Political Column

More blows to Fonseka's image

In the sweltering noon heat last Thursday, supporters of Mangala Samaraweera escorted him in a procession along the streets of Matara.
5th Column

Maverick politician for greener pastures?

My Dear Vi Ja Moo, I thought I must write to you when I heard that you had suddenly joined the Blue camp. Although nothing should surprise us anymore when it is about politics in this country, I must say I was more than a little surprised when I heard the news.

The Economic Analysis

A twist in the tale

A reversal of the declining trend in fertility is disclosed in the most recent Demographic and Health Survey. The latest statistics of fertility in the country indicate a reversal of the declining fertility rates observed since the 1990s. This would bring fresh burdens on the economy.

Not issued with this week

Focus on Rights

The bar's message to the president

At certain points of time, the Sri Lankan Bar surprises itself. One such instance is this week's concluded elections to the Presidency of the country's Bar Association which former Attorney General Shibley Aziz, PC won with an unequivocally clear majority of 482 votes over his rival, Palitha Kumarasinghe, PC.

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