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People in the North feel welfare measures by the Govt is due to Western pressure

by Jehan Perera The first green shoots of new life are emerging after a long period of drought in the north of the country, parts of which were not under government control for close on three decades, and where a terrible war was fought to its bitter end three years ago. David Hall, UK’s Foreign […]

‘Respect India’ call made at non-violent Koodankulam protest similar to ‘Quit India’ call of freedom struggle against Britain

by People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy. ‘Respect India’ is a call similar to ‘Quit India’ fervently made by the ordinary citizens of India here at Idinthakarai on May 8, 2012. ‘Quit India’ was a civil disobedience movement launched in response to Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Quit India’ speech delivered on August 8, 1942 at the Gowalia Tank […]