The government gazette dated July 17 imposing a state of emergency in the troubled nation was issued on Monday morning
18 Jul 2022 1:28 PM
During the 13-minute special session, Dhammika Dassanayake, Secretary General of Parliament, announced the vacancy for the post of president
16 Jul 2022 11:55 AM
Rajapaksa, his wife Loma and their two security officers were expected to leave for Singapore on board SQ437 from Male on Wednesday night
14 Jul 2022 10:41 AM
India is facing major problems of unemployment and inflation
15 May 2022 12:42 AM
Order in wake of investigation into attacks on Monday’s protest sites
13 May 2022 2:37 AM
No takeover plan: Sri Lanka military, Central Bank chief threatens to quit
12 May 2022 3:25 AM
Mahindamay not be the only one to be displaced as democracies are known to be fertile fields for political families to sow the seeds
12 May 2022 2:37 AM
The road back to a modicum of normalcy would be a hard one for a country that imports a lot of food items, including sugar
11 May 2022 1:31 AM
US issued the warning pointing to the fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the COVID-19 and terror threats in the Island nation
07 Apr 2022 11:30 AM
The forming of the cabinet was delayed because the president wanted to retain media and the police, govt spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said.
20 Dec 2018 4:26 PM
'Irreparable damage' could be done to Sri Lanka if Mahinda Rajapakse was allowed to remain as head of government, the court said.
03 Dec 2018 5:00 PM
Rajapaksa loyalists declared the vote illegal and called into question the impartiality of the speaker.
30 Nov 2018 2:09 PM
Sirisena's party members walked out of Parliament, protesting against Speaker Karu Jayasuriya's move to appoint five members of UPFA.
23 Nov 2018 4:35 PM
JVP boycotted the meeting and wrote to Sirisena stating he should end the crisis as he created it. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya also stayed away.
19 Nov 2018 10:21 AM
Brawl occurred day after Speaker announced there is no PM or government following no-confidence motion against disputed PM Rajapaksa.
16 Nov 2018 8:23 PM
Sirisena on Sunday stoutly defended his move to dissolve Parliament, saying it was taken to prevent clashes among rival lawmakers.
12 Nov 2018 3:36 PM
Rajapaksa's move signaled that he would contest snap polls, to be held on Jan 5, under his own party banner and not that of SLFP.
11 Nov 2018 6:57 PM
Sirisena had called for January polls after it was clear Rajapaksa wouldn't command majority in legislature.
10 Nov 2018 7:31 PM
Sirisena called for January polls after it was clear Rajapaksa wouldn't command majority in legislature, a move opponents called illegal.
10 Nov 2018 1:20 PM
Sirisena sacked Wickremesinghe on October 26 but he has refused to accept the decision or to leave the residence.
04 Nov 2018 2:27 PM