In a move that will further exacerbate the divisions inside the United National Party, Mangala Samaraweera had declared that he backs Sajith Premadasa as the Grand Old Party’s candidate for the Presidency.
Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been placed under arrest by police acting on orders of the Attorney General in the National Hospital where he is warded.
The five Judge Bench of the Appeal Court examining a Writ Petition against the resumption of executions in Sri Lanka will continue hearings on Wednesday.
More people are coming round to accept the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka Freedom Party General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara says.
MP Kavinda Jayawardana says that it’s no wonder the opposition leader opposes the 19th amendment, as he intended to remain in power till Namal Rajapaksa could become the presidential candidate.
Police investigating the case of the Kurunegala doctor accused of making thousands of women infertile informed court today that they have no evidence against the Senior House Officer
The Police have told the Kurunegala Magistrate that they have no evidence to charge Dr. Shafi Shihabdeen who had been accused of sterilizing women while performing surgical operations on them
Envoys from the Organization of Islam Countries (OIC) are urging President Maithripala Sirisena to ensure the safety of the Muslim community in the face of hate speeches uttered by senior politicians and the clergy.
The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks is not political theatre, Gampaha district UNP parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna said, responding to comments made by President Sirisena earlier this week.
President Maithripala Sirisena is calling the Parliamentary Select Committee probing the Easter Sunday attacks a “political drama.”