Archive for January 10th, 2013

Suicidal politics of Hulftsdorp

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

H. L. D. Mahindapala When a senior judge of a superior court puts words into the mouth of an innocent man and sentences him to  a maximum period with the entire legal system looking the other way without raising a finger to save the innocent man, then it is time to ask whether the sovereign people can […]

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Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha proposes Rules to prevent Judicial and other Abuses.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

By Charles.S.Perera I prefer to read the writings of  Rajiva Wijesinhe. Because he unlike Dayan Jayatilleke  is able to write without having to quote from other writers . Rajiva Wijesinhe  seeks solution to the Impeachment of CJ, saying, “I believe that impeaching the Chief Justice is no solution to anything, and will in fact lead […]

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Judging the judges – (Unedited Copy)

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Nalin de Silva Though the so called impeachment imbroglio is presented as a case of a tussle between the Parliament and the Judiciary for supremacy it is not so. If it was such then it would have been arisen in 1984 itself when there was an attempt to impeach Mr. Neville Samarakoon. Neither there were […]

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For CJ Shiranie B, match over Friday evening

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne After a ‘pitch battle’, the impeachment motion is being debated in Parliament and a vote is to be taken on 11th Friday evening. All this time the opposition, NGO cabal , LTTE proxies, ‘Black coats’, the international community and so on had high hopes that the govt will pull out so that this group can claim victory. But […]

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The grievances of Sinhalese Buddhists

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Shenali Waduge  Yes, the Sinhalese Buddhists are concerned. Do they have reason to be? Yet the concerns of Buddhists are never given an unbiased voice in the mainstream media and instead Sinhalese Buddhists are labeled as “racist”, “extremist” and even “militant”. Their version also needs to be heard.  There is little debate to overrule or […]

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LIFE ABROAD – PART 10:DIPLOMATIC EMERGENCE

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Dr.Tilak Fernando “ƒ”¹…”Ceylon’ remained under Colonial Status until the midnight of February 3, 1948 when it transformed into a Dominian State. Prior to the Dominian stage, G.C.S. Corea (who was later knighted as Sir Claude) served as the last Ceylon Representative from 28 Cockspur Street Trafalgar Square. Despite the change, not much of diplomatic activity […]

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IMPEACHMENT: PSC FULFILLED ALL REQUIREMENTS

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

MARK COORAY   LLB (HONS)(CEY), PHD (CAMB), PHD (COL)–Courtesy The Daily News  PART I – REFLECTIONS ON THE IMPEACHMENT DEBATE “”…” THE CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES THE CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE IMPEACHMENT AND THE BACKGROUND Three constitutions and the independence of the judiciary Sri Lanka has a constitution which has many defects. The 1931 Constitution was […]

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Constitutional interpretations; justice fast-tracked – justice withheld?

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Nihal Sri Ameresekere, FCA, FCMA, CMA, CGMA, CFE Associate Member, American Bar Association Member, International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities When the President of the Republic refers in terms of Article 129 of the Constitution, a question of law or fact for the consideration of the Supreme Court, the said matter concerning a law is to […]

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Two foreign powers behind destabilization campaign-Move to create rift between judiciary and legislature:In liaison with Lankan NGO operatives:Sinister programme to cause civil unrest in country

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

CHAMIKARA WEERASINGHE- Courtesy The Daily News The current wave of destabilization of the Courts system and the move to create a rift between the judiciary and the legislature, is being engineered by two foreign powers using their missions in Colombo, the Daily News reliably learns. The two foreign powers have been in direct liaison with […]

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Easy for Coach Ford To Make Excuses For The Team But It Was A Collectively Negative Effort Involving Management and Selectors That Caused The Test Series Demise.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Top Spin By Suni It seems easy for Sri Lanka coach Grahqm Ford to be retrospectively analytical about the disastrous Test Series against Australia  and indeed there were  positives to take from a 3-0 drubbing in Australia, but the undoing apart from inconsistency has to do with bad decisions by the hierarchy relative to selection and lack of drive and motivation […]

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Kidney ailment could decimate Rajarata population

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

By Ratna B.Ekanayake Eppawala Correspondent-Courtesy The Island Dr Channa Jayasumana, Media Officer and Head of the Research team on kidney ailments of the Kelaniya University  said that so far 20,000 persons have died of kidney ailments and another 15.5% have been identified as having kidney related diseases. “Other than  politicians and big wigs of the government […]

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