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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.

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`.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

`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.

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.

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.