Velupillai Prabhakaran

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

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

Prabhakaran's kin to contest against Rajapaksa in Lanka polls

 A relative of slain LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran has entered the fray for Sri Lanka's parliamentary election to be held in August 17 to challenge former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Jul 18, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

LTTE leader wanted in Rajiv's killing barred from going abroad

A top LTTE leader, who is wanted in India in connection with the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, was on Thursday barred from leaving Sri Lanka by a court.

Feb 05, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

Celebrate Prabhakaran's 60th birth anniversary: Vaiko

 MDMK leader Vaiko Wednesday called for grand celebrations Nov 26 to mark the 60th birth anniversary of the slain Tamil Tigers leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Nov 19, 2014, 20:35 PM IST

Former Oslo envoy rubbishes Rajapaksa's LTTE funding charge

A former Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka on Monday rubbished President Mahinda Rajapaksa's charge that he funded the LTTE during the island's deadly civil war even as he acknowledged that "economic resources" were provided to Tamil Tigers with the government's full knowledge.

Nov 17, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

`Finding boy to play lead in `Pulipaarvai` challenging`

Director Pravin Gandhi says it took him months to find a 12-year old boy to play the lead in his upcoming Tamil thriller "Pulipaarvai", which narrates the story of Balachandran, son of late LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Aug 01, 2014, 10:48 AM IST

Sri Lanka police break up Tamil war remembrance service

Sri Lanka`s police broke up a remembrance service for ethnic Tamils killed in the separatist war, residents said Saturday, as the military prepared to celebrate its victory over Tamil Tiger rebels five years ago.

May 17, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Sri Lanka to compile death toll of civil war

The civil war, one of the longest-running and bloodiest in Asia, ended when LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was killed in his final stronghold.

Nov 28, 2013, 09:51 AM IST

Gowthaman`s next a biopic on LTTE chief

Tamil director Gowthaman, known for his directorial debut `Magizhchi`, is now busy casting for his new, yet untitled film on the life of late Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief Velupillai Prabhakaran

Aug 31, 2013, 20:38 PM IST

Lanka dismisses documentary on Prabhakaran son`s death

A British channel has come out with a documentary featuring the pictures of the alleged cold-blooded killing of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran`s 12-year-old son.

Feb 19, 2013, 15:20 PM IST

Prabhakaran son’s `execution footage` out

The May 18, 2009 footage of the 12-year-old was screened at the FIFDH film festival in Geneva.

Mar 12, 2012, 12:28 PM IST

Lankan forces bust Prabhakaran`s hideout, recover weapons

Sri Lankan security forces have busted a hideout used by slain LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran during the last phase of the 30-year-old civil war and recovered weapons and files containing "classified information" from it.

Feb 06, 2010, 13:53 PM IST

Lanka govt has removed ill-feelings spread by Prabhakaran: PM

Slain LTTE Supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran`s "hatred and dangerous concepts" that had brainwashed children have been removed and the government is now moving ahead with meeting developmental goals, Lankan PM said.

Oct 02, 2009, 15:21 PM IST

Lanka govt has removed ill-feelings spread by Prabhakaran: PM

Slain LTTE Supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran`s "hatred and dangerous concepts" that had brainwashed children have been removed and the government is now moving ahead with meeting developmental goals, Lankan PM said.

Oct 02, 2009, 15:18 PM IST

‘LTTE chief was looking beyond Lanka for Tamil nation’

Slain LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran had ambitions beyond Sri Lanka and he wanted to become the ‘King of Tamil Eelam’ with support from some elements in South India, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said.

Aug 09, 2009, 16:10 PM IST