Archive for November 4th, 2012

Sri Lanka has no obligation to abide by the 13th Amendment

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Asada M Erpini A report in a local English daily on 04 November states that, “India has reiterated its call for the implementation of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution”. The constitution that India is referring to is not India’s but Sri Lanka’s, a country which is completely different from India and an independent sovereign […]

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Two days to go for American Presidential Elections.

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

By Charles.S.Perera  Barrack Obama a non militant politician who was not against the majority but who wanted to work with the majority whites, bringing in the minorities into the  main political stream seem to have failed to appeal to the mass of the American.  But again the opposition to Obama’s  progressive policies came from the […]

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The 13 th Amendment: The Devolution of Powers and the Provincial Councils has killed the economy. What is required is Decentralization; not Devolution

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

By Garvin Karunaratne, former Government Agent, Matara District.  As an administrative officer for eighteen years I have handled the purchase and sale of vegetables and fruits islandwide in the Department for Development of Agricultural        Marketing, granting agricultural loans to cooperatives islandwide,  Purchase of Paddy under the Guaranteed Price Scheme and Rice Milling islandwide, the registration […]

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India’s Economic Invasion of Sri Lanka – What is being done about it?

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Shenali Waduge Half of Sri Lanka’s post-independence was ravaged with countering terrorism. Sri Lanka’s sovereignty and territorial integrity was secured by its armed forces but not without sacrificing life and limb. The armed forces passed on the next phase of post-conflict to Sri Lanka’s political leadership. Nevertheless, it is more than clear that from the […]

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The CJ Story: Is Dictatorship Crowning the Pinnacle of Democracy Unfounded?

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Prof. Hudson McLean The proposed impeachment of the Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, where a Committee appointed under the Standing Orders of Parliament, comprising mainly of pro-government MPs, will leave a dark cloud, if the Final Judgment is against the Chief Justice. These are the likes & sounds of Adolf Hitler marching in Austro-German borders. Whilst […]

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වම්ඉවුර – විපක්‍ෂයට නැවතත් මුල අමතකවේද?