Media in Sri Lanka becomes very controversial during election times, and allegations of bias, malicious reporting and fake news become as common as Tuk-tuks on the streets of Colombo.
It was a ‘Brobdingnagian’ display of popular solidarity behind candidate Sajith Premadasa. What took place on Thursday at the Galle face Maidan was a masterly managed exercise of crowd psychology.
Jehan Perera argues that the result of the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha shows that "" only a maximum alliance of like-minded parties and groups will be able to match the juggernaut of the SLPP"
Issues of ethnic and religious nationalism, national security and the importance of strong leadership to deal with terrorism will take centre stage in th upcoming elections
A reminder of how President Ranasinghe Premadasa used the unfettered power of the Executive Presidency to build a patronage culture and is that what his son wants to do as well?
The challenge to Sri Lanka is how to maximize the benefit to itself from the competition between global powers in the Indian Ocean without being overwhelmed by pressures that may be brought to bear upon it.
As anti-establishment sentiment reaches unprecedented heights in the run-up to the presidential polls, who are the "alternative" choices for Sri Lanka?
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera and former President Chandrika Kumaratunga who want devolution of power have to work together to meet the Nationalist challenge posed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) formally threw its hat into the ring yesterday as it announced the candidacy of leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake.
Today is International Youth Day; a day described as the United Nations as the “annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change”