Archive for November 18th, 2018

A golden opportunity for the interim Prime Minister ‘to put the country first’.

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Dr D.Chandraratna I believe that when the Parliament is recalled in a weeks time monies have to be voted to carry on the task of government in this interim period till a finality is reached. A money bill of some sort has to be approved by the Parliament and this gives the caretaker Prime Minister […]

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MINORITY GOVERNMENTS ARE POSSIBLE FOR A SHORT PERIOD UNDER THE DEMOCRATIC RULES

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS Minority governments can exist for a short period in a democratic system. Minority governments for a short period were in USA, UK, Australia, Canada, India, Japan and many other countries. In many instances, there were minority governments as caretakers in the history. In Sri Lanka, Mr Dudley Senanayake’s government in March, 1960 […]

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Regime-changing the Regime change in Sri Lanka

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Governments come & governments go – that is clear evidence of a vibrant democracy. People go for elections – they bring governments to power & they can bring down governments too. We have seen that happening too. But all this becomes a little complicated when groups of external players enter the scene to mess with […]

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Comments on Chathuri Dissanayake’s article on “RW mourns fate of democracy – Warns public confidence in parliamentarians at an all-time low –  Insists world is watching, damage to Sri Lanka’s democratic reputation on the line ”  

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

   Dr Sudath Gunasekara RW mourns fate of democracy – Warns public confidence in parliamentarians at an all-time low –  Insists world is watching, damage to Sri Lanka’s democratic reputation on the line  By Chathuri Dissanayake  17.11.2018. Financial Times A deeply moved MP Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday lamented over what he termed as the ‘destruction of […]

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Letter of Alliance of Erudite Professionals

Sunday, November 18th, 2018
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Price of horse and an MP

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Dr SARATH OBEYSEKERA  Six hundred million rupees to buy a MP can be used to build boatyards When I heard that opposition MP’s price tag is as same as the price tag of a race horse with a pedigree. These horses like Green Monkey which is a Thorough Bred was 16 million rupees Our green […]

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The Society for Peace Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka (SPUR) condemns international interference in Sri Lanka

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

DR DASARATH JAYASURIYA President, SPUR Australia November 15, 2018, 9:27 pm The Society for Peace Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka (SPUR), encourages all parties embroiled in the struggle for political supremacy in Sri Lanka to respect the authority of the Executive President, Maithripala Sirisena and abide by the rulings given by Sri Lanka’s […]

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ඇමරිකානු තානාපතිනියගේ පාර්ලිමේන්තු ‘බ්‍රේක් ඩාන්ස්’; ඇමරිකාව මෙරට ආරක්‍ෂක හමුදාව ප‍්‍රතිසංස්කරණයට මැදිහත් වෙයි!

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

කීර්ති වර්ණකුලසූරිය උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින තමිල්නාඩුවේ විමුක්ති කොටියා වූ තොල් තිරුමාවලන් යාපනයට පැමිණ ඊළම ගැන හඬ නගයි ⋆ තමිල් සෙල්වම්ගේ බිරිය සෂිරේකා කිලිනොච්චියට පැමිණෙයි ⋆ බීබීසී සහ අල්ජසීරා ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවට එරෙහිව සජීවී ප‍්‍රචාර මෙහෙයවයි ⋆ රාජ්‍ය නොවන සංවිධාන සහ ඇතැම් දේශපාලකයන් සුද්දන් ඉදිරියේ වැඳ වැටෙයි ‘‘වෙස් මුහුණු පැළඳගත් සතුරන් පිළිබඳව දැඩි විමසිල්ලෙන් සිටිය යුතුයි – රුසියානු […]

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තානාපති සේවය නමැති අන්තර්ජාතික වාතය

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

උපුටා ගැන්ම දිවයින ඇමරිකන් ජනාධිපති ඩොනල්ඞ් ට‍්‍රම්ප් හැමදාමත් කියන පරිදි එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානයෙන් නූතන ලෝකයට වැඩක් නැත. අප ඔහුගේ අදහසට එකඟ වන්නේ පහත පදනම මතය; එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානය අවුරුද්දකට වරක් ඇමරිකාවේදී රැස්වෙයි. මේ රැස්වීම සඳහාත් එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානයේ පැවැත්ම සඳහාත් අවුරුද්දකට ඩොලර් බිලියන ගණනාවක් සාමාජික ගාස්තු වශයෙන් වැය කරන්නට සාමාජික රටවලට සිදුවෙයි. එහෙත් එසේ වැය […]

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Comedy of errors

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

N.P.KARUNADASA SLAS (Retired), Kandy Courtesy The Island November 18, 2018, 10:10 pm The comedy that is being unfolded in the political arena in the country, especially within the precincts of the so-called august assembly, to say the least, is most disgusting, sickening and nauseating. The manner in which motions are put to vote in the […]

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The “Stay Order” by the Supreme Court

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

NEVILLE LADDUWAHETTY Courtesy The Island November 18, 2018, 10:07 pm The actual words used by the Supreme Court in the Stay Order re Dissolving Parliament were: “… interim order staying the operation of ….” This SC ruling relates to the Proclamation by the President dated November 9, 2018, Dissolving Parliament by Gazette notification 2096/70, which states: […]

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Take vote for no confidence by name or electronic system – President

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana The All Party Meeting called by President Maithripala Sirisena to discuss the current political developments was held with friendly and cordial manner at the Presidential Secretariat today (18) and it lasted more than 2 hours, stated President’s Media Division. There was an agreement at the meeting that the party leaders meeting, scheduled for […]

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ෆෙඩරල් රාජ්‍යක් සඳහා ජනවරමක් ඉල්ලා සිටි දෙමළ ජාතික සන්ධානය සමඟ එක්ව රජයක් පිහිටුවීමට උත්සාහ දැරීම.

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

ගෙවිදු කුමාරතුංග සභාපති යුතුකම මාධ්‍ය ප්‍රකාශය ෆෙඩරල් රාජ්‍යක් සඳහ ජනවරමක් ඉල්ලා සිටිමින් පසු ගිය මැතිවරණයට තරඟ කළ දෙමළ ජාතික සන්ධානය සමඟ එක්වී රජයක් පිහිටුවීමට එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂය විසින් උත්සාහයක නිරතවන බවට විශ්වාස කටයුතු ආර‍ංචි අප වෙත ලැබෙමින් පවතියි. එලෙස ෆෙඩරල් රාජ්‍යක් සඳහා කැපවී සිටින දෙමළ ජාතික සන්ධානයේ මන්ත්‍රීවරුන්ට නතු වූ රජයක් පිහිටුවීමට එකඟදැයි එක්සත් ජාතික […]

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Sri Lanka’s tyrant speaker puts the country in peril.

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

By ; A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA Sri Lanka’s modern historians state that Sri Lankans in the past were proud of having impartial and respectable gentleman Speakers from the first post Independent Speaker Sir Francis Molamure up to the last speaker Mr. Chamal Rajapaksa.  Some speakers were so impartial `from the day of their elect and opposition […]

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