LTTE

Lanka Army chief summoned by court over disappearance of 24 Tamils

Judge Ilancheliyan ordered them to appear in court when a case filed by parents and relatives of the 24 missing persons was taken up on November 15.

Nov 17, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

A woman Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew herself up and killed Rajiv Gandhi at an election rally near Chennai in 1991.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

Nalini Sriharan on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

Nalini, an Indian, had accompanied the Sri Lankan woman suicide bomber who blew up Rajiv Gandhi with concealed explosives.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Indira Gandhi had asked RAW to aid LTTE; former Tamil Nadu CM MG Ramachandran provided money to terror group: Kumaran Pathmanathan

Indira Gandhi had asked RAW to aid LTTE; former Tamil Nadu CM MG Ramachandran provided money to terror group: Kumaran Pathmanathan

Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP has alleged that there was no link between LTTE and Maoist groups in Nepal and India.

May 23, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Revealed - The truth behind Rajiv Gandhi's assassination

A former Commander of LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) makes shocking revelations about the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th

May 23, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Sri Lanka Tamils to mark 8th anniversary of end of civil war

 Tamils in Sri Lanka's war-ravaged northern and eastern provinces are today observing the eigth anniversary of the end of the three-decade brutal civil war in the country in 2009.

May 18, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Lanka blames Tamil diaspora for genocide charge against govt

On May 12, the Tamil nationalists started a week-long commemoration of what they termed the genocide of Tamils.

May 15, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

15 days judicial custody for MDMK leader Vaiko

A court on Monday sent MDMK leader Vaiko to 15 days judicial custody for speaking in favour of Sri Lanka's now vanquished Tamil Tigers.

Apr 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

LTTE suspect sentenced to 20-years imprisonment in Sri Lanka

A LTTE suspect was today sentenced to 20-year-rigorous imprisonment by a Sri Lankan court.

Mar 29, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

EU court rejects case against Tamil Tigers 'terror' label

The European Union's top court has rejected an argument by people accused of collecting funds for Tamil Tiger rebels that activities by the group shouldn't be classified as "terrorist acts".

Mar 14, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Tamil group in US urge Obama to delist LTTE

A Tamil diaspora group in the US has appealed to President Barack Obama to de-proscribe the LTTE as a terror outfit in the country, saying this could give a "little relief" to the community which faces problems while travelling abroad.

Dec 21, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

Top Prabhakaran aide arrested in Sri Lanka

 Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan was the former deputy leader of the LTTE and a trusted aide of the slain Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Nov 29, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Ex-LTTE man detained in Pune for travelling with fake passport

Suthan Suppiah (37) was detained when he was about to board Lufthansa flight early on Thursday morning, said a police officer.

Sep 02, 2016, 12:31 PM IST
'104 LTTE cadres poisoned to death at Lanka rehab centres'

'104 LTTE cadres poisoned to death at Lanka rehab centres'

Politicians of the main Tamil party TNA politicians and the Tamil media claimed the deaths of some 104 ex-LTTE cadres who had allegedly been given poisonous injections. 

Aug 18, 2016, 13:51 PM IST

Sri Lanka to buy new fighter aircraft

Sri Lanka's Cabinet has approved a proposal to purchase new fighter aircraft, the first major plan to buy military hardware since the brutal war with the LTTE ended in 2009.

Aug 10, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

Sri Lanka aims to demilitarise island by 2018

Sri Lanka intends to become completely demilitarised by 2018, the government said Wednesday, a significant announcement that will end the army`s involvement in civilian life after decades of ethnic war.

Jul 06, 2016, 13:56 PM IST
Sri Lanka's focus on LTTE affects its attention to ISIS: US report

Sri Lanka's focus on LTTE affects its attention to ISIS: US report

US said Sri Lanka maintained a strong military presence in post-conflict areas and continued to voice concern about re-emergence of LTTE sympathisers.

Jun 03, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Former LTTE operatives arrested in Sri Lanka

Four former LTTE operatives have been arrested by police in Sri Lanka on suspicion of trying to revive the banned group's separatist activities.

May 03, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

We should not hesitate to dismiss any govt if it fails to fight terror: Subramanian Swamy

Terming terrorism a "cancer", BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday suggested the dismissal of any government which does not tackle the menace.

Apr 14, 2016, 23:49 PM IST

We should not hesitate to dismiss any govt if it fails to fight terror: Swamy

Swamy claimed that a majority of Muslims and Hindus have the "same DNA".

Apr 14, 2016, 23:19 PM IST