Sinhalese must also vote for TNA to get ‘Leader of the Opposition’

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By N Sathiya Moorthy Irony but true. If President Gotabaya Rajapaksa won the November polls near-exclusively on the majority southern Sinhalese votes, it is also...

When Ranil is here, can Basil be far behind?

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N Sathiya Moorthy Two in a row, and it now seems national politics and parliamentary proceedings may be in for ‘rejuvenation’ (?), which has missed...

STI critical for the implementation of SDGs

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By Dr. Shamshad Akhtar The pursuit of science, technology and innovation (STI),consistent with the guiding framework of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and COP21, is...

STRATEGY FOR DEMOCRATIC RESISTANCE, MANIFESTO FOR CHANGE

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By Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka   However bad things are in Sri Lanka today and however bad things may get, there is almost nothing that cannot be reversed...

At what cost, the subsidy-cuts?

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By N Sathiya Moorthy Even as Parliament discussed women empowerment recently, local newspapers reported how many girl students were taking periodic leave from school...

Tail wanting to wag the TNA

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By N Sathiya Moorthy Independent of the right and wrong involved, if at all any, and uncharacteristic of past political behaviour, TELO boss Selvam Adaikalanathan...

Urgent need for visible rights reform

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By Meenakshi Ganguly President Mahinda Rajapaksa's recent Walk the Talk on the Indian news channel NDTV was illuminating. He claimed that the now-defeated Liberation Tigers...

Parliament polarised on Constitutional reforms

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Sri Lanka was ushered to Independence under the Soulbury Constitution in 1948, followed by the Constitution of 1972, making the current Constitution, the second...

After UNP, leadership convulsions in TNA?

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By N Sathiya Moorthy Ahead of the parliamentary polls due later this year, not only is the ‘majority Sinhala-Buddhist’ UNP that is going through convulsions...

Could relations between Sri Lanka and China get closer?

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As China wants to grow its global influence, the Asia-Pacific region seems to be key to start the process and Indian Ocean Island nation...