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Yahapālana Catalysts Must Not Betray Peoples’ Movement

Yahapālana Catalysts Must Not Betray Peoples’ Movement

By Chandra Jayaratne – A strategic position paper for consideration by the top teams of NMSJ, Purawesi Balaya and FUTA This is an open letter submission to the leaders of National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) initiated by late Most Reverend Maduluwawe Sobhitha, Purawesi Balaya and Federation of University Teachers Association (FUTA), who were the shining […]

Video: Contrary To Media And SLASA Claim, Ranjan Was Soft

A new video contradicts the claim that Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake verbally abused the Divulapitiya Divisional Secretary. Broadcasting a distorted version of an event, a section of media had accused that Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake verbally abused the Divulapitiya Divisional Secretary in public recently. However, a new video, which recorded the full conversation, raises questions […]

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Astrologer Released On Bail, Travel Ban Imposed

Colombo Chief Magistrate released astrologer Vijitha Rohana Wijemuni on a cash bail of Rs. 10,000 and two sureties of Rs. 1 million today. The Magistrate however imposed a travel ban on Wijemuni. Wijemuni who shot to limelight in 1987 for attacking Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi with a rifle butt during his visit to Sri […]

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Good Governance And Corruption

By Lionel Bopage – Good Governance a key challenge Sri Lanka has faced and spectacularly failed to deliver for most of its modern history. This challenge is not only about individuals, but systemic, spread across all spheres: socio-economic, political, judicial, cultural, arts and science. Most countries across the world have also suffered the scourge of […]

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GTF Condemns Alleged Murder Attempt On Sumanthiran

Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has today condemned the recent alleged attempt to harm Parliamentarian M. A. Sumanthiran. “The Global Tamil Forum  is deeply shocked and horrified to hear the news of a plan to assassinate Honourable Member of Parliament Mr. M.A. Sumanthiran in Jaffna. GTF and diaspora Tamils are immensely relieved that the alleged plan failed […]

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Tamil Question: No Heroes, No Traitors

By Vishwamithra1984 – “Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.” ~Bertrand Russell In pursuit of a solution to Sri Lanka’s nagging problem, the Tamil Question, most of our leaders chose to ignore the obvious and dug deep into the respective distorted histories […]

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Metamorphosing Galle Face To An Iconic Landmark

By Nishthar Idroos – Many are the beautiful and most recognizable places of the world. Some of them breathtaking. awe-inspiring, spine-tingling, hair-raising, heart-stopping, list goes on. These sentiments and expressions not exaggerations but genuine and often spontaneous responses of people upon sighting a supreme natural wonder or seminal piece of living art constructed and erected […]

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