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Internal Strife Within Ilankai Thamil Arasuk Katchi (ITAK) Takes Disturbing Turn – D.B.S.Jeyaraj

The “Mathiya Seyal Kuzhu” (central working committee) of the Ilankai Thamil Arasuk Katchi(ITAK) also known as the Federal Party will be meeting today (Aug...

Sri Lanka Brief Update: General Election 2020- Stats and Trends

12 August 2020 ( PDF document is attached at the end) 1. Elections for Sri Lanka’s 9th Parliament were held on 5 August 2020 and the...

GTF backs Sumanthiran’s call for all Tamil parties to work together in the larger interests of Tamil people

Image: Tamils voting in Jaffna, 2013. Issuing a statement the Global Tamil Forum has congratulated newly elected MPs Mr. Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam and Mr C.V. Vigneswaran...

Sampanthan clarifies the issue of occupying an official residence

Statement of urgent public importance pertaining to the Bungalow of the Leader of the Opposition and other matters related thereto. Dear Hon. Speaker, You recognized me...

TNA to Sirisena: The ITAK, will support the restoration of a Govt. headed by the U.N.F

Image: TNA leader Sampanthan with Prez Sirisena. ( the Economic Times). 29th November 2018. His Excellency Maithiripala Sirisena President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Presidential...

Trysts of the TNA – M.S.M. Ayub

SAMPANTHAN’S PREFERENCE OF GANDHI OVER PRABHAKARAN. SAMPANTHAN’S BLOWING HOT AND COLD INDICATES THE PREDICAMENT THE TAMIL LEADERS ARE GOING THROUGH. THE FREEING OF PTA DETAINEES, THE...

We don’t want our young people to return to violence & the Govt should implement its promises – Sampanthan

A meeting between The Leader of the Opposition and the Tamil National Alliance R Sampanthan and the Minister of State for Asia and the...

A new constitution should be enacted within this year, Sampanthan reiterates

(Press Release/18 July 2018)  The Visiting Belgium-Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Group met with the Leader of the Opposition and the Tamil National Alliance today at...

Cannot entertain any further undue delays in the constitutional reform – TNA

TNA leader Sampanthan says that " We cannot entertain any further undue delays in this matter the draft Constitution must be presented to parliament and...

As Sri Lanka continues to fail in their commitments the international community, it must act – Sampanthan

Image: TNA leader Sampanthan meeting the visiting US delegation. ( TNA photo) In a meeting with the  visiting United States House of Representatives Armed Services Committee...

FIRST DRAFT TO BE PRESENTED ON THURSDAY

The first draft of the new Constitution will be presented to the Steering Committee on Thursday, May 24, after much interruption, Tamil National Alliance...

May Day: Sampanthan urge all parties to join hands to resolve the root causes of the national question

May Day Message: As we commemorate one of the most historically important days of the world history, my best wishes go to all working-class people...

R. Sampanthan’s full speech at the No Confidence Motion debate

The Hon. Rajavarothiam Sampanthan - Leader of the Opposition). Mr. Speaker, we are debating today a Motion of No-Confidence against no less a person than...

Royal victory for Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

  Image: Jubilant Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe gestures along with Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne after the vote on the No Confidence Motion - AFP Prime...

Sri Lanka: The way northern vote went is also a matter for concern

By Jehan Perera. The unexpectedly strong electoral performance by the newly formed SLPP whose chief protagonist is former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the recent local...

Eelam will bloom, not on account of TNA, bur on account of Rajapaksa’s “Lotus Bud” – Sampanthan

R.Sampanthan. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I thought I would say a few words on this debate. The people have delivered a verdict and, in a democracy,...

Reconfiguring Sri Lanka’s Tamil politics

Meera Srinivasan / The Hindu.  With a banner sporting a picture of Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) founder S.J.V. Chelvanayakam in the background, senior Tamil...

Independence Day message: TNA calls on all political parties & leaders to cooperate to adopt a new Constitution

R. Sampanthan. With gratitude to our forefathers who fought for independence, I issue this message on 70th Independence Day of our Country. We are at a...

TNA wants solution on par with Oslo Declaration agreed by G. L. Peiris and S. P. Thamilchelvan in 2002

Image: Anton Balasingham of the LTTE and then Foreign Minister G. L. Peiris at peace talks.  The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in its manifesto for the forthcoming...

Sri Lanka: ITAK, TELO and PLOTE to contest local government elections together

Image courtesy of News  Radio. Issuing a joint statement Mavai Senathirajah  of ITAK  Hon. Selvam Adikkalanathan  of TELO and Hon. Dharmalingham Siddarththan  PLOTE, says that  they...

Mr. Rajapaksa, If you want capture power do it in some other way, we have no problem – Sampanthan

Image courtesy of Asian Mirror (file photo). By R.Sampanthan. Mr. Speaker, I want to commence my speech by congratulating the Finance Minister, the Hon. Mangala Samaraweera...

“I have the genuine fear, if the national question is not resolved …” Sampanthan’s speech on constitutional reform

Rajavarothiam Sampanthan - Leader of the Opposition. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We are debating the Interim Report submitted to the Constitutional Assembly by the...

Tamil political prisoners in Sri Lanka: Sampanthan sets the record straight

In a way of adjournment motion which will be presented tomorrow in Parliament, TNA leader R. Sampanthan  has responded to the state minister of defense Ruwan ...

If Constitutional reform & political solution fail there will be a recurrence of violence – Sampathan

In his discussion with  visiting UK Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific Rt. Hon. Mark Field TNA leader R.Sampanthan has  said that...

Implement promised transitional justice mechanisms without further delay NPC tells Sri Lanka Govt

The war crimes cases registered against former army commander General Jagath Jayasuriya in five South American countries even while he was Sri Lanka’s ambassador...

New constitution approved by a referendum is a must, TNA tells visiting American and Indian dignitaries.

Image: TNA delegation with the visiting US Assistant Secretary of State, Ambassador Alice Wells. Tamil National Alliance met with two high level visiting foreign dignitaries...

“Give priority to issue of enforced disappearances”, TNA tells Sri Lanka govt.

Image: A photo of a disappeared child  being displayed at rotating fast by the families of the disappeared in Vavuniya, Vanni. (c)s . deshapriya. International Day...

TNA’s Relationship With Government On The Rocks

Image: R.Sampanthan & TNA Spokesman M.A.Sumanthiran meeting US Members of Congress.  The relationship between the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the government is on the...

New Constitution a must; Uncertainty cannot be continued, TNA tells US

Image: Sampathan welcoming US delegation. (TNA) A meeting was held today (10.08.2017) between the visiting United States Congress delegates and the Leader of the Tamil...

The saga of Sri Lanka’s new Constitution

Image: President Sirisena assured the chief Buddhist prelates that the government would keep them posted on the draft. Meera Srinivasan . Speaking at a book launch last...
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