Lankan refugees

Did Sri Lankan refugees enter TN on inflatable kayak?

This led to senior officials from various law enforcement agencies visiting the area and investigating what they suspect as an ‘illegal foreign entry’. 

published on : 25th July 2022

Sri Lankan refugees attacked for questioning fund misappropriation   

Sources said the duo which attacked the group advised the revenue inspector not to issue Sri Lankan Refugee Identity Cards for them.

published on : 28th June 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

Crisis drives 19 more Lankan Tamils to Tamil Nadu

As Sri Lanka reels under its worst economic crisis, 19 more Lankan Tamils, six of them children, arrived in Dhanushkodi in two batches on Sunday.

published on : 11th 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

Kerala coast on alert to stop infiltration from Sri Lanka

More than 350 beat teams have been deployed for round-the-clock surveillance

published on : 27th March 2022

Talking to Centre to address Lankan refugee issue: Stalin

Sixteen Lankan Tamils, including nine children, entered the country in two groups through Dhanushkodi on Tuesday, seeking refuge due to the economic crisis in the island nation. 

published on : 25th March 2022

Sri Lankan refugees who entered TN may be lodged at Mandapam camp

The refugees on Tuesday said they were hit by loss of jobs and steep hike in prices of essential commodities because of the economic crisis in Sri Lanka.  

published on : 24th March 2022

CM Stalin announces Rs 1,088 crores for Pongal hampers to family cardholders, Lankan Tamil refugees

The gift hampers will have 20 essential items including raw rice, jaggery, cashew, resins etc. and will be disbursed to the beneficiaries ahead of Pongal festival.

published on : 17th November 2021

Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says refugees in Pacific camps safe to come home

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made the comments during a visit to Australia in which he discussed with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull co-operation on combating people smuggling.

published on : 15th February 2017