By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, May 25: Recent events make one wonder if the US will be able to maintain its dogged support for Israel’s hard line on Palestine and Gaza. A number of smaller but important European countries have openly said that...
By Vishvanath The UNP is floating a story that President Ranil Wickremesinghe has told a recent Cabinet meeting in no uncertain terms that a presidential election would be held first, and funds for it had already been allocated. It seems...
If one needed proof that ‘law and order’ is merely a phrase in Sri Lanka with no meaning at all, there was another example on display last week, involving State Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises Development, Prasanna Ranaweera. Ranaweera...
By Vishvanath The  much-awaited debate between the leader of the JVP-led NPP, Anura Kumara Dissanayake, MP and Opposition and SJB leader, Sajith Premadasa, on the economy, has been scheduled for June 06 at long last. Dissanayake on Monday (20) informed...
By Vishvanath Close on the heels of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena’s recent declaration, at a public event, that there would be no general election before the upcoming presidential contest, Udayanga Weeratunga, who is considered Basil Rajapaksa’s mouthpiece, said in an...
By Vishvanath Experience is said to be the best teacher, but this adage does not hold true for the SLPP, which refuses to admit its mistakes, nay blunders, much less learn from them, repair its image by assuaging public anger,...
By Kassapa Last week’s Supreme Court verdict that ousted rabble-rouser Diana Gamage from Parliament brings to an end a long running legal battle between the former Member of Parliament and her nemesis, Social activist Oshala Herath. However, it also raises...
By Vishvanath Election fever has begun to run high in Sri Lanka, and several presidential hopefuls are girding up their loins for the big contest to be held either in late September or in early October, this year. The Election Commission...
By Kassapa Sometimes, ministers make a fool of themselves. That is an occupational hazard. Occasionally, they display their lack of intelligence. These days that is not rare. Every once in a while, a minister shows what a complete buffoon he...
Contrary to general perception that India’s imports from China is high in only electronics sector, China is the top supplier in all 8 industrial sectors including electronics, says the Global Trade Research Institute in a report. The institute is headed...
By N Sathiya Moorthy  8 May 2024 Had it not been for the slow but sure emergence of China as a threat to the Western order, would India have been accepted as a near-equal partner by individual Western nations, jointly and...
SLPP intensifies campaign for general election By Vishvanath Pivithuru Hela Urumaya leader and dissident SLPP MP Udaya Gammanpila is reported to have said the SLPP is mounting pressure on President Ranil Wickremesinghe to dissolve the parliament on or before 15 May, 2024....

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