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May 15, 2017
Cauvery dispute: Farmers stage protest, disrupt train services in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur districtTrain services were affected in parts of Thanjavur district on Monday as members of Cauvery Rights Retrieval Committee (CRRC), an umbrella organisation of political parties and farmers associations, blocked trains at Ayanapuram, Alangudi and Papanasam among others.
May 04, 2017
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party 'perturbed' by proposed anti-terror lawSri Lanka's main Tamil party today said it was "deeply perturbed" by the government's policy on a proposed counter-terrorism law as it curtails civil liberties and has potential for abuse.
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu row: Protests in Tamil Nadu are not to stage bull-fights, but to safeguard cultural autonomyHad the protests supporting jallikattu been just for the love of a sport, tens of thousands of people wouldn’t have poured onto the streets. For an average Tamil, the protests are about protecting their cultural sovereignty and autonomy
Aug 20, 2015
'Think of the country': Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe warns against return to divisive politicsPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe urged Sri Lanka's parties Wednesday to work together as he began forming a new government backed by minority Tamils after a surge in support for his reform-driven agenda in parliamentary elections.
Dec 30, 2014
SL's main Tamil party decides to support opposition candidate Maithripala SirisenaTamil 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.
Aug 23, 2014
Ensure equality to Tamils, Modi urges Sri LankaPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Sri Lanka to ensure "equality, dignity, justice and self-respect" for its Tamil minority.
Aug 21, 2014
Sri Lanka Tamil National Alliance MPs to meet Sushma, Modi this weekThe Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation from Sri Lanka leaves for India today for their first meeting with the new Indian government.
May 18, 2014
War was not against the Tamils but the guerrillas: RajapaksaSpeaking at a victory day celebration in the southern town of Matara Rajapaksa said the war was not against the Tamils but the guerrillas
Nov 14, 2013
Sri Lanka: India will stand by you, Foreign Secy tells Tamil National AllianceIndia 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.
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