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    A need to rethink staying out of government

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    THE east is a part of the country where the price paid by the people where the ethnicisation of politics is still a dominant factor....

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    Prolonged wait for justice

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    THE failure of public opinion to function in a manner that considers all sections of society equitably can be seen in the matter of journalists...

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    Lanka president must not lead opposition

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    SPEAKER Karu Jayasuriya’s announcement in the parliament that the new leader of the opposition would be former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been controversial. Following criticisms...

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    Lanka’s national question with president’s support

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    THE social media got a boost like no other during the past seven weeks of political crisis that enveloped the country. On October 26 itself...

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    Four parameters of a Lankan political solution this time

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    THE country being on the verge of imminent division due to envisaged constitutional reform was one of the main justifications of the backdoor seizure of...

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    Finding a win-win solution to break Lanka deadlock

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2018

    IN THE aftermath of the Supreme Court decision to issue a stay order on the president’s dissolution of parliament, the constitutional are nearer to being...

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    Setting a perilous Lanka precedent

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    IN A constitutional democracy, the constitution is the supreme law and governance cannot be on the basis of personal prejudices or the whims and fancies...

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    President is best situated to resolve Lanka crisis

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    THE political crisis that erupted unexpectedly on October 26 still continues and is now entering its fourth week....

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    Judicial sovereignty needed to safeguard national sovereignty

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    SEVERAL political parties and civic groups are to file appeals to the Supreme Court against the dissolution of parliament by president Maithripala Sirisena....

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    Questions that president, the polity need to answer

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2018

    THE dismissal of prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe following the withdrawal of the SLFP headed by president Maithripala Sirisena from the government alliance has become yet...

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