Archive for January 1st, 2017

THE ILLEGALITY OF THE ONGOING CONSTITUTION-MAKING PROCESS IN SRI LANKA

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

DHARSHAN WEERASEKERA In this article I shall briefly explain why in my view the present constitution-making process in this country is illegal.  My argument is based on three considerations:  the difference between the amending procedure as set out in Chapter 12 of the constitution, and the present procedure; the nature of the power that Parliament […]

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Legal action against those who deliberately delay delimitation report – A plot to delay local council elections – CaFFE

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon Executive Director/CaFFE The Appeals Committee on Demarcation of Boundaries and the Ministry of  Local Government and Provincial Councils have united to  deliberately delay the local council elections and Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) will take legal action against those who are responsible for this conspiracy, CaFFE Executive Director Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon […]

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A Political Leader through the eyes of a Public Servant In the shadow of professionalism

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

by Mahinda Bandusena (Secretary, former Prime Minister)Courtesy The Island December 31, 2016, 6:58 pm Public Servants who have had occasional interaction with him entertained the misleading notion that he was a stubborn and unsympathetic PM/Minister. They assumed, he had no sympathy towards the public servant or the general public, perhaps misled by his less attractive […]

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Will Maithri extend an olive branch to Mahinda?

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Gagani Weerakoon Courtesy Ceylon Today This year 2017 dawns with new hopes of prosperity, coexistence and reconciliation in our hearts. The twenty two million people of Sri Lanka look forward to an era of sustainability with a determination to alleviate poverty in all its forms, President Maithripala Sirisena said in his New Year message to the […]

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කලින් ඩෙල්මේජ් සේවකයෙක් වූ ඇමති රවි කරුණානායක අද බිලියනපතියෙක් වූයේ කෙසේද..? අල්ලස් කොමිසමට පැමිණිලි

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

ලංකා සී නිවුස් 1988 වසරේදී ඩෙල්මේජ් ආයතනයේ සේවකයෙක්ව සිට අද වන විට විශාල දේපලකට උරුමකම් කියන වත්කම් මුදල් ඇමති රවි කරුණානායක මහතා එරෙහිව  අල්ලස් හෝ දුෂණ විමර්ෂණ කොමිසමට පැමිණිලි කරන බව පාරිභෝගික අයිතීන් සුරැකීමේ ජාතික ව්‍යාපාරය පවසයි. මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන් පැමිණිලි කරන අවස්ථාවට සහභාගී වෙන ලෙස ඉල්ලමින් මාධ්‍ය ආයතන වෙත යොමු කරන ලද ලිපිය මෙහි දැක්වෙයි. […]

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Two Key Safeguards that the New Constitution will not have

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Dr. A.C. Visvalingam Courtesy The Island December 31, 2016, 7:00 pm The contents of the proposed new Constitution are yet to be finalised by Parliament. Nevertheless, many key safeguards will not be included in it because our politicians, barring a few exceptions, would find such provisions inimical to their all-consuming self-interest. It would take up too […]

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Where is it all going to end?

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Renaissance Man Courtesy The Island December 31, 2016, 6:43 pm You are going to be reading this in 2017 and I hope it isn’t going to come across as yet another of those “joy to the world, all is well” kinds of pieces. Neither is it meant to be a prophecy of doom and gloom. In […]

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