Filed under Corruption and Cheat

Empowering citizens to fight corruption

Daily Mirror January 8, 2015 marked a turning point in the course of the Sri Lanka’s political history. A powerful President who was held in high regard for defeating the LTTE was rejected by the public at large. They instead placed their faith in the hands of the common candidate Maithripala Sirisena.    The catchy … Continue reading

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LAW, DISORDER AND ANARCHY – EDITORIAL

Daily Mirror Editorial In the aftermath of the Easter Sunday suicide bombings where over 250 persons lost their lives in  all places of religious worship, even tourist hotels and schools have been provided security by the state in the form of armed military guards. These guards are armed with T-56 or AK-47 assault rifles, which are … Continue reading

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19A, has produced “Something stupid than nothing at all”

Remnants of 19A rampaging a ransacked nation (Original Title) Daily Mirror Even Two Siblings would end up quarreling under the ‘half-baked’ Amendment  19A has provided a unique, but calamitous ‘power sharing by two heads’ arrangement President Sirisena who wants 19A scrapped, The judiciary hasn’t ruled all provisions in 19A as inconsistent Two heads CANNOT hold … Continue reading

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Multi-trillion pickpockets of the public purse

Sunday Times Editorial The Presidential Commission that has investigated SriLankan Airlines and its subsidiary, Mihin Lanka, has placed the official seal on several outlandish happenings that have taken place at these exalted institutional ‘sacred cows’ and been talked about over the years. The way the national airline has been run is pathetically symptomatic not only … Continue reading

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How Lanka’s black media peddling racism

Daily Mirror Good journalism is fact-based, value driven and agenda-free In journalism, dog does not bite dogs. Yet, there are times when, as civic conscious journalists, we need to, at least, bark. After all, we are watchdogs.  In recent months and years, sections of Sri Lanka’s media have knowingly chosen a path to promote racism … Continue reading

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