Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday sought clarification on thousands of alleged dismissals in the state sector on political grounds.
The controversial MCC compact is in the news again, with both Government and Opposition MPs reacting to reports that its signing is imminent.
Joint Opposition leaders backing Gotabaya Rajapaksa will meet this evening, in the backdrop of a fresh legal hurdle thrown his way earlier today.
Going on the offensive against UNF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa, SLPP leaders launched a scathing attack on his character today.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera today defended two controversial defence agreements - one proposed, one already entered into - with the United States Government, as well as a US-funded monetary aid package that have come under heavy criticism from sections of the Opposition.
Opposition lawmakers today (9) questioned the Government's decision to bar the media from covering police hauls of swords and knives in search operations carried out in the wake of the Easter bombings.