Tagged with Yahapalanaya

MR in Cuckoo land

Daily News Editorial Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who addressed the Kandy District convention of the Pohottuwa party over the weekend was an angry man indeed. He took strong exception to the so-called acts of corruption allegedly involving top politicos of the Yahapalanaya Government. The former President claimed that millions of rupees were deposited into the … Continue reading

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Who guards the yahapalana guards?

A wild goose chase (Original Title – Island Editorial) Sri Lanka must be the country with the highest number of anti-corruption campaigners in the world. If one kicks a wayside bush, at least a dozen anti-corruption activists will be thrown out, as they say. These knights in shining armour sitting astride swift, white steeds, embark … Continue reading

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Appointment of CJ: Yahapalanaya Set Example

The process that brought in the new Chief Justice is a Yahapalanaya achievement (Daily FT) Justice Nalin Perera was sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka last week Cheers to Chief Justice Dep! We saw Justice Priyasad Dep come and now we see him going into retirement. The fact that a judge cannot … Continue reading

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Shirking dads

Island Editorial It is said that victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. The same is true of success and failure respectively. There were many who claimed paternity of the yahapalana baby born by caesarean section in 2015. Initially, their love for the babe knew no bounds; they even scrambled to change nappies. But, … Continue reading

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Asphalt cowboys and yahapalana puppets

Island Editorial Private bus owners have once again proved that they are no respecters of government decisions; they are a law unto themselves. They contemptuously rejected a Cabinet approved 6.56% bus fare hike and forced the government to grant a 12.5% bus fare increase and a minimum fare of Rs. 12. No government seems equal … Continue reading

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