Monday, October 25, 2021

Commentary

All should help to take the country forward – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in his address to the nation on Friday (August 20) called on everyone to...

Covid-19 deaths: Over 95 percent unvaccinated

BY NADIRA GUNATILLEKE The number of Covid-19 deaths reported up to August 14 was 5,775 and over 95 percent...

Kabul puts an end to American hegemony

BY H.L.D. MAHINDAPALA “We were devoid of fundamental understanding of Afghanistan. We did not know what we were doing.”...

Successful vaccination drive will help contain the pandemic – President

“Country cannot bear another complete lockdown” President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called on the masses to be prepared for a prolonged...

Self-locking down of cities, the work of imbeciles

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE There is chaos in the world now and the way each Government wants to handle this...

Renewal of the Two Party System (part two)

By Dhammika Amarakoon Former JVP MP Lal Kantha has a second theory about the dominance of the two party...

Monk & The Prime Minister: Did A Sri Lankan Buddhist Monk Influence The Founder Of Israel?

By Punsara Amarasinghe Israel faced a series of existing challenges after its formation...

Are Governments losing control to Corporates

BY SHENALI WADUGE There are many lessons to learn from history. A look back in time will reveal occasions that...

The menace called the JVP – why has no government chased them out of universities?

People have followed ideologies and their leaders but there has been no party that has been this disruptive & destructive of a...

Process of Political Party Development in Sri Lanka; Where Are We? (Part One)

Despite all the democratic talk, during the Cold War era, almost three fourth of the world was under some form of dictatorship.

Questions regarding Covid

BY SHENALI WADUGE Towards end of 2019 the world was in for a surprise. It was a surprise to 99.9%...

Public protests, social responsibility and the Government’s response

BY HEMANTHA KULATUNGA Dean Koontz, the renowned American author in his book ‘Deeply Odd’ stated, “The world howls for...

A hit job against a President gone horribly wrong

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE Is it decent to infer that a former President has been conducting himself unlawfully, when he...

Ranil does it again: Attacks the Army attacking the enemy

BY H. L. D. MAHINDAPALA Question: Why did Ranil Wickremesinghe get his jab at the Army Headquarters – a...

‘Govt adopts creative economic policies amid pandemic’

BY KATHYA DE SILVA SENARATH The Government is powering through amid tragic circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic by adopting...

No systemic crisis

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE The usual culprits are going into states of apoplexy over what they see as systemic collapse....

Another win for misogynists?

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena saw red yesterday in the House, and took SJB MP Rohini Kumari Wijerathna to task for accusing him...

‘Friends’ of COVID-19 pandemic

By Nadira Gunatilleke By now it is obvious that certain elements are behind all types of ‘issues’, ‘troubles’ and...

Hype over IMF

BY SHENALI WADUGE Both the World Bank and the IMF were founded in 1944 at the Bretton Woods conference. The...

Tsunamis: Medical and otherwise…

By Malinda Seneviratne We know that the SLMA played a predicting game not too long ago. As is obvious,...

Critics don’t understand the nature of an innovative economy

The country’s economy is probably at the most experimental stage in our remembered history, and that is incontrovertible. The Government’s detractors have...

A paradigm shift in Pakistan-Sri Lanka Ties

Kunwar Khuldune Shahid Despite being criticized for some of its narratives, the second season of Indian espionage thriller “The...

Is UN One World Government 2030/Agenda 21 & Corona Pandemic linked?

By Shenali D Waduge The UN was created in 1945 following the end of World War 2 promising to...

Organic fertiliser in beautiful Bhutan

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s detractors are not relenting in their opposition to the organic fertiliser project.

Tamil violence boomeranged on Tamils – Part II

Part I - The Jaffna U-turn from liberalism to communalism BY H. L. D. MAHINDAPALA

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Corporates shamefully lacked ‘Karuna-virus’

BY RAJPAL ABEYNAYAKE The problem in this part of the world is that we have had enough coronavirus, but...

Sri Lanka’s achievement remarkable – WHO

Covid-19 vaccination drive WHO advice on third dose Commending Sri Lanka’s vaccination drive, Dr....

JVP instigating farmers’ protests – Johnston Fernando

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that doing what is right is a serious challenge and added that despite the magnitude of the challenge,...