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Tamil party sweeps polls in former LTTE-held region in Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lanka's main Tamil party on Sunday secured a landslide win in the historic provincial council polls held after a gap of 25 years in the former Tamil Tigers- ruled northern province, an o

Jayalalithaa wants Prime Minister to be bold on Lankan Tamils’ rights


Chennai: Expressing concern over the apparent moves in Sri Lanka to dilute and even repeal the 13th amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution as it promised some rights and powers for the Tamils in th

Jayalalithaa conveys deep sense of outrage


Chennai: Chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday took strong exception to the Centre’s “astounding insensitivity” in once again inviting two Sri Lankan military officers for training at the Defence S

Sunrisers has Lankans: Jayalalithaa taunts Karunanidhi


Chennai: Accusing DMK president M. Karunanidhi of duplicity in his “championing” the cause of Sri Lankan Tamils, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday demanded to know his stand on grandson Kal

Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse's visit to India: Tirupati on high alert

Tirupati/Chennai: A thick security blanket has been thrown over this temple town in the wake of reports that some Tamil Nadu-based outfits may create trouble during the visit of Sri Lankan President

DMK wants training programme for Lankan personnel scrapped

Key UPA ally DMK on Tuesday demanded that the Centre should immediately scrap the training programme for Sri Lankan Army personnel in the country, arguing that such exercises create doubts in the mind

SL Tamils break law, risk lives


Among the 61 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees caught trying to sail to Australia by the Tamil Nadu police late Thursday night was a very angry woman. Pamini Nagula, 32, had planned to take along her three li

Subramanian Swamy meets Rajapaksa, discusses Tamil issue


Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here and requested him to mobilise other Tamil parties in the northern province besides the dominant TNA to achieve

Tamils work like slaves in Saudi


Two Tamils, who had gone to Saudi Arabia looking for greener pastures but landed in camel farms and worked as slaves, deprived of proper food and salary, are desperate to return to their homeland.


Sri Lanka rejects disturbing new 'war pictures' as lies

Sri Lanka on Friday rejected as "lies" new photographs broadcast by Al-Jazeera of piles of dead bodies and execution-style killings allegedly taken during the final stages of the island's ethnic war.

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