War Crimes In Sri Lanka

  • 'India is a loser', says Sri Lankan media March 23, 2012

    Colombo: 'India is a loser', the Sri Lankan media on Friday proclaimed in comments, a day after Colombo faced censure at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, saying New Delhi had failed to carry other South Asian nations with it on the issue. "India has failed to carry Asia,...
  • 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. ...
  • UN motion: SL upset, opinion divided in India March 23, 2012

    New Delhi: India voted in favor of a US-sponsored resolution at the UN Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka calling for Colombo to investigate human rights violations during the war with LTTE. While Colombo has called India's anti-Lanka vote a big disappointment, the opinion is divided back in India with some...
  • News 360: Will remain with the UPA unless humiliated, says Mamata March 19, 2012

    Mamata Banerjee defended her decision to push for Dinesh Trivedi's sacking from the Union Cabinet after he raised passenger fares in all the classes in the budget. ...
  • UN war crimes resolution: India to vote against SL March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: In a victory for the DMK and the AIADMK, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that the government intended to vote in favour of the US-led resolution against Sri lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), but the final draft of the resolution was awaited. "We...
  • We want Govt to back resolution against Sri Lanka: TR Baalu March 19, 2012

    DMK leader TR Baalu said the party was waiting for the Prime Minister's response on India's stand on the issue. ...
  • 'Govt will study draft of resolution against SL' March 19, 2012

    Chennai: With Dravidian parties mounting pressure on the Centre to support a resolution in UNHRC against Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna has said the government will study the draft of the resolution and consult Tamil MPs before taking a call. "The minister is concerned...
  • Lanka war crimes: AIADMK walks out of RS March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: There was ruckus in the Rajya Sabha yet again over alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka. AIADMK members staged a walkout after tearing a copy of the statement made by External Affairs SM Krishna after he stressed on India's positive role in reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Tamil...
  • Lankan war crimes: India yet to decide stand March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: There was uproar in Parliament after Tamil parties demanded that India backs a UN resolution against Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes. Finance Minister and Leader of the House Pranab Mukherjee said the government has not decided its stand on the issue as yet. Pranab dropped a hint saying the...
  • War crimes in SL: Kanimozhi seeks Govt's reply March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi, facing trial for her alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation case, was allowed by a Delhi court to participate in the Budget session of Parliament. Kanimozhi, who attended the proceedings in Parliament on Tuesday demanded an explanation from the government over its stand on the...