Category: English – Articles

Pakistan on the verge of economic catastrophe

Pakistan is left with only $8 billion in its reserves, which is enough to cover payments of imports for just 40 days. This situation has caused the highest increase in the dollar rate in...

Manivannan Incident & UN Hypocrisy

COLOMBO TELEGRAPH The stories of Tamil lobbyists storming the corridors of UNHRC must be recorded for posterity. In future generations no one will understand the efforts expended and the sweat excreted in the name...

Fair is Foul — IMF Budget Unleashed

IMF led austerity budget has unveiled in Sri Lanka   An IMF authorised budget has been unleashed on Sri Lanka. In the budget speech there was an attempt to use a paltry list of...

Dheepan: Undermined By Disregard For Detail & Talent

COLOMBO TELEGRAPH Dheepan has both collected the Palm d’Or at Cannes and caused controversy among Tamils. This is particularly so among Tamil writers given that the leading actor is a well-known writer in Tamil....

Army, Cannons & The Constitution

COLOMBO TELEGRAPH “You see, gentlemen, a king whom the army and cannons obey – this is part of a constitution!” Ferdinand Lassalle once said. Lassalle, writing in 1862, was theorising at the time of...

Clever-Sounding Capitulation Of TNA & Moderates

COLOMBO TELEGRAPH The West’s conscious promotion of ‘moderates’ The brutal end of the war in 2009 had demoralised en masse not just the Tamils living in Sri Lanka but also those in the diaspora....