Political Column

Campaigns lacking vision and direction

Political campaigns for the Presidential Election by the two main contenders - President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gen. (retd.) Sarath Fonseka - appear to have lost their directions just two weeks after nominations.
5th Column

Gifts - more for promises than for their performance

My Dear Santa Claus,

The Economic Analysis
The year that transformed the nation
It is a time for retrospective reflections on the turn of events that characterized 2009. It certainly was no ordinary year. It was a year that began with the economy heading towards a crisis. And then almost at its brink there was a dramatic turnaround.
Not issued with this week
Focus on Rights
The judicial role and constitutional transgressions
Precisely eight years ago, when petitions asking that the state media should not be used as the party propaganda organs of the then Chandrika Kumaratunge Presidency were filed before Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court using legal precedents laid down by that very Court in previous years, former Chief Justice Sarath Silva dismissed them with nary a second glance.

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