaking on a live television show on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, besides making certain remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, police said on Friday.

BJP concerned about Lankan Tamils but non-committal on CHOGM

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 20:44

The BJP on Thursday expressed concern over the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils but remained non- committal on whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should attend the CHOGM Summit in Colombo.

Sri Lankan MP claims not allowed to participate in Ganesh festival

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 08:35

A Sri Lankan MP claimed he was denied permission to participate in a Ganesh Chathurthi procession.

India urges Sri Lanka for early return of fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 08:43

India on Monday urged Sri Lanka for the early return of Indian fishermen held in its jails and also stressed on the need for Colombo to stand by its commitment not to dilute the 13th Amendment on devolution of powers to provinces.

Sri Lanka will like Manmohan Singh to participate in CHOGM meet: Peiris

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 23:19

Sri Lanka said it would like Manmohan Singh to attend the upcoming CHOGM meeting in Colombo despite opposition from political parties in Tamil Nadu.

Centre spares no steps to protect Lankan Tamils: Narayanasamy

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 23:58

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had assured Tamil Nadu government that there was no change in the stand of the Centre on reconciliation and devolution of political powers to ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka.