Sri Lankan Tamils

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

‘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

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

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

Sri Lankan economic crisis: Sixteen seek refuge in Tamil Nadu

According to police, another set of 10 Sri Lankan Tamils were held at Palam near Dhanushkodi later in the day.

published on : 23rd March 2022

AIADMK did nothing for Sri Lankan Tamils: MK Stalin

In 2009, the DMK government allocated `100 crore for improving their living condition, Stalin said. 

published on : 3rd November 2021

AIADMK has always stood by Tamils of Sri Lanka: EPS

Taking strong exception to Chief Minister MK Stalin’s remark that the previous AIADMK

published on : 3rd November 2021

CM Stalin lays foundation stone for construction of houses, other welfare measures for Sri Lankan Tamils

As many as 7,469 houses will be built at a total cost of Rs 317 crore for 19,046 Sri Lankan Tamil families of 106 camps.  

published on : 2nd November 2021
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