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Petition to UN against Tamil party for LTTE atrocities

Petition to UN against Tamil party for LTTE atrocities

      A Sri Lankan organization of activists representing the family members killed by the Tamil Tiger terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) handed over a petition to the United Nations today over their loved ones killed in LTTE attacks. A group …

Engage U.S. on rights issue,Salman Khurshid to G.L. Peiris

    Against  demands by Tamil parties that India should vote against Sri Lanka at the UN on human rights issue, the Indian government remained evasive on the stand it will take. With a resolution set to be moved on Sri Lankan Tamils at the …

Rahul Gandhi invited for TESO conference

Rahul Gandhi invited for TESO conference

   The TESO (Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation) conference to be held in New Delhi on March 7 dominated the agenda at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s first-ever closed door meeting with the party’s Tamil Nadu leaders on Monday. Seeking to dispel the impression that the …

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died today a long battle with cancer. President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela and crusaded against US …

‘I am still the legitimate CJ’ – Shirani Bandaranayake

‘I am still the legitimate CJ’ – Shirani Bandaranayake

    Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake, through a Motion informed the Supreme Court that she was yet the legal Chief Justice, that the Appeal Court in a Legal Order had stayed the decision of the Parliamentary Select Committee brought against her in the Impeachment Motion, and …

Family Members of Missing Heading to UN in Colombo

Family Members of Missing Heading to UN in Colombo

     Family members of missing   people from the North, who were travelling to Colombo to participate in a protest campaign and to hand over a petition to UN regarding their disappeared relatives, were blocked in Vavuniya by the police and the militaryon the 5th, …

Hundreds of protestors arrested in Chennai

Hundreds of protestors arrested in Chennai

      Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader M K Stalin and thousands of party workers were arrested when they attempted to blockade the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission in Chennai, demanding a probe over alleged war crimes. Along with Stalin, senior DMK leaders, Dravidar Kazhagam …

Navy accused of helping people smugglers

Navy accused of helping people smugglers

     Sri Lanka’s navy is alleged to be a major player in the island’s people-smuggling operations, helping asylum seekers leave the country in boats bound for Australia. The navy denies the allegations. Prominent Tamil National Alliance MP Suresh Premachandran said: ”I believe some navy personnel …

TN MPs meet Rahul on Lanka issue

TN MPs meet Rahul on Lanka issue

      Congress MPs from Tamil Nadu on Monday told Rahul Gandhi that India should take a tough stand against Sri Lanka at the upcoming UN meet on Tamils issue as it was crucial for the party’s future in the state. Party sources said that …

We Cannot Underestimate the Lengths to Which Indian Rulers will go to Make Sri Lanka do as it Sees Fit – Vickramabahu Karunaratne

We Cannot Underestimate the Lengths to Which Indian Rulers will go to Make Sri Lanka do as it Sees Fit – Vickramabahu Karunaratne

     Following other global powers, the Indian Government is not bothered to win the popularity contest of Lankan people. To the Delhi elites, what the people of Lanka feel about them is immaterial so long as they can get its wish lists secured from …