Day: December 10, 2018

President to request CJ to hurry verdict on parliament dissolution

Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa says President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to request the Supreme Court to announce the verdict of the petitions against the gazette pertaining to the dissolution of Parliament without delay.



Five injured in Modara shooting

At least five persons including a woman were injured after two gunmen opened fire at them in Modara a short while ago, Police said.



Considering petition against sacking of Ranil set on Jan 07

The Supreme Court has decided to consider the fundamental rights petitions filed by Ven. Dambara Amila Thera against Ranil Wickremesinghe being removed from premiership on the 7th of January, 2019 after it was taken up for hearing by the Supreme Court today.



Thilina Bandara Thennakoon joins UNP

Former Sri Lanka Freedom Party member of Parliament Thilina Bandara Tennakoon has obtained the United National Party membership.



Contempt of Court petition filed against Karu Jayasuriya

A lawyer has filed a fundamental rights petition before the Supreme Court challenging the Speaker’s decision to convene the parliament despite a pending restraining order.



Party Leaders who pledge support to the flower bud scheduled to meet the President today

A meeting between party leaders who are pledging support to the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna and president Maithreepala Sirisena, has been scheduled for 10 this morning at the office of the presidential secretariat.



I WILL ABIDE BY SC RULING – PRESIDENT

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he will honourably accept whatever ruling given by the Supreme Court on the petitions filed against the Gazette notification issued by him to dissolve Parliament and take future political actions according to it.