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Sri Lankan Tamils

DMK Will Continue To Fight Against CAA, Says Party Chief Stalin

Mar 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Stalin said DMK had all along opposed the CAA and he even ran a campaign in Tamil Nadu collecting one crore signatures pressing for scrapping the law.

PM Modi Meets Mahinda Rajapaksa; Sri Lankan Tamils, Anti-Terrorism Among Bilateral Issues Discussed

Feb 08, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said the two countries have decided to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.

The Unbearable Nothingness Of Being Sri Lankan Hindu

The Citizenship Act provides a path for Indian citizenship to Buddhists, but not to those persecuted by the Buddhists such as Sri Lanka’s Muslims and Hindus.

PM Modi Announces $450 Million Line Of Credit To Sri Lanka After Meeting With Rajapaksa

Nov 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian PM said a stable Sri Lanka is not only in interest of India but for the entire Indian Ocean Region.

Will Rajapaksa's Win In Sri Lanka Heat Up Tamil Nadu Politics Again?

Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s win as Sri Lankan President will not be relished by Tamil Nadu politicians

12 February, 2019

Sri Lankan Envoy Holds Talks In Chennai On Repatriation Of Tamil Refugees

Outlook Web Bureau

Austin Fernando also discussed the issues relating to the voluntary repatriation process of Sri Lankan refugees.

13 November, 2018

Sri Lanka Supreme Court Overturns Dissolution Of Parliament By President Sirisena

Outlook Web Bureau

All petitions filed against Sirisena's decision will be heard on December 4, 5 and 6, the apex court ruled.

10 November, 2018

Sri Lanka President Dissolves Parliament, General Elections On Jan 5

Outlook Web Bureau

The nominations will be filed from November 19, 2018 to November 26, 2018. The new Parliament will hold the first meeting on January 17, 2019.

04 November, 2018

Demand To Release Tamil Prisoners May Be Fulfilled Soon: Lanka PM Rajapaksa's Son

Outlook Web Bureau

Lanka PM's son Namal indicated that Tamil prisoners may be released soon to persuade legislators to support Rajapaksa.

04 November, 2018

Sri Lanka: Tamil Group Vows To Support No-Trust Motion Against Mahinda Rajapaksa

Outlook Web Bureau

The TNA also condemned Sirisena's move to suspend the Sri Lankan Parliament, amid the political turmoil in the island nation, terming it as "undemocratic" and violation of parliamentary supremacy.

03 November, 2018

Tamil National Alliance Will Support No-Trust Motion Against Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa

Outlook Web Bureau

Mahinda Rajapaksa claims he has enough numbers to prove his majority and at least six of ousted premier Ranil Wickremasinghe's men have defected to his side.


27 October, 2018

Political Developments In Sri Lanka 'Mysterious', Shocking To Tamils: M K Stalin

Outlook Web Bureau

The leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly, M K Stalin, termed the return of Mahinda Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister as shocking for Tamils across the world.

05 February, 2018

The Banality Of Evil

Karthick Ram Manoharan

The torture of incarcerated Tamils was not a betrayal of the Sri Lankan state's Sinhala-Buddhist ideal, but that ideal being taken to its logical conclusion, writes Karthick Ram Manoharan. Excerpts from his afterword to Sri Lankan Tamil novelist Kuna Kaviyalahan’s ‘The Poisoned Dream’.

28 January, 2018

Tales Of Lankan Tamil Diaspora Narrated With Poignancy And Hilarity

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

January 28. It was on this date nine years ago that immigrant Sri Lankan Tamils in Canada intensified protest against a “genocide” of their community in the Northern Province of the island-nation. Appadurai Muttulingam’s stories take a kaleidoscopic view on their everyday lives—and beyond that.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi during his visit to Khadi Mall in Patna.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind visit Mahavir Temple in Patna.

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Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel take positions in a forest area during the 12th day of the encounter between security personnel and militants, at Mendhar in Poonch district.

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An artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Kali ahead of Kali Puja in Dhanbad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind visit Takht Sri Patna Sahib Gurudwara in Patna.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu