thesundayleader.lk/2014/02/16/ The Way Forward  Engagement With Diaspora, Accelerated Provincial Development: By C. V. Wigneswaran   Current situation in the Northern Province  Development in the North has been impeded by policy failures and specific problems. Let me elaborate on the policy failures first. There are three fundamental policy failures. The first is the tragic abandoning of a pluralistic identity of Sri Lanka and adopting a majoritarian approach. The second is the historical folly of not being people-centric. The third is the unfortunate policy paradigm of viewing security and freedom as competing…
Tamil National Alliance Welcomes International Commission of Inquiry Into Allegations Against Both GOVT and LTTE (Text of Press Release Issued by the Media office of the Tamil National Alliance) The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) welcomes the Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka to the 25th session of the Human Rights Council.The High Commissioner’s report contains a comprehensive and accurate depiction of the serious human rights issues facing Sri Lanka. The Report has benefited from the High Commissioner’s visit…
dbsjeyaraja.com 11 02 2014 Northern Chief Minister Wigneswaran Says Money Sent by Tamil Diaspora has Caused Irreparable Damage to Society  Northern Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran has lamented that money sent by Tamil Diaspora has had a devastating impact on the lifestyles of Tamils here. The retired Supreme Court judge is of the view that foreign funds have caused irreparable damage to society, especially the student community. CM Wigneswaran was addressing a gathering at the annual Prize Giving and 60th Anniversary of Varani Central College last week. Those who had received…