BJP on Friday said the Sri Lankan government has to show flexibility for resolving the problems of ethnic Tamils in the country and it can be achieved only through devolution of power.
Actors and other representatives of the Tamil film industry Tuesday began a day-long fast demanding the rehabilitation of Sri Lankan Tamils and an interational probe into the alleged war crimes.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi said in Chennai that his party was ready to reconsider its decision to pull out of the UPA if Parliament adopts a resolution on Sri Lankan Tamil issue before March 21.
India on Thursday continued to be evasive on its stand to be adopted on the resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Commission.
PM Manmohan Singh is understood to have discussed the Tamil issue during his meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa here on Thursday.
Sri Lanka will set up a parliamentary select committee to find an early solution to the Tamil issue.
Sri Lankan Prez said that any settlement to Tamil matter would have to be approved by Parliament.
Sri Lanka has told India it will not concede key land and police powers to provincial councils.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda
Rajapaksa has made it clear that any political solution to the
ethnic issue should be preceded by consensus among Tamil
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to brief the leadership here about the post-war political reconciliation plan for Tamils during his
visit, which will also see inking of pacts to deepen ties in
India today said it has asked
Sri Lanka to take "effective measures" to address the concerns
of displaced Tamils, as relations between the two neighbours
would hinge on the issue.
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