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Rajapaksa to be briefed on Sirisenas decision

Rajapaksa to be briefed on Sirisenas decision

Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva has met with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Kandy this morning, political sources revealed to Ada Derana. MORE..

June 30, 2015  02:22 pm|

Opposition Leader slams UNPs dual policy

Opposition Leader slams UNPs dual policy

Sri Lankas Opposition today said that they will seek to debate the motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Parliament, in the third week of July. MORE..

June 17, 2015  03:20 pm|

PMs remark is a major blow to the independence of the judiciary: Silva

PMs remark is a major blow to the independence of the judiciary: Silva

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghes recent remark, concerning the order of the Supreme Court on the former Defence Secretarys fundamental rights petition, is a major blow to the independence of the judiciary and the rule of law, Opposition Leader and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MP Nimal Siripala de Silva said today (17). MORE...

May 17, 2015  04:07 pm|

SLFP decides to vote in favour of 19A

SLFP decides to vote in favour of 19A

The SLFP Central Committee has unanimously decided to vote in favour of the 19th amendment to the Constitution a short while ago, Minister Rajitha Senaratne told Ada Derana. MORE..

April 23, 2015  08:01 pm|

Bandula sacked from SLFP central committee

Bandula sacked from SLFP central committee

Former Minister Bandula Gunawardena says that he has been removed from the Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP). The UPFA MP said he has received a letter notifying him of this decision. MORE..

April 11, 2015  05:39 pm|

ITAK entitled to post of Opposition Leader

ITAK entitled to post of Opposition Leader

Weighing in on the standoff over the Opposition Leader post, Sri Lankas main Tamil party today said that no MP elected from the UPFA or UNP can hold the position and that the ITAK is entitled to it, having the next highest number of representatives. MORE..

April 10, 2015  03:07 pm|

Wont do anything that requires referendum Ranil

Wont do anything that requires referendum  Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today expressed confidence that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution will be passed in Parliament with sufficient backing, despite objections voiced by certain parties including the JHU - a key partner of the government and calls for a referendum. MORE..

March 26, 2015  02:20 pm|

VIDEO: No intention of staying as Opposition Leader for long Nimal

VIDEO: No intention of staying as Opposition Leader for long  Nimal

Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala De Silva says that it is not important who will be appointed as the Prime Minister and that what is important is that a Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) government is formed. MORE..

February 28, 2015  05:15 pm|

No Confidence Motion submitted against John Amaratunga

No Confidence Motion submitted against John Amaratunga

The No Confidence Motion against Minister John Amaratunga which was signed by 114 Opposition MPs has been handed over to the Secretary General of Parliament, Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva said. MORE..

February 7, 2015  04:06 pm|

Parliament adjourned amid uproar over PMs statement

Parliament adjourned amid uproar over PMs statement

The parliament adjourned its session for 20 minutes following uproar over a statement made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe pertaining to the impeachment of former Chief justice Shirani Bandaranaike. MORE..

January 30, 2015  02:47 pm|

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