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Thursday, August 18, 2022



NIA raids 22 locations in Tamil Nadu in arms smuggling case

July 21, 2022 9:28 am

The raids were conducted in connection with a fresh case the NIA has registered with regard to smuggling of arms and narcotics from Sri Lanka, claiming the smuggling aims to revive the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Explained: Who is Ranil Wickremesinghe, old warhorse with a (tough) shot at making history as Sri Lanka's President?

July 20, 2022 10:20 pm

The five-time PM inspires more confidence in western capitals and in India than many other Sri Lankan politicians. But he will first need to convince his people that he is not a Rajapaksa proxy.

Sri Lanka says it is probing Indian media report on LTTE planning attack on May 18

May 15, 2022 3:23 pm

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who is currently facing public demand for his resignation over his mishandling of the economic crisis, is the man who ruthlessly ended Sri Lanka’s nearly 30-year civil war with the LTTE.

ED attaches assets of Indians working to 'revive' LTTE

April 11, 2022 10:49 pm

The accused are being probed by the federal agency in a case linked to the seizure of 300 kgs of heroin, arms and ammunition from a Sri Lankan boat that was intercepted by the Coast Guard in Indian waters on March 18 last year.

Probe into Lanka boat intercepted with drugs, rifles may suggest LTTE revival: Kerala, TN officials

August 31, 2021 7:16 am

The case relates to the March 18 interception of a boat with the contraband by the Coast Guard following an intelligence input. The mastermind behind the operation was Sri Lankan Tamil Suresh Rajan, a resident of Colombo who had been living at Kundrathur, a Chennai suburb, for some time.

In Family Man 2, three aspects that remind us of Tamil rebels

June 09, 2021 7:24 pm

While never overtly mentioning the LTTE or any Tamil separatist leaders, the show makes several references to people and institutions that were part of the Tamil Eelam movement.

Amazon Prime's 'The Family Man 2' seeks to portray Tamils as vicious, must be dropped: Seeman

May 21, 2021 10:01 pm

The web series is set for release on June 4.

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.


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: