As the day of polling nears, contestants from several parties in the fray are in a race against time in campaigning to bag as many preferential votes as possible. Preferential votes, as observed at many other elections under the Proportional Representation (PR) system, have been the central cause for violations of
Most politicians revel in making news and being a hot topic of discussion, but Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem would not have relished the publicity he earned a few days ago when it was revealed that President Mahinda Rajapaksa berated him at last week’s Cabinet meeting.
Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena charged on Tuesday that a drug mafia including some trans-national pharmaceutical corporations, pharmacy owners, even some medical specialists and officials of the Health Ministry were thwarting the efforts by the Health Ministry to make it mandatory to prescribe and sell.....
Based on the above famous inspirational quote by the Most Ven. Madihe Pannasiha Thera, civil society activist Olcott Gunasekara is currently rendering a yeoman service to the country, to wipe out the tobacco and alcohol menace from society.
Following the suicide of a teen from Kurunegala few weeks ago, several other suicides and suicide attempts of teens were reported from various parts of the country.
It really is time the leadership of this country stopped deluding itself as well as the people as to what awaits us in March this year when we will once again face the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva.
The general opinion in the Western world today is that the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime has failed to comply with two successive United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) resolutions. The failure to address accountability issues on alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity during the....
Every little thing in nature has a reason. There is a reason behind the rain, reason behind the sunshine and a reason behind every amazing thing around us. You could therefore see the prudence of creation and understand how in nature itself, we could find marvellous patterns of interdependence.
After the abrogation of the 17th Amendment with its provisions for the setting up of an Independent Elections Commission and the enactment of the 18th Amendment, there has been much criticism regarding the manner in which elections are conducted.
As the rage of the battle for the upcoming Provincial elections is increasing, the burden is particularly heavy on team leaders of the political parties. Dailymirror interviewed Galle District JVP Team Leader Nalin Hewage to find out his winning strategy for the party.
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