Priests from any religion to be debarred from contesting parliament Elections?

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj United National Party(UNP) Parliamentarian& & Bar Association (BASL) president Wijedasa Rajapakshe wants priests debarred from becoming MP’s. He has with the consent of Opposition & UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe submitted a private members bill seeking a Constitutional amendment. The proposed amendment will debar any political party or group from nominating a priest …

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Sampanthan and Senathirajah re-elected in B’Caloa as President and Gen Secy of ITAK

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj The Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi(ITAK)formed in 1949 is currently holding its 3-day long 14th national convention in Batticaloa town. The ITAK is presently the chief constituent party of the Tamil National Alliance(TNA) which contests polls under the ITAK symbol of House. Other constituents of the TNA like EPRLF&TELO have been clamouring for …

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LTTE leader Prabhakaran is alive and will re-emerge says TNA MP Shritharan in Tamil Nadu

by D.B.S Jeyaraj Sri Lanka’s Tamil National Alliance MP from Jaffna District Sivagnanam Shritharan has stated in India that LTTE leader Prabhakaran is alive. Shritharan said that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) leader Veluppillai Prabhakaran was alive&safe& that he would re-emerge again.

7 persons remanded for 15 days in Rameswaram for ‘attack’ on Sri Lankan businessman Thirukumaran Nadesan

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Rameshwaram Police has cracked down on the Tamil Nadu political activist mob that attacked Sri Lankan Tamil businessman Thirukumaran Nadesan Agitators laying seige to ahouse where Thirukumaran Nadesan had performed a puja in Rameswaram on Tuesday-pic courtesy of: The Hindu Police arrested Seven persons including “Karate”Palanisamy of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham&Kan.Illango of …

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President Rajapaksas’s relative Nadesan attacked in Rameshwaram by Tamil Nadu political activist mob

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s extended family member Thirukumaran Nadesan has been”attacked” by agitators in Rameshwaram, TamilNadu Nirupama Rajapaksa with husband Thirukumaran Natesan, at Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple in Madurai on November 10, 2009. File Photo: S. James.-courtesy: The Hindu Thirukumaran Nadesan an influential businessman is the husband of Parliamentarian Nirupama Rajapaksa …

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Rival LTTE factions in Canada clashing over ‘Great Heroes Day’ event unite due to soccer club efforts

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Both Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) factions in Canada have agreed NOT to have different”Great Heroes Day”functions on Nov 27th 2011 Clashing LTTE factions in Canada have decided to conduct one “Great Heroes day” function in Ontario Province&another in Quebec Province only

‘Decapitated’ head of Chelvanayagam statue restored in Trincomalee

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Joint action taken by the Trincomalee UC along with the ,Police has restored the “be-headed” SJV Chelvanayagam statue’s head in Trinco town The”de-capitated”head of the respected Tamil leader was affixed again through”reparatory sculpture”&the statue”re-opened”for public viewing The damaged statue being restored in its original position in a “holistic”state with some”imperfection”within 24 hours …

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Nediyavan-Vinayagam intra LTTE power struggle results in Paris attack on France Tiger Chief Parithy

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj The October 30th attack on France-based chief of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE)is attributed to an on going internal power struggle Nadarajah Matheenthiran alias Parithy a.k.a Regan,head of the LTTE front in France,Tamil Coordinating committee(TCC)was attacked in Paris When Matheenthiran&2 bodyguards left the TCC office on Sunday (30th)night a gang of 6 …

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New Delhi conference aims at forging unified political stance among Sri Lankan Tamil parties

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Ten Sri Lankan Tamil political parties may seek solace from agony for two days on August 23rd & 24th in the Indian capital of New Delhi 10 Tamil parties are invited to attend a conference named “Agony & Solace” to be held at New Delhi’s prestigious Constitutional club of India Although titled”Agony …

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Lankan Tamil issue to be raised in India’s Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Tamil Nadu State Assembly on same day

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lanka Tamil issue likely to be raised in India’s Upper&Lower houses of Parliament&Tamil Nadu legislative assembly today August 11th 2011. Tamil Nadu politicians in well-coordinated moves plan to raise the Sri LankanTamil issue in the central&state legislatures simultaneously.

