Imperative Need to Support Tamil Moderates in the Struggle Against Extremists

The Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) was formed in 1949 by a dissident faction.... ...


Tamil “Extremists” target Sampanthan and Sumanthiran of the TNA as “Traitors”

Tamil National Alliance(TNA) leader Rajavarothayam Sampanthan MP and TNA ... ...


FSP leader Kumar Gunaratnam fought a Guerilla war against the Indian army

Leading Politbureau member of Frontline Socialist Party(FSP) Kumar Gunaratnam.... ...


How Sri Lankans United Briefly After the 2004 Tsunami

Ten years ago on December 26, 2004 a series of giant  tsunami waves engulfed the c...


How C.P. de Silva Crossed Over With 13 MP’s From SLFP Governmenton Dec 3rd 1964

Fifty years ago on December 3rd 1964 ,Charles Percival de Silva the Minister of Land, I...


CP de Silva’s crossover in 1964 and that of Maithripala Sirisena in 2014

The spectacular  crossover of Senior Minister  Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithr...


Life and Times of Tiger Supremo Veluppillai Prabhakaran

If Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader Thiruvengadam Veluppillai Prabhakaran...


JVP Leader and Revolutionary Rohana Wijeweera’s demise 25 years ago

Patabendi Don Nandasiri Wijeweera  known to the world at large as Rohana Wijeweera...


LTTE-enforced boycott lost Ranil the presidency in 2005

Karl Marx expanded famously  on  Friedrich Hegel’s remark about “...


Slaying of Kingsley Rasanayagam by LTTE ten years ago

The assortment of political parties  known as the Tamil National Alliance(TNA) is ...


Phenomenal influence of cinema on politics in India’s Tamil Nadu state

The  South Indian state of Tamil Nadu has been ruled alternately by two “Dravid...


The incident that rocked Ceylon 55 Years Ago The Assassination of Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike

The  three-decade period of intense conflict from 1983 to 2009  has resulted in&...


Why Narendra Modi insists on 13th Amendment for Sri Lanka

Astute observers following the erratic course of Sri Lankan Tamil politics were in for ...


Five years after the capture of Ex-LTTE Chief KP Malaysia

It was five years ago on August 5th 2009 that Selvarasah Pathmanathan alias “KP&rdqu...


Attempt to absolve LTTE In the aftermath of Amirthalingam assassination

An official delegation representing the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) was engaged...


Tamil Leader Appapillai Amirthalingam’s assassination by the LTTE 25 Years Ago

July 13, 1989 was the date on which the well-known Sri Lankan Tamil leader Appapillai Amir...


BIRTH AND GROWTH OF NEXUS BETWEEN THE TNA AND THE LTTE

The suggestion made  in this column last week that the Tamil National Alliance(TNA)sh...


TNA must take lead in presenting evidence about ltte violations at the un probe

Out going UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Navanetham Pillay known as Navi. Pilla...


‘Imbulgoda Veeraya’ with us no more

SD Bandaranayake,one of Sri Lanka’s  colourful political personalities passed a...


Lankan Defence Officials elated

It was in April this year that this column  exclusively reported for the “Daily...


Comrade Bala Tampoe - Trade Union Firebrand

May 23 was the 92nd birthday of Sri Lanka’s unique trade union leader Philips Balend...


ATTEMPT TO REVIVE THE LTTE Aborted

The arrest and detention of Jeyakumari Balendra resulted in a huge outcry strongly critica...


Thwarting an attempt to revive the LTTE in North

Preliminary information gleaned by the Police in Pallai from 34-year-old Kumarasingham Kul...


Third abortive Diaspora-backed attempt to revive the LTTE

{jcomments off}“Mazhai Nindraalum Thooral Nitkavillai”is a saying in Tamil mea...


AN ABORTIVE ATTEMPT TO REVIVE THE LTTE

The traditional April new year named ‘Jaya’ or Victory dawned on a positive no...


Tiger vs. Tiger Tenth Anniversary of Revolt Led By Eastern LTTE Leader “Col” Karuna

Ten years have passed since the once dreaded LTTE experienced an internal politico-militar...


Sri Lanka captures senior LTTE leader Nanthagopan with help from Iran and Malaysia

{jcomments off}The Sri Lankan defence establishment has successfully accomplished the feat...


Nediyavan, Vinayagam, Rudra and Fr. Emmanuel Described by Govt. as formidable foes from the Global Tamil Diaspora

The LTTE and 15 other entities suspected of being Tiger fronts were proscribed by the Sri ...


A bigger plan by the LTTE nipped in the bud

Hectic events over the past few weeks in Sri Lanka have driven home three salient truths o...


Tharmapuram shooting

Two pistol shots rang out in the afternoon of Thursday March 13, 2014 at No. 5 of the Indi...


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