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Jan 29, 2017
CIA report assessed Indian political scenario without Rajiv Gandhi 5 years before his assassinationFive years before Rajiv Gandhi was killed in 1991, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had prepared a very detailed and thorough "brief" on what would happen if he is assassinated or makes an "abrupt departure" from the Indian political scene.
Dec 21, 2016
Remove ban on Tamil Tigers: US group urges President Barack ObamaA Tamil diaspora group in the US has appealed to President Barack Obama to de-proscribe the LTTE as a terror outfit in the country.
Dec 15, 2016
Sri Lanka: 'Brutal torture', abduction of Tamils continued after 2009, says UN reportA United Nations committee has expressed concern that abductions and "brutal" torture of Tamils has continued in Sri Lanka even though more than seven years have passed since the civil war between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ended in the island nation
Dec 01, 2016
Reforming constitution key to ensuring peace in Sri Lanka, says President SirisenaSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena made a passionate appeal for reconciliation, saying he was committed to the current process of constitutional reforms to devolve powers to address the concerns of minority Tamils
Nov 05, 2016
Orop agitation threatens the delicate balance in civil-military relationsThe increasing politicisation of the issue of the One Rank One Pension (Orop) for the retired armed forces personnel seems to be disturbing the delicate civil-military relations (CMR) in the country.
Oct 05, 2016
Cross border terror must be on Saarc agenda: Sri Lankan PM Ranil WickremesingheSri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has always been a friend of India even at a time when most Sinhala political leaders disliked New Delhi for its support of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. Ahead of his visit to India, Sri Lanka too pulled out of the Islamabad Saarc Summit and sent a reassuring message of support to the Modi government.
Sep 24, 2016
Rajiv Gandhi had an almost prescient premonition of his own death: Neena GopalNeena Gopal was the last journalist to interview Rajiv Gandhi on the day of his assassination, which she witnessed. A quarter of a century later, she has written about the assassination, the man himself and how he was brought down, in what is now a history she has become part of.
Aug 29, 2016
LTTE leader Prabhakaran's name to be reported to Office of Missing Persons: Sri Lankan officialsSome Tamil nationalist hardliners had always doubted govt's version of story and believe that Prabhakaran may still be alive having escaped the final battle zone in 2009.
Aug 25, 2016
Tamils continue to face racial discrimination in Sri lanka, says UN Committee post reviewTamils continue to face discrimination in Sri Lanka, a UN committee stated recently, and questioned the island-country over its treatment of Indian Tamils.
Aug 18, 2016
Over 100 LTTE cadres poisoned to death at Lanka rehab centres': politiciansSri Lanka's Tamil politicians have alleged that over 100 LTTE cadres at rehabilitation centres were injected with poison leading to their deaths, prompting the government to reject their claims on Thursday.