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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Working in Fort and Colpetty Five Decades Ago……

………………Shocker, with ‘Que Sera…, Sera’ transforming to a Chaotic Din Gafoor Building on Main Street, Colombo in the 1960s Let me share with your readers some lunch time experiences in the Fort in mid 1960s. In 1967, working as an audit trainee at a reputed firm of Chartered Accountants as a school leaver, I travelled … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka’s Present Predicament: Where do we go from here?

Professor Sri Hettige (Daily Mirror) The change of regime on January 8, 2015 raised public expectations regarding good governance and socio-economic development. Yet, after nearly three years, most of these expectations have been dashed. Moreover, the developments in the recent months seem to have created a conducive environment for the rise of undemocratic and oppressive … Continue reading

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