Reaction to India's support for the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka was negative in the island nation today, with the media calling it a 'let down' and an ally in the government demanding a 'drastic change' in the country's foreign policy towards New Delhi.
A Sri Lankan group has threatened tit-for-tat attacks on Indians from Tamil Nadu after two Buddhist monks were targeted in the Indian state.
Sri Lanka announced on Thursday it would repossess part of a strategic oil storage depot from a state-run Indian firm after Delhi supported international calls to probe war crimes on the island.
PLAIN TALK: Valautham Dayanidhi, alias Daya Master, speaks to Hindustan Times in Jaffna.
LTTE fighters were dressed in Indian army uniforms during the final battles of the nearly three-decade long civil war, former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka has said.
Twelve fishermen were allegedly attacked by Sri Lankan Naval personnel in two separate incidents when they were fishing off the Tamil Nadu coast, officials said.
Sinhala Ravaya, a Sinhalese Buddhist pressure group, today staged a march to the Indian High Commission here to protest the repeated attacks against Buddhist monks in Tamil Nadu.
Sri Lanka today dismissed media reports about cancellation of its annual bilateral defence talks with India, where the government is facing pressure from Tamil Nadu-based parties to vote in favour of the US-backed resolution against Colombo at the UN Human Rights Council.
With the DMK pulling out of the UPA government over the alleged war crimes against Tamils in Sri Lanka, take a look at the essentials of the issue in the island nation.
On March 21, the US will introduce a tough resolution at the UNHRC to make Sri Lanka culpable of human rights violations during the war against the LTTE. What is Colombo doing to convince countries not to support it ? Padma Rao Sundarji reports.
Sri Lanka has described the adoption of its periodic review of human rights at Geneva's UNHRC sessions without a division as a victory and an acknowledgment of its rights progress.
A Channel 4's new documentary on Sri Lanka's war on the LTTE reveals new details of a military bloodbath. Its makers are pushing Delhi to support a war-crimes probe. Zia Haq
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The Sri Lankan military committed numerous war crimes during the final months of the country's 26-year civil war, according to a documentary aired for the first time, amid vigorous protests from Colombo.
Sri Lanka today stoutly opposed a US sponsored resolution coming up against the country at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council, terming it as "unfair and unjust".
India today paid homage to its soldiers who lost their lives while fighting Tamil rebels on a peacekeeping mission in northern Sri Lanka.