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Commonwealth chief says summit a success despite controversy

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 23:46

The Commonwealth chief on Saturday rejected suggestions that the controversy-hit CHOGM summit here would fail to produce real results, saying talks among leaders of the grouping have been "productive".

David Cameron`s convoy stopped by Tamil protesters in Jaffna

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 18:33

Shortly after landing in Jaffna, British Prime Minister David Cameron`s convoy was stopped by Tamil protesters.

Don`t turn Commonwealth into `punitive` grouping: Rajapaksa

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 17:39

The CHOGM summit opened on Friday with a combative Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa asking countries not to turn the Commonwealth into a "punitive and judgemental" grouping or indulge in "prescriptive" ways.

CHOGM Summit: PM seeks to assuage feeling of TN people

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:45

Seeking to assuage the feelings of the people of Tamil Nadu opposed to India`s participation in the CHGOM meet in Sri Lanka, PM Wednesday detailed relief and rehabilitation efforts for minorities living thee.

Considered decision of PM not to attend CHOGM summit: Salman Khurshid

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:40

Salman Khurshid said on Tuesday that it was a considered decision of Manmohan Singh not to attend CHOGM summit in Sri Lanka.

Tamil Nadu Assembly to meet on Tuesday under anti-CHOGM cloud

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 15:55

An emergent session of Tamil Nadu Assembly has been summoned on Tuesday amid controversy over India`s participation in CHOGM Summit in Colombo.

CHOGM: UK recognises Manmohan Singh`s decision is a "difficult" one

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 13:57

United Kingdom today said it recognises that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s decision not to personally attend the CHOGM summit in Colombo from November 15 is a "difficult" one.

CHOGM summit: PM writes to Rajapaksa, expresses regret

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 09:29

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressing his regret for not attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit being held in the island nation on November 15-16, reports said.

Nawaz Sharif to attend CHOGM summit in Colombo

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 23:37

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka next week.

CHOGM Summit: PM to skip meet, Salman Khurshid to represent India

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 20:05

Prime Ministe Manmohan Singh on Saturday finally fixed the India`s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) quandary by announcing that the External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will head the November 15-17 CHOGM in Colombo.

Manmohan Singh may not attend CHOGM summit in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 22:24

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is unlikely to go to Sri Lanka to attend the CHOGM summit in view of the strong sentiments in Tamil Nadu against the visit.

Vasan meets PM, presses for boycott of CHOGM Summit

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:24

Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged him that India should boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) summit in Sri Lanka keeping in mind the sentiments of Tamil Nadu parties.