Eelam Tamils Issue

  • Karuna writes to PM, wants inclusion of genocide in UN resolution March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Reiterating that his party would pull out of the UPA if the government did not press for inclusion of genocide and war crimes on Tamils by Sri Lankan Army and administrators, DMK chief M Karunanidhi said that there is no point in continuing the alliance if the Centre...
  • Sri Lankan monk assault case: TN Police arrests 12 people March 17, 2013

    Thanjavur: Tamil Nadu Police has arrested 12 people on Sunday in connection with the assault of a Sri Lankan monk in Thanjavur. The monk, who is on a study tour, was assaulted by members of outfits protesting against alleged atrocities on Lankan Tamils. A van carrying him and students of...
  • Chidambaram hints at vote against Sri Lanka at UN meet March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram has hinted at a possible vote against Sri Lanka at a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) later in March. This comes barely a day after DMK chief M Karunanidhi warned of pulling out his ministers from the Cabinet over the Sri Lankan Tamils...
  • Support US resolution against Sri Lanka: Karunanidhi March 7, 2013

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday urged the central government to announce that it would support the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in the UN Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). In a letter to party cadres referring to the general strike called by Tamil Eelam Supporter's Organisation (TESO) March 12,...
  • Eelam Tamils issue: Karunanidhi seeks UN referendum November 12, 2012

    Chennai: Key UPA constituent DMK on Sunday night said India should press United Nations to undertake a "referendum" on the Eelam Tamils issue. "India should press United Nations to undertake a public vote on the Eelam Tamils issue. DMK will be supportive to the Centre if it takes a stand...