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Dec 14, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign on Saturday, says son after SC upholds order preventing him from holding officeMahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in a controversial move, will resign on Saturday, his son announced Friday
Nov 19, 2018
Sri Lanka political crisis deepens as Maithripala Sirisena, Mahinda Rajapaksa refuse to budgeWith Maithripala Sirisena refusing to accept two consecutive no-confidence motions, the situation remains at a deadlock.
Oct 26, 2018
'I will continue to be PM': Ranil Wickremesinghe calls Mahinda Rajapaksa's appointment as Sri Lankan PM 'illegal'The swearing-in of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka's new prime minister is "illegal and unconstitutional", Ranil Wickremesinghe asserted.
Feb 25, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena reshuffles Cabinet amidst political turmoilSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena reshuffled the Cabinet in the backdrop of the ongoing political turmoil. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed as the Minister of Law and Order in the unity government's second Cabinet reshuffle.
Feb 13, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa's SLPP wins big in Sri Lanka's local body polls: Is former president on comeback trail?After his party registered a spectacular victory in the recently-concluded local body polls in Sri Lanka, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa seems to be back in the reckoning.
Dec 28, 2017
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena adds loyalist to govt, makes bid to strengthen party ahead of local pollsSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena included a veteran politician and his loyalist in the Council of Ministers, in a bid to strengthen his party ahead of local-level elections.
Aug 30, 2016
Teen arrested by Sri Lankan police for hacking President's websiteSri Lanka police on Monday arrested a 17-year old school boy on suspicion of hacking into the president's official website, demanding that his university entrance examination dates not be changed, officials said on Monday.
Aug 17, 2015
Mahinda Rajapaksa seeks political comeback as Sri Lanka goes to pollsSri Lankans will vote in a crucial general election on Monday after a tense poll campaign with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa eyeing a political comeback as prime minister months after being toppled as president by Maithripala Sirisena, who has vowed not to make him premier.
Jan 15, 2015
Mahinda Rajapaksa agrees to step down as party chief, Sirisena takes overMahinda Rajapaksa has agreed to hand over SLFP’s reins to the country’s new leader Maithripala Sirisena, bowing to the demand of party members.
Nov 21, 2014
SL's Health Minister to challenge Rajapaksa's run for record 3rd term as prez69-year-old Rajapaksa was elected in 2005 and re-elected in 2010 and is seeking a third term in a snap presidential poll likely to be held early January.