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  • News 360: War crimes resolution against Sri Lanka passed at UNHRC March 27, 2014

    The US-backed resolution seeking international probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka was passed by 23 countries at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Has India betrayed Tamils at the UN Human Rights Council? March 20, 2013

    It is perhaps the first time that a resolution pushed by one country, the US, against another country, Sri Lanka, has destabilised the government in a third country. Away from the political heat for the UPA government, is the anger on the streets of Tamil Nadu, against the treatment of...
  • 'Last-minute changes to UN resolution on Sri Lanka unlikely' March 20, 2013

    UN envoy Dilip Sinha is in Parliament to meet PMO officials. He is briefing the government on amendments to the UNHRC resolution. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Will continue to support the government: SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav March 19, 2013

    SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav said that the DMK has still not withdrawn support from the UPA as they haven't notified the President. ...
  • Will reconsider if Parliament passes resolution ahead of UN vote: Karuna March 19, 2013

    After DMK's decision to withdraw support to the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government, the UPA Government is now reduced to minority. ...
  • DMK withdrawal from the UPA a drama: Subramanian Swamy March 19, 2013

    Subramanian Swamy said if the DMK is serious, they should write to the President that they are withdrawing support. ...
  • Is the DMK holding India's foreign policy hostage? March 19, 2013

    The DMK has demanded that the UPA government should take a very strong stand on the alleged war crimes resolution against Sri Lanka and threatened to pull out its ministers from the Union Cabinet if India did not vote in favour of the US-sponsored resolution. ...
  • No gap between India, Sri Lanka, ties are robust: Lankan envoy March 6, 2013

    Amid indications that India will vote against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC in Geneva, Lankan envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has told CNN-IBN that it won't set back ties between the two countries. ...
  • 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'. ...
  • India's stand on UN resolution unfortunate: Sri Lanka March 23, 2012

    Sri Lanka is disappointed not just with India's stand but the resolution adopted at the UNHRC itself. ...
  • Has India made a diplomatic error by voting against Lanka on war crimes? March 22, 2012

    However, Sri Lanka got the support of 15 countries including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Russia and China, all of whom voted against the resolution. ...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 14, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...