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The resignation comes after the country’s top defence ministry official, defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando resigned on Thursday.(AFP)

Sri Lanka police chief resigns over Easter bombings: President Maithripala Sirisena

By Press Trust of India | Colombo
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 01:24 PM IST
Sirisena’s nominee has to be confirmed by a constitutional council.
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Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court says dissolution of Parliament by president Maithripala Sirisena “unconstitutional”.(AFP File Photo)
Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court says dissolution of Parliament by president Maithripala Sirisena “unconstitutional”.(AFP File Photo)

Dissolution of Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena unconstitutional, says Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court

By Press Trust of India | Colombo
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 05:42 PM IST
Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court says dissolution of Parliament by president Maithripala Sirisena “unconstitutional”.
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Sri Lanka's main Tamil party urged the president to reconvene parliament and end a worsening political crisis, as the minority ethnic community emerge as kingmakers in the power struggle.(AFP)
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party urged the president to reconvene parliament and end a worsening political crisis, as the minority ethnic community emerge as kingmakers in the power struggle.(AFP)

Sri Lanka Tamils urge president Maithripala Sirisena to reconvene parliament to end political crisis

By Agence France-Presse | Colombo
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 11:47 PM IST
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.
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