World | Reuters | Friday November 29, 2013
Sri Lanka began counting the dead from its 26-year civil war on Thursday, less than two weeks after the island nation came under intense international pressure to investigate allegations of war crimes.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
A private school teacher has been arrested for verbally abusing a Congress woman MLA while speaking on a live television show on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, besides making certain remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, police said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by deciding to skip the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka has respected the sentiments of people of Tamil Nadu, Shipping Minister G K Vasan has said.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Salman Khurshid was given a warm welcome on his arrival in Colombo.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 12, 2013
British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will ask "serious questions" and demand an investigation into allegations of war crimes.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday November 12, 2013
MDMK chief Vaiko and around 250 of his party workers were arrested in Madurai this morning for staging a 'rail roko' protest.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 4, 2013
In addition, Muttiah Muralitharan will conduct a small spin clinic for the Tamil kids who are recovering from the 30-year-old armed separatist campaign waged by the LTTE.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 2, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said that no decision has been taken as yet on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth summit on November 15.
India | Reported by Anchal Vohra, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday November 2, 2013
Lankan Tamils want Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to keep his date with the Commomwealth summit in spite of domestic political pressures from Tamil Nadu's top political parties and politicians.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday October 7, 2013
CV Wigneswaran was today sworn in as the first elected Tamil Chief Minister of Northern Province - the stronghold of the vanquished rebel LTTE - weeks after his party secured a landslide victory in the historic polls held after nearly three decades.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 24, 2013
It's been a major victory for Tamil parties in Sri Lanka's war ravaged northern province. In elections held after 26 years in this Tamil majority region, the TNA or Tamil National Alliance won 30 of the 38 seats. A mandate that P Chidambaram, India's...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 22, 2013
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party Sunday won a whopping landslide in the first semi-autonomous council elections in the island's north after decades of ethnic war.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 21, 2013
Over 50 per cent of voters today participated in the first polls in 25 years in Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority Northern Province to elect a council for the former war zone, four years after the rout of the rebel LTTE.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 20, 2013
A special TADA court today ordered issue of notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a petition by death row convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, AG Perarivalan, seeking a direction to the agency to investigate the 'left out ...
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 31, 2013
United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay today criticised the Sri Lankan government, saying the country was becoming "increasingly authoritarian" despite the end of a civil war four years ago.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 28, 2013
United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay has assured the relatives of Tamil people who disappeared during Sri Lanka's 25-year-long civil war that he would take up their grievances with President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 24, 2013
John Abraham, whose latest production Madras Cafe was under attack from Tamil activists for allegedly showcasing LTTE cadres as terrorists, says he always wanted to break clutter with his films. And the courage to do so comes from his audience.
Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday August 23, 2013
Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's Madras Cafe, which is expected to release nationwide today.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday August 23, 2013
Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe', which is expected to release nationwide tomorrow. The Theatre Owners' Association had left the decision of screening the movie on individual theatre owners after both t...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 21, 2013
Bollywood actor-producer John Abraham on Wednesday urged "all of Chennai" to support the release of his film Madras Cafe, which Tamil activists have denounced as "anti-Tamil".