LTTE - Latest News on LTTE | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Jaya to counter Centre in SC over Rajiv killers release issue

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:58

Stung by the Centre`s move to stall the release of convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday asserted that her government would face it legally.

`Reconsider decision to release convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 17:15

Senior Congress leader and Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy on Sunday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to reconsider her government`s decision to release three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Remnants of LTTE trying to make Andaman and Nicobar islands safe haven?

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:25

Are the islands of Andaman and Nicobar potential terror hubs? Yes, feels the administration of the Union Territory, which has said the possibility of left out LTTE cadre trying to make them a safe haven cannot be ruled out.

Pardon for Rajiv Gandhi assassins: Emotions, politics – all for a cause

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 18:56

The Supreme Court verdict commuting the death sentence of three key conspirators in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and the quick announcement by the Tamil Nadu government to release all the seven condemned prisoners in the case has triggered a debate that is questioning the very basics of the Constitution of India.

Canadian court rules against terror expert Gunaratna

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 13:13

The Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC), which sued Sri Lanka-born terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna for linking it to the LTTE, has been awarded $53,000 by a Canadian court.

Lanka facing challenges for not being pro-West, minister says

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 21:46

Sri Lanka faces international and diplomatic challenges as the government has spurned pressure from powerful Western countries over its human rights record, a senior minister on Saturday alleged.

Sri Lanka lobbying in US ahead of key rights resolution

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:48

Sri Lanka has intensified lobbying in the US Congress ahead of a resolution that the country is expected to face in the UN rights body next month over alleged war crimes during the military campaign against LTTE rebels.

Jail authorities oppose Nalini`s request for one month leave

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 00:15

Authorities of Vellore jail opposed the request of Nalini, a life convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, for grant of one month leave to visit her ailing father.

China backs Sri Lanka as US mulls resolution

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 20:52

China on Tuesday voiced support for Sri Lanka as the US spearheaded a third resolution on the country`s human rights record to be presented before the UN Human Rights Council in March.

13 acquitted of charges of aiding LTTE in 2009

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 23:15

A Sessions Court here has acquitted three Sri Lankan Tamils and ten others of charges of hoarding communication gadgets and medicines with the aim of supplying them to the LTTE in 2009.

Sri Lankan FM to visit China ahead of rights resolution in UNHRC

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 21:16

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris will arrive here next week on an official visit as Colombo steps up efforts to counter US plans to move a resolution at the UNHRC over alleged rights abuses in the war against Tamil Tiger rebels.

Decision on Lanka rights probe up to member states: UN

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 21:03

UN member states will decide whether Sri Lanka should be subject to an international inquiry over alleged war crimes during the country`s ethnic conflict, the world body has said.