Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday sought clarification on thousands of alleged dismissals in the state sector on political grounds.
In his first-ever address to Parliament, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa sent out a strong message to all parties representing the legilsature.
The SLFP has decided to remove all parliamentarians, provincial councilors and local govt members who went against party policy at the presidential election.
Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomarawsamy has decided to call it quits in December for personal reasons.
Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) states that 45 incidents of post-election violence were reported during the period that ended yesterday (21 Nov) midnight.
Calling for an analysis of the defeat, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today called for sombre reflection on why the party lost its Sinhala Buddhist base.
The CMEV states that 22 incidents of post-election violence have been recorded in the 72 hours since election night (16 November).
The country which was on the path to reunification has been divided by the politics of this election, former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said today.
President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the country's seventh Executive President today at the sacred Ruvanweli Stupa in Anuradhapura.
It has cost the authorities Rs. 60 million to date to remove posters, banners and cutouts promoting canddiates so far, the police spokesman said.