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Uniqueness of judges

Daily News Editorial The other day we made the point in these spaces that the judges of the higher courts may take exception to their lot being treated on par with members of parliament, anent increasing the salaries of MPs to the level of judicial officers. This is, given that, over one third of our … Continue reading

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Implementing Hindutva agenda in Assam

Modi strip four million Assam Muslims of their citizenship By Latheef Farook As part of the Hindutva conspiracy to turn Indian Muslims into non entity, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the architect of genocide of Gujarati Muslims and the ongoing lynching of Muslims, is to strip four million Assam Muslims of their citizenship raising fears … Continue reading

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TU Bosses-People; Politician Vs Sportsman

Island Opinion Page Protect people from trade union bosses  The sick people, who due to various ailments become the most physically weak and helpless citizens, have been once again used by the leadership of the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) as a tool for them to gain their demands, which are indeed privileges not given … Continue reading

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More pay for MPs

Sundy Island Editorial The political class in Sri Lanka, as in many other countries in the world, is not beloved of those who voted them into office; and they are very well aware of that unpleasant fact. Given that knowledge, it is inconceivable that our Members of Parliament including Ministers, State Ministers and Deputy Ministers … Continue reading

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ACJU, Rizvie Mufti, MMDA & Child Marriage

MUSLIM MARRIAGE LAW REFORM: ACTIVISTS BRACE FOR MORE ROADBLOCKS (Original Title) Sunday Observer Women’s organisations in Batticaloa held a solidarity demonstration calling for reform of the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act After spending nine years waiting for the Marsoof Committee to complete deliberations on reforming the regressive laws, Muslim women and activists brace for more … Continue reading

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