Recent political development

  • Sri Lankan anthem sung in Tamil for first time since 1949 (04 Feb 2016)

  • President visited displaced camps in Jaffna on 20 Dec 2015

  • Sampanthan chosen as New Leader of The Opposition on 03 Sept 2015.

  • Ranil Wickremesinghe being sworn in as Prime Minister before President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat on 21 Aug 2015.

  • President visited Jaffna over gangrape on 26 May 2015

  • People's President

  • Maithripala Sirisena taking oaths as Sri Lanka’s sixth executive president at the Independence Square on Friday (09 Jan 2015) before Justice K. Sripavan.

  • Hakeem slams ex military governors - Colombo Gazette (08 June 2014)
  • Norwegian peace envoy says ready to testify at any international tribunal on Sri Lanka - Colombo Page (08 June 2014)
  • Peace would have been won without bloodshed - Ceylon Today (08 June 2014)



  • Govt. wrong-footed at Modi meeting - Sunday Times (01 June 2014)
  • The Return Of India: New Realities For The Govt & The TNA



  • CV's rejection was grave error-Govt
  • Wigneswaran declines President’s invitation

  • No real LTTE in Sri Lanka any more - Ayngaranesan (Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Irrigation and Environment, Northern Province)
  • We are training cadres to attack SL Army - Athithan Master (LTTE Nediyavan Group)


  • CV Wigneswaran sworn in before President (17 Oct 2013)

  • "KP (fomer LTTE Leader) Interview"; 23 May 2011; Firstpost ; Part 1 ; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4
  • ; Part 5
  • "On Sinhalese Nationalists Tamil Diaspora and the War Crimes Saga"; 05 May 2011; Groundviews
  • "Majoritarian tourism and Sinhala language imposition in Jaffna"; 07 May 2011; Transcurrents
  • "Reconciliation cannot wait for LLRC report"; 05 March 2011; Island; Sri Lanka
  • “We love Tamils but oppose separatism"; The Nation; 23 Jan 2011; Sri Lanka
  • “National Anthem only in Sinhala; Tamil version out”; News; Sunday 12, December 2010; Sunday Times; Sri Lanka
  • “Sri Lanka Tamil national anthem row reignites” BBC; 28 December 2010; Sri Lanka
  • “Tamil version of the national anthem” Sri Lanka Guardian; 22 December 2010
  • "TAMIL NATIONAL ANTHEM SHOULD BE ALLOWED IN NORTH AND EAST - SHIVAJILINGAM"; 27 December 2011; Adaderana
  • "Sinhala, Tamil and the Singing of the National Anthem"; Infolanka