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Tamil politics sinking in a history of Tamil lies – Part I

— Reply to C. V. Wigneswaran   By H.L. D. Mahindapala Faced with the monumental achievements of the Sinhala-Buddhist civilisation the Tamils have been struggling constantly to pose as if they were the Gullivers who were the founding architects of the nation, from “the dawn of  history”,  and the rest...

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Is Sri Lanka’s Parliament Protecting Sri Lanka’s Land Sovereignty?

With regard to LAND there are critical factors Sri Lanka cannot afford to ignore any longer. We are into 72 years of ‘independence’ but still following colonial statutes and it is nothing we can be too proud about. It is essential to realize that these colonial statutes were drawn up by colonial invaders to suit their administration under which our natives were subservient. True, we gained adult suffrage and education but that too had ulterior motives in developing brown sahibs to continue colonial rule in new colonial form.

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That Irresistible “Exclusivity” Pledge

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe There was once a contented man who worked in the king’s palace. The king was baffled how this one man could be happy when others could not. When he asked his chief advisor about this, the chief advisor requested the king to give this man a bag...