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Rajapaksas, yet to see the ‘Light’

Daily News Editorial Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, spearheading the Eliya movement to defeat government efforts at creating a new constitution, in Galle, the other day, stressed that devolution of power to the minority Tamils was not the solution to bring about reconciliation, but it was only through the provision of sufficient facilities and development … Continue reading

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JR was no different to MR

SIRIMAVO’S ENFORCED EXILE Daily News column: Contemporary Politics Sirimavo Bandaranaike and J. R. Jayewardene (Cartoons added by TW) The ‘darkest day of democracy’ October 16, 1980, she faced with bravery and equanimity. On ‘unjust, unfair, and revengeful’ act by her opponent, Sirimavo made a short farewell speech and left her seat amidst cat-calls and indecent … Continue reading

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Muslims: Bharatmata’s Unequal Children

Bharatmata’s unequal children Latha Jishnu (Dawn) Cartoons added by TW RELIGIOUS bigotry has official sanction in the new India. It is fashionable in saffron circles and common among the middle class. The common refrain is that India is a Hindu country and finally the majority community need not be apologetic any more about it. Brazen … Continue reading

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