By Vishvanath The Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) is going to elect its leader for the first time in its 74-year history, according to media reports. The contest for party leadership, to be held on Jan. 21, will be...
Mirror Wall - By Kassapa 2024 December 04 The year that just dawned, 2024, is being declared an election year. It has to be, because...
Never has the convention of a political party in Sri Lanka evoked so much interest as that of the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) did last Friday when its faithful gathered at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo. The...
By Vishvanath The SLPP’s second national convention held last Friday (Dec. 15) has attracted much media attention for all the wrong reasons. Going by the SLPP leaders’ fiery speeches replete with rhetoric and bellicosity, the event looked more like the...
Whom the Gods wish to destroy, the saying goes, they first make them mad. This comes to mind when considering the recent political decisions of President Ranil Wickremesinghe. Wickremesinghe has, over decades, acquired a reputation of being politically astute. He...
Throughout history, rulers of Sri Lanka, whether indigenous or European, had deployed soldiers from India to fight their wars. By P.K.Balachandran This was due to a shortage of manpower in the island. Given its much bigger population, India had a vast...
By Kassapa Trouble was brewing in cricket circles for some time now and the evidence was piling up against the game’s administrators, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), run by Shammi Silva and a handful of his cronies. It came in the...
So, it has now been confirmed that the Local Government (LG) and Provincial Council (PC) elections will not be held next year. President Ranil Wickremesinghe has told the parliament in no uncertain terms that the presidential and parliamentary elections...
  The Guardian/Indian Express London/New Delhi, November 23 The US authorities have thwarted a plot to kill a Sikh separatist in the United States and issued a warning to India over concerns the government in New Delhi was involved, the Financial Times reported...
Finally, it is official: it was the Rajapaksas- and a handful of officials who did their bidding- who are responsible for the current economic calamity Sri Lanka is faced with. This comes from no less an institution than the highest...
      The anti-incumbency factor is a fact of life any government has to contend with. It chips away at the popularity of governments in power, but their leaders tend to wish it away, albeit in vain. In...
Mirror Wall by Kassapa Rarely has the country seen a political showdown of epic proportions such as the ongoing tussle between Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe and President Ranil Wickremesinghe. While it is perhaps more interesting than the hopelessly one-sided games...

FOLLOW US

15,000FansLike
0FollowersFollow
1,000FollowersFollow
1,000SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

RECENT POSTS