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Jaffna varsity decision to remove war memorial sparks TN protests

January 10, 2021 4:23 am

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, DMK chief M K Stalin condemned the demolition of the memorial built in memory of civilians killed in the Mullivaikkal incident that happened in the last phase of the Sri Lankan civil war that ended in 2009.

Scotland Yard probes role of British mercenaries in fight against Sri Lanka's LTTE

November 30, 2020 10:35 pm

The Indian Peace Keeping Force is believed to have received air support from these for-hire British pilots, despite Indian diplomats publicly condemning the presence of UK mercenaries in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan courts ban LTTE commemoration events

November 19, 2020 9:24 pm

The LTTE celebrated November 26, the birthday of the LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabakaran, as Hero's Day. The LTTE leader used to make a policy speech on their struggles on this day.

Explained: Why a planned biopic of Muttiah Muralitharan has upset some Tamils in India

October 29, 2020 8:44 am

Given Sri Lanka’s ethnic tensions and the LTTE civil war, the legendary cricketer has long had to face questions about his ‘loyalty’ to his Tamil community. This is the story of the man in his context.

UNHRC calls for investigation on former LTTE leader over 'wholesale recruitment' of child soldiers

June 26, 2020 2:28 pm

Karuna Amman was the deputy to LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabakaran. In 2004, he walked out of the LTTE with his eastern province cadres and later formed his own political party.

A graphic novel that documents the horrors of Vanni in Sri Lanka

November 17, 2019 8:03 am

A decade after the Sri Lankan civil war, a former UN worker revisits the lives of those he left behind on the island through a graphic novel

Tribunal headed by Delhi HC judge confirms five-year ban on LTTE

November 11, 2019 8:31 pm

The tribunal arrived at its decision after hearing all stakeholders, including Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko.

Thousands gather to remember victims of civil war in Sri Lanka

May 18, 2019 10:09 pm

The anniversary falls nearly a month after Easter Sunday bombings, the worst terror attack in the country that killed 258 people and injured over 500 others. According to the Army, 27,000 soldiers were lost in the war.

Explained: India extends ban on LTTE – background and context

May 14, 2019 7:24 pm

India's relationship with the LTTE was complex -- from providing support to the guerrillas initially to sending the Indian Peacekeeping Force (IPKF) to Sri Lanka from 1987 to 1990.

LTTE ban extended for another five years: MHA

May 14, 2019 10:31 am

The MHA, in a notification, said the Tamil militant group has not abandoned its pursuit for a separate state for Tamils and has been regrouping at a local and international level.

LTTE VIDEOS

On this day in 1960, Sri Lanka elected its first female head of state.

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Sirimavo Bandaranaike became the prime minister of Sri Lanka, giving the country its first female head of state. See more: https://bit.ly/2Ld0BOG