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October, 2014

  • 7 October

    Disillusionment, Divorce and Delusion

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    By Cheran Gobiratnam I suggested some reasons for the case behind union and Scottish independence and later gave my feedback upon hearing of the ‘No’ result. Case for Union In one sense it is perhaps better for Scottish people to reflect on what the rest of the UK may gain …

December, 2013

  • 9 December

    What’s in India’s Interest in the Sri Lanka Issue?

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    Can the nation afford to allow its foreign policy to be subjected to regional pressures when there are larger strategic security and trade interests at stake? Nowadays this is the common question being often raised by Indian politicians, journalists and the like. The truth is that all know the answer but …

November, 2013

  • 25 November

    Prabhakaran’s Philosophy and Ideology.

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    The day November 27th has the holiness and significance of Tamils. They remember and honour their dearly beloved heroes whose supreme sacrifice for the liberation of our motherland continues to fill all their hearts. Heroes Day speeches clearly tell the world the policies and actions of the LTTE and can …

August, 2013

  • 27 August

    The Great Britain’s Dubious Role in the Genocide of Tamils

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    “I honour the cause of Tamil Eelam. I am British. But, we are standing here at Trafalgar Square that celebrates the British Empire. Look at the statue over there. It is of General Henry Havelock. It celebrates the massacre of Indian people in 1857 when, the history books would truly …

July, 2013

  • 22 July

    Three cheers for our TYO Diaspora! Hip, hip, hooray!

    “Never doubt, that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead It is a pleasure to see the Diaspora youths coming forward to express their views. These youths are simply clear in their minds what should …

  • 11 July

    Killing the Tamils Idea of Homeland… No Way!

    The Economist, the authoritative weekly news magazine focussing on international politics and business, in its issue of December 5th-11th 1998, carried on page 86 an article titled “Sri Lanka : Civil war without end”. It had a sub heading too, “Tamil Tiger rebels and government troops, fight on. And on.” …

June, 2013

  • 27 June

    World Needs Thamil Eelam More than Tamils!

    “A thing moderately good is not as good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.” -Thomas Paine “The Sri Lanka armed forces have massacred over two thousand Tamil civilians in Vanni during the past two months. This …

November, 2012

  • 4 November

    Prabhakaran more Worthy of Noble Peace Prize than EU!

    The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union (EU), for having contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe, by a unanimous decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Even though the union is facing daunting challenges now, the idea that underpins …

October, 2012

  • 20 October

    Destiny is Not a Matter of Chance; it is a Matter of Choice!

    The American novelist Tom Robbins’s saying: “There are many things worth living for, a few things worth dying for, but nothing worth killing for”, should have been the Alma mater of Sonia’s stooges and lackeys like Pranab Mukergee and the South Block Indian diplomats, in general. It is natural and …

December, 2011

  • 11 December

    Really … I ‘m talking’ seriously!

    Reproduced below are five vital points or arguments taken arbitrarily from the timely and analytical report viz. ‘India and Sri Lanka after the LTTE – International Crisis Group’ – Asia Report N°206 of 23 June 2011. An exercise of scrutinizing these arguments is going to be of interest and will …