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Changing the game

Changing the game

If the TNA can keep ploughing the politically mature path, push the Rajapaksa Administration to reciprocate and ensure they exercise their writ over the Northern Province with responsibility and accountability, …

The unwelcome Sepoy Mission of an Indian External Affairs Minister to Sri Lanka

The unwelcome Sepoy Mission of an Indian External Affairs Minister to Sri Lanka

      Shenali D Waduge A daily problematic issues faced by Sri Lanka as a result of its hegemonic neighbour India are many and have continued through history. When we thought our heroic forces ended the Indian trained and financed LTTE terrorism and brought peace, …

C V Wigneswaran is ONLY a Chief Minister

C V Wigneswaran is ONLY a Chief Minister

         Shenali D Waduge C V Wigneswaran and the TNA need to realize some hard facts. Firstly, C V Wigneswaran is just ONE of 9 Chief Ministers elected to office for a term. He should not think or behave as if he has …

Sinhala Nation & Tamil Nation

Sinhala Nation & Tamil Nation

      by Gajalakshmi Paramasivam Last night at the Sri Lanka Reconciliation Forum here in Sydney we had a robust discussion on Sinhala Nation, Tamil Nation and Sri Lankan Nation. This morning I read the Sri Lanka Guardian article ‘Are The Tamils And The …

Lessons from the break-up of Yugoslavia and ‘independence’ of Kosovo for Sri Lanka

Lessons from the break-up of Yugoslavia and ‘independence’ of Kosovo for Sri Lanka

     Shenali D Waduge When countries are eyed to serve the self-interests of a handful of ‘civilized’ nations they know the perfect medicine to ensure these targeted nations are brought to their knees. The break-up of Yugoslavia serves as a catalyst for why Sri …

The Verdict Of The Tamil People

The Verdict Of The Tamil People

    The TNA has swept the polls in the North. More importantly, the Tamil people have voted courageously, convincingly, and clearly. It was an expected outcome, but as President Rajapaksa took off to New York, he would have known that numbers and statistics on …

CaFFE Interim Report on Sri Lanka NPC Election 2013 – Signs of Hope Over the Broken Palmyrah

CaFFE Interim Report on Sri Lanka NPC Election 2013 – Signs of Hope Over the Broken Palmyrah

CaFFE Interim Report on Sri Lanka NPC Election 2013      Signs of Hope Over the Broken Palmyrah – Towards a Civic Administration for the Northern Province  By Rathindra Kuruwita RajithKeerthiTennakoon …

Indictment of Tamil Nadu Political Class

Indictment of Tamil Nadu Political Class

     By N Sathyamoorthy Tamil National Alliance (TNA) chief ministerial candidate for the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) elections in Sri Lanka, Justice C V Wigneswaran, could not have said it more candidly and categorically. It is a strong and unwavering indictment of the Tamil …

How will India facilitate a credible and independent investigation in Sri Lanka

How will India facilitate a credible and independent investigation in Sri Lanka

      By Raghu Menon While domestic politics took centre stage in Delhi this past March, with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) pulling out of the ruling coalition, far away from the mêlée, at the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) 22nd session in Geneva, the …

Another Job For The TNA

Another Job For The TNA

By Kath Noble       A couple of weeks ago, I said that the TNA should intervene with Tamil Nadu politicians on behalf of the fishermen of the North. They should explain that there is no point in having a devolved administration if it …