Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit triggers opposition from Tamil outfits

Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit triggers opposition from Tamil outfits

Superstar Rajinikanth’s visit to Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme has met with opposition from pro-Tamil outfits here, who cautioned him from getting “involved” in the emotive ethnic issue. Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) urged the top actor not go ahead…

Sri Lankan Navy action hitting diplomatic efforts, says Tamil Nadu CM

Sri Lankan Navy action hitting diplomatic efforts, says Tamil Nadu CM

Alleging that Sri Lanka had been trying to thwart efforts for a diplomatic solution to the issues relating to sharing of marine fish resources, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday said the continuous arrests of Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy seemed…

India taking up fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: Sushma

India taking up fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: Sushma

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said India is taking up the issue of fishermen with the Sri Lankan government through diplomatic channels. She also added that the Sri Lankan government has assured probe into the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Lankan Navy. Making…

Fishermen to withdraw stir today

Fishermen to withdraw stir today

Fishermen leaders protesting the killing of K Britjo (21) allegedly by the Sri Lankan navy, decided to call…

Sri Lankan Navy denies firing at Indian fishermen, but promises probe

Sri Lankan Navy denies firing at Indian fishermen, but promises probe

In what could turn into a flashpoint between the two countries, India on Tuesday expressed deep concern on…

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Fifty-one Indian and three Sri Lankan fishermen were on Tuesday repatriated to their respective countries in line with…

Joint venture to open Indo Lanka ferry connectivity

Joint venture to open Indo Lanka ferry connectivity

The Indo-Lanka ferry service commenced in 1914, connecting Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu with Talaimannar in Mannar in northwest…

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two boats off Talaimannar

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two boats off Talaimannar

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday arrested 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen belonging to Pamban, while they were fishing…

Jayalalithaa was dearly loved by her people: President

Jayalalithaa was dearly loved by her people: President

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was a leader “dearly loved by…

India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

For the first time in the history of Indo-Sri Lankan negotiations on the fishing issue troubling the two…

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