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 said the two countries have decided to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.
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.
The Indian PM said a stable Sri Lanka is not only in interest of India but for the entire Indian Ocean Region.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s win as Sri Lankan President will not be relished by Tamil Nadu politicians
Austin Fernando also discussed the issues relating to the voluntary repatriation process of Sri Lankan refugees.
All petitions filed against Sirisena's decision will be heard on December 4, 5 and 6, the apex court ruled.
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.
Lanka PM's son Namal indicated that Tamil prisoners may be released soon to persuade legislators to support Rajapaksa.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.