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Mar 11, 2019
Sri Lanka's TNA, JVP pledge to work together to abolish executive presidency in 20th amendment of nation's constitutionSri Lanka's main Tamil party TNA and Marxist party JVP on Monday held a rare meeting in Colombo and decided to work together towards abolishing the executive presidency in the country
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
Dec 13, 2018
Dissolving Sri Lanka Parliament before term unconstitutional, rules Supreme Court; Ranil Wickremesinghe asks president to respect verdictSri Lanka plunged into political turmoil when President Maithipala Sirisena surprisingly sacked Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister in late October and replaced him with Mahinda Rajapaksa. When Sirisena's decision was contested, he dissolved Parliament and called for a snap parliamentary election in January.
Dec 03, 2018
Sri Lanka court denies Mahinda Rajapakse authority to act as PM, rules Cabinet cannot function until legitimacy establishedSri Lanka has been in crisis since 26 October when the president sacked Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister and appointed Rajapakse — who was voted out twice by parliament last month but refuses to step down.
Nov 12, 2018
Sri Lanka's major political parties, EC member move SC against Maithripala Sirisena to challenge his dissolution of ParliamentSirisena dissolved Parliament on 9 October and announced snap polls on 5 January next year after it became evident that he did not have enough support in the House to prove the premiership of 72-year-old Mahinda Rajapaksa, whom he has appointed prime minister after abruptly sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe on 26 October.
Nov 12, 2018
Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena says Parliament dissolved to prevent clashes among rival lawmakersIn an address to the nation, Sirisena outlined the reasons for dissolving parliament almost two years ahead of schedule. Sirisena's decision was criticised by ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, some political parties and civil society groups as unconstitutional and illegal.
Nov 11, 2018
Uncertainty continues in Sri Lanka as President Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Parliament; all eyes now on Supreme CourtThe Sri Lanka Supreme Court's determination of any case brought before it may be key in deciding how long the current crisis will continue.
Feb 20, 2015
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court slaps notice on Mahinda Rajapaksa for violating lawsSri Lanka's highest court has issued notice on former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.