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 | 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 News | 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 News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 11, 2014
Sri Lanka has banned public commemorations of Tamil Tiger rebels ahead of the fifth anniversary of rebel supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran's killing which marked the end of the war, a military spokesman said Sunday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 4, 2014
The excavation by the archaeology department at the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple has been stopped due to security reasons, an official said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 28, 2013
Sri Lanka was to begin compiling a death toll from its ethnic conflict on Thursday as it seeks to fend off growing pressure over allegations of mass killings at the end of the war.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday March 24, 2013
A political poster war is playing out in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lankan issue. Ironically, rival parties are groups are using the same face, of a 12-year-old boy, to score political points. Balachandran, son of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, has emerged as the face of the student protest movement for the Sri Lankan Tamil cause.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday March 21, 2013
One of the first things that I noticed on the drive from Chennai's Meenambakkam airport to Chennai's IT hub,Tidel Park was the posters all along the route. The face that launched a thousand ships they say, but this one is of an innocent 12-year-old, Balachandran, the son of Velupillai Prabhakaran.
South | Lalith Raja MS | Thursday March 21, 2013
Finally, a group that has been endlessly and mindlessly accused as the sole reason behind price rise, skyrocketing house rents and wayward lifestyle, has come out of plush air conditioned office cubicles to the streets to join hands and express solidarity with the students who made headlines for more than a week by protesting against the human righ...
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; Edited by Mala Das | Friday March 15, 2013
The government has asked 438 arts and science colleges in Tamil Nadu to be closed immediately till further orders as student organisations across the state gear up to organise massive protests from Monday.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin (With PTI inputs) | Wednesday March 13, 2013
Protests by college students in Tamil Nadu on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue continued today in a bid to mount pressure on India to vote against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council meet in Geneva later this month. Several political parties, including the Congress, have already asked the Centre to support the US-sponsored resolution against Sri La...
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday March 3, 2013
The DMK in Tamil Nadu is mounting pressure on the Centre to vote against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The US is moving a motion against Sri Lanka on war crimes and rights violations against Tamil civilians during the final phase of the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 2, 2013
A documentary purporting to show the execution of civilians and other war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan army had its first public screening on Friday but was swiftly rejected by the government as part of an "orchestrated campaign" against it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 2, 2013
Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapakse has firmly denied that government troops had executed the 12-year-old son of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran in 2009.
South | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday February 27, 2013
The Congress' biggest ally, the DMK, today said it had lost faith in the government as it joined opposition parties in demanding that India make its stand clear on alleged war crimes by the Sri Lankan government against Tamils in that country. In a strong statement, the Tamil Nadu party asked the government it participates in to decide whether it w...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 21, 2013
DMK and AIADMK MPs shouted slogans over Sri Lankan Tamil issue during the maiden address of President Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament on Thursday.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday February 21, 2013
Tamil Nadu will not host the Asian Athletics Championships scheduled for July, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said, because the Centre has not asked Sri Lanka to skip the event.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 20, 2013
Sri Lanka's envoy to India said on Wednesday that photographs showing the late LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran's son alive before being killed were morphed.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 20, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday described as "a war crime" the alleged cold-blooded killing of the son of the late Tamil Tigers' chief Velupillai Prabhakaran.
World News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday February 20, 2013
New photographs have emerged claiming that the 12-year-old son of the LTTE leader Prabhakaran was killed in cold blood by Sri Lankan forces.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday March 13, 2012
In Parliament today, parties from Tamil Nadu demanded that the government reveal its stand on the alleged war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan government. The DMK, a senior member of the UPA at the centre, has said that India must vote against Sri Lanka at the upcoming session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday March 13, 2012
A documentary on Sri Lankan war crimes, which shows the dead body of a young boy with five bullet wounds in his chest - who is allegedly the son of LTTE leader Vellupillai Prabakaran - has claimed that the boy was interrogated about his father's whereabouts before being shot dead. The documentary, to be aired on Channel 4 in UK this week, says ther...
India News | Reported by Sam Daniel and A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday March 13, 2012
The DMK, a senior partner in the UPA, has said that India must vote against Sri Lanka next week in Geneva at a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. The resolution has been moved by the US and India had hinted that it would support its neighbour.
World News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday March 12, 2012
A documentary shot in Sri Lanka, to be aired on Channel 4 this week, shows a 12-year-old lying dead with five bullet holes in his chest. "The boy's name is Balachandran Prabhakaran; he is the son of the LTTE leader, Vellupillai Prabakaran.