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CID gets detention order to question Pillayan

CID gets detention order to question Pillayan

The Colombo Chief Magistrate today (14) allowed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to detain former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan for questioning till November 04. MORE...

October 14, 2015  01:29 pm|

CID detains Pillayan for further questioning

CID detains Pillayan for further questioning

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is interrogating former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan under a detention order, the police say. MORE...

October 12, 2015  11:42 am|

Vigneswaran says he has faith on President Sirisena

Vigneswaran says he has faith on President Sirisena

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran says he has hope and confident that President Maithripala Sirisena will achieve peace and prosperity.

October 5, 2015  11:30 am|

War crimes in Sri Lanka: Jaya urged to convene all-party meeting

War crimes in Sri Lanka: Jaya urged to convene all-party meeting

Indian PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday urged Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa to convene an all-party meeting to exert pressure on the Centre to bring out a resolution in the UNHRC, seeking international probe into the alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, the Times of India news agency reported. MORE...

September 24, 2015  02:49 pm|

Wigneswaran welcomes UN proposal to set up hybrid court

Wigneswaran welcomes UN proposal to set up hybrid court

The Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Tamil-dominated Northern Province has welcomed the UNHRCs proposal to set up a hybrid court to probe the alleged war crimes during the last phase of the conflict with the LTTE, saying it is a dramatic step towards achieving reconciliation. MORE...

September 24, 2015  11:18 am|

Prasanna Ranatunga, wife arrives at FCID

Prasanna Ranatunga, wife arrives at FCID

Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga and his wife arrived at the FCID a short while ago to give a statement over an alleged financial malpractice connected to a land deal. MORE...

July 20, 2015  09:49 am|

Court grants bail to Prasanna and wife

Court grants bail to Prasanna and wife

The Fort Magistrate on Tuesday (14) granted bail to the Chief Minister of the Western Province, Prasanna Ranatunga, and his wife in connection with a case filed against them over an irregular land deal. MORE...

July 14, 2015  10:26 am|

Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, has accused the countrys Central government of not having the will to help Tamils or minorities. MORE..

May 30, 2015  10:26 am|

Fonsekas Democratic Party to back UPFA at the election- Dayasiri

Fonsekas Democratic Party to back UPFA at the election- Dayasiri

The United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) will form a coalition government after the forthcoming election, thus several political parties are expected to join hands with the party in near future, North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said. MORE...

May 24, 2015  12:16 pm|

TN CM Panneerselvam resign; Jayalalithaa invited to form Govt soon

TN CM Panneerselvam resign; Jayalalithaa invited to form Govt soon

Accepting the resignation of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam and his council of ministers on Friday Governor K. Rosaiah invited AIADMK general secretary J.Jayalaltihaa to form the ministry at the earliest, a Raj Bhavan statement said. MORE...

May 22, 2015  10:37 am|

Wigneswaran defends raising convicts issue with Modi

Wigneswaran defends raising convicts issue with Modi

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran on Friday strongly defended his action of forwarding to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a representation, seeking the release of four convicts of a case of rape and murder, popularly called the Premananda case. MORE..

April 25, 2015  10:43 am|

Send firm message to Sri Lanka, OPS tells Indian PM

Send firm message to Sri Lanka, OPS tells Indian PM

Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the arrest of 37 fisherman from Nagapattinam at the highest diplomatic-level and secure their release and 18 boats now in the custody of Sri Lankan Navy. MORE...

April 5, 2015  09:30 am|

Ahamed Nazeer sworn in as Eastern Province CM

Ahamed Nazeer sworn in as Eastern Province CM

SLMC Deputy Leader and Provincial Councilor, Ahamed Nazeer Zainulabdeen, took oaths as the Chief Minister of the Eastern Province before the Governor Austin Fernando this evening. MORE..

February 6, 2015  07:12 pm|

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