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Tamil family on Christmas Island win Federal Court caseA Tamil asylum seeker family detained on Christmas Island have won a legal battle in the Federal Court.
Unacceptable: Rahul Gandhi on MPs not allowed to raise question in Tamil"When you ask a question, you are allowed a supplementary. It's okay for the Speaker to hurt me, I understand he does not want me to speak. I am an MP, I have certain rights, he can take it away. Today..
A Sydney teenager has addressed the UN, criticising Australia's detention of two sick Tamil refugeesSeventeen-year-old high school student Renuga Inpakumar has travelled from Sydney to Switzerland to speak at the United Nations.
Supreme Court Weighs Whether Rejected Asylum Seekers Can SueThe case, which concerns a member of Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority, could affect thousands of asylum seekers.
Biloela Tamil family face long wait on deportation decisionA Sri Lankan Tamil family who settled in the Queensland town of Biloela is facing a months-long wait to learn if they'll be allowed to return home.
Minister's adviser gives 'weak' evidence on Tamil family, court hearsImmigration Minister David Coleman's senior adviser has told the Federal Court he can't recall conversations or briefings about the Tamil asylum-seeker family on Christmas Island fighting deportation.
Biloela Tamil family's deportation fight resumes in the Federal CourtA Sri Lankan Tamil family who settled in the Queensland town of Biloela is continuing its final fight in the Federal Court against deportation to Sri Lanka.
Last-minute evidence in Biloela family deportation court fightThe fight to keep a Tamil family in Australia has started in the Federal Court, with government lawyers filing last-minute evidence.
Last-minute evidence in court fight to stop Tamil family from Biloela being deportedThe fight to keep a Tamil family in Australia has started in the Federal Court, with government lawyers filing last-minute evidence.
Biloela family deportation fight beginsThe fight to keep a Tamil family in Australia has started in the Federal Court, with government lawyers filing last-minute evidence.
How two women from a conservative Queensland town made the deportation of a local Tamil family national newsAs the case of the Tamil family from Biloela returns to court, those behind the 'Home to Bilo' campaign say they're continuing their fight for them to stay and the attempted deportation "doesn't pass..
Government accused of 'over-enthusiasm' in redacting Biloela family court documentsThe Immigration Department has been accused of over-enthusiasm in redacting documents to be used in Tamil family's fight against deportation.
Biloela case: enthusiastic doc redactionsThe Immigration Department has been accused of over-enthusiasm in redacting documents to be used in Tamil family's fight against deportation.
Defamation case against TOI, Tamil daily quashedJustice M Dhandapani, quashing two criminal defamation complaints registered against the Times of India and a Tamil daily, said, “While it is the duty of the court to safeguard the interests of those..
Hope Sri Lanka will fulfil aspirations of Tamil people: PM Modi after talks with Sri Lankan PMRajapaksa's visit here assumed significance as his tenure as Sri Lanka's president from 2005 to 2016 saw expansion of China's footprints in the Indian Ocean island nation, triggering concerns in India...
Nirmala Sitharaman quotes Tamil poetess in Union Budget speech
Advocates demand Tamil family be removed from Christmas Island before Wuhan evacuees arriveAustralians in the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak are set to be evacuated to a "quarantine zone" on Christmas Island. But a family of four is already being held there.
Four-year-old Christmas Island detainee to be escorted to first day of school by armed guardsThe eldest daughter of the Tamil family currently detained on Christmas Island will attend her first day of school on Monday as the court case aiming to stop their deportation continues.
Perambalur: Tamil writer Nellai Kannan arrested over inciting speech at anti-CAA protest meetEarlier on Wednesday, the saffron camp had staged a protest at Marina Beach in Chennai demanding the arrest of Kannan.
BJP stages protest seeking Tamil orator's arrest
'No to CAA, NRC' rangoli at DMK chief Stalin's residenceAlongside the rangoli known as 'kolam' in Tamil, a word was drawn which said "vendam (don't need/no) CAA-NRC." A similar kolam greeted visitors at the residence of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi..
