Category Archives: Kachchatheevu

One up-man ship in Tamil Nadu Assembly on Kachchatheevu; By Prof. V. Suryanarayan

CAS article no. 0103/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group The debate on the Governor’s address in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly was characterized by sharp exchanges between Chief Minister Jayalalitha and leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). There was mutual mud-slinging and accusations as to who is at fault on the issue of ceding of Kachchatheevu to Sri Lanka. The debate was an attempt to demonstrate one up-man ship… Read Article →

Kachchatheevu – Mixed Signals; By Prof. V. Suryanarayan

CAS article no. 0089/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group  The popular Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalamurai last week came out with the sensational news that Sri Lankan naval personnel are present in the Island of Kachchatheevu. Sri Lanka watchers who were interviewed were of the view that Sri Lankan Navy was supervising the reconstruction of St. Anthony’s Church. St Anthony is the guardian angel of fishermen who will rescue them… Read Article →