Tagged with SL Parliament

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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Non-sense of Appointing defeated candidates as NL MPs

Appointment of defeated candidates as NL MPs BASL intervention sought to ask for fuller SC bench Over 100 lawyers sign petition Over 100 lawyers sign petition   by Shamindra Ferdinando (Island)   Attorney-at-law Kodituwakku (left) handing over a petition signed by over 100 lawyers to Randeniya, Secretary to the BASL on Wednesday   More than 100 … Continue reading

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