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Sri Lanka: Has Rajapakse taken a tumble?

Paper No. 5679                                         Dated 02-Apr-3014

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David

This article is an assessment of the impact of elections in two provinces on 29 March, two days after the government’s defeat at the UNHRC in Geneva.

Sri Lanka: Indian Abstention at UNHRC: National Interest or Complicity Issue?

Paper No 5676                                 Dated 30-Mar-2014

Guest Column:  By Prof. Ramu Manivannan 

The introduction and passing of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution L.1/Rev.1.,‘Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka’ on 27/03/2014 heralds a new page on many fronts in South Asia. 

Sri Lanka: India's Janus Faced Duplicity:

Paper No 5675                                                Dated 28-March-2014

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David 

In an unexpected volte-face India abstained from supporting the UNHRC resolution calling for an international probe into war crimes during the final stages of the civil war in Lanka.

Book Review: Public Writings on Sri Lanka- Vol. II By Charles Sarvan

Paper No. 5673                       Dated 26-Mar-2014

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Demilitarisation, Human Rights, and Indo-US Interests

Paper No. 5672                                       Dated 25-Mar-2014

Guest Column by Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan

The United States is reported to have requested a military installation in Sri Lanka as part of its “Pivot Towards Asia” where the Pentagon has stated that approximately 60% of U.S. Navy assets will be in the Asia Pacific region including Oceania, South China Sea, and the Indian Ocean by 2020[1] .

Tamil extremists in de facto alliance with Lanka regime

Paper No. 5667                                       Dated 20-Mar-2014

Guest column by Kumar David

Some things are difficult to believe; occasionally they are out of this world, but some are this-worldly perfidious realities. Increasingly vocal UFO-nuts insisting that MH 370 was abducted by aliens to a far away star-cluster fit the first group.

India must Cosponsor UNHRC Resolution on Lanka

Paper No. 5658                                      Dated 04-Mar-2014

Guest column by Kumar David

It makes no sense for India to pussyfoot in the way it has been doing for the last five years.

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