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Ram Setu is man-made

Ram Setu is man-made

The claim made in a new show of a US science channel that the ‘Ram Setu’ is man-made and not natural has reaffirmed the stand of the BJP on the issue, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. He also hit out at the previous …

India is buying world’s emptiest airport in battle for territorial dominance

India is buying world’s emptiest airport in battle for territorial dominance

India plans to buy the world’s emptiest airport in an effort to limit China’s influence in the Indian Ocean. Designed to accommodate one million passengers per year, Mattala Rajapaksa International …

Problems Resolved

Problems Resolved

The three constituent parties of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) amicably resolved their differences, concluded their seat sharing arrangements for the local government elections in the North and Eastern provinces and agreed to work together as one team. All the three TNA constituent parties agreed …

Dissenting lawmakers form new coalition

Dissenting lawmakers form new coalition

A group of dissenting Sri Lankan Tamil lawmakers has formed a new coalition to challenge the TNA which has come under severe criticism for going soft on the government’s delay in delivering justice to the minority community, a parliamentarian said today. Tamil parliamentarian Sivashakthi Anandan …

TNA split

TNA split

The Tamil Eelam Liberation Organisation (TELO) dropped a bombshell on the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) last week when the party’s hierarchy decided to quit the alliance. The move comes in at a time when the Local Government elections are expected to be held early next …

TNA reaches consensus with TELO

TNA reaches consensus with TELO

The Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi (ITAK) Leader and Jaffna District Parliamentarian Mavai S. Senathirajah is confident that the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will continue to remain strong and that the …

We are comfortable living with the majority community

We are comfortable living with the majority community

Ceylon Workers’ Congress (CWC) General Secretary Arumugam Thondaman, in an interview with Daily Mirror, spoke about the current political environment and his plans to contest the elections. Following are excerpts of the interview done with Thondaman. How do you view the current political environment as …

Tamil parties divided

Tamil parties divided

Realignment of the various Tamil groupings in the North and East, yet to take shape. As of now, it is still not clear, whether the local government elections in the North and East would be a four cornered or a five cornered fight.R. Sampanthan – …

Lord Naseby was not speaking for the British Government

Lord Naseby was not speaking for the British Government

The British High Commission has declared that Lord Naseby’s recent statement in the House of Lords pertaining to accountability issues in Sri Lanka doesn’t reflect UK’s stand. The British HC …

CEB irks Sri Lanka cricket legend

CEB irks Sri Lanka cricket legend

Sri Lanka cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara publicly grouching about the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) not answering his calls has sparked a social media storm with both helpful tips and barbs thrown at him. Five days after complaining that the CEB was not taking his calls, …