Political Column
Opposition guns for Executive Presidency

True, politicians make strange bedfellows. There are those who bitterly oppose their rivals, sometimes to the point of trying to make them extinct. Occasions change. Then they not only hug each other in warm embrace like long lost lovers. The formidable make sure their new love is fawned and feathered.

5th Column
Trust him to change his tune, and no further
My Dear Seeni Bola,
The Economic Analysis
Future perspectives: coping with climate change
Problems that are not of immediate concern are generally shelved till they grow into huge proportions and remedial actions are difficult and complicated. Today the country is at the threshold of facing a number of serious fundamental problems.
Not issued this week
Focus on Rights
Callous politicisation of the pain of victims
This week's conviction and sentencing of former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Douglas Pieris and four other policemen to five years rigorous imprisonment by the Gampaha High Court for the abduction of two schoolboys during the eighties and their confinement in the Batalanda torture chamber may seem immediately euphoric to some.
Inside the glass house
Not issued this week
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