Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Eelam

  • CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka November 14, 2013

    The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the three-day CHOGM summit that begins on Friday amid allegations of human rights violations against the Tamils in Sri Lanka's war against the LTTE. Unfazed by repeated references to the "war crimes"...
  • LTTE tortured, killed while fighting Indians: Book July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The LTTE tortured and killed alleged spies and "traitors" and also looted Tamil shops and homes while fighting the Indian peacekeepers in Sri Lanka, a book by a former woman fighter says. Niromi de Soyza, who joined the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in early 1987 at age...
  • Rajiv Gandhi: what happened on May 21, 1991 May 21, 2012

    On May 21, 1991, former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi reached Chennai by an afternoon-evening flight. After two hours, he was bound for Sriperumbudur, an industrial centre in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu and just 40 km from Chennai. Rajiv was busy campaigning for the mid-term elections which had...
  • LTTE air raid kills one in Colombo October 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Residents of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo got an unpleasant taste of the war raging on in the North of the country. A Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) light aircraft penetrated the city's air defences late Tuesday night and dropped two bombs on the power plant setting a...
  • Centre extends ban on LTTE by two years May 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Concerned over the turbulence in Sri Lanka causing disquiet in Tamil Nadu, the Centre on Thursday announced a two-year extension of the ban on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) even as the Indian Navy, Coast Guard and intelligence agencies stepped up vigil along the coastal area. A notification...