OMLANKA

Latest Headlines

 

Court stays criminal proceedings against Vyramuthu

Vyramuthu-700-01

Madras High Court has stayed all the criminal proceedings against Tamil poet and lyricist R Vairamuthu with regard to his alleged remarks against a Hindu goddess. 

Issuing an injunction, Justice M S Ramesh observed that prima facie no case was made out against Vairamuthu. In this case, Poet Vairamuthu had sought a direction for quashing the proceedings against him at the Kolathur police station. Kolathur police had filed a case against Vairamuthu, sequel to a complaint from Muruganatham, an office-bearer of the "Samudaya Nalliyakka Peravai", a wing of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). The complainant was that Vyramuthu had made some remarks against Hindu goddess Andal, which could lead to communal disharmony and a law-and-order problem as they hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindus, especially the Vaishnavites.

Vairamuthu had in his petition pleaded that in an article published in a Tamil daily, he had merely incorporated a quotation of an American author referring to Andal and that it was not his opinion. The complainant had lodged the "false complaint with ulterior and malicious motives".

nanthi-travels-ad-300-06

NP Governor graces Thai Pongal Festival at Governor’s office

Northern Province Governor Dr. Suran Raghawan graced the event held at the Governor’s office to celebrate Thai Pongal. Religious leaders representing all religions attended the event...
Read more

Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake calls on WP Governor

Mayor of Colombo Rosy Senanayake paid a courtesy call on the Western Province Governor Azath Salley at the Governor’s Secretariat in Colombo on Monday. Addressing the...
Read more

Valikamam North Housing Scheme; Mavai Senathirajah lays foundation stone

Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi Leader Parliamentarian Mavai Senathirajah laid the foundation stone at the inauguration of the Valikamam North Housing Scheme in the Jaffna district....
Read more

Busy buying by people of Trincomalee ahead of Thai Pongal

- By S.Kathiravan People of Trincomalee were seen engaging in busy buying of sugar canes, new clay pots, lamps, clothes and other materials necessary for pongal...
Read more

Vanakkam23

© 2018 OMLANKA. All Rights Reserved.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.