Mittal and sharing the post-war housing pie :
The ‘Tiger card’ was the trump card constantly trotted out by the
Rajapaksa regime, especially when they faced crucial elections
during the last five years of its rule. With the collapse of that
regime, the pro-Rajapaksa camp, over the past year, had different
ways of pulling out the ‘Tiger card’ in attempts to turn the tables
on its political opponents.
“I will certainly not join politics. I would like to be remembered
as a clean businessman who has not partaken in any twists and turns
beneath the surface, and one who has been reasonably successful” -
A heated verbal battle occurred between the martial Marshal and his
arch-enemy VJ-Dasa at the Cabinet meeting this week over a Cabinet
paper presented by the latter. VJ-Dasa was livid as he thought the
martial Marshal was protesting the Cabinet paper for the sake of
opposing it, without any logical reasons.