Posts published in “Editorial”

WHITHER RANIL KABEER AND MALIK?

WHITHER RANIL WHITHER KABIR The Attorney General is making strenuous efforts to bring some closure to the greatest financial scam inflicted on independent Sri Lanka.…

Government Held to Ransom on Electricity Supply

Sri Lanka’s new government is feeling the pressure mount just months ahead of parliamentary polls. The latest pressure being put is the need apparently for…

Whither Freedom, Whither Leadership

Seventy two years of Independence is just about upon us in Sri Lanka. We have been in charge of our own destiny since February 1948.…

FISHING FOR TIME

Finally the latest delaying tactic employed by the previous Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government was presented to parliament. The Forensic Reports into the issuance of bonds by the…

Due Process Under Fire

Sri Lanka 71 years after the last of the invading colonials left the island continues its struggle to implement an equitable lifestyle for all its…

The Quest for Leadership

Sri Lanka is famed for its diversity as much as its friendly, ever-smiling people – perhaps the qualities of a tropical islander nation. Seventy one…

A majoritarian dictatorship proposed

The proposal via a couple of private members bills presented to Sri Lanka’s parliament by Wijedasa Rajapaksa appears to smack of a move towards majoritarian…

The More We find Out The Less We Know

It is a strangely paradoxical world we live in this isle of our birth. The more we find out the less we know apparently. As…

The Public Service Needs to Up The Ante

This week Sri Lanka’s new President asked the public service to become more efficient, saying that the roadblocks as it were should be identified early.…

Unable to see the wood for the trees

Sri Lanka is wallowing in the luxury of positive sentiment. Time and time again the public sentiment is one of great expectations. Many in the…