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Post-4/21 PSC: Past imperfect, future tense

Daily FT The truth outs – Pic by Chamila Karunaratne  What is past is past … except when it makes the present – and future – tense. The findings of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks of April 2019 has set several cats among the pigeons. On one hand, it feels … Continue reading

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Balcony Keheliya, Bond Ravi and Gota

Go out on your own and get the votes My dear Gota , I thought I must write to you, even though you must be quite busy these days, having to criss-cross the country on the campaign trail with Mahinda maama following you closely — so much so that it seems as if, like in the old … Continue reading

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“How dare you?” – A Sri Lanka edition!

Daily FT THE END OF THE WORLD IS NIGH… while the likes of Donald Trump have accused Greta Thunberg – a Swedish schoolgirl campaigning her heart out against global warming’s irreversible damage – of fronting a conspiracy, the worse than schoolboyish pranks of grown men have convinced a watching world that even the Mr Cleans … Continue reading

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Aiyo Sirisena’s Run to ruin

Sunday Times Satire Aiyo Sirisena, I thought I must write to you again this week when I heard the latest announcement from your side, the Blue party, saying that they will nominate their own candidate for the big race that is due in a few months. We expect the unexpected from you, Aiyo Sirisena, but I must admit … Continue reading

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It’s a family issue

Sunday Times Satire My dear Mahinda maama, I thought of writing to you after seeing and hearing you at the big tamasha last week to introduce your malli, Gota, as the candidate of the ‘pohottuwa’ party at the next big election for the top job. It was impressive as an evening of entertainment rather than a political … Continue reading

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