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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 09, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dissolves parliament, clears way for snap election two years ahead of schedulePresident Maithripala Sirisena sacked Sri Lanka's parliament on Friday, hours after his party announced he did not have a majority to get his prime minister nominee through the legislature.
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.
May 01, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena reshuffles Cabinet for fourth time after months of political impasseSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday reshuffled his Cabinet for the fourth time and changed the portfolios of 18 ministers, weeks after six ministers had resigned from his National Unity Government.
Aug 18, 2015
'Dream of becoming PM has faded away': Rajapakse concedes defeat in Sri Lanka pollsSri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse said that he had conceded defeat in parliamentary elections, but he will work as an opposition member of the legislature.
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.
Oct 09, 2011
Rajapaksa-led coalition sweeps Sri Lanka's local pollsRajapaksa maintains his popularity, which he gained after he won the military conflict with LTTE in May 2009.