Tamils

Sri Lankan Tamils vote in Gavi where there’s not even phone network

He was talking to TNIE after casting his vote at the Kerala Forest Development Corporation (KFDC) office at Gavi in ward III of Seethathodu grama panchayat on Tuesday.

published on : 7th April 2021

Vote abstention: India’s ties with Sri Lanka

When the savage war became a war against the Tamil civilians, and gross human rights violations took place, New Delhi, by its inaction, became an accomplice.

published on : 4th April 2021

Beating Bodinayakanur strongman OPS may be an uphill task for DMK

Bodinayakanur is a treat to the senses. The lush green fields and hills, the scents of cardamom, pepper, lemon, and coffee grown here...

published on : 2nd April 2021

Gotabaya Rajapaksa thanks Xi Jinping for China's vote against UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

During the telephone conversation on Monday, Xi pushed the Sri Lankan leader to speed up Beijing's major infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

published on : 30th March 2021

Centre slammed for boycotting UN vote against Sri Lanka

DMK president MK Stalin dubbed the Centre’s act as betrayal of Eelam Tamils.

published on : 24th March 2021

Tamil Nadu assembly elections: Will Tamilselvan score a hat-trick in Perambalur?

Tamilselvan claimed that in the last 10 years, he has brought new buildings for the Perambalur Government Hospital, schools and new bus stops.

published on : 20th March 2021

India consistently calling upon Sri Lanka to fulfill aspirations of Tamil people: Govt in LS

Jaishankar visited Sri Lanka in January and the Tamil issue figured in his meetings in Colombo.

published on : 17th March 2021

Tamil Nadu elections 2021: 'We are noticed only during poll bugle', say Sri Lankan refugees

While voting rights may not be a panacea to all their problems, the refugees believe they would be able to voice their demands better.

published on : 15th March 2021

DMK will continue to resist CAA, support citizenship for Sri Lankan Tamils: MK Stalin 

Waiver of crop and jewel loans in cooperative banks and one-time assistance of Rs 4,000 for COVID-19 hit rice ration card holders were among the assurances.

published on : 14th March 2021

Rahul Gandhi finds ‘deep connect’ with Tamils

After seeing thousands of small and middle sized business, I am convinced that we will be a challenge to Chinese industry.

published on : 28th February 2021

EPS compromised the rights of Tamils: Stalin

Further, he accused the State government of not concentrating on the quality of projects.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Tamil family of four win court battle to stay in Australia, won't be deported to Sri Lanka

The family lived in the Outback town of Biloela until Australian authorities placed them in immigration detention in Melbourne in March 2018.

published on : 16th February 2021

COVID-19 impact: Singapore Tamils celebrate muted Thaipusam festival 

There were no large crowds and musical instruments at this year's festival.

published on : 28th January 2021

Sri Lanka to rebuild Tamil war memorial after protests

Angajan Ramanathan, a ruling party legislator for Jaffna, said authorities had agreed to rebuild the monument at the same location.

published on : 11th January 2021

Outrage after war memorial for Tamils in University of Jaffna gets destroyed

The monument was erected in 2019 in the University in memory of thousands of Tamils killed in one of the bloody episodes Sri Lankan civil war in 2009.

published on : 9th January 2021
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