V Suryanarayan 

Retrieval of Kachchatheevu unwise and impractical

The law minister’s present demand implies that the fault lies entirely with the Sri Lankan government. The truth lies elsewhere.

18 Nov 2022

A significant judgement for Lankan refugees

Though Sri Lanka is excluded from the countries mentioned in the CAA, Justice Swaminathan stated
that the same principles apply to the island nation

27 Oct 2022

The myth and reality of ASEAN unity

ASEAN is a divided house. In all critical issues including the South China Sea dispute, it is no longer united.

18 Oct 2022

Sri Lanka must adopt public distribution

Opening of ration shops, distribution of essentials and recruitment for public distribution should come under Sri Lanka’s provincial governments, just as it is in India.

25 Aug 2022

Continuity and change in India’s Sri Lanka policy

Hitherto, stability and security of the Lankan government, even if it was unpopular among sections of people, was the main guiding factor. Not anymore.

16 May 2022

So near, yet so far: Tamil predicament in Sri Lanka

If the Sri Lankan Navy believes that it can create a Berlin Wall in the Palk Strait, it is living in a fool’s paradise.

08 May 2022

Lanka crisis brings refugee issues to the fore

The flow of people to India is likely to increase because the nation-building experiments in neighbouring countries are based on the religion and language of the majority.

15 Apr 2022

Singapore pot calling Indian kettle black

In India, there are many admirers of Singapore’s political system. But what they don’t realise is that it had to pay a heavy price—the essentials of a vibrant parliamentary democracy.

25 Mar 2022