Tagged with SL Parliament

The Parliament stands naked

Daily FT (Long Read of 2200+words of nothing but truths and realities -TW) Legislation, control of public finances and monitoring of affairs of the State can be considered the main responsibilities of the Parliament. What we have now is a Parliament which has completely lost its ability to legislate. It is in a state of … Continue reading

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Muddying Mother Lanka’s name and reputation

Sunday Island Editorial What Sri Lanka’s leaders do to themselves and their reputations is largely their own business and is of less concern to the country as a whole. But making Sri Lanka’s name mud both at home and abroad, as they have been doing in parliament for three days between Wednesday and Friday last … Continue reading

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No reference to “HE’s” misconduct: Indications are he may recognise NC Motion.

Guardian, UK Sri Lanka MPs hurl ‘chilli powder’ and chairs in fresh chaos (Original Title) Legislators allied to disputed PM Rajapaksa fight with rivals in second day of clashes Michael Safi and Amantha Perera in Colombo  A clash between rival members of the Sri Lankan parliament, in Colombo. Photograph: AFP/Getty Sri Lanka’s parliament has been disrupted for a second … Continue reading

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Parliament at 70: A Terminally ill “Person”

Island Editorial Ailing parliament and moribund democracy (Original Title) Theme cartoons googled and added by TW from intenet Sri Lankan Parliament, housed in a palatial building complex constructed with Japanese funds and equipped with computers from China, has celebrated its 70th Anniversary on a grand scale. One wonders whether the celebrations were also sponsored by … Continue reading

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