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'We knew father was going to die': Congress president Rahul Gandhi on father Rajiv's assassination
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'We knew father was going to die': Congress president Rahul Gandhi on father Rajiv's assassination

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that he and his family knew that his father Rajiv Gandhi was going to die. During his interaction with IIM alumni in Singapore, Gandhi said he and his sister Priyanka have "completely forgiven" his father's killers.

MDMK chief Vaiko stopped at Kuala Lumpur airport, interrogated over links with LTTE
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MDMK chief Vaiko stopped at Kuala Lumpur airport, interrogated over links with LTTE

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( MDMK) chief V Gopalswamy, better known as Vaiko, on Friday was stopped at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and questioned for several hours on his alleged links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), reports said.

LTTE leader Prabhakaran's name to be reported to Office of Missing Persons: Sri Lankan officials
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LTTE leader Prabhakaran's name to be reported to Office of Missing Persons: Sri Lankan officials

Some 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.

Censor board cuts dialogue on Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in RGV's 'Veerappan'
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Censor board cuts dialogue on Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in RGV's 'Veerappan'

Ram Gopal Varma told us that censors asked for this particular line of dialogue from his film 'Veerappan' to be cut

Suspected pro-Tamil activist throws slipper at former NSA MK Narayanan
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Suspected pro-Tamil activist throws slipper at former NSA MK Narayanan

Former National Security Adviser MK Narayanan was on Wednesday attacked with a slipper by a suspected pro-Tamil activist at a programme in Chennai.

If conspirator in Gandhi assasination could be released, why not Rajiv killers: TN govt in SC
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If conspirator in Gandhi assasination could be released, why not Rajiv killers: TN govt in SC

If Godse's brother could be released in the Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, then why should the doors be closed for the assassins of Rajiv Gandhi, Tamil Nadu government asked SC.

Vaiko, pro-Tamil outfits cut cake to celebrate LTTE chief Prabhakaran's birthday
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Vaiko, pro-Tamil outfits cut cake to celebrate LTTE chief Prabhakaran's birthday

NDA ally, MDMK chief Vaiko and pro-Tamil outfits on Wednesday celebrated the 60th birth anniversary of slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Swamy wants directive against Prabhakaran's birth anniversary celebrations in TN
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Swamy wants directive against Prabhakaran's birth anniversary celebrations in TN

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to issue a directive to the Tamil Nadu government to ban the move to celebrate birth anniversary of slain chief of LTTE V Prabhakaran, who was responsible for killing of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Naveen's BJD in turmoil: Leader calls CM 'mentally dull', gets the sack
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Naveen's BJD in turmoil: Leader calls CM 'mentally dull', gets the sack

The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is perhaps for the first time in his uninterrupted, 14-year long reign, is in serious danger of losing his veneer of probity.

Modi, Kasab in one collage: Is it a punishable offence?
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Modi, Kasab in one collage: Is it a punishable offence?

Narendra Modi has been compared with Adolf Hitler before. Is the "Negative Faces" poster more shocking because it actually puts images to words? Or is it because it also includes the likes of Veerappan and Ajmal Kasab?

If PM gives Commonwealth meet a miss, India will be isolated: Sri Lanka
India

If PM gives Commonwealth meet a miss, India will be isolated: Sri Lanka

India is yet again forced to walk a tight rope vis-a-vis its diplomatic ties with Sri Lanka owing to domestic pressure from the Tamil Nadu government and Tamil civil society. Colombo says India is an emerging world power and much portray itself accordingly.

Live: All-party meet on SL resolution yields no consensus
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Live: All-party meet on SL resolution yields no consensus

Tracking the latest updates and developments in the wake of the DMK's shock decision to pull out of the UPA government.

Channel 4 documentary full of half truths, says Sri Lanka
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Channel 4 documentary full of half truths, says Sri Lanka

The pictures have once again raised questions over the conduct of Sri Lankan armed forces during the final stages of the operation against Tamil Tiger rebels and is another blow for the government in its attempts to head off a critical resolution at the UN Human Rights Council.

Ram Jethmalani questions Rajiv Gandhi's stand on LTTE chief
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Ram Jethmalani questions Rajiv Gandhi's stand on LTTE chief

Jethmalani said he was yet to understand the "behaviour" of Gandhi who had invited Prabhakaran as a government guest in Delhi and the Indian Army was sent to the Sri Lanka to shoot persons fighting for the Tamil cause.

DMK ideology was a factor in Rajiv's assassination by LTTE
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DMK ideology was a factor in Rajiv's assassination by LTTE

Velupillai Prabhakaran and LTTE intelligence chief Pottu Amman plotted Rajiv Gandhi's murder, says KP, the LTTE leader who is now in Sri Lankan custody. But Prabhakaran's hatred for Rajiv also had its roots in Dravidian ideology, he claims

Indira Gandhi helped train Tamil rebels, and reaped whirlwind
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Indira Gandhi helped train Tamil rebels, and reaped whirlwind

What was Mrs Gandhi’s gameplan in training the Tamil groups? According to LTTE leader KP, Mrs Gandhi thought she may be able to escalate armed struggle up to a certain level and then use that leverage to settle the issue. But her assassination put paid to those plans