Archive for November 21st, 2018

US meddling in Foreign Elections: Lessons for Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Sri Lankan citizens cannot ignore the manner foreign envoys are seen interfering into the internal affairs of Sri Lanka. The regular visits to Temple Trees, the uncanny diplomatic statements being issued, the virtual threats of imposing sanctions & freezing aid simply because their poster boy has been democratically removed just does not tally with their […]

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Our Current Crisis

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

by Garvin Karunaratne,  Right or wrong, our President Sirisena has taken a step, as described by me earlier, “If a Prime Minister appointed by the President, is not acting in the interests of the country and its people by opening up the country for foreigners and foreign countries to rule, selling family silver, neglecting the […]

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National Security and Megalomaniacs (UNP) of Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Kanthar Balanathan Taking a birds-eye view of the situation in Sri Lanka, an intelligent person should be able to conclude whether Ranil Wickramasinghe (RW) is a patriotic honest person to govern as a PM of SriLanka. He contested with Chandrika and lost. RW could not win in any presidential election to become the President. Every […]

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සුද්දො බාන් දෙකකින් කුඹුරක් මැඩවූ හැටි

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

මතුගම සෙනෙවිරුවන්          සිංහල ජාතියත් සංස්කෘතියත් විනාශ වන්නට ආරම්භ වුණේ එක්දහස් අටසිය පහළොවේ  මහනුවර මගුල්මඩුව ආසන්නයේ දී සිංහල කොඩිය බිම දමා ඉංග්‍රීසි කතිර කොඩිය  උස්සාපු මොහොතේ සිටයි.  සිංහල නිලමේවරු සමග අත්සන් කළ  ගිවිසුම කඩකරලා බුද්ධ ශාසනයටත් සිරිත් විරිත් වලටත් අපහාස වන විදියට කටයුතු කරන්නට ඉංග්‍රීසීන් කටයුතු  කරන බව දැනුණෙන් ජනතාව කෝප ගැන්වුණා. සිංහල රදළයන්ට අයත්ව […]

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YAHAPALANA AS A PUPPET REGIME Part 4

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

KAMALIKA PIERIS One of the less prominent features of Yahapalana puppet rule is its animosity to the Sinhala Buddhist culture.  This anti Buddhist attitude emerged as soon as Yahapalana came in.  It went in two directions.  One was to repress the Maha Sangha, and the other was to stop elephants from going in the Perahera. […]

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Fresh parliamentary elections may be the only way out of Lankan logjam

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, November 21 (newsin.asia): Fresh parliamentary elections may be the only way out of the logjam Sri Lanka finds itself in at present, and for the foreseeable future. The opposition is trying its level best to use its parliamentary majority (122 out of 225 seats) to deny funds to the government, fully knowing […]

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JVP to move resolution calling for election after defeating political coup: Anura

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Ajith Siriwardana The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today they would bring in a resolution to dissolve Parliament and pave way for a general election soon after defeating the current political coup. JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said this at a rally held in Maharagama on the theme defeat dictatorial fury and win democracy”.

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IMF delays Sri Lanka’s loan discussion on political crisis

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Reuters – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday it had delayed discussions on Sri Lanka’s next loan tranche due to the country’s political crisis. The IMF has disbursed over $1 billion out of a $1.5 billion three-year extended fund facility (EFF) loan it agreed in 2016. The aim was to avert […]

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Govt group’s nominees to Parliamentary Select Committee

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Government group has submitted the names of 7 members to the Secretary General of the Parliament as nominees for the Parliamentary Select Committee. The Secretary to the Leader of the House of Parliament has directed the letter containing the seven nominees to the Parliamentary Secretary General. Accordingly, UPFA MPs Dinesh Gunawardena, S.B. Dissanayake, […]

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