Filed under Conspiracies

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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Why Sri Lanka loves India’s Modi

Daily Mirror Editorial Sri Lanka has suddenly shown a keen interest to strengthen ties with India with both Government representatives and members of the opposition meeting up with Premier Narendra Modi, in New Delhi recently. India was lagging behind China, one of Sri Lanka’s main partners helping build the island nation’s infrastructure like ports and … 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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Subtle methods of privatising Education and Health

Daily Mirror Editorial It is said that Sri Lanka has a ‘free education’ system and a ‘free health service’. To some extent, it is true as the Government schools and hospitals do not levy fees legally from students and patients. However, in a sense, one cannot call the country’s education and the health services ‘free’ … Continue reading

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UNHRC: Sri Lanka – Yes; Yemen – No

Sunday Times Editorial The sword of Damocles continues to hang over Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. Despite the main co-sponsor of Resolution 30/1 pulling out of the Council on grounds of “political bias” against Israel, other Western countries, notably Britain and Germany have weighed in to continue with the … Continue reading

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