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Staff Writer A report, published in early August, by two think-tanks of the United Kingdom details about the withering democratic space of the country for years, under the successive Tories and Labour governments. Titled 'Defending our democratic space: A call to action', the report has been prepared by the Sheila McKechnie

By Staff Writer  Last Friday (4), the Supreme Court of India (SC) suspended Congress Party (CP) leader and former Member of Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's defamation conviction, allowing him to return to parliament and contest national elections next year. Gandhi was convicted in March this year for allegedly having sarcastically quarried why

This column profiles the significant events that took place, particularly in Sri Lanka, during this week from July 10 -16, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years ago today.  July 10 - 16, 2018 (5 Years Ago) No-Confidence motion against PM Wickremesinghe On July 11, 2018, a no-confidence motion was brought against Prime Minister