Political activists Dambara Amila Thero and Prof. Chandragupta Thenuwara filed a fundamental rights petition in the Supreme Court today against the SLRC handover.
President Maithripala Sirisena claimed yesterday that he is the only President in Sri Lankan history to have not been accused of interfering with the judiciary.
UNP MP Bandula Lal Bandarigoda, who tabled a Private Member’s Bill to abolish death penalty said that a parliamentary vote will soon be carried out to abolish the death penalty as the time given to raise objections against the Bill before the Court is now over.
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran has filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to intervene as the President is not legally allowed to call a provincial council election under the old system without limitation.
Delivering a comprehensive Judgment, the Supreme Court yesterday July 30 ordered the Sri Lanka Medical Council to provisionally register SAITM medical graduates as Medical Practitioners in terms of 29(2) of the Medical Ordinance.
Actor-Politico State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake intends to apologise to the court, his attorney said when the Supreme Court (SC) today served a charge sheet (ruling) on him yesterday July 30
Gotabaya Rajapaksa got another reprieve from facing his misappropriation trial when the Supreme Court ordered that the trial which was to begin tomorrow 26 July be stopped until the apex court rules on an appeal filed by the accused.
The Supreme Court had ordered the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to register students with medical degrees from recognised foreign universities and who have passed the SLMC examination, for the medical profession in Sri Lanka.
The Supreme Court has fixed July 25 and 26 to hear 12 Fundamental Rights petitions filed by several hundred citizens aggrieved by the Easter Sunday bombings.
The Supreme Court which today heard 12 Fundamental Rights petitions challenging the death penalty, suspended executions until October 30 this year.