World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 26, 2015
Sri Lankan police today warned against organising events eulogising the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) after posters commemorating the Heroes' Day tomorrow surfaced in the country's Tamil-dominated North.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
Sri Lanka today said it has lifted a ban imposed on eight Tamil diaspora groups for their links with the LTTE as part of efforts to reconcile with the ethnic minority community.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 17, 2015
Over 200 Tamil political prisoners, who were on hunger strike in Sri Lanka to protest against being jailed for years without trial, today ended their fast following an assurance from President Maithripala Sirisena that their grievances would be addressed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2015
The Sri Lankan government has pledged urgent action to address the concerns of Tamil political prisoners languishing in jails for several years on suspicion of links to the now-defeated LTTE as their hunger strike entered fourth day.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 13, 2015
A day after inmates began a hunger strike demanding their release in Sri Lanka's Tamil dominated Northern Province, the chief minister has demanded expediting of pending cases against over 200 Tamil political prisoners languishing in several jails.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
Tamil political prisoners lodged in several jails in Sri Lanka, many of them without trial since 2009 when the civil war ended, today began a hunger strike, demanding their release.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 1, 2015
Lokaiya Peremadasa shudders as he recalls the havoc Tamil rebels used to wreak on his beloved wildlife park during Sri Lanka's brutal 37-year-long civil war.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Respecting Sri Lanka's sovereignty, India has said it supports quest for justice by the people of the country who were victims of the alleged war crimes during civil war against the LTTE.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 16, 2015
The Tamil Nadu assembly today adopted a resolution for an international probe against Sri Lanka for alleged human rights violations and war crimes committed in 2009, coming just a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Sri Lankan government deciding to renew efforts to resolve the ethic issue in the is...
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 1, 2015
A gift from India to Sri Lanka has started a political storm in Tamil Nadu. The state's prominent political parties have launched a scathing attack on the Centre for gifting the Coast Guard vessel 'Varaha' to its neighboring country.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wished the newly-elected Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and sought lasting peace in the country from the unity government that has pledged for reconciliation and ethnic harmony.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 20, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 17, 2015
The Special Task Force of the Kolkata Police have arrested five Sri Lankan nationals, allegedly former LTTE members, and two Indians from a hotel here in the city, police said.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Thursday August 6, 2015
Citing the release of Gopal Vinayakram Godse in the Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, the Tamil Nadu government today tried to drive home the point for release of former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi's killers in the Supreme Court.
Tamil Nadu News | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Tamil Nadu police have detained a suspected former member of Sri Lanka's separatist militant group LTTE in Ramanathapuram.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Two Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were among five persons detained after police seized a satellite phone, GPS equipment and cyanide from their car during a vehicle check in the district on monday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
A relative of LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran has entered the fray for Sri Lanka's parliamentary election to be held in August 17 to challenge former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Tuesday July 7, 2015
In a complete turnaround, the Tamil Nadu government has submitted a report to the Supreme Court today, saying there is no threat to the Mullaperiyar dam from Liberation Tigers of Tigers Eelam (LTTE) cadres.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has criticised the Tamil Nadu government for "dragging LTTE's" name in its plea in the Supreme Court seeking Central forces to guard the Mullaiperiyar Dam replacing Kerala police.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 20, 2015
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam's (LTTE) international network and financial support are still intact despite its military defeat at the hands of Sri Lankan government troops in 2009, a US government report has said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
Sri Lanka is keen to engage all diaspora groups including Tamils in reconciliation efforts, Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has said stressing the new government does not want the country to return to another bloody conflict.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2015
A representative group of Britain- based Tamils has sought India's help for Tamils based in northern Sri Lanka in improving their lives through a host of measures.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 30, 2015
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he wants to re-open investigations into all past murders and disappearances of journalists.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 29, 2015
Sri Lanka continues to violate human rights of its religious and ethnic minorities, six years after the end of civil war in the country that resulted in the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), according to a new independent report.