End of the road for Ranil and UNP?
Best known as the Grand Old Party, the UNP which
had ruled this country for the better half of post-independent Sri
Lanka is folding up, with clear signs of the party not wanting to
record its 21st defeat in political conflict.
The Morning Inspection
The day the elephant crawled
Thursday November 26, 2009. That was two days
ago. Historic for many reasons. November 26 was a day that many
dreaded. It was for many years remembered and feared because it was
Prabhakaran’s birthday and was dubbed ‘Mahaveer Day’ by the LTTE,
the day that the world’s most ruthless terrorist organization
honoured their dead and also carried out deadly attacks on innocent
On My Watch
Fonseka vows to lead new Salvation Army
As I write General (rtd) Sarath Fonseka is
rushing to make his announcement about the so-called common
candidacy and leading a motley UNP plus JVP combine to change the
politics of Sri Lanka.