Distortion of Names

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Equality for all, not just the chosen few

In the light of the recent political turmoil in our country it is fair to say we have witn....


Ready for elections under a legitimate Govt. only Champika Ranawaka

Former Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka speaks about th....


When the ‘third eye’ is absent in politics

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Sri Lanka is now the lonely planet

This remark was made recently by a Colombo wit at a recent function. The  political u....


Gamblers, Scribblers of the Divide are RESPONSIBLE for D-Ropes, erratic 19 A

Was it on October 26, 2018 by Sirisena? - The conventional explosive, attached to a detona....


LawAsia observers visit Sri Lanka: SL judiciary praised for conduct, independence and tolerance

As Sri Lanka awaits another historic judgement to be given by the Supreme Court on Preside....


‘League of Nations’, the UN and the world’s longest running conflict - EDITORIAL

In the aftermath First World War (1914 - 1918) in which 15 - 19 million lives were lost, t....


The Present Political Imbroglio... Some random thoughts

The present Constitutional imbroglio has given rise to a spate of constitutional opinions ....


Mahinda’s Hurried Backdoor Power Grab and the Gotabhaya Factor

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UNP, JVP mull over impeaching Prez Any compromise on current crisis is a question of pride for UNP, Prez

The United National Party (UNP) along with the like-minded parties such as the Janatha V....


The world is ending wars Middle-income countries are more warlike than very poor or rich ones

We need jaw jaw not war war”, said Winston Churchill rather hypocritically. Still, h....


How many are ready to die for democracy?

At a time of unprecedented political turmoil when Sri Lanka’s political leadership a....


Will not declare Will not declare President

Ahead of the Supreme Court ruling, President Maithripala Sirisena, in an interview with , ....


The Rajapaksas, the SLPP and the unfolding Indo-Pacific Great Game

The current political impasse in Sri Lanka marks an important opportunity for Mahinda and ....


Hypocrisy and colonial condescension of the West: Interference of certain Western countries and UN illegal

The United Nations has through the actions of its Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka, Hanaa....


Where are the PEOPLE ?

Searching for ‘truth’ is not searching for what you like-Albert Camus Sri Lank....


TNA could be the saviour

The essence of the special statement made on Sunday by Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was prevente....


TELO’s demands and the national question - EDITORIAL

The support of Tamil minority parties to elect a government has never received such import....


Lanka on judicial cliffhanger: A lesson from Pakistan

Sri Lanka’s constitutional coup or crisis, as the case may be, has an eerie similari....


So who is cheering the 19th Amendment now?

When Maithripala Sirisena said bye-bye to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and went ag....


The form of the crisis is parliamentary, but the content is bourgeois rule Wije Dias

This year marks the 50th anniversary of formation of the the Revolutionary Communist Lea....


We need volunteers as our politicians

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Minority parties are key players in the equation

We see the predominant Sinhala-Buddhist community agitate more these days because they n....


Hashtag battles

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Chandrika working behind the scenes Navin

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It’s time for the leaders to strengthen and prepare their rank and file

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A STORY WORTH TELLING!

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ARE JUDGES NEXT?

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INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUDICIARY

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