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SLMC: having the cake, eating it and more

Sri Lanka, Feb. 27 -- The 29th Delegates' Conference of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress is reported to have adopted a resolution to renounce the proposal to completely repeal the Muslim Marriage and Div... Read More


SLMC : Having the Cake, Eating it and More

Sri Lanka, Feb. 27 -- The 29th Delegates' Conference of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress is reported to have adopted a resolution to renounce the proposal to completely repeal the Muslim Marriage and Div... Read More


Devanee vs Sanath:

Sri Lanka, Feb. 13 -- Who do you want to back, Citizen? A YouTube video going viral on social media has a state official going one-on-one with a politician. Well, not exactly one-on-one because the p... Read More


Coconut shell: An extraordinary globe-trotter

Sri Lanka, Feb. 7 -- Which of the following would you associate coconut shells with: fuel, ladles, salt-container, dental care, gold extraction, respirators, cabin air treatment, chemical industry, dr... Read More


Political Untouchables' will sully Gota's vision

Sri Lanka, Feb. 6 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, during his speech at the Independence Day celebrations, not unlike his predecessors, rolled out what could be called a 'should-be' list, implying tha... Read More


Looking for the nation in the wrong places and losing ourselves in the process

Sri Lanka, Jan. 30 -- There are nationalists and they are vilified. There are people who vilify nationalism and nationalists and they are called traitors. It's a pick-your-enemy kind of political cult... Read More


Political culture is made of credibility gaps and complicities

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- Is Ranjan Ramanayake a hero or a villain? Depends on who you ask and depends on what you are talking about. If anything he has done or said causes embarrassment to someone or som... Read More


pillow-talk or public concerns?

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Should public figures have private lives? This is probably a question that has been asked and answered countless times across time and space. A related question would be 'can p... Read More


And pollution was made to go up in smoke!

Sri Lanka, Jan. 14 -- Some people and certain places take us back in time. They draw out things lodged so long in the back shelves of memory that we've almost forgotten they exist. Nalin Dharshana. Ne... Read More


A 'working nation' needs a judiciary that works

Sri Lanka, Jan. 9 -- There are many ways to read the politics surrounding the raiding of Ranjan Ramanayake's house, his subsequent arrest and the recorded phone conversations. Predictably the Colomb... Read More