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Sunday, Sep 22, 2019
news about Mahinda rajapakse
Nov 14, 2018 18:18
Tillakaratne Dilshan took membership in Rajapakse’s newly-formed Sri Lanka People’s Front (SLPP) on the same day the national parliament defeated the former president in a landmark vote. read more
Nov 14, 2018 10:58
Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a motion of no-confidence in the controversially appointed government of Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, a day after the Supreme Court overturned a presidential decree dissolving the legislature. read more
Nov 04, 2018 21:57
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena shut the parliament a day after sacking Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on October 26 and appointing former president Mahinda Rajapakse to the post. read more
Nov 04, 2018 19:27
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) could tip the balance should parliament be recalled this week to decide between two rivals both claiming the lawful right to head Sri Lanka’s government. read more
Nov 03, 2018 10:21
Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has warned that time is running out to avert a “bloodbath” while voicing hope that parliament will resolve a damaging constitutional crisis in the coming days. read more
Oct 30, 2018 18:08
Tens of thousands of supporters of sacked Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe blocked roads in Colombo on Tuesday, stepping up a showdown with the country’s newly appointed leader Mahinda Rajapakse, a former strongman accused of grave rights... read more
Oct 29, 2018 15:39
“We should settle this through parliament, but if we take it out to the streets, there will be a huge bloodbath,” Jayasuriya told reporters. read more
Oct 28, 2018 17:29
Sri Lanka political crisis: Over 1,000 supporters and loyalists, including chanting Buddhist monks, massed outside the colonial-era residence in Colombo where a defiant Ranil Wickremesinghe has been holding crisis talks with allies. read more
Oct 28, 2018 15:17
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said Wickremesinghe’s request to retain the security and privileges of prime minister was fair until another candidate could prove a majority in parliament. read more
Oct 27, 2018 12:49
Sacked Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe insists that he had a majority in the 225-member legislature and his sacking was illegal. read more
Oct 26, 2018 20:33
Ranil Wickremesinghe insists that he is still the legitimate prime minister and will fight his dismissal in court. read more
Oct 03, 2018 19:54
At least 14 of the skeletal remains found in the northeastern district of Mannar were of children. read more
May 21, 2018 11:10
Maithripala Sirisena said government forces had failed to quash the Tamil rebels’ separatism, although they were militarily conquered by May 2009 following a no-holds-barred offensive. read more