(This is a translation of a recent article by M Nilanthan. The translator has sought to provide some context and as such it is not a direct translation.)Read more..
It’s said that fools rush in where the wise fear even to walk. I tiptoe hesitantly, conscious that I am no historian (my discipline was Literature) while the author is perhaps the most eminent of Sri Lankan historians writing in English.Read more..
Diaspora’s participation in homeland politics has been a subject of debate and discussion among scholars and policymakers.Read more..
A majorRead more..
Maldives is thRead more..
India and Sri Lanka have always had a complex relationship-and New Delhi’s frustration with Colombo is the latter’s reluctance to accept India as the regional power. Instead, Colombo has always looked to other powers to counter Indian influence.Read more..
Unnerved by growing Chinese influence in Sri Lanka, India is seeking to strengthen ties with the Colombo government through economic cooperation as the Indian Ocean island nation assumes increasing importance as a regional trading hub in one of the world’s busiest sea laneRead more..