Thousands of Christians celebrate Christmas in UAEABU DHABI: Thousands of Christians across the country attended the Christmas mass and service yesterday to mark the occasion of Christmas. In Abu Dhabi, worshippers started gathering as early as 4am at..
Biloela Tamil family to spend second Christmas in detention limboA Tamil family will remain in detention on Christmas Island until a Federal Court hearing in their deportation fight.
Tamil family remain in detention limboA Tamil family will remain in detention on Christmas Island until a Federal Court hearing in their deportation fight.
The Sri Lankan election is creating fear among Australia's Tamil communityThe frontrunner in Sri Lanka's presidential race this weekend is a man accused of widespread human rights abuses against the Tamils. Here, Tamils living in limbo in Australia tell SBS News they fear..
PM Modi to embark on a 3-day Thailand visit today for Asean-related summitsThe Prime Minister's engagements on the first day include his address to the Indian community living in the country and the release of a commemorative coin marking the 550th birth anniversary of Guru..
PM Modi says Tamil is beautiful, Tamil people are exceptional
PM releases his poem on ocean in Tamil
PM Modi shares Tamil translation of poem he penned during Mamallapuram visitPM Narendra Modi on Sunday shared the Tamil translation of the poem that he penned during his stay in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram, where he had held informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. In..
In white shirt & veshti, Modi dressed to healDuring Friday's informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, PM Modi Modi was dressed in white shirt and veshti, edged with a deep green border, the angavastram casually thrown on his left..
PM Modi welcomes Xi Jinping in MamallapuramChinese President Xi Jinping was treated to Tamil cultural performances by folk dancers and Bharatanatyam artistes while scores of children greeted him by waving Indian and Chinese flags as he arrived...
PM Modi tweets in English, Tamil, Mandarin wishing his informal meet with Xi Jinping further strengthens ties
Houston University receives $2m commitment to support Tamil language, culture
Gandhiji's 357-day nationwide yatra changed Indian politics foreverThe 'parikrama', as Kadri prefers to call it, also resulted in Gandhiji trying to learn languages like Marathi, Urdu, Tamil to better connect to the masses.
Tamil should be India's official language, says MK Stalin after Modi recognises 'oldest language'This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed Tamil as the oldest language while speaking at the IIT Madras Convocation on Monday.
PM Modi plays ‘Tamil pride’ card in Chennai after Hindi rowCountering allegations that his government is trying to impose Hindi and make it the national language, Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again played the “Tamil pride” card in Chennai on Monday...
'Tamil language echoes in the entire US', says PM Modi days after 'Hindi imposition' row"Vannakam," the prime minister greeted a crowd in Chennai.
If Tamil people united, everyone will acknowledge greatness of their language: ChidambaramSenior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is lodged in Tihar Jail in connection with the INX Media case, on Sunday said that if the Tamil people are united and speak in one voice, everyone will..
'All towns are our own, everyone our kin'By Invitation: S Kumana Rajan on the wisdom behind PM's Tamil words at UN
After language row, PM praises Tamil to assuage hurt feelings
PM Modi invokes Tamil philosopher Pungundranar, Vivekananda in UNGA addressSeeking collective efforts to address serious global challenges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UNGA speech on Friday invoked famous Tamil philosopher Kaniyan Pungundranar's quotes as well as..
Hindi, Tamil among new languages to be taught in NSW schoolsNSW has added five new languages to its curriculum.
Dutton labels Biloela kids 'anchor babies'Peter Dutton has labelled the children of a Biloela-based Tamil family facing deportation 'anchor babies' and expressed frustration about their legal battles.
Biloela residents travel to Canberra to plead Tamil family's caseBiloela locals have travelled to Parliament House to present a petition signed by 250,000 Australians urging the government to allow a Tamil family to stay in Australia.
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Refugee rejection is more complex than a soundbite: why Tamil family should stayThe system is designed to work against asylum seekers who arrive by boat.