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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1166

Indian judiciary: Public prosecutor considers Jayalalithaa's acquittal by court flawed!

The ADMK supremo and ex. CM of Tamil Nadu Jayalalithaa very effectively coerced the judiciary to deliver a judgment in her favor. The credit for this unique achievement goes to her skillful multi-pronged strategy. She can also declare that money and contracts can do wonders in India.

Indian judiciary: Public prosecutor considers Jayalalithaa's acquittal by court flawed!
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“Congress unable to compromise its ideology with communal political party”: Therie

The Opposition Congress has once again stated that it would not be able to go together with the NPF-led DAN Government in Nagaland as the BJP was part of the government and further disclosed that they had already served “show cause notice” to their MLAs on May 9 to reply within seven days after their joining the TR Zeliang government on May 8.

NPCC President K Therie (right) addressing Press Conference at Congress Bhavan, Kohima on May 12, 2015. NPCC Secretary (Admin) Medokul Sophie also seen here.
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Sri Lanka is grateful to Pakistan for the enormous assistance provided to defeat the terrorists - President

President Maithripala Sirisena said not only the government of Sri Lanka but the entire nation is grateful to Pakistan for the enormous assistance provided to Sri Lanka to defeat the terrorists.

The new Pakistani High Commissioner Maj Gen (Rtd.) Syed Shakeel Hussain presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena
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Nauser Fowzie Arrested and Released on Bail

Western Province Council UPFA member Nauser Fowzie was released on bail after being presented at the Colombo Magistrate Courts this morning.

Nauser Fowzie Arrested and Released on Bail
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Deputy Minister of Law and Order and Christian Affairs Neranjan Wickremesinghe Passed Away

: Deputy Minister of Law and Order and Christian Affairs Neranjan Wickremesinghe passed away a short while ago.
Panadura hospital police said he was pronounced dead after admitting to the hospital.

Deputy Minister of Law and Order and Christian Affairs Neranjan Wickremesinghe Passed Away
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Police Team Deployed To Arrest Ven. Gnanasara Thera At The Airport

Colombo, 12 May, (Asiantribune.com): A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thera after he failed to appear before the court on a case regarding his alleged participation at an unlawful assembly in front of the Bribery Commission.

Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thera
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Vesak Celebrations in Havana lights up the Sky

A week - long Vesak celebrations organized by the Sri Lankan Embassy in Cuba from 03rd - 10th May 2015 on the theme “ Festival of Lanterns & Illuminations, ” at the Embassy premises, lit up Havana for the 3rd consecutive year .

Vesak Celebrations in Havana  lights up the Sky
Vesak Celebrations in Havana  lights up the Sky
Vesak Celebrations in Havana  lights up the Sky
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President urges party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms

President Maithripala Sirisena informed all party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms in writing to the Presidential Secretariat before Wednesday (13) noon.

President urges party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms
President urges party leaders to submit any amendments and proposals to the electoral reforms
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TN CM O Panneerselvam to resign, enabling acquitted Jayalalithaa to assume power in Tamil Nadu

As J Jayalalithaa, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, has been acquitted in a corruption case that had led to her being jailed, she can now return to Madras Fort office. Current CM O Panneerselvam, who was hand-picked and installed by Ms Jayalalithaa when she had to step down after being convicted in September last year , is expected to resign soon. Bangalore High Court, declaring her innocent, in fact empowered Jayalalithaa to declare herself now to be “pure gold refined by fire.”

TN CM O Panneerselvam to resign, enabling acquitted Jayalalithaa to assume power in Tamil Nadu
Acquitted - Jayalalitha, Sashikala Natarajan, Ilavarasi and Suthakaran
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Sajin arrested and remanded

Former Monitoring MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena was remanded by Fort Magistrate Courts today until May 20 .

Sajin Vas Gunawardene M.P.
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Anniversary Blues For Modi

While there is no doubt that Narendra Modi continues to stay ahead of all other leaders in popularity, his ‘bhakts’ will have noticed that there is a perceptibly less ardour for his government than was evident when his coronation took place under international glare on May 26, 2014. The captains of industry and the ‘larger sections of the media’, a term used by the Aam Admi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal in a different context, are still beating his drums but with the volume scalded down. Only the government-controlled media has been on an overdrive in blowing his trumpet with daily ‘exclusive’ interviews with his ministers.

Anniversary Blues For Modi
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19th of May 2009 ended the armed conflict in Sri Lanka: Every anniversary should be a day of remembrance for all those who died during the conflict

The 30 year armed conflict in Sri Lanka which ended on the 19th May 2009 was many things to many people.

19th of May 2009 ended the armed conflict in Sri Lanka: Every anniversary should be a day of remembrance for all those who died during the conflict
19th of May 2009 ended the armed conflict in Sri Lanka: Every anniversary should be a day of remembrance for all those who died during the conflict
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