Day: November 11, 2018

Mahinda Rajapaksa obtains SLPP membership

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has obtained the membership of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), at his official residence, Wijerama road, Colombo.

Tamil Nadu parties slam dissolution of Sri Lanka Parliament

Tamil Nadu political parties, including the main opposition DMK Saturday termed the dissolution of the Sri Lankan Parliament as “murder of democracy”.

U.S. and others denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament as undemocratic

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.

UNP to go to Supreme Court

Sri Lanka’s largest single party Saturday said it will mount a legal challenge against “tyrant” President Maithripala Sirisena’s shock sacking of the legislature.