Day: 12 January 2020

India’s agenda is to secure the full implementation of the 13th Amendment (13A) to the Constitution

Push for 13A not dropped Devolution not discussed during FM’s Delhi visit By Easwaran Rutnam India is engaged in backdoor diplomacy to ensure the rights of Tamils are secured and its friendly relations with Sri Lanka are also maintained. On top of India’s agenda is to secure the full implementation of the 13th Amendment (13A) …

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Extend dual citizenship to Tamil refugees: Sri Lankan leader urges India

Senior Sri Lankan leader and former chief minister of the island nation’s Tamil-majority North Eastern province, CV Wigneswaran, on Friday urged India to grant dual citizenship to the Lankan Tamil refugees living here since the late 1980s. The demand for dual citizenship for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in several camps across Tamil Nadu and …

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Revert to the pre-2015 era.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has put to rest at least for the duration of this Parliament a freelance move to remove the 19th Amendment (19A) to the Constitution. He has said there will be no constitutional reforms during this Parliament. That is obvious because this Government is a minority Government in Parliament. But then the …

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