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PM appears before PCoI

In his second appearance before a Presidential Commission, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing government corruption this morning.

Pro-Yahapalana civil society activists demand bicameral Parliament

A collective of civil society groups has declared their support for any presidential candidate who promises to establish a bicameral parliament in Sri Lanka tasked with appointing the President.

Pres Polls: Pro-Govt civil society activists to back whoever committed to democratic goals

Civil society activists who were instrumental in bringing the Yahapalana Government into power in 2015 told RepublicNext yesterday that they would throw their weight behind any party or presidential candidate that would, in good faith, help realise the democratic ideals they had always espoused.

JVP hands over no-confidence motion against Govt over Easter attacks

The Janatha Wimukthi Peremuna (JVP) presented a motion of no confidence against the Government to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya a short while ago, holding the Government "directly responsible" for the Easter Sunday attacks.

JVP to bring no-confidence motion against govt tomorrow

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna will hand over a No-Confidence Motion against the Government to the Speaker tomorrow (21).