Can Sri Lanka Turn Around its Corrupted Democracy?

The Rajapaksa family has drastically weakened democracy in Sri Lanka, but now faces a stirring civilian…

Dangerous to call for foreign intervention to pressurize SL Govt- TULF Leader

Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) Leader V. Anandasangari said the call for foreign intervention in the…

Overseas Pakistanis raising $50k to provide support to Priyantha’s family

A member of the Human Rights Council of Pakistan places an oil lamp to pay tribute…

SJB: Prorogation of Parliament aimed at handing over Trinco oil tank farm to India By Saman Indrajith

Disclosure of New Fortress agreements has frigthened govt. – JVP The sudden prorogation of Parliament is…

Leading by example

My dear Imran, I thought I must write to you at this time when both our…

Let us not judge Pakistan, our all-weather friend by Sanjeewa Jayaweera

The brutal murder of Priyantha Kumara (PK) by a mob in Sialkot, Pakistan, should be unreservedly…

Fun times at the Observer with Nihal Ratnaike by Manik de Silva

The death last week of Nihal Ratnaike, among the country’s most senior English language journalists, brought…

Military domination, JVP rule or centrist stabilisation?

We’ve had power cuts before, but never power cuts, water cuts, shortages, exploding cookers, queues, shrivelling…

Seeds of economic decay by Dr. Ameer Ali

No government in memory had done so much damage to the economy and in so short…

Pension for politicians, for what service they do to the country? BY Dr. Sudath Gunasekara

Members of Parliament (MP) have to serve 10 years hereafter to qualify for pension as opposed…