Tamils issue

Utilise Lankan Prez visit to solve Tamils issue: CPIM to Centre

Amid strong opposition from all quarters to Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi`s invite to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his swearing-in, CPI(M) on Sunday said the Centre should utilise this occasion for resolving the Lankan Tamils issue.

May 26, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

Narayanasamy asks Lankan envoy to confine to diplomatic work

Vaiko had in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought criminal prosecution of the Sri Lankan envoy on the charge of `sedition`.

Apr 01, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

Govt not taking honest position on Sri Lankan issue: CPI

CPI accused the government of not taking an honest position on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and asked it respond to the resolution adopted by the Tamil Nadu assembly.

Mar 30, 2013, 23:50 PM IST

‘All steps to be taken to protect Lankan visitors`

India Tuesday assured Sri Lanka that it will continue to take all measures to ensure safety, security and well-being of all Lankan visitors to India.

Mar 19, 2013, 22:02 PM IST

Lankan Tamils issue: DMK threatens to walk out of UPA

Hardening its stand, key UPA ally DMK on Sunday slammed the Centre for its "lukewarm" response on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.

Mar 17, 2013, 14:48 PM IST

Centre tries to placate DMK on Lankan Tamils issue

Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday said a final decision on a US resolution on the issue will be taken keeping in mind the emotions of people of Tamil Nadu.

Mar 16, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

Lanka crimes: CPI(M) wants India to press for credible probe

India should press for a credible and independent probe into the alleged war crimes by Sri Lankan forces, the CPI(M) said on Saturday.

Mar 16, 2013, 13:34 PM IST

Chennai-based students on indefinite fast on Tamils issue

Eight students of a city-based college have embarked on a fast-unto-death here demanding action against Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes.

Mar 09, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

Govt under attack in LS over plight of ethnic Tamils issue

During a debate on the issue, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said India should also caution other neighbours against interfering in the Sri Lankan affairs or Indo-Sri Lankan relations.

Mar 07, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

DMK to observe bandh on Lankan Tamils issue

The dawn-to-dusk general strike called by DMK-backed TESO in Tamil Nadu on March 12 over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue would be observed in neighbouring Puducherry also, the party`s local unit said here Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2013, 15:45 PM IST

DMK seeks Centre`s intervention on Lankan Tamils issue

Claiming that Tamils in Sri Lanka were living in an "oppressive environment," M Karunanidhi sought Centre`s intervention to stop the atrocity

Jan 20, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

`India won`t tolerate violation of rights of Tamils`

Asserting that India will not tolerate violation of basic rights of Tamils and Indians anywhere in the world.

Mar 05, 2012, 19:30 PM IST

Jaya slams Lankan Defence Secy for his remarks

Jayalalithaa assured members that her government would continue with its diplomatic steps on the Sri Lankan Tamils` issue.

Aug 11, 2011, 15:07 PM IST

Tamils issue: CPI question Govt`s studied silence

CPI questioned India`s "studied silence" on allegations that thousands of Tamil civilians were killed by the Sri Lankan army during the final phase of the civil war.

Jul 08, 2011, 15:00 PM IST