SETTING the parameters based on 13th amendment and ruling out a federal solution, the Colombo – Chennai – New Delhi axis is learnt to be pressurising Tamil political circles to come out with a political formula, as early as possible, to hastily close the file on Tamil nationalism and to hide all skeletons under the cupboard.
The haste in the Indian Establishment is said to be arising from the fear of
What is privately said in the Indian circles about the Eelam War is that they had not expected the 'military defeat' of the LTTE so soon. The LTTE has opted to make a vital point by not surrendering the war and to leave it abstract. Obviously,
Close to the heel of securing its hold on
Indian analysts are not ruling out the possibility of
Arunachal Predesh is a northeast frontier state of
Sudha Ramachandran cited General J J Singh, governor of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and former chief of army staff, announcing in June that
China is now blocking 2.9 billion Dollar Asian Development Bank loan to India on grounds that India will be spending that money on its northeast frontier, which China claims a ‘disputed’ territory.
For years now the Eelam Tamil circles have been repeatedly telling the blunder being made by the Congress Establishment and the Krishna Menon legacy, pointing out that a policy against Eelam Tamil liberation is a policy against
The Indian media, diplomats and intelligence blogs are wailing through their nose now, about what
“On both counts – diplomacy and arms supply –
While Naresh Chandra, India’s former ambassador to the US and former cabinet secretary, says China fails to recognise its own power to do good in Asia and its entire thinking is based on the People’s Liberation Army, Arundhati Ghose, India’s former ambassador to the UN has said, China, flexing its muscles, wanted to say ‘We are the big boys here and Asia can only afford one power’, reported Financial Times.
India can do little about what it sees as regional encroachment in newly triumphant Sri Lanka, military-ruled Burma and arch rival Pakistan, and even the former mountain kingdom of Nepal, Financial Times said
Arundhati Ghosh was cited saying, “We are not in a position to take them on militarily, economically and now not even politically,” adding, “The only option we’ve got is diplomatic. At the moment, the
Some observers feel whether US will leave
The policy of the West on
This is where the Tamil political circles and the diaspora have to play their cards with dexterity, says TamilNet political commentator.
“Tamil political circles have to make a clear distinction. While all the understanding and sympathetic sentiments of Eelam Tamils are there for India, its people and its security, the Tamil political circles don’t need to extend those sentiments to the Indian Establishment if it is not deserving and plays further folly in imposing any politics of subjugation, treating Tamils as pawns.
“Tamil politicians have to firmly say no to anything that doesn’t recognise Eelam Tamils as a nation, integrity of their land and their self-determination, and expose the folly of the biased policy makers and some media empires to the people of India, how it goes against the national interests of India.
“The people of Tamil Nadu have a great role in not only enlightening the people of the rest of
“As everybody is caring for the diaspora now, any package proposal designed for the ‘defeated colony’ also will come to the diaspora, seeking supporters. Let the diaspora be prepared how to respond to it,” the commentator said.