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Danuna Tilakaratne acquitted in Hicorp case

Danuna Tilakaratne acquitted in Hicorp case

The Colombo High Court today acquitted Danuna Tilakaratne from the Hicorp fraud case. Thilakaratne, former son-in-law of ex-Army Commander Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, had surrendered to Colombo High Court in December last year and was released on bail. MORE..

October 15, 2015  11:25 am|

SL army saved Tamil civilians, LTTE killed them, says Fonseka

SL army saved Tamil civilians, LTTE killed them, says Fonseka

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, who commanded the Sri Lankan army during Eelam War IV, says that it was the LTTE which targeted Tamil civilians and not the Lankan armed forces. MORE...

September 22, 2015  11:49 am|

Ready to face trial: Fonseka

Ready to face trial: Fonseka

Democratic Party founder and former SLA Commander Sarath Fonseka, offered himself to face a domestic court of law on allegations against military operations during the Eelam War. MORE...

September 20, 2015  01:07 pm|

Two more Deputy Ministers appointed

Two more Deputy Ministers appointed

Two more Deputy Ministers have been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday. MORE..

September 10, 2015  02:15 pm|

Couldnt win the war without Chinas help: SF

Couldnt win the war without Chinas help: SF

Sri Lanka will maintain the close relationship with China that provided strong support to help Sri Lanka end its 30-year civil war with the Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009, a leading military officer has said. MORE...

September 6, 2015  05:34 pm|

JVP nominates Bimal Ratnayake as NL MP

JVP nominates Bimal Ratnayake as NL MP

(Audio) The JVP has nominated Bimal Ratnayake as a National List MP for the seat vacated due to the resignation of S. Mayadunne, JVP Secretary Tilvin Silva told Ada Derana. MORE..

September 4, 2015  07:06 am|

Mayadunne resigns from parliamentary seat

Mayadunne resigns from parliamentary seat

JVP National List MP and former Auditor General S. Mayadunne says he will resign from his parliamentary seat after making a special statement in Parliament today. MORE..

September 3, 2015  09:38 am|

Handunetti, Mayadunne named as JVP National List MPs

Handunetti, Mayadunne named as JVP National List MPs

Former MP Sunil Handunetti and former Auditor General Sarathchandra Mayadunne have been named as National List MPs from JVP. MORE..

August 20, 2015  09:39 am|

Sarath Kumaras bail plea turned down for 7th time

Sarath Kumaras bail plea turned down for 7th time

The Anuradhapura Magistrates Court today rejected for the seventh time the bail plea put forward by the House Leader of the North Central Provincial Council, Ananda Sarath Kumara. MORE..

August 12, 2015  12:28 pm|

Justice Abrew withdraws SC petition

Justice Abrew withdraws SC petition

Justice Sarath de Abrew on Tuesday (14) withdrew the petition that he filed at the Supreme Court to hold the police investigations in connection with a complaint lodged by a domestic worker over an alleged assault incident. MORE...

July 14, 2015  06:09 pm|

Reginald, Amunugama opt out of electoral contest; Sudarshani to go with UPFA

Reginald, Amunugama opt out of electoral contest; Sudarshani to go with UPFA

Former MP Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle says that she will not contest the forthcoming General Election from any party other than the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA). MORE..

July 11, 2015  10:36 pm|

Another split looms in SLFP?

Another split looms in SLFP?

A group of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members including several Ministers are preparing to contest the upcoming General Election separately and not from the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), political sources told Ada Derana. MORE..

July 10, 2015  07:51 pm|

Good governance started with bad precedent - Former CJ

Good governance started with bad precedent - Former CJ

Former Chief Justice of Sri Lanka Sarath N. Silva says that good governance cannot be established in a country within just 100 days and that it will never exist under jungle law. MORE..

