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Jun 02, 2019
Sri Lankan presidential polls to be held between 15 November and 7 December; Maithripala Sirisena’s term to end in January 2020The presidential elections in Sri Lanka would be held between 15 November and 7 December, one month before the end of the current president's term, as per constitutional provisions
Dec 20, 2018
Sri Lanka political row: Maithripala Sirisena names new Cabinet after reinstating Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime ministerMaithripala Sirisena sparked the political crisis on 26 October when he sacked Wickremesinghe in a bid to name nationalist firebrand Mahinda Rajapakse as prime minister.
Dec 15, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as prime minister; Ranil Wickremesinghe expected to return to office tomorrowSri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, seven weeks after he was appointed in a surprise move that sparked a political crisis in the island nation.
Dec 04, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: Ranil Wickremesinghe likens President Maithripala Sirisena to Hitler, says 'not afraid of snap polls'Sri Lanka has been going through a major political crisis since 26 October when President Sirisena, in a controversial move, removed Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place.
Dec 02, 2018
Sri Lanka political crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa demands snap election, says sovereignty 'vested in people, not in Parliament'In a statement, Mahinda Rajapaksa cited occasions in the history when Parliament had been dissolved to call parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka to avoid crisis and bring in political stability.
Oct 29, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa calls for snap parliamentary polls in his inaugural statement as new Sri Lanka prime ministerMahinda Rajapaksa's return to power ended a more than three-year-old coalition government that was formed by Maithripala Sirisena and Ranil Wickremesinghe on a promise to combat corruption and financial irregularities.
Oct 27, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed Sri Lankan PM: Ex-prez rode on anger over economic woes, graft charges to attain powerAnalysts are poring over tea-leaves again, and discerning India’s hand in Friday night’s dramatic developments in Sri Lanka, when Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as prime minister.
Oct 24, 2018
Indian held in Sri Lankan president’s alleged assassination plot pleads innocence, says police trying to frame himA Sri Lankan minister, who declined to be named, had claimed that the president had said India's external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was behind the plot.
Oct 24, 2018
Sri Lanka seeks Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei's help to recover evidence relating to planned assassination of presidentOfficials at the Criminal Investigation Department of police on Tuesday told the court that some of informant Kumara's phone data, which could be evidence, had been deleted and they needed Huawei's technical help to retrieve it.
Oct 04, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena orders release of all Tamil civilian land by 31 DecemberSince the end of the armed conflict in May 2009, a considerable part of private lands were released to the original owners