LTTE

  • Sri Lanka cannot deny war crimes, says Callum Macrae November 2, 2013

    Callum Macrae, the director of the film, that shows the alleged brutalisation of the LTTE television anchor said Sri Lanka cannot deny war crimes. International rights groups are also putting pressure on India to skip the Summit in Colombo especially after the release of a video by a British...
  • Is John Abraham's Madras caf antiTamil? August 20, 2013

    ActorProducer John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe' has not gone down well with pro Tamil activists down south. 'Madras cafe' is inspired by assassination of real life Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in 1991. The film is all set to release on 23rd August 2013. ...
  • John Abraham defends his film 'Madra Cafe' August 20, 2013

    Actor John Abraham has defended his new film 'Madras cafe' which has been attacked by some Tamil groups for its portrayal of LTTE chief Prabhakaran. The actorcumproducer spoke to IBN 18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Bolly Buzz: John Abraham promotes 'Madras Cafe' in Chennai August 8, 2013

    Bollywood actorproducer John Abraham was in Chennai to promote his latest film 'Madras Cafe'. The film has been criticised for allegedly showing Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in a bad light. Pro Tamil outfit 'Naam Thamizhar' founder Seeman had reportedly demanded a ban on the film after he learnt that...
  • SL row: Don't want to topple UPA govt, says DMK MP March 19, 2013

    The DMK on Tuesday pulled out from the UPA government over the Sri Lankan war crimes issue. It said its ministers will resign soon. ...
  • Will continue to support the government: SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav March 19, 2013

    SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav said that the DMK has still not withdrawn support from the UPA as they haven't notified the President. ...
  • Will reconsider if Parliament passes resolution ahead of UN vote: Karuna March 19, 2013

    After DMK's decision to withdraw support to the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government, the UPA Government is now reduced to minority. ...
  • DMK withdrawal from the UPA a drama: Subramanian Swamy March 19, 2013

    Subramanian Swamy said if the DMK is serious, they should write to the President that they are withdrawing support. ...
  • Political reconciliation in SL the only way: PM March 8, 2013

    The question of which way will India vote on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka has become more complex after the US circulated its draft, a copy of which is with CNN-IBN. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that political reconciliation in Sri Lanka is the only way out. ...
  • No gap between India, Sri Lanka, ties are robust: Lankan envoy March 6, 2013

    Amid indications that India will vote against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC in Geneva, Lankan envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has told CNN-IBN that it won't set back ties between the two countries. ...
  • Special report: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal February 21, 2013

    This week on World View: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal, a special report from Dhaka and the documentary No Fire Zone has set off a new round of protests over alleged human rights violation by Sri Lanka forces during 2009. Is it propaganda or proof of brutality: Should...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Prasada Kariyawasam February 20, 2013

    Sri Lankan High Commissioner Prasada Kariyawasam speaks to CNNIBN on the allegations of war crimes against the LTTE. ...
  • Was Prabhakaran's son shot in cold blood by Sri Lankan army? February 19, 2013

    Some photographs have shown LTTE chief Prabhakaran's son shot dead with five bullet wounds. ...
  • Has India lost influence in Sri Lanka over the Tamil issue? September 21, 2012

    MDMK chief Vaiko and 700 of his party supporters were arrested near Sanchi on Friday as they protested against visiting Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Has the Tamil issue compromised India's influence in Sri Lanka? Join CNNIBN's Suhasini Haidar for a discussion in World View on Friday at 10 pm. ...
  • MP: Lankan President arrives in Sanchi, Vaiko detained September 21, 2012

    Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday reached Sanchi where he will inaugurate a Buddhist University. ...
  • Sri Lanka has resettled 3 lakh Tamils: Foreign Minister GL Peiris September 21, 2012

    Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris revealed in an interview with CNNIBN that President Mahinda Rajapaksa was at no point in time apprehensive of his visit to India despite call for protests by certain political parties. ...
  • Is there a Western bias against Sri Lanka on UN vote? March 23, 2012

    Sri Lanka has dismissed the resolution calling it 'illtimed, illconceived and borne out of ignorance'. ...
  • 'India's antiSri Lanka vote at UN disappointing' March 23, 2012

    India voted in favour of a US sponsored resolution at the UN Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka over alleged human rights violations during the war with the LTTE. ...
  • India's stand on UN resolution unfortunate: Sri Lanka March 23, 2012

    Sri Lanka is disappointed not just with India's stand but the resolution adopted at the UNHRC itself. ...
  • Has India made a diplomatic error by voting against Lanka on war crimes? March 22, 2012

    However, Sri Lanka got the support of 15 countries including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Russia and China, all of whom voted against the resolution. ...
  • Is there a Western bias against Sri Lanka on UN vote? March 22, 2012

    The UN Human Rights Council will on Thursday debate on a US resolution urging Colombo to probe alleged violations during its war with Tamil separatists. Sri Lanka has dismissed the resolution calling it 'illtimed, illconceived and borne out of ignorance'. Do you agree? Join Suhasini Haidar in World View this...
  • News 360: PM may replace Trivedi only after the Budget is passed March 15, 2012

    A day before the Union Budget and post the Rail Budget, political fall out continues to Unfold. Dinesh Trivedi says he's still the Railway Minister. ...
  • News 360: Cong woos SP, BSP as third front talks gain ground March 12, 2012

    Allparty meeting is likely to be called soon on the matter of the pending bills such as Lokpal and Higher Education. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 24, 2011

    Watch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Fonseka begins his 30month jail term today October 1, 2010

    The general who led the war against the LTTE was found guilty of making irregular purchases by a military court. ...
  • Lanka minister's violent past out in the open June 10, 2010

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan minister Douglas Devananda's visit to India has raised some uncomfortable questions. Devananda, declared a proclaimed offender by a Chennai court in 1996, is a state guest in New Delhi as part of Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's delegation. Devananda's two decade old violent past has been brought up...
  • Sri Lanka must solve the Tamil issue: Kanimozhi June 8, 2010

    DMK MP Kanimozhi will meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa as part of a delegation and discuss the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils. "Definitely. I am interested. Sri Lanka has to find a solution to it. Sri Lankan Tamils have to be given their rights to rebuild their lives in the...
  • LTTE gone but Sri Lanka pauses at crossroads January 31, 2010

    The Sri Lankan militarys against victory against the LTTE in May 2009 altered the dynamics of the longstanding ethnic Tamil versus Sinhala conflict. Eight months later the sound of guns was replaced by the sound of fireworks on the streets of Colombo. President Mahinda Rajpaksa returned to power in elections...
  • FonsekaRajapaksa battle decider on January 26 January 23, 2010

    Colombo: The man responsible for eliminating the LTTE and its chief are now looking to win Sri Lanka's Presidential election. On the 26th of January, Sri Lanka will witness a fight between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his former army chief Sarath Fonseka for the nation's highest office. Fonseka...
  • SL holds 11,000 exLTTE men: Human Rights diplomat November 6, 2009

    New Delhi: The Sri Lankan government is under heavy criticism from the western world for war crimes. But The Sri Lankan Human rights diplomat maintains they are holding a majority of the LTTE cadres. CNNIBN's Foreign Affairs Editor Surya Gangadharan gets you the inside story. ...