Stop fooling around

The governing United National Party (UNP) continues to be in turmoil over the inability of its leadership to nominate a candidate to contest the upcoming presidential election. Read More »

The battle for nomination

The United National Party (UNP), also known as the “grand old party” of Sri Lankan politics, is facing yet another challenge to its survival under current leader Ranil Wickremesinghe. Read More »

All parties draw battle lines

The Chinese say it is good to live in “interesting times” and so it is, especially in the context of Sri Lankan politics. The past few weeks have seen many twists and turns in the local political aren Read More »

End of provincial council?

Last week, the Central Committee of the SLFP passed a resolution calling for the President to inquire from the Supreme Court whether indefinitely postponing elections in 8 PC's is possible. Read More »

Youth and the Parliament

The new Parliament will see itself the recipient of greater power and oversight over governance, with the 19th Amendment taking effect following the presidential election scheduled end of the year.

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