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Sri Lankan Tamils


Modi affirms India's support for Lankan Tamils

February 14, 2021 4:06 pm

India was always committed to ensuring that the Tamils there lived with equity, equality, justice, peace and dignity, he said, after launching various government projects in railways and defence sectors.

Sri Lankan Tamils to protest over political prisoners

October 14, 2017 4:08 pm

Sri Lanka faced UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolutions for alleged human rights abuses during the last phase of the brutal three-decade-long civil war against the LTTE that ended in 2009.

Lanka's Tamils demand release of political prisoners

October 13, 2017 3:56 pm

Sri Lanka has come under increasing international pressure to repeal the PTA enacted in 1979 after Tamils started a bloody campaign for a separate homeland. The three-decades-old campaign ended with the military victory over the LTTE in 2009.

Will seek international rights probe if Lanka fails: David Cameron

November 16, 2013 2:34 pm

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

Distressed that I could not bring PM to Jaffna: Salman Khurshid

November 16, 2013 4:07 am

Khurshid said that India would help Tamil people in Sri Lanka in all ways it could.

Distressed that I could not bring PM to Jaffna: Salman Khurshid

November 15, 2013 10:21 pm

Khurshid said that he didn’t want to pin blame for the decision.

David Cameron visits Jaffna,hears harrowing tales from Tamils

November 15, 2013 10:03 pm

Cameron's visit came against the backdrop of alleged rights violations in the war against LTTE.

India's balancing act in Colombo

November 15, 2013 2:35 am

Sambanthan sidestepped a question on the absence of the Indian PM at the summit.

CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka

November 14, 2013 4:58 pm

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

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

November 11, 2013 2:12 am

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


Why there is a political storm in Sri Lanka

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Over one weekend, there was a sudden change in the leadership in Sri Lanka. Here's what happened and how.

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: