SRI LANKAN WAR CRIMES

  • 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." ...
  • Sports and politics should not be mixed: SL Envoy March 26, 2013

    Sri Lanka's High Commission to India Prasad Kariyawasam says, "We have nothing to do with IPL. Our concern is security of cricketers. That should be taken care of." ...
  • Is UPA-II a lame duck government? March 20, 2013

    The government's attempt to reach a consensus on the Sri Lankan resolution failed on Wednesday as party after political party opposed a country-specific resolution. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Congress, BJP concerned about country specific resolution: Khurshid March 20, 2013

    India's envoy to Geneva Dilip Sinha is in Parliament to meet PMO officials. Sources say he is there to brief the government on how exactly to move an amendment to the UNHRC resolution. ...
  • DMK stays firm; SP says NDA under Vajpayee had better leadership March 20, 2013

    The DMK is in no mood to reconsider its decision of withdrawing support to the government. "There is no question of reconsidering when the resolution is to be passed day after tomorrow as there are just two days left now. In no ways is India helping the Tamils," DMK leader...
  • DMK pullout: Is India headed for early elections? March 19, 2013

    The DMK withdrew support from the UPA on Tuesday over the Sri Lankan war crimes issue. ...
  • SL row: Don't want to topple UPA govt, says DMK MP March 19, 2013

    The DMK on Tuesday pulled out from the UPA government over the Sri Lankan war crimes issue. It said its ministers will resign soon. ...
  • Watch: Political reactions on DMK's pullout from UPA govt March 19, 2013

    The DMK has pulled out of the UPA alliance over the Sri Lankan war crimes issue. Its five ministers at the Centre will resign. The letter is yet to be sent to President. ...
  • DMK may pull out its ministers from UPA over Sri Lanka issue March 19, 2013

    DMK, however, could consider extending outside support to the government after 3 top ministers failed to satisfy Karunanidhi on the resolution. ...
  • UPA under siege: Is DMK serious about bringing down the government? March 18, 2013

    There has been no breakthrough in talks between the Congress and the DMK over the Sri Lankan war crimes issue, sources said on Monday evening. Congress leaders P Chidambaram, AK Antony and Ghulam Nabi Azad had met M Karunanidhi at his residence in the evening to sort matters out after...
  • 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. ...