Archive for December 22nd, 2014

Many Goodies in a Bottomless Basket

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Courtesy Island It is not unusual to have some degree of rhetoric in an election manifesto in a context which is characterized by commodification of almost everything. Politicians, their campaign managers and media are trying incessantly to make the election a business affair that needs loads of money to be spent in the campaign. Of […]

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Sirisena’s announcement on a war crimes judicial tribunal – SAY THAT AGAIN? – G.L.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Courtesy The Daily News Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena has been quoted in media overseas as announcing his intention to appoint a judicial tribunal to investigate war crimes charges against personnel belonging to the Armed Forces, External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris stated in a release yesterday. This is a matter having far-reaching consequences. A clear […]

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Tissa citing UNP-MS secret agreement cries betrayal

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa Courtesy Island Former UNP General Secretary and Health Minister Tissa Attanayake yesterday told the media in Colombo that the UNP and opposition common candidate Maithripala Sirisena had, in an undisclosed pact signed on Nov. 1, 2014, agreed to implement all UNHRC recommendations as regards Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes and fully cooperate with […]

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Here is Sirisena’s plan to betray the nation, devolution of power exceeding 13th amendment, withdraw military from North, hold war crimes inquiry .

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Hot News රනිල්-සිරිසේන හොර ගිවිසුම රට පාවාදීමේ මහා කුමන්ත්‍රණයක් At a press conference held today the former General Secretary Tissa Attanayake revealed the confidential internal agreement signed between opposition presidential candidate Sirisena and the UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe According to this agreement, if Sirisena  wins he will  reduce military retained in the North by 50%, the […]

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Who Should Captain?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

By Dayan Jayatilleka – In October 1988, accepting the UNP nomination at the Sugathadasa Stadium, Ranasinghe Premadasa complained in a bitter, biting aside, that as Prime Minister he had enjoyed the powers of a peon”. That status is about to change if the Opposition wins, because the Maithri manifesto makes clear that the centre of gravity of executive power will undergo […]

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Sri Lanka’s Presidential Elections: Thoughts for the Floating Voters/New Voters on the Common Candidate

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Shenali D Waduge The floating voters and the new voters are 2 important segments in the arithmatic that would decide who would emerge as President in January 2015. The floating voters are people who may have at one time voted for different parties and now disgusted with voting and contemplating whether to vote or not. […]

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Mahinda 57.62%,Sirisena 40%,predicted by UNP’s staunch supporters’ survey on presidential election

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

lanka C news It is learnt that from a survey made by some staunch UNP supporters incumbent president Mahinda Rajapaksa would secure 57.62% votes and the common candidate only 40% votes.This survey has been spearheaded by a non governmental organisation.The figures in this survey had been changed by the UNP and had said the common […]

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“ජනතා විමුක්ති පෙරමුණ“ මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ මහතා සමගයි.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

චන්ද්‍රසේන පණ්ඩිතගේ විසිනි ජනතා විමුක්ති පෙරමුණ සම්බන්ධව සමාජ සමීක්ෂණය නොනිල පදනමකින් රටපුරා විවිධ තලයන්හි සාකච්චා වෙමින් පවතී.මේ සාකච්චා වලදී, සැබෑ ලෙසම කථා කරනුයේ, දේශපාලන පොර පිටියේ අපට දිස්වෙන දේශපාලන පක්ෂ නාම පුවරු සම්බන්ධව මිස, සැබෑ දේශපාලන බල වේගයන් සම්බන්ධව නොවේ. ජයගත්තේ මෙන්න මේ නාම පුවරුව සහිත කණ්ඩායමයි, යනුවෙන් ඡන්ද ප්රතිඵල ප්රකාශයට පත්කෙරේ. දේශපාලන පක්ෂ යනු […]

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