Bid follows protest by 80 others seeking release after term served
Ministry says granting citizenship to the refugees will open floodgates to illegal migrants
Is systematic discrimination and ethnic violence against the Tamils in Sri Lanka any different from that suffered by the religious minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh?
Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday commenced disbursal of Rs 4,000 each to 13,553 Sri Lankan Tamil refugee families, who are living outside refugee camps.
Tension prevailed in parts of the Tirunelveli district as the caste Hindus of Munneerpallam village hacked a Dalit youth and two Sri Lankan refugees on Wednesday night.
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.