May 27, 2015  12:51 pm|

Sarath Fonseka says he would welcome war crime investigation

Sarath Fonseka says he would welcome war crime investigation

Sri Lankas wartime army chief says his conscience is clear and he would welcome a war crimes investigation to prove his innocence. MORE..

May 27, 2015  09:51 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|

Sarath Fonsekas parliament seat ruling on June 29

Sarath Fonsekas parliament seat ruling on June 29

The court of appeal will rule on June 29 on the petition filed by Democratic Party leader, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, seeking an order to reclaim his lost Parliamentary seat and revoke the appointment of Parliamentarian Jayantha Ketagoda. MORE...

May 19, 2015  04:48 pm|

Road to be named after Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka

Road to be named after Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka

The road linking Ananda Mawatha and Ketawalamulla Road in Colombo 10 is to be named after Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka today (19) by the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC), the Government Information Department (GID) said in a statement. MORE...

May 19, 2015  10:33 am|

CoA prevents removal of Central Province CM

CoA prevents removal of Central Province CM

The Court of Appeal today issued an interim order preventing the removal of Central province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayaka. MORE...

May 11, 2015  11:28 am|

No-confidence motion against Sarath Ekanayake

No-confidence motion against Sarath Ekanayake

A motion of no-confidence has been handed over today against the Chief Minister of the Central Provincial Council (CPC), Sarath Ekanayake. MORE..

April 17, 2015  10:24 am|

Fonseka to continue in politics while protecting respect

Fonseka to continue in politics while protecting respect

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka says he will continue to engage in active politics while safeguarding the respect for his new uniform. MORE..

March 25, 2015  11:36 am|

Sarath Fonseka bestowed with Field Marshal title

Sarath Fonseka bestowed with Field Marshal title

The Government on Sunday (22) awarded the Field Marshal title to former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka for the yeoman service rendered by him, achieving the victory over terrorism. MORE...

March 22, 2015  05:03 pm|

Lifting ban on national anthem in Tamil sparks row

Lifting ban on national anthem in Tamil sparks row

A decision by President Maithripala Sirisena to allow the singing of the Sri Lankan national anthem in Tamil has sparked a row, with the move coming under attack from his own Sri Lankan Freedom Party (SLFP). MORE...

March 22, 2015  07:08 am|

Sri Lankan Muslims wont fall prey to ISIS trap Fonseka

 Sri Lankan Muslims wont fall prey to ISIS trap  Fonseka

Former Sri Lanka army chief General Sarath Fonseka urged India and Pakistan to speedily resolve the Kashmir issue, adding that countries of the region should start behaving like neighbours. MORE..

March 20, 2015  03:05 pm|

32 CPC members submit affidavits to remove CM Sarath Ekanayake

32 CPC members submit affidavits to remove CM Sarath Ekanayake

Thirty-two Central Provincial Council (CPC) members today submitted affidavits to the Governor of the Central Province Surangani Ellawala, seeking to remove Sarath Ekanayake from the post of Chief Minister and appoint Thilina Bandara Tennakoon instead. MORE..

March 12, 2015  12:36 pm|

Court acquits General Sarath Fonseka

Court acquits General Sarath Fonseka

The Colombo High Court on Monday (9) acquitted General Sarath Fonseka of all charges in harbouring Army deserters case. MORE...

March 9, 2015  12:10 pm|

Fonseka files petition to get back lost seat

Fonseka files petition to get back lost seat

Democratic Party (DP) leader General Sarath Fonseka on Wednesday (25) filed a petition at the Court of Appeal seeking an order to reclaim his lost Parliamentary seat and revoke the appointment of Parliamentarian Jayantha Ketagoda. MORE...

February 25, 2015  04:56 pm|

All ranks, privileges & pension restored for General Sarath Fonseka

All ranks, privileges & pension restored for General Sarath Fonseka

Entitlement to wearing of all decorations of General Sarath Fonseka, former Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, has been restored, following the full Presidential amnesty granted by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE...

January 28, 2015  03:41 pm|

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