Sri Lanka's TNA, JVP pledge to work together to abolish executive presidency in 20th amendment of nation's constitution
Sri 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
Maithripala Sirisena, Mahinda Rajapaksa to decide on fate of Tamil prisoners in Sri Lanka 'soon', says PM's son Namal
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's legislator son Namal indicated that the long-held demand of the Tamil minority community in Sri Lanka to release all Tamil prisoners may be fulfilled soon, a move aimed at persuading the Tamil legislators to support Rajapaksa.
CV Wigneswaran splits from TNA, forms TMA: Lankan council CM should have discussed differences in private, not resorted to grandstanding
The 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.
Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed Sri Lankan PM: Present scenario is a setback to path of unity for the country
The President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, sacked Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on Friday.
India's double-Olympic medal winning wrestler Sushil Kumar on Saturday conceded that he has met top officials of the WWE but ruled out any immediate move to professional wrestling.
Sri Lanka's Tamil politicians have alleged that over 100 LTTE cadres at rehabilitation centres were injected with poison leading to their deaths, prompting the government to reject their claims on Thursday.
Sri Lanka's Sinhala-majority Western Province has opposed a recent resolution by Tamil-dominated northern provincial council on a federal solution to grant political autonomy to Tamils.
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party TNA will start a non-violent struggle from January to seek full implementation of the 1987 Indo-Sri Lanka Accord to achieve maximum devolution of power in northern areas.
If New Delhi is serious about the Tamils in Sri Lanka, it has to find ways to work directly with the NPC and rebuild the battered lives of the people of the North.
The win provides a platform for the party to campaign for an autonomous federal state, although the provincial council is a largely toothless body.
The prime minister noted that the proposed changes “raised doubts about the commitments made by the Sri Lankan government to India and the international community, including the United Nations
Sri Lanka's mainstream Tamil party TNA is keen to revive its stalled talks with the government but wants progress in bilateral dialogue before joining the multi party deliberations over charting out a political solution to the ethnic issue.