South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Dispelling the belief that Buddhism did not have a firm footing in Tamil Nadu barring a few pockets, excavations of Buddhist Vihara and a temple at Kaveripumpattinam and hundreds of stone sculptures and bronzes by ASI from over 125 sites have proved ...
India | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday August 4, 2014
Amid simmering tension between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka, a team of young cricketers from the island has been sent back from Chennai where it was meant to participate in a tournament that starts today.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 1, 2014
Sri Lanka has offered an unqualified apology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa over a controversial article and depiction of the two leaders on an official website.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouri...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 28, 2014
Intensifying their five-day old indefinite boycott of fishing pressing for safety and security in traditional areas in the Palk Bay, fishermen of this district today held a demonstration in front of the Collectorate in Ramanathapuram.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Thirty-eight fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel early today on charges of crossing International Maritime Boundary Line.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 3, 2014
Security along the shores in Kanyakumari and Tuticorin districts has been scaled up after an intelligence alert that six militants, trained in Pakistan, were planning to infiltrate into the country through Sri Lanka, police said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 18, 2014
DMK President M Karunanidhi today condemned the anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lanka and urged India to come forward to voice its concern for members of the minority community in the island nation.
Tamil Nadu | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday arrested 42 fishermen of Rameswaram and Thangachimadam when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a Fisheries Department official said here.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 1, 2014
Seeking a "decisive shift" in the Centre's stance vis-a-vis Sri Lanka on the arrest of Tamil Nadu fishermen, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of 33 fishermen, arrested by the island nation's n...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 25, 2014
After MDMK, another BJP ally in Tamil Nadu, Vijayakant-led DMDK, today opposed Narendra Modi's invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to attend his swearing-in on Monday. The party said Mr Rajapaksa's presence is not acceptable to it an...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
A high-powered India-Sri Lanka committee will meet here in June to discuss permanent solutions to fishermen issues and promote goodwill between the two fishing communities, officials said today on the eve of a crucial round of talks on the matter.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 30, 2014
Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu trawling near Katchatheevu were in for a big surprise today when Sri Lankan navalmen not only allowed them to fish but also offered them soft drinks and sweets.
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Thursday March 27, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the 2014 election manifesto gave the nation's voters a glimpse of what she could offer if she played a national role - free laptops, mixers and grinders, fans, cows and goats.
Elections | Dr SP Udayakumar | Monday March 24, 2014
Anti-nuclear activist Dr SP Udayakumar on joining politics and Arvind Kejriwal.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Days after releasing all the arrested fishermen from Tamil Nadu, the Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 75 fishermen and seized their 18 mechanised fishing boats, Fisheries Department sources said.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Ahead of the proposed talks between Sri Lanka and India to sort out the vexed fishermen's issue, a court in the island nation today ordered release of 116 fishermen, arrested over the last two months for allegedly crossing IMBL and fishing in the isl...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
DMK today hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the Centre's "indifferent" approach toward Sri Lankan Tamils issue and came down on his reported plans to meet the island nation's President Mahinda Rajapaksa for bilateral talks at the upcoming ...
Election 2014 | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today gave the nation's voters a glimpse of what she could offer if she played a national role - free mixers and grinders, fans, cows and goats.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 22, 2014
In a major haul, the Marine Police today seized 35 kg of gold biscuits valued at Rs 10.5 crore and arrested two persons at Mandapam, Tamil Nadu.