Sri Lankan Tamil

  • BIMSTEC Summit : PM to meet Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sheikh Hasina March 4, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold dialogue with his Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar, which could be his last official foreign visit. This comes as another vote is expected at the UN Human Rights Council this month in Geneva...
  • Marines row: Italian government has been fair, says Salman Khurshid March 29, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, "I think the Italian government has been very sensible. It took time to be persuaded. I have no problem to say that they have done a good job." ...
  • There is no rift within DMK, says party leader Tiruchi Siva March 25, 2013

    DMK chief Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri skipped the party's executive meeting and left for Madurai on Monday. While sources say Alagiri is upset with younger brother MK Stalin, Karunanidhi's political heir, for reportedly pushing their father to withdraw support to the UPA, party leader Tiruchi Siva played it down saying...
  • World View: Has India alienated Sri Lanka? April 9, 2013

    Hello and welcome to worldview with me Suhasini Haider, tonight India's vote on Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human rights council is our top focus. Joining us Sri Lanka's envoy to India Prasad Kariyawasam, In Jaffna, Padma Rao Sunderji, joining us over skype, In Geneva, there is Peter Splinter...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2013

    A day after the DMK pulled out of the UPA, the government scrambled to bring a consensus on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue but all efforts were in vain as the all-party meeting ended in complete disagreement. ...
  • SL a sovereign nation, shouldn't interfere in its affairs: Yechury March 20, 2013

    CPM leader Sitaram Yechury said it is not right to order an independent nation's probe into the affairs of Sri Lanka. "No independent country can interfere in the affairs of another sovereign nation. Just last week we condemned Pakistan Assembly's resolution on Afzal Guru's hanging," he said. ...
  • Is there a Western bias against Sri Lanka on UN vote? March 23, 2012

    Sri Lanka has dismissed the resolution calling it 'illtimed, illconceived and borne out of ignorance'. ...
  • Is there a Western bias against Sri Lanka on UN vote? March 23, 2012

    The UN Human Rights Council will on Thursday debate on a US resolution urging Colombo to probe alleged violations during its war with Tamil separatists. Sri Lanka has dismissed the resolution calling it 'illtimed, illconceived and borne out of ignorance'. Do you agree? Join Suhasini Haidar in World View this...
  • Sri Lanka must solve the Tamil issue: Kanimozhi June 9, 2010

    DMK MP Kanimozhi will meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa as part of a delegation and discuss the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils. "Definitely. I am interested. Sri Lanka has to find a solution to it. Sri Lankan Tamils have to be given their rights to rebuild their lives in the...
  • Lankan refugees stranded off Indonesian coast January 6, 2010

    Merak (Indonesia): Tamils have been fleeing Sri Lanka after the LTTE war and seeking asylum in other countries. A few of them were hoping to reach Australia but they had another thing coming. They now find themselves stranded off the coast of Indonesia for months. ...