Sri Lankan sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has ruled out Sri Lankan players joining IPL without the safety guarantees from the Indian government.
Faced with growing anti-Sri Lanka sentiments in Tamil Nadu, Colombo may shift its deputy high commission office out of Chennai, a media report said on Sunday.
Amid continued agitation hereover Sri Lankan Tamil issue, national security adviser Shivshankar Menon today said it is in India's interest that Sri Lanka solves its ethnic issues and make the minority community confident of its fate there.
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.
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.
DMK and AIADMK today demanded thatthe government support a US-based resolution at the UNHRC condemning killing of Tamils in Sri Lanka and institution of an independent inquiry.
An Indian fisherman is injured as Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly fire at some fishing boats off Kodiakarai coast, about 200 km from Rameswaram.