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  • 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. ...
  • Is the DMK holding India's foreign policy hostage? March 19, 2013

    The DMK has demanded that the UPA government should take a very strong stand on the alleged war crimes resolution against Sri Lanka and threatened to pull out its ministers from the Union Cabinet if India did not vote in favour of the US-sponsored resolution. ...
  • News 360: DMK may pull out of UPA after talks on SL issue fail, say sources March 18, 2013

    The talks between Congress leaders and DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday evening on the Sri Lankan issue failed to achieve a breakthrough. ...
  • Resolution against Sri Lanka 'unnecessary', says country's envoy March 18, 2013

    Sri Lankan envoy to India Prasada Kariyawasam called resolution against the island country unnecessary and said it will create ill-will among certain communities. He also said that those protesting against Sri Lanka in Tamil Nadu are taking the form of terrorism. ...
  • Will India take a stand against Sri Lanka's sovereign rights over Tamils issue? March 17, 2013

    After DMK Chief Karunanidhi once again threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the Sri lankan Tamils issue, the Centre tried to assure him saying no decision will be taken before consulting him. However, everything points to India not taking a stand against Sri Lanka's sovereign rights. ...
  • SL war crimes: We'll keep demanding an international inquiry, says D Raja March 17, 2013

    CPI(M) MP D Raja said his party will keep pressing for their demand to order an international inquiry into the Sri Lanka war crimes. ...
  • DMK urges govt to push for amendments in UN resolution on Sri Lanka March 16, 2013

    With emotions running high in Tamil Nadu over the issue of war crimes committed against Tamils in Sri Lanka, the UPA government is under tremendous pressure from its ally, the DMK. The DMK has said that unless the UPA supports the amended resolution by the US in the United Nations,...
  • Govt will protect interest of Tamils in Sri Lanka: Narayanasamy March 16, 2013

    Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy, while commenting on human rights violations against Tamils in Sri Lanka, said "The resolution on Sri Lanka is coming up in the UN Human Rights Commission and the draft of the resolution has been circulated after which, a final decision will be taken....
  • 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. ...
  • Chennai: MDMK, other groups protest against alleged atrocities on Tamils in Sri Lanka March 4, 2013

    MDMK and other groups protested outside the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission against alleged atrocities on Tamils in Sri Lanka. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Captaincy has done Clarke a lot of good: Srikkanth December 27, 2012

    Michael Clarke created Thursday an Australian record of maximum Test runs in a calender year with 1,595 runs, overtaking Ricky Ponting. ...
  • ICC needs to keep tab on T20 leagues October 8, 2012

    A new channel carried out a sting operation exposing umpires agreeing to fix Twenty20 matches in return for financial benefits. ...
  • Samuels innings made all the difference: Chopra October 8, 2012

    CNNIBN's cricket experts review West Indies' World T20 win on Sunday night. ...
  • Can West Indies surprise favourites Sri Lanka? October 7, 2012

    CNNIBN's cricket experts discuss what possibly can happen in the World Twenty20 final between Sri Lanka and West Indies. ...
  • Sri Lanka in their second World T20 final October 5, 2012

    Sri Lankan spinners defended a paltry 139 on a turning track to beat Pakistan by 16 runs in the ICC World Twenty20 semifinal. ...
  • Sri Lanka a surprise entry into semifinal: Manjrekar October 2, 2012

    After defeating England in their last Super Eight match, Sri Lanka become the first team to book a semifinal berth in World T20. ...
  • SuperEight stage is the real deal: Aakash Chopra September 26, 2012

    CNNIBN's cricket expert Aakash Chopra is hopeful of better cricket in the Super Eight stage of the World T20 after very predictable results in the group stage. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Sri Lanka thump Zimbabwe in World T20 opener September 19, 2012

    Ajantha Mendis's sixwicket haul spun Sri Lanka to a 82run victory against Zimbabwe in the World Twenty20 2012 opener. ...
  • India can win ICC World T20: Ganguly September 8, 2012

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has backed MS Dhoni's men to win the ICC World T20 in Sri Lanka later this month. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Jayalalithaa's stand on SL students justified? September 4, 2012

    Is Jayalalithaa justified in prohibiting Sri Lankan students from playing football in Chennai? ...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai: Rohit is a mysterious enigma August 4, 2012

    CNNIBN's EditorinChief believes the day will come when Rohit Sharma will be India's No. 4 in Test and ODIs; but for that, he must learn from his mistakes. ...
  • India look for early momentum against Sri Lanka July 20, 2012

    In the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Hambantota on Saturday, India would like to start on a winning note. ...
  • Dhoni focussed on Sri Lanka ODIs July 19, 2012

    India captain MS Dhoni says his team is confident of a good show in the fiveODI series against Sri Lanka, starting Saturday at Hambantota. ...
  • Yuvraj returns as India announce WC probables July 18, 2012

    Yuvraj Singh, who returned from cancer treatment in the USA in April, has been named in a 30man probables squad for September's ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. ...