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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's political crisis: Supreme Court rules dissolution of Parliament by Maithripala Sirisena as 'illegal'Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that the dissolution of Parliament by Maithripala Sirisena was "illegal", in a body blow to the embattled President, whose controversial decisions plunged the island nation into an unprecedented political turmoil.
Dec 12, 2018
Blow to Maithripala Sirisena as Sri Lankan Parliament passes motion to reinstate ousted prime minister Ranil WickremesingheSri Lanka is going through a major political crisis since 26 October when President Maithripala Sirisena, in a controversial move, removed Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place.
Nov 19, 2018
Sri Lankan parties agree to form select committee to conduct parliamentary affairs amid political infightingSri Lankan Parliament, which was convened on Monday for a third floor test against disputed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, was adjourned just ten minutes after its opening.
Nov 04, 2018
Maithripala Sirisena, Mahinda Rajapaksa to decide on releasing Tamil prisoners 'soon', says Sri Lanka PM's son NamalMahinda Rajapaksa claims he has enough numbers to prove his majority and at least six of Wickremasinghe's men have defected to his side.
Oct 31, 2018
CV Wigneswaran splits from TNA, forms TMA: Lankan council CM should have discussed differences in private, not resorted to grandstandingThe peddling of despair by the chief minister, who was elected to bring help and hope to the Tamil people, was perhaps the saddest aspect of the many missed opportunities of the now unlamented end of the Wigneswaran administration in the Northern Province.
Aug 24, 2018
China aims to build infrastructure in former LTTE bastion to extend influence in Sri LankaChina’s latest push in the Indian Ocean island nation comes despite criticism that a big Chinese port project and related infrastructure in the south are dragging the country of 21 million people deep into debt.
Jul 24, 2018
Sri Lanka seeks to leave behind horrors of Black July 1983 but Tamil community still struggles to get their legitimate rightsEven as the Sri Lankan Parliament works on constitutional reforms, the state administration has been struggling to meet the needs of Tamil refugees returning to their homeland after decades.
Jul 02, 2017
Sri Lanka govt has no mandate to create new Constitution, says former president Mahinda RajapaksaSri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday warned that the constitutional reform process undertaken would end up with a federal Constitution for the country.
May 04, 2017
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party 'perturbed' by proposed anti-terror lawSri Lanka's main Tamil party today said it was "deeply perturbed" by the government's policy on a proposed counter-terrorism law as it curtails civil liberties and has potential for abuse.