Democracy in danger

Parliament is having a debate on the government’s policy statement, presented by President Ranil Wickremesinghe on…

Racism Degrades both the Perpetrator and the Victim

Opening a new session of Parliament on Wednesday, President Ranil Wickremesinghe outlined a policy statement, amid…

“Govt. tax policies are based on deals” -Dr. Harini Amarasuriya

There is nothing underground or clandestine how we do things. Taking a more flexible line on…

Rambukwella a minor symptom of a larger disease

Cabinet Minister Keheliya Rambukwella was remanded until 15 February on the orders of Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court…

NOURA ERAKAT: COLONIAL LAW AND THE ERASURE OF PALESTINE

For a century, international law derived from British colonial rule has been premised on the non-existence…

Voices of dissent asked to justify cause by ‘faceless group’

Social activist and former politician Dr. Ajantha Perera (Extreme right) sees her peaceful protest along with…

March 12 Movement issues dire warning: Online Safety Bill’s unlawful passage sparks fear of coercive govt rule and threatens democracy in Lanka

The March 12 Movement warns that rulers must understand that the silence of citizens suffering amid…

Unconditional Muslim Support

Facilitated Island’s Independence

By Latheef Farook Crucial Muslim support facilitated the process of Sri Lanka  gaining  independence from British…

Saboteurs Of System Change By Ameer Ali –

At a time when the country is getting ready to face a Presidential and or General…

Rise & Fall Of Nationalism In North & South By Jehan Perera –

The election of Sivagnanam Shritharan as president of the ITAK has the potential to bring Tamil nationalism to the fore…

Flight Of Human Capital – A Catastrophic Fait Accompli

By Lalith Dhammika Mendis Mass Exodus of talent  Sri Lanka (SL) is experiencing mass exodus of professionals…

Govt. misleading international community re: anti-corruption action?

Minister of Justice – Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe The Daily FT of 23 January 2024 published a report…

Import of 102 container loads of rotten fish: Role played by Customs, etc., raised at COPE

Officials of the Department of Import and Export Control appearing before the Committee on Public Enterprises…

RW, IMF & The Economy By Ameer Ali –

President Ranil Wickremesinghe in addressing the International Customs Day Celebrations had once again thrown the gauntlet at all…

For Indian Muslims the end times have arrived

Muslim devotees offer Friday prayers in an open ground in Gurgaon on the outskirts of New…

Why isn’t Lanka’s ‘War on Drugs’, taking on Drug Barons?

In December 2023, Public Security Minister, Tiran Alles announced with much fanfare, the launch of ‘Operation…

Voters facing a confusing political landscape as country heads for elections

Most Sri Lankans believe that 2024 will be election year although it is not very clear…

Executive madness

Gotabaya Rajapaksa landed this country in such a mess, on his watch as the President, that…