Ltte(Search results - 15)
WorldAug 12, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa names brother Gotabhaya as SLPP presidential candidate
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has named his brother Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna presidency. Gotabhaya had led Rajapaksa's military campaign against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2006 and 2009 and won the hearts of many.
IndiaJul 14, 2019, 10:54 AM IST
Vaiko moves Madras high court, seeks quashing of lower court order
Vaiko said the special court for trial of MPs and MLAs had erred in its interpretation of 124 A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) with regard to the words he had spoken in support of the banned LTTE
WorldJul 12, 2019, 9:56 AM IST
Sri Lanka: Suspecting LTTE buried gold treasure, court permits excavation of site at Mullaitivu
The Sri Lankan court ordered advanced excavation of private land in search of treasure. It is suspected that the LTTE buried gold in the plot after the war ended in 2009
IndiaJun 30, 2019, 3:29 PM IST
Sri Lanka Police discover bombs in Omanthai jungle
Even as Sri Lanka is yet to come to terms with the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that claimed that lives of over 250 people, the country’s police continue to discover more bombs
IndiaMay 22, 2019, 9:51 AM IST
Sri Lanka: Human bone fragments, pieces of LTTE uniforms found
Human bone fragments, pieces of LTTE uniforms found at Vellamullivaikal beach in Mullaitivu in Sri Lanka. Excavations are being done under the leadership of the judicial medical officer of Jaffna Hospital.
IndiaMay 14, 2019, 11:26 AM IST
Indian government extends ban on LTTE for five years
The LTTE, a Sri Lanka-based terror organisation, had become the first terror outfit to give grenades and weapons to children. The LTTE used to kidnap children and threaten their families, to recruit thousands of children in Sri Lanka.
IndiaMay 8, 2019, 12:27 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Anti-aircraft gun bullets found in Vavuniya forest
The Irattaperiyakulam Police recovered about 85 bullets that are capable of destroying aircraft, in a forest near Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
IndiaMay 7, 2019, 8:44 PM IST
Gurumurthy bomb: ‘Sonia begged Rajiv’s killers LTTE to win over DMK in 2004. This is worst karma’
Right-wing ideologue tears into Congress’s own dubious history of appeasing Rajiv Gandhi’s killers for political gains, counters Priyanka Vadra’s karma jibe at PM Narendra Modi
IndiaNov 26, 2018, 4:32 PM IST
7 held in Sri Lanka for celebrating LTTE chief's birth anniversary
Seven persons, including former northern provincial councillor VK Sivajilingam, were arrested at Prabhakaran's birthplace Valvettithurai, Sri Lanka.
IndiaOct 8, 2018, 6:59 PM IST
Sri Lanka: Former Tamil state minister supports LTTE, gets arrested
Vijayakala Maheswaran, Tamil state minister in Sri Lanka, during an event, said, 'To enforce the safety of our children and women, to see them come home safely from their schools, LTTE governance must come into operation.'
NewsSep 28, 2018, 7:00 PM IST
LTTE planned to attack Colombo with plane from Chennai: Sri Lanka President Sirisena
"No one knew it better than me," said Sirisena, who was the acting defence minister during the last two weeks of the civil war with the LTTE in May, 2009 when the rebels were eventually defeat
IndiaSep 12, 2018, 1:14 PM IST
'Rahul Gandhi might have forgiven Rajiv Gandhi's assassins, but I won't forgive my father's killers'
Even knocking at Congress' door did not help the sad situation of this former party member's son. Watch League Mohan's exclusive interview as he narrates his take on Tamil Nadu cabinet recommending the release of 7 convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Mohan lost his father Munaswamy in the Sriperumbudur blast of 1991.
IndiaAug 23, 2018, 11:08 AM IST
'Priyanka and I were unhappy when LTTE chief Prabhakaran was killed,' says Rahul Gandhi
Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was killed by a suicide bomber, who was allegedly a member of the LTTE, at an election rally in Tamil Nadu on May 21, 1991. While addressing the crowd at Bucerius Summer School, he said that the LTTE chief's killing might have negatively impacted his children which is why they regret the killing of their father's assassin.