Lankan Pilgrims

  • Attacks on Lankan pilgrims unfortunate: CPM September 7, 2012

    Madurai: The CPM on Thursday described the demonstrations and attacks on Sri Lankan Pilgrims in Tamil Nadu as unfortunate. "There may be difference of opinion regarding Sri Lankan Government's action against Tamils living in that country, but that should not come in the way of peopletopeople relationship between the two countries,"...
  • Karuna blames Jaya for attacks on SL pilgrims September 5, 2012

    Chennai: Toeing the Centre's line for cordial ties with Sri Lanka, key UPA ally DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday virtually blamed Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for attacks on Lankan pilgrims, saying her action in sending back a football team from that country had led to the incidents. "(Jayalalithaa's) efforts...
  • Lankan pilgrims targeted in TN for 2nd day September 4, 2012

    Trichy: In spite of reassurance given by the UPA government to Sri Lanka that its citizens are safe in Tamil Nadu, protests, which are in their second day, have forced nearly 200 Sinhala tourists to cut their pilgrimage short. The incident comes just days after the Tamil Nadu government refused...