India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 1, 2013
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said that only the Congress-led government can take care of Sri Lankan Tamils.
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 | Wednesday November 20, 2013
Continuing his tirade against India's participation in the Common Wealth Summit at Colombo, DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi today deprecated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's response to the alleged war crimes by Sri Lanka unlike the strong stand spelt out b...
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.
World | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With PTI inputs) | Friday November 15, 2013
Under attack over alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, President Mahinda Rajapaksa today asked Commonwealth nations not to turn the grouping into a 'punitive and judgemental' body.
World | Maya Mirchandani | Friday November 15, 2013
As the CHOGM or Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting gets underway today in the Sri Lankan capital, this question poses a major challenge to several world leaders in attendance.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Days after its inauguration, officials today demolished the compound wall and removed a park at the Mullivaaikal Memorial, built in honour of Tamil martyrs in the war in Sri Lanka.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Sri Lanka's military on Wednesday stopped scores of ethnic Tamils from entering Colombo before a Commonwealth summit as a British TV crew also faced problems traveling around the island.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Colombo today ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) starting on Friday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Allegations of abuses against ethnic minority Tamils in Sri Lanka four years after the army won a civil war against separatist rebels have put pressure on the government as it prepares to host a Commonwealth summit.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 12, 2013
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he will attend CHOGM but pledged to push for an international investigation.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday November 11, 2013
In a joint statement, they said human rights abuses in Sri Lanka are so serious that the CHOGM meeting should be scrapped.
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan; Edited by Nadim Asrar | Sunday November 10, 2013
"Sri Lankan forces have not withdrawn from the Tamil-dominated areas," the 66-year-old minister told NDTV today.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Sunday November 10, 2013
Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, who will lead the Indian delegation to the Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka, has defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision to skip the event.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 9, 2013
A decision on whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would attend CHOGM is still pending.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
DMK supremo M Karunanidhi stepped up pressure insisting that India should boycott the meet hosted by Colombo on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is under pressure to miss a Commonwealth meet in Colombo over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, may consider including Tamil-dominated Jaffna in his itinerary as a compromise formula.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday November 4, 2013
The Prime Minister faces a growing chorus within his Congress party to miss a Commonwealth summit in Colombo over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, though his office has advised him to attend the event.
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
Amid speculation over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting or CHOGM at Colombo next month, the DMK today reiterated that India should boycott it to register protest over the alleged war crimes ...