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Wed, 15 Jul 2020
Since Gotabaya Rajapaksa was elected as the President in November 2019, we often hear most of the Ministers giving credit to the President for whatever the new project they start.
This was the request that election officials from Kandy received, repeatedly, from a candidate. He is contesting from a new party. But that is not the reason why he wanted the intervention of the election officials.
Harshana Nanayakkara is an outspoken lawyer and campaigner for democracy representing the National People’s Power (NPP) for the Colombo District at the upcoming parliamentary elections.
The normalization of violence in Sri Lanka is a deep seated social problem, says Ambika Satkunanathan, who is a lawyer and human rights advocate on the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) National List for the upcoming parliamentary polls.
Veteran actress Deepani Silva who is on the National People’s Power (NPP) national list says people should consider electing newcomers to Parliament and ask what the country’s elected representatives have done for the people so fa
The issue concerning the electricity bills received by many electricity consumers with exorbitant amounts levied by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and the Lanka Electricity Company (LECO) for the recent curfew period has not been resolved
On July 3, a minor explosion ripped through a white-walled house in Iyakachchi, about 25km from Kilinochchi. It was the residence of Thangarajah Thevathasan, also known as Menon, an ex-member of the LTTE’s intelligence wing, and his s
Dr. Maria Montessori’s method of education concentrated mainly on developing a child’s natural curiosity by means of individual freedom and development according to the needs of the child. Hence she prepared many activities to imp
An Indianapolis Federal Judge last Friday indefinitely postponed the first federal government execution in the United States since 2003 which was to take place at Terre Haute in Indiana on July 13. The ruling, by Chief Judge Jane Magnus-S
Actress Oshadi Hewamadduma will be contesting the upcoming Parliamentary Election from Badulla District under the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) ticket. She believes that newcomers to politics have a vision whereas those tem
Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara, in an interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about the strategy to take control of the UNP and defends his leader Sajith Premadasa’s promise to give Rs.20,000.....
Dr. Ajantha Perera was the first female candidate to contest from a socialist party at the 2019 Presidential Election. But this time, she will be contesting the Parliamentary Election under the United National Party ticket from Colombo District.
Corruption in the State sector in Sri Lanka is a norm and does not come as a surprise. While some State officials accept bribes to get the work done, there are those in the public willing to offer a bribe just to get things expedited.
The China of today is vastly different to the China that I knew of in my younger days.
A single incident in the US which was captured on a mobile phone by a teenager has triggered waves of protests against racism, globally.
With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing and the number of patients virtually doubling in some parts of the United States, many social analysts also see a blessing emerging out of this catastrophe with historic worldwide movements for racial equality an
Renowned economist, banker and former State Minister of Finance, Eran Wickramaratne who is on the national list of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) in an interview with the Daily Mirror said that the government by hiding important economic informati
Daily Mirror spoke to Higher Education, Media, Technology and Innovation Minister Bandula Gunawardena on the economy and how the country would be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Generally, all political parties would sing their own praises during elections and bet on their victories. Small parties predict their victories on electorate level or regional level as the case may be, while the parties that are really national or p
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, nations indulge in hostile activities against each other, as seen in the recent events in Iran.
Two Thursdays ago at the Grand Monarch in Thalawathugoda, Patali Champika Ranawaka was suave, self-assured, and articulate.
We’ve stepped onto the customary ‘road’ that takes us to the places where we must go each day. Whether to office and since a few days ago our schools we’ve found the energies to go with the flow and return to normalcy.
Former President and present Premier of the Caretaker Government Mahinda Rajapaksa’s focus on Kurunegala at the upcoming Parliamentary Elections....
Constitutional reforms featured prominently in the run-up to the parliamentary elections in 2015. And it remains the same this time around.
Promises. Promises. Promises. They come in all sizes, shapes and colours during elections. Therefore, almost all manifestos and slogans.....
We are aware of how some unscrupulous politicians often times put one foot if not both feet in their mouth to attract attention or gain popularity....
Perhaps you will forgive me if, from the depths of my limitations, I choose to enlighten you with what is beyond my ken and because of which I am....
Imthiaz Bakeer Markar is a prominent member of the newly-formed Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), and is on its National List for the upcoming parliamentary polls.
Sri Lanka’s wildlife and environment are experiencing a rough patch and environmentalists have been up in arms ever since.
Contested the 2010 parliamentary election as a United People’s Freedom Alliance’s candidate from the Hambantota District and was elected to Parliament.
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