Hardening its stand, key UPA ally DMK on Sunday slammed the Centre for its "lukewarm" response on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.
Even as key UPA ally NCP raised pitch for separate Telangana, the government on Thursday counselled patience over the issue.
DMK President M Karunanidhi, would not be attending the third anniversary celebrations of UPA-II in Delhi on Tuesday, party sources said.
Day in Pics: 24th October
Showbiz World - October 24, 2014
Aamir Khan's sensational 'PK' posters