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Aimless search for puppet Presidents

Heavy campaigning for self-nominated candidates is an indication of a huge crisis In these messy situations, the Hitler type candidate can gain better validity We need candidates who would back reforms the society endorses through serious dialogue Media is agog with conspiracy theories over alleged assassination attempts on President Sirisena and Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Importance of … Continue reading

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GL’s take on MR-Modi talks

Daily News Editorial   Former Minister and Chairman of the ‘pohottuwa’ Prof. G. L. Peiris, known for his double speak in the past, has typically done a volte face once again. Addressing the media on the recent visit of MP Mahinda Rajapaksa to India, Peiris said they, meaning the Pohottuwa led by Rajapaksa, were willing … Continue reading

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All guns aimed at a single target

Daily  News  The JO and its ideological siblings in the yahapalana Government have turned all their guns on a single target – the 20th Amendment to the Constitution (20A). Judging by the expressions of views by opponents of 20A, many seem to oppose its author more than the content. They allege that the JVP in … Continue reading

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The best laid plans of mice and men

Sunday Times Satire My dear Green Man, I thought I would write to you because of what you recently said about the Greens, and also what Maithri appears to have said about you. I felt that they were both extremely important statements, and many people are concerned about them – so I thought I should … Continue reading

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Rajapaksa Family Politics and Gotabaya’s Presidential Candidacy

Another option is to announce a candidate acceptable to all The 19th Constitutional amendment reversed the 18th constitutional amendment by restricting the Presidential terms of office to two By D.B.S. Jeyaraj (Daily Mirror) Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s interview to the influential Indian English daily “The Hindu” has caused quite a splash among political … Continue reading

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