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Vijayakala’s remark, Rohana W and Pirabakaran

Vijayakala’s remark linked to political tug-o-war (Daily News Editorial) Much brouhaha is being created by a remark attributed to State Minister of Child’s Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran. Addressing a function in Jaffna, Vijayakala, the wife of slain ex-MP, T. Maheswaran, had reportedly spoken in favour of a resurgence of the LTTE under whom the Tamils, according … Continue reading

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Dark side of politics and its play on the local stage

Daily Mirror “We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson Ranil-Maithri journey towards self-destruction seems to have slowed down If any Minister is going astray, he/she must be removed without any hesitation or favour President and PM need … Continue reading

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An overlooked blooper (by modi)

Daily Mirror Editorial A few days ago the eastern Indian media took Prime Minister Narendra Modi to task for claiming that Sri Lanka’s national anthem was composed by Bengali Poet Rabindranath Tagore. “On my international visits, I feel proud to say that Tagore composed national anthems of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India,” Prime Minister Modi … Continue reading

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Can ‘Fonny’ fix faulty governance?

Daily FT Instead of the Rajapaksa autocracy we have a ‘parasitocracy’……….. According to the loquacious logician of the ‘Yahapalana’ Government, Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne, the President has requested Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to quit his ministerial portfolio to become army commander or overall commander for two years to discipline the country. The idea … Continue reading

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