How Easter bombings hit Lanka worse than ethnic war

“Almost 100% of my business is gone. There are days without a single sale,” said Jayasena, 76, looking grief-stricken as he went through the previous days accounts. We had a war that raged for years, but we had good business. Bombs exploded in Colombo city itself, but that did not affect our business,” he said. Continue Reading

Editorial: Security first

After Parliament recently approved a bill giving more powers to the National Investigation Agency to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad, the Easter Sunday bombings case in Sri Lanka is likely to be the first case for the NIA. Continue Reading

Catch them all

The revelation by Sri Lankan authorities that some of the suicide bombers who carried out the country’s worst terror attack on Easter Sunday last month had visited Kashmir and Kerala for ‘some sort of training’ or to ‘make some more links’ with other foreign outfits, needs to be looked into by India with all seriousness. Continue Reading