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Can't attend CHOGM: PM tells Lankan President,Khurshid to lead India

The PM has been under pressure within the Cong and from Tamil parties not to attend the CHOGM.

British PM David Cameron bats for closer UK-India ties

Cameron's visit to India comes over a week after UK announced its decision to scrap the controversial 3,000-pound visa bond scheme.


Commonwealth chief says summit a success despite controversy

The Commonwealth is distinguished by the fact that it's a very issues-based organisation.

Will seek international rights probe if Lanka fails: David Cameron

Cameron said no one wants to return to days of LTTE when they did "dreadful and brutal things".

PM not at CHOGM due to domestic compulsions: Salman Khurshid

Apart from Singh,Canadian and Mauritian PM have also chosen to keep away from the summit.

CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka

Lanka facses allegations of human rights violations against Tamils in war against LTTE.


Finding shared ground

While there is little doubt that David Cameron is committed to enhancing relations with India,domestic politics — in both India and the UK — often gets in the way. The divergent approaches of the UK and India towards the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka highlight one of the difficulties in developing […]

PM skipping CHOGM may harm India's ties with neighbours: Chinese think-tank

India joined the UN Democracy Fund,turning itself into the second largest contributor after the US.

PM tells Lanka he won't come,Colombo says it 'understands'

The letter is in response to Rajapaksa's invitation to Singh,which was hand-delivered on August 19.

Cannot attend CHOGM,Manmohan to tell Rajapaksa

PM will write a letter stating that External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will represent him.