UN RESOLUTION ON SRI LANKA

  • War crimes: From the killings of Lankan Tamils to a teen's torture March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka has been in the line of fire over alleged human rights violations against Lankan Tamils for almost four years now. Allegations of war crimes and human rights abuses have swirled and eddied around the Sri Lankan Army since the killing of LTTE supremo Prabhakaran, but the...
  • Don't know why DMK changed stand, talks on SL still on: Chidambaram March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that the government intends to amend the resolution on Sri Lankan war crimes, but was still holding talks with other parties to come to a conclusion. "The position of the party is that we intend to amend the resolution. The opinion...
  • SL row: Highlights of the day March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 10.25 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accepts resignations of five DMK ministers and forwards them to the President. Union Minister Srikant Jena gets additional charge of chemcials and fertilizers portfolio, held earlier by DMK chief's son MK Alagiri. 9.58 pm: Sources said that the Trinamool Congress may ask for...
  • Govt working on SL resolution to placate DMK March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The UPA government is still working on a resolution on the Sri Lankan Tamil issue in a desperate last ditch effort to get the DMK back on board. But a breakthrough looks unlikely at the moment. The UPA government is likely to move amendments to the US-sponsored resolution...