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  • Government extends LTTE ban by five years; terms it threat to India May 15, 2014

    The 23yearold ban imposed on terror group LTTE has been extended by five years by the Government which said the outfit is a threat to India's sovereignty and integrity. The Home Ministry said the LTTE, even after its military defeat in May 2009 in Sri Lanka, has not abandoned the concept...
  • Why 'Madras Cafe' is a genuinely 'hatke' Bollywood film August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The proud proclamations of the moviemen (and women) of their upcoming film being different has become so stale a joke that the same filmwallahs, notwithstanding their undying love for the banal, have drastically reduced their usage of the word 'hatke'. Interestingly, more 'hatke' movies are being made now...
  • Forbes India: Time India steps in for Sri Lanka's Tamils February 9, 2010

    Somebody once said democracy is the right to choose your dictator. For the minority Tamils in Sri Lanka, the Presidential election in late January presented such a baffling dilemma. Should they vote for the man who ordered a bloody war on their homeland or for the military general who actually...
  • Talking Point: Should Asia celebrate Prabhakaran's death? May 20, 2009

    New Delhi: LTTE chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran is dead. His body was found with bullet wounds on his head. It is the end of one of the bloodiest and longestruning armed conflicts in Asia. Away from the warzone on the streets of Colombo, Sri Lankans celebrated the decimation of the rebel...
  • SL Army targets LTTE chief after Kilinochchi's fall January 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The Sri Lankan Army is claiming victory after victory in it's war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). But the war isn't over until it captures or eliminates the LTTE's top brass including LTTE chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran. As the Sri Lankan Army advances, the LTTE is increasingly...