Indian PM says no adverse action against Sri Lanka as demanded by Tamil Nadu parties

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told MDMK Leader Vaiko that India cannot engage in punitive action or sanctions against Sri Lanka Singh told this directly to Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (MDMK) leader V.Gopalaswamy now known as “Vaiko” when the latter met him MDMK leader Vaiko had a 20 minute meeting from …

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The new state of South Sudan will have tryst with destiny on July 9th

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj South Sudan gains formal Independence on July 9th 2011&emerges as Africas 54th country.It will be in due course the 193rd member of the UNO. The new state is likely to be called Republic of South Sudan. The flag has a yellow star in a blue triangle on stripes of black,red & green. …

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Thousands attend June 26 candle light vigil at Chennai Marina Beach for Lankan Tamil war victims

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Thousands gathered at Marina beach in Tamil Nadu capital Chennai on June 26th to observe candle light vigil for Sri Lankan Tamil war victims. The commemorative event was held on Sunday as June 26th has been declared by the UN as “International day in support of victims of torture”. The June 26th …

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165 Sinhala families settled in Tamil village Kokkachchaankulam in Vavuniya North

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj “Sinhalaisation” of North continues. Tamil village in Vavuniya district re-settled with Sinhalese without knowledge of district administration. Kokkachchaankulam is a Tamil village in Vedivaithakallu GS div under Nedunkerny divisional secretary in the Vavuniya North Piradesha sabhai. Kokkachchaankulam can be reached via Semamadu, Oothukulam & Ariyakundam. Nedunkerny can be reached from Kokkachchaankulam via …

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Policemen who defended TNA MPs in Alaveddy attack may be penalized for doing duty

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Plans are afoot to “scapegoat” & penalise the Police Bodyguards who defended Tamil National Alliance MP’s in the June 16 Alaveddy army attack. Instead of being commended for doing their duty courageously these brave Policemen attached to Ministerial security division are now blamed. Powerful people in the defence establishment seem to be …

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Vicious attack by Army in Alaveddy on TNA meeting with MPs present

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj A Tamil National Alliance meeting with 5 TNA MP’s present was attacked by a group of Sri Lankan army men at Alaveddy in Jaffna on june 16th. [‘Hooliganism in Colombo-Attacks on Tamil Satyagrahis‘, Times UK, June 6, 1956] About 15-20 uniformed army personnel wielding poles,batons&rods entered the Saiva Maha Sabhai hall premises …

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Interpol notice issued against Karuna loyalist ‘Santhiveli Maamaa’ for offences in Switzerland

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj An INTERPOL wanted notice has been issued against a Sri Lankan Tamil named Vadivel Mahendran at the behest of Switzerland Police authorities Swiss Police in Basel have issued the arrest warrant for Vadivel Mahendran whose nom de guerre is”Santhiveli Maamaa”(Uncle from Santhiveli) He is wanted for “Crimes against Life & health” says …

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Mahinda woos Jayalalithaa through Milinda Moragoda and Chandrababu Naidu

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lanka is trying to establish cordial relations with Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa Jayaram through Andhra Pradesh ex-CM Chandrababu Naidu. Chandrababu Naidu and Milinda Moragoda and ~ pic: VoteforCycle.com & businesstoday.lk Former cabinet minister & current senior Presidential adviser Milinda Moragoda has been given the task of winning over Jayalaitha by Mahinda.

Actress Vijayalakshmi alleges director Seeman had a 3 year love affair with her

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Film actress Vijayalakshmi has complained to Police that film director Seeman had jilted her after having an affair& promising to marry her. Vijayalakshmi who stays with family in Chennai met the City Police commissioner JK Tripathy personally & lodged her complaint against Seeman. She alleged in her complaint that she & Seeman …

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Ex – Trincomalee LTTE commander ‘Col’. Paduman charged under PTA in Trinco courts

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Senior tiger leader&ex-LTTE trincomalee district military commander Sivasubramaniam varathanathan alias “Col”Paduman was produced in courts “Col”Paduman was charged in the Trincomalee High court for offences under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) was remanded until July 26th Varathanathan a.k.a Paduman was indicted under the PTA for offences such as attacks on security …

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Thamilselvan widow and children released from custody at Panagoda cantonment

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Former LTTE political commissar Suppiah Paramu Thamilselvan’s family has been given a taste of freedom under a restricted release order. Thamilselvan’s widow & two children had been kept under protective custody for nearly two years at a chalet in the Panagoda army cantonment. The family had surrendered to the military in May …

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