In an open letter circulating on social media, the Royal Park murder covict claims his presidential pardon was not arbitrary.
President Maithripala Sirisena's explanation for pardoning Shramantha Jude Jayamaha left more qeustions than answers as criticism mounted over the move.
Kurunegala once the capital of Lanka, is a city at the crossroads which boasts a rich multi-cultural heritage. However in recent months it has been torn by racism.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera attempted to set the record straight today on presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's remarks on Sri Lank'as human rights commitments.
Lord Michael Morris Naseby of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom said that the criticisms of the United Nations (UN) and other countries on the appointment of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as the Army Commander of Sri Lanka is rubbish and it is not a concern of the UN
Sri Lanka has expressed its fullest support to Australia in curtailing what a Foreign Ministry press release is calling "human-smuggling operations" by boat.
Women’s activists are angry and exasperated by police detaining women wearing sarees or dresses with the images of Hindu Deities on them.
The cabinet of ministers had approved the joint proposal presented by Minister of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Abdul Haleem and Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Atukorale to make amendments to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act.
After over four months in remand custody, fiction writer Shakthika Sathkumara was granted bail by the Kurunegala High Court today (5).
Breaking his silence on President Maithripala Sirisena's controversial decision to resume the death penalty, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday (30 June) said he could not support ending the moratorium on capital punishment.