will not compromise — Malik
has decided to present a resolution to parliament in November calling
for a dissolution of parliament.
The government has decided to reject the possibility of any
compromise with President
Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga in terms of the formula
presented by the Supreme Court.
is learnt the Supreme Court in
its determination of the 19th Amendment had said it would require a two
third parliamentary majority plus a referendum to prevent the President
from dissolving parliament any time after one year.
The Supreme Court has however, offered a compromise by way of a
solution by asserting that if the power of dissolution is limited to
three years, then only a two third
is not everyone who can afford the luxury of
celebrating their wedding at a five star hotel. This young, poor
couple, K.W. Renuka from Ambalangoda and T.A. Rohitha from Rajanganaya,
who came to Colombo for their marriage registration, had no money to
celebrate their wedding and were seen at the Viharamahadevi Park,
along with a few relatives, having lunch packets that were prepared at
the bride’s house and water brought in the black plastic bag
pictured. Afterwards, the couple distributed lunch packets to a few
the law into her own hands a la CBK
with sleuths from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for
continuing to investigate charges against her former strongman of the
Presidential Security Division (PSD), President Chandrika Kumaratunga
in an angry missive to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has
complained bitterly, that the CID is putting her life in danger.
letter to the police chief follows after Kumaratunga threatened senior
police officer and Director, Ministerial Security Division (MSD) with
death for initiating an inquiry with the assistance of the CID against
the former PSD Director for having “lost” a T 56 gun together with
ammunition and two rounds of magazines. Jayasinghe was earlier
Director, Prime Minister’s Security Division when Sirimavo
Bandaranaike was prime minister.