Tamil People Seek New Political Leadership

Kelum Bandara (Daily Mirror) Eelam People’s Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) leader Suresh Premachandran, in an interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about the future of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in the aftermath of the no confidence motion against Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran. The excerpts: Q In your view, how will the crisis that erupted … Continue reading

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Ali Baba at Cricket and Politics

Gomin Dayasiri, Daily Mirror Cricket did not bring fame and shame, as ousting terrorism did, by the euphoria and despair that followed. Cricket is a ‘small–time’ game played earnestly by eight nations, while most people on planet earth face lethal terrorism – overcame it by getting the act right, ignoring advice from roaming busybodies presently … Continue reading

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Corruption of power and power of corruption

Vishwamithra (Daily Mirror “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts… perhaps the fear of a loss of power.” – John Steinbeck Political power is not just a tool in the hands of those who hold it. It is not a license that guarantees immunity for all crimes that are committed under the cover of that license. … Continue reading

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The IGP must explain

Daily News Editorial The comment made by a high ranking police officer that the police fear arresting Ven Galagodatte Gnanasara thera due to fear that this may cause a public uprising no doubt would be cause for concern to all law abiding citizens of this country. The remark by the unnamed police officer, which was … Continue reading

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That stunning victory and Cricketing Diplomacy

A stunning victory (Daily News Editorial) Pakistan stunned the cricketing world by dumping arch rivals India to lift the ICC Championship Trophy to riotous scenes at the London Oval on Sunday. Even it’s most ardent fan would not have bet his money on a Pakistani victory going by its poor record against India in recent … Continue reading

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