Tamil National Alliance

  • Salman Khurshid arrives in Sri Lanka for bilateral talks, to visit Jaffna today 07-10-2013 11:23 AM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday to hold talks with the top Sri Lankan leadership on a host of issues, including that of Indian fishermen languishing in jails and devolution of powers to the provinces. The External Affairs Minister was received by Minister of Social...
  • Tamil National Alliance picks Muslim for northern provincial council 29-09-2013 11:18 PM

    Colombo: The Tamil National Alliance, which won last week's historic northern provincial elections in Sri Lanka, has named a Muslim and a women member of the party to fill two bonus seats. Suresh Premachandran, TNA's senior leader, said that a Muslim from Jaffna and a woman from the former LTTE...
  • Tamil parties sweep northern province polls in Sri Lanka 22-09-2013 08:03 AM

    Jaffana/ New Delhi: Finally, the Tamils of Northern Sri Lanka will be ruled by their own the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in semi-autonomous Northern Provincial Council. According to reports from Jaffna, the TNA has registred an impressive victory by winning 30 seats in a 38 member Provincial Council. The TNA's...
  • SL polls: Lankan Tamils from Northern Province vote after 25 years 21-09-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Voting began on Saturday to elect provincial governments in the Northern, Central and North Western Provinces of Sri Lanka. The Northern Province is voting to elect a provincial government for the first time in 25 years. The government has made heavy security arrangements in the Northern Province. Election...
  • Sri Lankan Tamil party seeks UN probe into human rights abuses 01-04-2013 05:43 AM

    Colombo: A Sri Lankan Tamil political party said on Sunday that it will continue to push for a UN mechanism to investigate alleged human rights abuses in the island nation. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) statement comes within days after one of their political gatherings came under a mob attack...