Friday, 21st November 2014

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Is it amnesia or is it simple crassness? I would weigh in on the side of the latter. In which country would there be nothing said in the run up to an election about a concerted effort to drag that country's forces to war crimes tribunals? IN WHICH COUNTRY DOES A PERIPHERAL ISSUE SUCH AS THE EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY BECOME THE OPPOSITION'S KEY PLANK, when there is a so called UN probe whose repercussions could be the creation of conditions for taking our wartime leadership (both civilian and military) before war crimes tribunals? These people are not mere plain ingrates but they are also self...
Indo-Lanka Accord
"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty and in the final analysis, its only keepers are the people. Imbecility of men, history teaches us, always invites the impudence of power." Justice H. R. Khanna as quoted by Chief Minster C.V. Wigneshwaran at the Kannabiran Memorial Lecture in Chennai on 9th November 2014 titled 'Safeguarding Security and Sovereignty,' Chief Minster C. V. Wigneswaran delivering the Kannabiran Memorial Lecture in Chennai on November 9, 2014 In an article titled 'An appeal to India's conscience' by K. Venkataraman appearing in the Hindu, Northern Province Chief Minster...