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Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says that while a proposal has been made to ITAK calling for the removal of Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran from the TNA, it is not the opinion of the entire party. MORE..

November 10, 2015  01:32 pm|

Wigneswaran lashes out at concentration of power in his party

Wigneswaran lashes out at concentration of power in his party

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran publicly lashed out at concentration of power in the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK), the party to which he belongs. MORE...

September 28, 2015  10:54 am|

Culture of excessive number of ministers must end - Sampanthan

Culture of excessive number of ministers must end - Sampanthan

Sri Lankas new Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan today said that while a national government in the present context in the country may be a national need, it would have been better if the two parties would have been able to come together without an increase in the number of ministries. MORE..

September 3, 2015  01:48 pm|

Sampanthan appointed Opposition Leader

Sampanthan appointed Opposition Leader

TNA parliamentary group leader and Trincomalee District MP R. Sampanthan has been appointed as the Opposition Leader of the 8th Parliament. MORE..

September 3, 2015  09:39 am|

Mano wants Sambandan as opposition leader

Mano wants Sambandan as opposition leader

The post of Leader of the Opposition should be given to TNA leader R. Sambandan, Democratic Peoples Front (DPF) leader Mano Ganesan says. MORE...

September 2, 2015  03:10 pm|

ITAK wants Opposition Leader post

ITAK wants Opposition Leader post

The Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) today said that the partys Parliamentary Group Leader must thus be recognized as the Leader of the Opposition in accordance with Parliamentary practice and convention as they have now emerged as the largest political party in Opposition in Sri Lankas Parliament. MORE..

August 29, 2015  04:48 pm|

TNA reiterates self determination, North-East re-merger

TNA reiterates self determination, North-East re-merger

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a coalition of four parties in Sri Lanka, on Saturday reiterated its adherence to the right to self determination for Tamils and the re-merger of the Northern and Eastern Provinces under federal structure. MORE..

July 25, 2015  10:39 pm|

Over 70 incidents of election violence within a week

Over 70 incidents of election violence within a week

The Center for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) says that a total of 71 incidents of election-related violence have been reported within the past week, from July 13 to 21. MORE..

July 21, 2015  04:56 pm|

ITAK entitled to post of Opposition Leader

ITAK entitled to post of Opposition Leader

Weighing in on the standoff over the Opposition Leader post, Sri Lankas main Tamil party today said that no MP elected from the UPFA or UNP can hold the position and that the ITAK is entitled to it, having the next highest number of representatives. MORE..

April 10, 2015  03:07 pm|

Muslims can live in harmony with very different religions, Dahalan

Muslims can live in harmony with very different religions, Dahalan

President of the Centre for Islamic Research and Information (CIRI) and Psychological Counsellor, Mohamed Dahalan, on Friday (6) severely criticised the policy of some print, electronic media organisations and civil organisations for their bid to damage the good reputation of Islam and Muslims. MORE...

March 8, 2015  11:22 am|

Bid to bring ex-LTTE cadre into Tamil political mainstream

Bid to bring ex-LTTE cadre into Tamil political mainstream

N. Vithyatharan, former editor of popular pro-LTTE Tamil dailies Sudar Oli and Uthayan, has started a movement to bring into the Tamil political mainstream, former LTTE cadre and their supporters, who are either out rightly rejected or discriminated against by existing Tamil political organizations like ITAK and TNA. MORE..

February 14, 2015  04:00 pm|

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