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Sumanthiran files a petition to Supreme Court

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.

We want a new Constitution and not a Presidential election – TNA

The leader of the Tamil National Alliance R Sampanthan is saying that holding another Presidential election is a deceitful act and is against the verdict of the people of this country.

PM speaks out against death penalty

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.