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Rajapaksa calls for homegrown solution to Tamil issue

Dec 21, 2013

Rajapaksa calls for homegrown solution to Tamil issue

"All communities must come together in peace not by hatred or malicious slander. It is time we showed commitment to national reconciliation," he said. #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #SL #Sri Lanka-Tamil issue #Civil War in Sri Lanka
MEA takes out ads in Chennai papers highlighting aid to SL Tamils

Nov 13, 2013

MEA takes out ads in Chennai papers highlighting aid to SL Tamils

External Affairs Ministry's full-page advertisement comes a day after Tamil Nadu Assembly expressed "regret" over India's participation in CHOGM, with the country's delegation being led by Khurshid himself #India #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Salman Khurshid #Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Chennai #Colombo #Sri lanka tamils #CHOGM
PM replies to Jaya letter, says stand on Lanka will not change

Jul 25, 2013

PM replies to Jaya letter, says stand on Lanka will not change

Jayalalitha had written to the Prime Minister strongly urging New Delhi to take pressure the Sri Lankan Government not to take any steps to repeal or dilute the 13th Amendment of the Sri Lankan Constitution in any manner. #India #Manmohan Singh #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Jayalalithaa #Foreign policy #Sri lanka tamils
UNHRC vote fallout: Sri Lanka to partly take back IOC storage depot

Mar 22, 2013

UNHRC vote fallout: Sri Lanka to partly take back IOC storage depot

The decision was announced as India voted with the US at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva criticising Sri Lanka's rights record. #ThatsJustWrong #Indian Oil #UNHRC #Sri lanka tamils #Lanka IOC
Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

Mar 18, 2013

Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

The anti-Sri Lanka protests in Tamil Nadu are intensifying, with more and more student organisations holding demonstrations, demanding that India vote against Sri Lanka in a UNHRC vote. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #UNHRC #Srilanka #Sri lanka tamils #Balachandran
Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

Sep 23, 2014

Tamil asylum-seekers being deported from UK despite evidence of torture

Report submitted to UN suggests there has been no let-up in mistreatment of those linked with Sri Lanka rebel group The UK continues to deport Tamils seeking political asylum to Sri Lanka, despite strong evidence that the security forces systematical... #Sri Lanka #Geneva #United Nations
Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

Sep 19, 2014

Sri Lankan journalist aboard the Ocean Lady jailed before given refugee status

Maran Nagarasa started getting death threats shortly after one of his mentors was murdered. On April 28, 2005, leading Tamil journalist Taraki Sivaram was kidnapped by four men just outside a police station in the Sri Lankan city of Colombo. His body... #Canada #Sri Lanka #Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam