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SL's main Tamil party decides to support opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena

Dec 30, 2014

SL's main Tamil party decides to support opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena

Tamil National Alliance leader said his party will back Sirisena, because it believes Rajapaksa failed to heal the island's long-standing ethnic conflict despite ending 25 years of civil war in 2009. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Tamil National Alliance #Maithripala Sirisena #Sri Lanka Presidential Election
Ensure equality to Tamils, Modi urges Sri Lanka

Aug 23, 2014

Ensure equality to Tamils, Modi urges Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Sri Lanka to ensure "equality, dignity, justice and self-respect" for its Tamil minority. #India #Sri Lanka #LTTE #Modi #Tamil National Alliance #tamils #Indo-Lanka relations
Sri Lanka Tamil National Alliance MPs to meet Sushma, Modi this week

Aug 21, 2014

Sri Lanka Tamil National Alliance MPs to meet Sushma, Modi this week

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation from Sri Lanka leaves for India today for their first meeting with the new Indian government. #Politics #India #Sri Lanka #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Tamil National Alliance
War was not against the Tamils but the guerrillas Rajapaksa

May 18, 2014

War was not against the Tamils but the guerrillas Rajapaksa

Speaking at a victory day celebration in the southern town of Matara Rajapaksa said the war was not against the Tamils but the guerrillas #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #President #Tamil National Alliance #Tamil diaspora #Matara #Parliamentary Select Committee
Sri Lanka India will stand by you, Foreign Secy tells Tamil National Alliance

Nov 14, 2013

Sri Lanka India will stand by you, Foreign Secy tells Tamil National Alliance

India today assured Sri Lankan Tamils that it will stand by them and do its best to ensure that they are able to live a life of respect and dignity. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Salman Khurshid #Tamil National Alliance (TNA) #Jaffna #Sujatha Singh
CHOGM politics does moving goal posts reset SL's war crimes record?

Nov 04, 2013

CHOGM politics does moving goal posts reset SL's war crimes record?

Political parties in Tamil Nadu want India to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, but the chief minister of the northern province elected by an overwhelming majority of the Tamils in the island nation doesn't seem to have the same opinion #Manmohan Singh #Tamil Nadu #LTTE #Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting #Tamil National Alliance #Eelam #Colombo #Jaffna #CHOGM #CV Vigneswaran
Khurshid in Lanka for bilateral talks, to meet Rajapaksa, Peiris

Oct 07, 2013

Khurshid in Lanka for bilateral talks, to meet Rajapaksa, Peiris

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived here today to hold talks with the top Sri Lankan leadership on a host of issues, including that of Indian fishermen languishing in jails and devolution of powers to the provinces. #India #Sri Lanka #Salman Khurshid #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Tamil National Alliance #GL Peiris #CHOGM
Strategic ties vs domestic pressure Khurshid's tricky Mission Lanka

Oct 07, 2013

Strategic ties vs domestic pressure Khurshid's tricky Mission Lanka

This will be a challenging diplomatic assignment for Khurshid as well as for the Congress-led UPA coalition at a time when the general elections are drawing nigh #HowThisWorks #India #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #Salman Khurshid #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Human Rights #Tamil National Alliance #UNHRC #Thirteenth amendment #Northern Province #Tamil Parties
Tamil National Alliance win in SL poll India must seize the opportunity

Sep 24, 2013

Tamil National Alliance win in SL poll India must seize the opportunity

If New Delhi is serious about the Tamils in Sri Lanka, it has to find ways to work directly with the NPC and rebuild the battered lives of the people of the North. #World #HowThisWorks #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Tamil #TNA #Tamil National Alliance #Sinhala #Sinhala Buddhist #Basil Rajapaksa