Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:10
Paper No. 5839 Dated 05-Dec-2014
By Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan
The focus of this paper is to highlight the need for economic independence combined with political support of India when seeking autonomy in the context of Tamils in Sri Lanka.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 05:44
Paper No. 5834 Dated 01-Dec-2014
Guest Column by Dr Kumar David
This piece is premised on the assumption that President Mahinda Rajapakse (Mahinda) may be defeated on 8 January 2015, which is not the same as saying it is a certainty - that is too early to judge since the Maithripala Sirisena (Maithri) challenge needs to prove its endurance.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 06:02
Paper No. 5822 Dated 18-Nov-2014
Col. R. Hariharan
Text of an E-mail interview with Dr Parasaran Rangarajan, editor-in-chief of the International Law Journal of London, on November 16, 2014 is reproduced here.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 06:01
Paper No. 5819 Dated 10-Nov-2014
By Col. R. Hariharan
Sri Lanka Deputy Minister Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan, known as Karuna Amman in his earlier incarnation as LTTE commander of Batticaloa, accused the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) of rape and killings during its war against the LTTE in Sri Lanka between 1987 and 90.
Speaking in Parliament on November 4, he said the IPKF had raped several Tamil women and also killed Tamils and “there is evidence for that.”
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 05:57
Paper No. 5818 Dated 10-Nov-2014
By Col. R. Hariharan
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 05:51
Paper No. 5817 Dated 10-Nov-2014
By Bhaskar Roy
The docking of two Chinese submarines in Sri Lanka within a space of two months raises pertinent questions. As any naval expert would agree docking of submarines is essentially different from port-calls or docking by a warship, because a submarine is a stealth weapon.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:58
Paper No. 5808 Dated 21-Oct-2014
By Col R Hariharan
[Here are answers to e-mail questions raised by a legal analyst on the recent ECJ judgement annulment of the inclusion of the LTTE in EU terrorist organisations list.]
General Court of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 138/14 Luxembourg, 16 October 2014 Judgment in Joined Cases T-208/11 and T-508/11 Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) v Council