Centre extends ban on LTTE over its 'strong anti-India posture'

The Union Home Ministry said that the LTTE has been clandestinely working towards Tamil Eelam and undertaking fundraising activities for the same. 

May 14, 2019, 09:41 AM IST

Serial-blasts in Colombo: Timeline of when Sri Lanka's fragile peace has been shattered

Sri Lanka has been largely peaceful in the past several years despite decades of violence in the past. The fragile calm was broken on Sunday (April 21).

Apr 21, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

Lanka court orders army chief's arrest for abduction of 11 during LTTE conflict

A Sri Lankan court on Friday ordered the arrest of army chief Admiral Ravi Wijegunaratne and produce him before it.

Nov 02, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

Sri Lanka's former Tamil state minister arrested for LTTE comment

Vijeyakala Maheswaran had reportedly said that deteriorating law and order situation in the Northern Province was making people feel they were better off under LTTE.

Oct 08, 2018, 18:19 PM IST

LTTE planned to attack Colombo targets with plane from Chennai: Sri Lanka president

Sirisena said it was a well-guarded secret that all senior leaders were out of the country fearing an LTTE air raid

Sep 28, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Don't release Rajiv killers till plea in SC is disposed of: Victims' kin urge TN governor

The attack on May 21, 1991, killed the former prime minister and 15 people.

Sep 26, 2018, 22:20 PM IST

Fight against LTTE not 'ethnic war', military action not targeted at Tamils: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa said India's "abiding friendship" was amply demonstrated by its rapid response to Sri Lanka's needs at the time, both material and moral.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:10 AM IST

Priyanka and I were not happy after Prabhakaran was killed: Rahul Gandhi

While addressing a gathering at Bucerius Summer School, Gandhi said he lost two members of his family due to violence. 

Aug 23, 2018, 09:25 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi killers' cannot be released: Centre tells Supreme Court

Releasing convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will set dangerous precedents, said Centre.


Aug 10, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

We have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi has said that his family has completely forgiven Rajiv Gandhi's killers since they find it difficult to hate people.

Mar 11, 2018, 20:35 PM IST

Lanka Army chief summoned by court over disappearance of 24 Tamils

Judge Ilancheliyan ordered them to appear in court when a case filed by parents and relatives of the 24 missing persons was taken up on November 15.

Nov 17, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

A woman Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew herself up and killed Rajiv Gandhi at an election rally near Chennai in 1991.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

Nalini Sriharan on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

Nalini, an Indian, had accompanied the Sri Lankan woman suicide bomber who blew up Rajiv Gandhi with concealed explosives.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

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

Revealed - The truth behind Rajiv Gandhi's assassination

A former Commander of LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) makes shocking revelations about the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th

May 23, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Sri Lanka Tamils to mark 8th anniversary of end of civil war

 Tamils in Sri Lanka's war-ravaged northern and eastern provinces are today observing the eigth anniversary of the end of the three-decade brutal civil war in the country in 2009.

May 18, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Lanka blames Tamil diaspora for genocide charge against govt

On May 12, the Tamil nationalists started a week-long commemoration of what they termed the genocide of Tamils.

May 15, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

15 days judicial custody for MDMK leader Vaiko

A court on Monday sent MDMK leader Vaiko to 15 days judicial custody for speaking in favour of Sri Lanka's now vanquished Tamil Tigers.

Apr 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

LTTE suspect sentenced to 20-years imprisonment in Sri Lanka

A LTTE suspect was today sentenced to 20-year-rigorous imprisonment by a Sri Lankan court.

Mar 29, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

EU court rejects case against Tamil Tigers 'terror' label

The European Union's top court has rejected an argument by people accused of collecting funds for Tamil Tiger rebels that activities by the group shouldn't be classified as "terrorist acts".

Mar 14, 2017, 16:51 PM IST