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Modi’s landslide: bad for India’s soul

The Guardian Editorial  The world does not need another national populist leader who pursues a pro-business agenda while trading in fake news and treating minorities as second-class citizens The biggest election in history has just been won by one man: Narendra Modi. Mr Modi has become the first Indian prime minister since 1971 to secure … Continue reading

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A long war against racism

Observer Editorial Ten years ago, Sri Lanka finally ended a bloody conflict that spanned three decades. It is particularly tragic that the week preceding this milestone was marked by calls to guard against a repeat of July 1983, which likely sparked the full-blown war over Tamil separatism.   Before the riots of July 1983, the … Continue reading

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Wahhabism, Salafism: The good, the bad and the evil

Daily Mirror A madrasa or religious school in Kattankudy: Many Muslims here follow the traditional Islam recognized by the All Ceylon Jammiyyatul Ulema. AFP As investigations continue into the gruesome terror attack on April 21 Easter Sunday, with the people asking questions as to what drove the terrorists to commit this heinous crime on the … Continue reading

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Extremists and imbeciles

Island Editorial Sri Lanka has had to combat terrorism again as the tenth anniversary of its victory over the LTTE draws near. Current threats to national security emanate from some bloodthirsty barbarians within the Muslim and Sinhala communities. The National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) destroyed nearly 250 lives in the name of their macabre cause, and … Continue reading

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