‘Mulberry Boys’ in the Mulberry Bush
We have read tales and viewed the tele drama
series of R.K. Narayan’s popular “Malgudi Days”. Those tales and
episodes kept the kids and children enthraled with the creativity of
Narayan. But, today we unfold the story of a group of young
politicians and parliamentarians in the ruling party of the
Diyawanna-Oya, a decade ago who formed a ginger group within the
Government and named it the “Mulberry Group”.
There is something of the dawn about him
One of the biggest international stories so far
this year has been the rise and rise of Barack Obama. Its twin is
the collapse of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. She now has the
unmistakable air of a loser as the aura of inevitability and the
mystique of invincibility give way to a scramble for relevance.
Perhaps she is learning the meaning of the audacity of hope.
NATO’s Kosovo Colony
Across this last weekend, the Western propaganda
machine was working overtime, celebrating the latest NATO miracle:
the transformation of Serbian Kosovo into Albanian Kosova.