8th June 2014

13th Amendment, UNHRC and India.

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highly placed UPFA sources say they do not expect an Uva poll to take place until August. As for a presidential poll, these sources said, it would be in February next year. This is after the visit of Pope Francis to Colombo in January. President Mahinda Rajapaksa is set to attend the 69th UN General Assembly sessions which begin in September. Thereafter, the senior member said, he would have to present the Government’s budget. Immediately thereafter he would have to take part in the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation) summit in Kathmandu, Nepal, in November. In terms of the SAARC Charter, that absence of any head of any one state of a member country makes a summit invalid. Yet, the broader backdrop in […]

Is Sushma’s Appointment a Bonus for Sri Lanka?

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Then comes another clown from India. Subramaniam Swamy advises the BJP Government not to unilaterally have direct dealings with the Sri Lankan Tamils, but to deal with them through SL. Swamy, who had always been a die-hard fan of President Mahinda Rajapaksa said: “Without the willing support of Sri Lanka, India cannot solve any Tamil problem.” What a great advice he could given BJP! Though he is a Tamil, but also a Brahmin, he was not bothered about the 100,000 plus Tamils, who were butchered raped and murdered by the Sri Lankan Army. He aspires to be a minister in the BJP Government.    So stated by Visvanathna Sivam in his write up; in his article given below! Swamy cannot claim to be brahmin as the vedas state […]