Noted Tamil writer, S.Ramakrishnan writes in his blog. Some friends from Eelam used to send me emails for the past few years. The emails sent from a state of mind where there is no option left other than to share the hope, pain and agony... A friend who called himself with a single word 'Yo',... Continue Reading →

Who is a megalomaniac?

Day before Yesterday, repeating the horrifying images of lifeless Prabakaran (it's under dispute), CNN IBN found a 'scholar' to voice his opinions on air. The scholar was none other than the tout (courtesy:himself), the political pimp of Tamilnadu, Subramanian Swamy. Jegath Gasper Raj, a christian priest who has twice met Prabakaran was quiet defensive while... Continue Reading →

Dissecting ‘The Hindu’!

The politically aware, progressive sections of Tamilnadu always knew the true color of  'The Hindu', identified by Periyar as 'Mount Road Mahavishnu'. Periyar used the nickname sarcastically to denote the Brahminical attitude of 'The Hindu'. 'The Hindu' acts as the unofficial spokesperson of Rajapaksa clique for the last six months of the ongoing Sinhalese Offensive... Continue Reading →

Laatho ke Bhooth!

Congress has finally bowed down before Jarnail's Shoe. Tytler and Sajjan Kumar have announced their exit. Jarnail was looking visibly tired in yesterday's Television show. He was repeating again and again. "I don't want to make a political comment." His shoe has already made a huge political statement and the repercussions we saw in Punjab... Continue Reading →

Inexcusable Silence!

Yesterday, Arundhathi Roy broke the inexcusable silence with her statement. Though I feel the statement sounds guarded and not so hard-hitting on the role of the Indian State, we can expect this would initiate the process of North Indian intellectuals coming out of their selective silence. The horror that is unfolding in Sri Lanka becomes... Continue Reading →

India is a bigger Terrorist than LTTE!

Rajdeep Sardesai of CNN-IBN puts the question with visible annoyment to Advocate Prasad from Chennai. Why do you need to get on the streets? Why Muthukumar, an activist who self-immolated on last Thursday needs to be called a Martyr? After all Srilankan Tamil issue is their internal problem and LTTE is a Terrorist organization. Correspondent... Continue Reading →

Rays of light!

Amidst the sarcasm of Rajapaksa inviting Karunanidhi, the open sidelining of Pranab Mukherjee and the clapping hands to Mahendra Dhoni's strokes, More voices like that of Lasantha Wickramatunge are heard. The SLAF has used more bombs than in Vietnam just in a few months. All these bombs are not going to take away this fact... Continue Reading →

Call of conscience

Lasantha Wickramatunga, Editor of Sunday Leader, a newspaper from Srilanka was shot dead on January 8 by Rajapakse's Henchmen.  Countercurrents has posted his last editorial with the note below. We know many editors who thoughtfully got ready obituaries of living persons, in the fond anticipation that they would die sooner or later, of course, sooner... Continue Reading →

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