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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Mahinda rajapaksa

Nov 23, 2018 17:35
Sri Lankan lawmakers opposed to new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa took control of parliament’s main committee on Friday after his supporters walked out, saying the house speaker was biased. read more
Nov 21, 2018 18:15
Sri Lankans have two prime ministerial claimants today, but no real political options read more
Nov 16, 2018 18:40
The pro-Rajapaksa legislators also threw objects at Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Daily Mirror reported. read more
Nov 16, 2018 07:59
President Maithripala Sirisena has rejected the view of parliament that Rajapaksa’s appointment was unconstitutional. Sirisena has called for a new motion on Friday. read more
Nov 15, 2018 18:36
China’s increasing encroachments into India’s maritime neighbourhood will likely keep this region insecure and heighten uncertainty read more
Nov 14, 2018 17:35
Unlike in the Maldives, there seems to be no real alternative for India than to work with the new Sirisena-Rajapksa coalition read more
Nov 12, 2018 22:51
Sirisena dissolved Parliament on November 9 and announced snap polls to be held on January 5 next year after it became evident that he did not have enough support in the House to prove the premiership of 72-year-old Mahinda Rajapaksa. read more
Nov 12, 2018 17:33
New Delhi must help the island nation to strengthen its democratic institutions read more
Nov 12, 2018 10:21
It’s the latest twist in a constitutional crisis that began Oct. 26 when Sirisena unexpectedly fired Wickremesinghe, who served since 2015 as prime minister in a unity government with the president. read more
Nov 11, 2018 16:57
Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed prime minister in a controversial move by President Maithripala Sirisena, on Sunday ended his five-decade-long association with the SLFP and joined the newly-formed Sri Lanka People’s Party (... read more
Nov 10, 2018 21:11
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament, worsening an already major political crisis, has drawn criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain. read more
Nov 10, 2018 16:47
Sri Lanka’s political crisis deepened as president Maithripala Sirisena dissolved parliament and announced snap polls after it became evident that he did not have enough support in the House for prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed by... read more
Nov 08, 2018 08:03
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya wanted a floor test in parliament to resolve the issue of two prime ministers in the country which arose following the sacking of Ranil Wickremesinghe and replacing him with Mahinda Rajapaksa. read more
Nov 06, 2018 20:08
President Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Wickremesinghe on October 26 and replaced him with Mahinda Rajapaksa, a controversial former president, and suspended parliamentary proceedings until November 16. read more
Nov 05, 2018 21:11
Sri Lankan Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Monday slammed President Maithripala Sirisena’s actions to sack Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and suspend Parliament, saying he will not recognise Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new premier unless he wins a floor t... read more