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Unity government

  • NCM victory and the Yahapalanaya – Dr. Laksiri Fernando Read more >

    NCM victory and the Yahapalanaya – Dr. Laksiri Fernando

    Although the No-Confidence Motion brought against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been decisively defeated, largely because of those who brought it were more culpable of corruption and misuse of public funds, the moral authority and legitimacy of both the PM and the Government are largely tarnished. Perhaps this pyrrhic victory of the PM would mark […]

  • Sri Lanka’s unfolding power struggle – Jayadeva Uyangoda Read more >

    Sri Lanka’s unfolding power struggle – Jayadeva Uyangoda

    One fascinating dimension of the current political developments in Sri Lanka is the maturing power struggle between three groups of the Sinhalese political class. They are led by three prominent political personalities, President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Politics heading for interesting times The last local government election, held a […]

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