Sep 20 (ST) Are we a nation of savage beasts that a drunk State Minister, ironically tasked to oversee prisons reforms, can allegedly (a caveat that we are duty bound to enter) lurch into the Welikada and Anuradhapura prisons on sight-seeing expeditions to show the gallows to his acolytes in one instance and threaten prisoners of Tamil ethnicity in another? Let us be clear. It is not prisoners who are facing the gallows but the State of Sri Lanka. more..
While President Wickremesinghe blunders and the opposition exists in a parallel universe where their electoral victory is written in the stars, the Rajapaksas are back to weaving their web of lies and deception.By Tisaranee Gunasekara “Was there then no essential difference between the ruler and the ruled?” Salman Rushdie...
How and Why Buddhist Monk Talduwe Somarama Thero Shot and Killed Prime Minister S.W.R.D.Bandarananaike Sixty-three Years agoByD.B.S.Jeyaraj Sixty-three years ago on September 25th 1959 the Prime Minister Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike...