Sri Lanka resolution

AIADMK, DMK slam UPA over Lanka stand

AIADMK and DMK on Thursday accused the UPA-led government of "diluting" the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council by not moving any amendments demanded by it.

Mar 21, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

Lanka deadlock: SP plays bargain game; BSP, TMC offer support

The DMK and AIADMK were virtually isolated Wednesday after all other parties opposed any move to condemn Sri Lanka in Indian parliament over rights abuses.

Mar 20, 2013, 23:23 PM IST

Govt to move amendments to Lanka resolution

Government on Wednesday said it will move amendments to the US-backed resolution on Sri Lanka to send a "resolute message" to that country on alleged human rights violations of Tamils.

Mar 20, 2013, 19:55 PM IST

VCK lone member withdraws support to UPA

After DMK, the lone MP of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK), Thirumaa Valavan Thol, Wednesday withdrew support to the Congress-led UPA over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.

Mar 20, 2013, 18:17 PM IST

PM briefed on US-sponsored resolution on Lanka

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Wednesday briefed by top officials on the US-sponsored resolution on human rights violations in Sri Lanka.

Mar 20, 2013, 17:41 PM IST

Govt fails to break Lanka resolution deadlock

The all-party meeting convened by government to explore the possibility of Parliament adopting a resolution against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night saw most parties opposing such a move, leaving no scope for it.

Mar 20, 2013, 17:17 PM IST

Congress meets after DMK pullout

The Congress core group met here on Tuesday after the DMK quit the United Progressive Alliance over the Sri Lanka issue.

Mar 19, 2013, 12:33 PM IST

UPA government has majority, says Chidambaram

The Congress-led UPA government is stable and enjoys majority support in Parliament despite the DMK`s exit, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2013, 12:29 PM IST

DMK formally withdraws support to UPA govt

The DMK formally withdrew support to the UPA government on Tuesday night.

Mar 19, 2013, 11:21 AM IST

Will DMK pull out of the UPA government?

Trouble seems to be mounting for the Congress-led UPA as far as its ally the DMK is concerned.

Mar 19, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

Karunanidhi demands ‘genocide’ in Lanka resolution: Report

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday demanded an international probe into the alleged human rights violations against Tamil civilians by Sri lankan forces during the last phase of the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Mar 18, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

DMK adamant on Lanka resolution, UPA in a fix

Union Ministers P Chidambaram, A K Antony and Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday failed to persuade DML chief Karunanidhi to change his stand on withdrawing support to the ruling UPA if it failed to move amendments to the US-sponsored resolution on the Sri Lankan Tamil issue at the UNHRC.

Mar 18, 2013, 14:00 PM IST