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.
The CM has urged people to contribute to the relief being sent from the State through the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF).
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.
Fifteen more Sri Lankans reached Indian shores in the early hours of Monday.
Mary Clarin, who arrived in the first batch, told TNIE. Mary was engaged in daily wage labour in Sri Lanka.
Wants MEA to ensure release of 12 TN fishers held in SL over SLR 2-crore bail bond each
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin requested arrangements for distribution through the High Commission and Consulate.
The Chief Minister handed over a 14-point charter of demands to the PM during his 30-minute meeting.
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.
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
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.
According to police, another set of 10 Sri Lankan Tamils were held at Palam near Dhanushkodi later in the day.
In 2009, the DMK government allocated `100 crore for improving their living condition, Stalin said.
Taking strong exception to Chief Minister MK Stalin’s remark that the previous AIADMK
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.