Archive for January, 2009

Democracy (I)

30Jan09

According to the principles of democracy, government derives its mandate from the sovereign power of its citizens. Citizens of any democracy are sovereign and equal heirs to their sovereignty which no one can bestow on or deny another. In a democratic political framework, we elect representatives and lend our sovereignty through a social contract to […]


Colombo, Sri Lanka – The Secretary General of the Sri Lankan government’s Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP) told reporters that the government is still committed to a negotiated political settlement. The chief of the LTTE political wing P Nadesan (alias Padasami Hari Gandeswaran) was not immediately available for comment. Our sources confirmed that […]


Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sources of intelligence have warned that men with moustaches are a threat to national security in Sri Lanka. The elusive leader and his subordinates of the LTTE – also known as the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (now spelt as Ezham – apparently to confuse the advancing government forces) whose moustaches […]