Ltte Chief

  • Sri Lanka accused of war crime, India in a spot February 20, 2013

    Colombo/New Delhi: Sri Lanka is once again surrounded by allegations of war crimes as a video of LTTE chief Prabhakaran's son has reemerged. The pictures of the 12yearold son of Prabhakaran have put the UPA government in India in a spot. The photographs have sparked off protests in Chennai, with both...
  • 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. ...
  • New LTTE chief Pathmanathan held in Thailand: report August 7, 2009

    Colombo: The new head of the LTTE, the separatist group defeated by the Sri Lankan military after a 25year war, has been arrested in Thailand, Sri Lanka's military said on Thursday. Selvarajah Pathmanathan was wanted on two Interpol warrants and took the reins of the remnants of the Liberation Tigers of...
  • Prabhakaran's parents in Sri Lanka govt custody May 28, 2009

    Colombo: The parents of dead Tamil rebel chief Velupillai Prabhakaran are in the "protective custody" of the Sri Lankan government, a media report said on Thursday. Thiruvenkatam Velupillai (76) and his wife Parvathi (71) surrendered to the army several days ago, The Island newspaper quoted a government official as saying. They were...
  • Fanatical belief: Prabhakaran alive and well May 24, 2009

    New Delhi: A week after he became history, his diehard followers still believe that LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran is very much alive. The LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) has been destroyed, its overseas adherents refuse to believe that the groups legendary leader was killed in Sri Lanka on May 18. While...
  • Malaysia cops on lookout for LTTE leader Prabhakaran January 22, 2009

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian police said on Thursday they were on the lookout for elusive Tamil Tiger leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran who may have fled Sri Lanka. The head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was reported to have escaped to either Malaysia or Thailand as the separatist group loses more...
  • 'Rajiv Gandhi ordered army to bump off LTTE chief' December 9, 2007

    New Delhi: A former Indian Peace Keeping Force Commander has claimed in a book that Rajiv Gandhi had ordered the killing of LTTE chief Prabhakaran at the signing of the IndoSri Lanka Peace Accord in 1987, well before the hostilities had broken out in October that year. According to the book,...