When masses stand up to asses

LAKSIRI WARNAKULA (Island) It was the talk-of-the town for many days. So many concerned and delighted citizens have posted on many social media sites and written letters and articles to newspapers. I am sure it was, perhaps it is even now, one of the most talked-about topics in today’s local current-affairs scene. It was a … Continue reading

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Why did God ask not to eat pig meat?

Leave the scavengers alone (Original Title, Island) By RUFUS RANDENIYA   Scavengers take care of dirt and dead animals, birds and fish. They do it by instinct. That is their nature and appointed task. Their cleaning service is very important to our ecosystem. With them around, our environment is always clean. We have taken these cleaners … Continue reading

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Sick Quacks

Island Editorial Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during PM Mahinda Rajapaksa’s recent state visit to India, exhorted Sri Lanka to ensure that the rights of its minorities, especially the Tamils, were safeguarded. In an interesting turn of events replete with irony, close on the heels of Modi’s much-publicised exhortation, ethnic violence erupted, in New Delhi; … Continue reading

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The BJP Has Wilfully Let Delhi Burn

The Wire Editorial Nobody should be under any illusion that the Delhi communal riots of 2020 are not a product of deliberate attempts by the BJP to polarise the country on religious grounds. Photo: PTI/Ashok Bhaumik  For three days, northeast Delhi has been in the grip of armed vigilantes mobilised by Hindutva politicians to attack … Continue reading

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