18 Mar 2013
Sonia Gandhi is expected to unveil Congress' strategy on Monday in the backdrop of opposition flak over issues like the VVIP chopper deal, Italian marines and DMK threat to pull out of UPA on Sri Lankan Tamils problem.
15 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said his government was looking at devolution of power to ethnic Tamils under the provisions of the Constitution, an issue India has been pursuing with the island nation.
05 Feb 2015
Chennai: The war of words between M Karunanidhi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam over repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees continued on Thursday with the DMK chief affirming his commitment for the welfare of Lankan Tamils.
23 Mar 2015
Colombo: A large number of Tamils in Sri Lanka on Monday held demonstrations in the North and Eastern provinces, demanding an international probe into the alleged human rights violations during the last phase of war with the LTTE.
10 Sep 2015
Chennai: More than 100 passengers of a city-bound Sri Lankan Airlines flight from Colombo had a narrow escape today when the plane developed a hydraulic problem after landing and got stuck in the runway at the airport here.
05 Jan 2015
Colombo: Sri Lankan opposition unity candidate Maithripala Sirisena on Monday made it clear that he would not go soft on Tamil hardliners or withdraw the army from the north in exchange for their support in Thursday's crucial Presidential election.
13 Mar 2014
Colombo: President Mahinda Rajapaksa has debunked international criticism of undermining Sri Lanka's Tamil minority on the strength of the success in crushing the LTTE through military means.
26 Feb 2013
Sri Lankan security forces have been using rape and other forms of sexual violence to torture suspected members or supporters of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) even after the end of the civil war in 2009, a prominent rights group alleged on Tuesday.
03 Apr 2014
Chennai: Twenty-six Sri Lankan Tamils were nabbed by Indian Coast Guard while on an illegal voyage to Australia in a ferry off Andaman coast and deported to their country on Thursday.
28 Mar 2014
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday dubbed Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's statement on India's decision to abstain from voting against Sri Lanka at UN as 'a lame excuse' and came down hard on him for blaming the officials for it.