02 03 2016 Tamil Leadership and Elite Must Come Out Of Their Shells And Be Seen As Average ‘Sri Lankans”Not Just as “Tamils By Vishwamithra 1984“Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.” -Charles de Gaulle When we discuss in our high-sounding socio-political conversations of reconciliation or accommodation, we simply mean a genuine feeling of empathy, based fundamentally on compassion and kindness. Whether one is a Tamil, Sinhalese, Muslim or a Burgher, reconciling oneself to the feelings,…
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…
18 03 2016 Ex-Judge Wigneswaran is Like a Jaffna Lagoon Lobster Caught in the Tamil Diaspora Net! By Don Manu Perhaps it’s the long exposure to the balmy breeze that blows in from the Indian Ocean. Or the cultivated taste for the Palmyrah treacle that flows liberally to the waiting pot. Or even the pungent onion that sprouts in abundance from Jaffna’s fertile soil and is rumoured to make grown men lose their marbles in tears if consumed in excess; but certainly something funny has happened to this former Supreme Court…
dbsjeyaraj.com 13 08 2014 Infrastructures Controlled by China in Sri Lanka will help its Strategic Build-up in the Indian Ocean region Where India is the Dominant Power. by  Col R Hariharan [Answers to some of the questions on India-Sri Lanka relations and China raised by an international news agency answered on August 11, 2014 are given here.] How do you see the diplomatic, economic, political relationship between Sri Lanka and India before the end of the war and after the end of the war? The multifaceted India-Sri Lanka relationship has undergone…
The Sundayleader 02 02 2014  By N. Sathiya Moorthy Northern Province Chief Minister, Justice C. V. Wigneswaran has to be commended for not giving in completely to hard-liners’ demands for a Provincial Council resolution seeking an (fresh?) international probe on ‘accountability issues’. He and a few others in the 30-member TNA grouping in the 38-seat PC got the draft modified to read that it was ‘equivalent to a genocide’, and not ‘genocide’ per se (until proved under international law/norms). Yet, Justice Wigneswaran cannot justify voting for that amended resolution, along…