India  /  Published 19.05.22

Freed, Perarivalan plays parai

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict A.G. Perarivalan on Wednesday celebrated the Supreme Court verdict directing his release by playing the Tamil percussion instrument parai and said he wanted to ...
By PTI in Jolarpettai (TN)

People  /  Published 02.04.22

The week that should have been

Following Alia Bhatt’s coronation as India’s most valued female celebrity by the Duff & Phelps report, Kangana Ranaut says that the “only reason Alia has come out on top is bec...
By Priyam Marik

World  /  Published 19.01.22

Lanka vows justice for missing persons

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Tuesday that Sri Lanka needs to “correct the misconceptions” of the global community on its human rights policies as he promised “justice” ...
By PTI in Colombo

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

This Month, That Year

1988: Veteran film actor, director and producer Raj Kapoor collapses at the ceremony to honour him with the highest award in Indian cinema - the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Kapoor is hospitalised after th...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 28.03.21

Lanka won’t succumb to UNHRC pressure

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday stated that the recent UNHRC resolution against his country was the doing of local and foreign forces which do not want Sri Lanka to progress. He even...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Colombo


Books  /  Published 05.02.21

War and peace

The Vanishing of Subhash Bose: The Mystery Unlocked (Kalpaz, Rs 250) by Rajesh Talwar raises questions about the mysterious disappearance of Subhash Chandra Bose. Some of the evidence, Talwar claims, ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 07.01.21

India prods Lanka on Tamils

The 13th Amendment led to the creation of provincial councils but the promised devolution of power never took place. Last year, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told European Union envoys that ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

The changing isle: Poll-bound Sri Lanka

The campaigning for the Sri Lankan parliamentary elections scheduled on August 5 ended yesterday. Pundits have predicted the outgoing prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, to be the frontrunner in the ra...
By Sonia Sarkar

India  /  Published 06.02.20

India used for-hire UK pilots in Lanka: Book

British mercenary pilots helped Indian troops in their battle against the Liberation Tigers for Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Sri Lanka in the 1980s, a new book has said.The Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) ...
By PTI in London

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.19

What Sri Lanka poll results could mean for India

The ‘terminator’, as it had been predicted, has returned. Gotabaya Rajapaksa — the moniker, terminator, presumably has to do with his role in crushing the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam — ha...
By The Editorial Board


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