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‘Bud’ bungling begins

Island Editorial The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), which scored a stunning victory at the recent local government (LG) polls has started bungling from the word go. President Maithripala Sirisena has proved, once again, that he is made of sterner stuff. Everybody expected him to tuck up his sarong and run all the way to … Continue reading

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Talking alternatives outside the circus and clowns

By Kusal Perera (Daily Mirror) A few days ago I was asked: “What are the biggest takeaways from Sri Lanka’s recent Local Government Elections?” Answering Writer-Consultant Taylor Dibbet from Washington DC for the professional website Medium.com, I had two things as takeaway I said. One, the MPs have been exposed persons as who did not … Continue reading

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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

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Dogs Bark but the Caravan Moves…

Daily Mirror In response to the clarion call by the late Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, the nation safeguarded Democracy, in Sri Lanka in January in 2015.  Remarkably UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, pledged his support to the common presidential candidate. Thus, on January 8, 2015, Maithripala Sirisena was elected as President.    He polled 62 million … Continue reading

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How honest is SL Judiciary? Where is humanity?

Whither Sri Lanka (Original Title) Daily Mirror Whither indeed! Where are we going? To gather more BUDS (POHOTTUWAS) or scatter them? You can certainly fool some of the people some of the time, but not ALL the people ALL THE TIME! The answer was inevitable! Did the Government set about correcting any of the discrepancies … Continue reading

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