Monthly Archives: September 2014

Court gives green light to deport Pakistani asylum seekers

Court gives green light to deport Pakistani asylum seekers

A Sri Lankan court on Monday gave permission to authorities to send back scores of Pakistani asylum seekers, after the government said they were a threat to the island’s security and public health. Deputy Solicitor General Janak de Silva asked the Appeal court to lift …

Indian professor, Dr Rajesh Venugopal questioned by TID

Indian professor, Dr Rajesh Venugopal questioned by TID

A lecturer at the London School of Economics, Dr Rajesh Venugopal, was detained by Sri Lankan immigration officers and questioned by police, who allege he violated his visa regulations. Dr Venugopal, a British Indian professor in South Asian affairs, travelled to Sri Lanka to attend …

Anandasangaree To Form New Alliance

Anandasangaree To Form New Alliance

 Tamil United Liberation Front leader V. Anandasangaree has stated that he is in the process of forming an alternative front of Tamil parties against the Tamil National Alliance. He has told local media that the new alliance has already incorporated three political parties, including the …

PM Pledged 100 Per Cent Support, Says TNA

PM Pledged 100 Per Cent Support, Says TNA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had told a delegation of the Sri Lankan Tamil National Alliance (TNA), when the latter met him in New Delhi on August 23, that India would be 100 per cent with the Tamils of Sri Lanka. “We are 100 per cent …