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One up-man ship in Tamil Nadu Assembly on Kachchatheevu.

Paper No. 6138         Dated 25-June-2016

By V. Suryanarayan

The debate on the Governor’s address in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly was characterized by sharp exchanges between Chief Minister Jayalalitha and leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). There was mutual mud-slinging and accusations as to who is at fault on the issue of ceding of Kachchatheevu to Sri Lanka. The debate was an attempt to demonstrate one up-man ship over the opponent.

Tamil Nadu and Tamils Overseas

Paper No. 6135                               Dated 25-June-2016

By V. Suryanarayan

Kachchatheevu – Mixed Signals

Paper No. 6124                                 Dated 09-Jun-2016

Guest Column by Prof. V. Suryanarayan

Refugees – Plea for a Humane Approach

Paper No. 6122                                 Dated 07-June-2016

Guest Column by Prof. V. Suryanarayan

Seven years have passed since the Tigers were decimated.  The hope that many entertained that the Sri Lankan refugees will return to their homeland has not materialized.

Sri Lanka: Government moves to Curb Racism

Paper No. 6071                                  Dated 08-Feb-2016

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David

Challenges of Tamil politics in Sri Lanka

Paper No.6054                                                 Dated 11-Jan-2016

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David

The difference between the political universe in the Sinhalese south, and the Tamil north cum Muslim-Tamil north-east, is that the former is a sharp and acid standoff, the latter is confusion. 

Sri Lanka: Year 2015 in review

Paper No. 6050                               Dated 29-Dec-2015

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David

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