Articles about LTTE

Netizens still want ban on 'The Family Man-2': Here's why

06 Jun 2021

Entertainment
Netizens still want ban on 'The Family Man-2': Here's why

When voices erupted against an ill-portrait of Eelam Tamils in the Amazon Prime Video series The Family Man 2 upon its trailer launch, makers Raj and DK asked viewers to first watch the show and then criticize it.

Rajya Sabha MP objects to 'The Family Man-2' Tamils' portrayal

24 May 2021

Entertainment
Rajya Sabha MP objects to 'The Family Man-2' Tamils' portrayal

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's general secretary Vaiko has sought a ban on the upcoming Amazon Prime show The Family Man 2.

Death toll rises to 310, Sri Lanka observes 3-minute silence

23 Apr 2019

World
Death toll rises to 310, Sri Lanka observes 3-minute silence

Sri Lanka observed a nationwide three-minute silence today to pay homage to more than 300 people killed in the gruesome Easter Sunday bombings, the country's worst terror attack blamed on a local previously little-known Islamist outfit.

Sri Lanka blasts: 24 suspects arrested, 290 killed, 450 injured

22 Apr 2019

World
Sri Lanka blasts: 24 suspects arrested, 290 killed, 450 injured

Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 people in connection to the deadly bomb blasts which ripped apart churches and high-end hotels on Sunday. Officials said 290 people have died and 450 got injured.

Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'

19 Mar 2019

World
Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'

Media rights activists yesterday urged the Sri Lankan government to withdraw proposed anti-terror legislation, calling it is a set of draconian laws aimed at suppressing media freedom and democratic rights.

IAF-strikes: Mentioning Rajiv Gandhi's death, VK Singh slams Digvijay Singh

05 Mar 2019

Politics
IAF-strikes: Mentioning Rajiv Gandhi's death, VK Singh slams Digvijay Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs, General VK Singh on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Digvijay Singh for calling Pulwama terror attack "an accident" and casting doubts on IAF airstrikes in Balakot, Pakistan.

Replace anti-terror law in compliance with global-norms: EU tells Lanka

16 Feb 2019

World
Replace anti-terror law in compliance with global-norms: EU tells Lanka

The EU has urged Sri Lanka to repeal its controversial anti-terror law and replace with a new one in compliance with the international norms.

Long-held Tamil prisoners may be released soon: Rajapaksa's son

04 Nov 2018

World
Long-held Tamil prisoners may be released soon: Rajapaksa's son

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's legislator son Namal today indicated that the long-held demand of the Tamil minority community to release all Tamil prisoners in the country may be fulfilled soon, a move aimed at persuading the Tamil legislators to support Rajapaksa.

Sri Lankan President Sirisena sacks PM Wickremesinghe; Rajapaksa sworn in

27 Oct 2018

World
Sri Lankan President Sirisena sacks PM Wickremesinghe; Rajapaksa sworn in

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena today issued two extraordinary gazette notices making controversial strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa the new Prime Minister and formally recognizing Ranil Wickremesinghe's dramatic dismissal, leading to a constitutional crisis.

DMK supremo Karunanidhi dies at 94

07 Aug 2018

India
DMK supremo Karunanidhi dies at 94

M Karunanidhi, DMK supremo, has succumbed to old-age related ailments after nearly 10 days in hospital. He was 94.

Chhattisgarh cops recover two hi-tech foreign-made firearms from Maoists

29 Jul 2018

India
Chhattisgarh cops recover two hi-tech foreign-made firearms from Maoists

Maoists in Chhattisgarh may have been procuring sophisticated foreign weapons by smuggling them through the North East, Deputy Inspector General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P said.

Top Tamil Nadu politicians visit ill DMK chief Karunanidhi

27 Jul 2018

Politics
Top Tamil Nadu politicians visit ill DMK chief Karunanidhi

Top Tamil Nadu politicians including Deputy CM O Panneerselvam and Kamal Haasan visited M Karunanidhi yesterday, who hasn't been keeping well.

Justice for victims of Lanka civil war remains elusive: US-lawmaker

21 Jun 2018

World
Justice for victims of Lanka civil war remains elusive: US-lawmaker

Justice for most of the victims of brutal civil war in Sri Lanka remains elusive, said US lawmaker Chris Smith.

Me, my sister have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi

11 Mar 2018

India
Me, my sister have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said yesterday that he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi have "completely forgiven" the assassins of his father Rajiv Gandhi.

After Buddhist-Muslim clashes, Sri Lanka declares state of emergency

06 Mar 2018

World
After Buddhist-Muslim clashes, Sri Lanka declares state of emergency

Sri Lanka declared a state of emergency for 10 days to curb communal violence. This decision comes a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the island's Kandy district.

Now, Congress and BJP fight it out in Karnataka

12 Jan 2018

Politics
Now, Congress and BJP fight it out in Karnataka

After Gujarat and Himachal polls are done and dusted, the action has now moved to Karnataka.

MDMK chief Vaiko detained in Malaysia over alleged LTTE links

09 Jun 2017

India
MDMK chief Vaiko detained in Malaysia over alleged LTTE links

The Tamil Nadu-based MDMK Chief Vaiko was detained at Kuala Lumpur Airport on June 9 and denied entry into Malaysia.