Filed under Hard Facts

Crisis spontaneous or stage-managed?

Daily Mirror Why President Sirisena paved way for such a mess allowing his group to take such a course of action Shows the depth of the predicament of the Government, especially the President What, the President called last month the “Unholy alliance of elite robbers” might even impeach him The two weeks old political impasse … Continue reading

Rate this:

France and Sri Lanka: The dangers of cohab politics

Daily Mirror Sri Lanka’s political crisis following the February 10 local polls election setback for the ruling coalition has brought to surface the vagaries of political cohabitation peculiar to the presidential cum parliamentary governments or hybrid governments.

Rate this:

Lotus Bud will bloom into Eelam

Speech made by Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan in Parliament on Feb. 19 R. Sampanthan, MP I thought I would say a few words on this debate. The people have delivered a verdict and, in a democracy, the people’s verdict must be respected. The Hon. Member who moved the Motion and the Hon. Member who seconded … Continue reading

Rate this:

Diplomatic Relations between Iran and Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Relations in Perspective History alive in both countries (Original Title) Daily Mirror Dr. Mohsen Eslami is Assistant Professor of the Department of International Relations, at the Tarbiat Modares University of Tehran. Recently he was invited for a round-table conference which was held by Pathfinder Foundation, in association with the Embassy of the Islamic … Continue reading

Rate this:

LG elections are over; it’s time to learn the lessons

Daily Mirror Editorial The local government elections of February 10 are over. The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa won while the parties in the government lost.    But the lessons of the election result, appear to have bypassed our power-hungry politicians. According to media reports, Ministers and Members of … Continue reading

Rate this: