Lankan Tamil

Two more Sri Lankan Tamil families including four children reach Dhanushkodi

Rameswaram Marine police with the help of the Indian coast guard rescued the families who were stranded in the fifth Sand bar near Arichalmunai in Rameswaram with the help of a hovercraft.

published on : 20th July 2022

Eight more Sri Lankan refugees including three children reach Tamil Nadu

The Marine police secured the group from Arichal Munai in Dhanushkodi and shifted them to the marine police station in Rameswaram for inquiries.

published on : 6th July 2022

Sri Lankan Tamil parties seek India's intervention to conduct provincial elections

In March last year, India at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva stressed that there is a need for Sri Lanka to hold provincial elections as soon as possible.

published on : 29th June 2022

Two more Lankan families reach Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu

According to sources, a family of five spent `1 lakh for the trip.  With this, the number of Sri Lankan Tamils seeking refuge in the State has gone up to 90. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Rameswaram: Sri Lankan National held over bid to return home after visa expired

According to sources, Q-Branch personnel, who were patrolling near the Rameswaram Railway Station, detained Keerthanan (28) of Vavuniya region in Sri Lanka.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Three more Sri Lankan Tamils seek refuge in Tamil Nadu

Marine police detained them at Dhanushkodi and shifted them to the Mandapam refugee camp after conducting inquiries.

published on : 2nd June 2022

TN, Centre should press for referendum in Sri Lanka: Lankan Tamil politician

He sought support from political parties in Tamil Nadu for a referendum in the island nation.

published on : 14th May 2022

No stay on TN’s purchase of rice for distribution to Lanka

The Madras High Court has refused to stay the Tamil Nadu government’s move to purchase 40,000 tonnes of rice for supplying to Sri Lanka to help it tackle the economic crisis.

published on : 13th May 2022

Stalin urges TN to donate for Lankan relief fund

The CM has urged people to contribute to the relief being sent from the State through the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF).

published on : 4th May 2022

Five more Lankans seek refuge in State

Five more Sri Lankan Tamils landed near Rameswaram in the wee hours of Monday as the island-nation’s economic crisis shows no sign of abating any time soon.

published on : 3rd May 2022

15 more Sri Lankans reach TN shores

Fifteen more Sri Lankans reached Indian shores in the early hours of Monday. 

published on : 26th April 2022

18 Lankan Tamil migrants including pregnant woman, 7 children, caught at Rameswaram

They reportedly started from Mannar fishing harbour on Thursday morning and arrived illegally at Arichal Munai at Dhanushkodi in two boats in the late hours of Thursday.

published on : 22nd April 2022

‘Came hoping for better life’

Mary Clarin, who arrived in the first batch, told TNIE. Mary was engaged in daily wage labour in Sri Lanka. 

published on : 18th April 2022

Lankan crisis: Stalin speaks to Tamils in camp, seeks Centre nod to send aid

Wants MEA to ensure release of 12 TN fishers held in SL over SLR 2-crore bail bond each

published on : 16th April 2022

Hungry for days, Sri Lankan Tamil couple lands in Dhanushkodi with two kids seeking refuge

The family is from Mannar region of the island nation and had reached Dhanushkodi shores around 2.30 am on Friday with the help of Sri Lankan fishermen.

published on : 9th April 2022

Marine police arrests four Sri Lankan migrants at Dhanushkodi

Investigation revealed that they were Sri Lankan Tamils and have illegally entered the nation without proper documents seeking refuge.

published on : 8th April 2022

Ready to ship rice, drugs to Sri Lankan Tamils: MK Stalin to Centre

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin requested arrangements for distribution through the High Commission and Consulate.

published on : 7th April 2022

Stalin seeks PM Modi's nod to help Lankan Tamils hit by economic crisis

The Chief Minister handed over a 14-point charter of demands to the PM during his 30-minute meeting. 

published on : 1st April 2022

Stalin meets PM; seeks Centre's nod for providing humanitarian aid to Lankan Tamils

Stalin greeted her with a shawl. Stalin is on a three-day visit to the national capital and is scheduled to meet several top leaders.

published on : 31st March 2022

Stalin takes up plight of Lankan Tamils amid economic crisis, seeks Centre's nod to send aid

The Chief Minister said due to the ongoing economic crisis in Sri Lanka, many Lankan Tamils are fleeing and coming to Tamil Nadu by sea

published on : 31st March 2022
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