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Sikuradha Sirisena the Man of disaster

The Friday Man of disaster (Original Title, Island) Friday, was an efficient and devoted employee, of Robinson Crusoe, later known as Man Friday, an especially faithful or one’s best servant or right-hand man. In recent weeks Maithripala Sirisena emerged more as Friday’s Man than the Man Friday, he was meant to be serving the people … Continue reading

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“Indian Freedom is written on Muslims’ blood”

Sent by a Bangladeshi friend domiciled in USA  Images googled and added by TW Famous Writer Mr. Kushwant Singh says: “Indian Freedom is written on Muslims’ blood, their participation in freedom struggle was much more, in proportion to their small percentage of population” There are 95300 freedom fighters’ names written on India Gate, Delhi out … Continue reading

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Law and the lowest of the low

Island Editorial The lowest of the low in politics, engaged in a ruthless power struggle, have become a major headache for the public and the judiciary. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court (SC) was looking into 12 petitions against the dissolution of Parliament at the time of writing. It is heartening that both sides … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka’s democracy in peril

By Professor S W R de A Samarasinghe (Island) President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved Sri Lanka’s parliament on November 9, 2018. Media reports suggest that he disregarded the opinion of the Attorney General who had pointed that it was a violation of the Constitution. This event is organically connected to the sacking of Prime Minister Ranil … Continue reading

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Obliteration of the Rajapaksa decade is ominous

Gamini Weerakoon (Sunday Times) George Orwell’s classic Nineteen Eighty-Four has a significant warning about controlling or erasing the past: ‘who controls the past, controls the future: Who controls the present controls the past. Sirisena is unlikely to be at the controls for long and some Big Brother may take over. The often cited quote of … Continue reading

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