World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
Sri Lanka announced on Thursday an investigation into its military over allegations of rights abuses, following intense international pressure for a war-crimes probe into the island's decades-long ethnic conflict.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday July 14, 2014
Ved Pratap Vaidik, the senior journalist whose meeting with Hafiz Saeed has created a political storm, today said he doesn't regret meeting man who tops India's list of most wanted.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Malaysian authorities are on the hunt for more members of the outlawed LTTE after a crackdown on the Tamil militant group led to the arrest of seven persons in the last two months in the country.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the Parliament will decide whether to allow a UN panel in the country to probe alleged human rights abuses during the final phase of the conflict with the LTTE.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday June 9, 2014
A Norwegian politician known for facilitating a peace initiative between the LTTE and the Sri Lankan government a decade ago, today said he is ready to testify in an international investigation on alleged human rights abuses during the brutal civil w...
World | Press Trust of India | Friday June 6, 2014
A Sri Lankan panel probing the disappearance of people during the country's nearly three-decade long civil strife has received nearly 18,600 complaints from the public, a senior official has said.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
BJP's ally MDMK today opposed the participation of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the May 26 swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, saying his presence would hurt the feelings of the Tamil people.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
Sri Lanka's military said on Saturday it had unearthed the biggest cache of pistol ammunition buried in the former war zone amid government claims that Tiger rebels are trying regroup.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 10, 2014
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said Sri Lanka is in the process of implementing all demands made by the sponsors of the UNHRC resolution against it except for allowing an international probe into alleged human rights violations during the last phase...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
Sri Lanka's military on Friday shot dead three men during an operation against suspected Tamil separatist rebels, in the first major confrontation since the end of the island's war nearly five years ago, a spokesman said.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Three men from Tamil Nadu convicted of killing former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi will not hang, the Supreme court reiterated today.
World | Noopur Tiwari | Friday March 28, 2014
India yesterday abstained from the vote at the United Nations session in Geneva which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island's civil war which ended in 2009.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday March 28, 2014
A day after India chose to abstain from voting on a United Nations resolution against Sri Lanka that sought an international investigation into the alleged war crimes during the final phase of the island's civil war which ended in 2009, Union Ministe...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 22, 2014
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Election 2014 | Sreenivasan Jain | Sunday March 16, 2014
As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalaithaa sets her eyes on the national stage, her campaign has repeatedly targeted the DMK for being what she calls a dynastic, corruption-riddled party. But she, too is haunted by an association with the family of h...
India | A Vaidyanathan | Monday March 3, 2014
The families of the victims of the 1991 blast that killed former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi approached the Supreme Court on Sunday against the Tamil Nadu government's decision to release the seven convicts in the case.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Eighty skeletal remains have been dug out of a mass grave in a former LTTE stronghold in Sri Lanka.
World | Agence France Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Forensic experts have found more bodies in an unmarked mass grave in Sri Lanka's northern former war zone, taking the total number to 80, an official said on Tuesday.
India | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 23, 2014
The director of a controversial war film on Sri Lanka streamed it free online in India today, after censors banned its theatrical release over fears it may strain friendly ties with Colombo.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
Sonia Gandhi and late Congress leader PV Narasimha Rao had strained relations when he was the Prime Minister as she was unhappy over the slow pace of progress in the probe into her husband Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, says a book written by a union ...