Court returns Wimal’s passport
The Negombo Magistrate this morning (28) returned the passport of MP Wimal Weerawansa, Ada Derana reporter says. MORE...
Wimal praises Russia’s role in confronting ISIS
Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa has praised the Russian Government and the Russian Forces over its military invention in destroying the ISIS/ISIL terrorist strongholds in Syria. MORE...
Don’t act like monkeys, says PM
The decision on the opposition leader post sparked uproar in parliament when Colombo district MP Wimal Weerawansa this morning (3) questioned the government on the validity of the new appointment. MORE...
The Leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF) and former Minister Wimal Weerawansa arrived at the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) to give a statement today. MORE..
Shashi Weerawansa arrives at FCID
Shashi Weerawansa, wife of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa, today arrived at the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) to give a statement. MORE..
Mahinda signs nominations to contest from Kurunegala
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday (09) signed nominations to contest under the United People’s Freedom Alliance ticket for the Kurunegala electoral district, National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader Wimal Weerawansa said.
Shashi Weerawansa grilled by FCID
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife, Shashi Weerawansa, arrived at the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) to give a statement regarding a property transaction. MORE..
Over 100 MPs signed no-confidence motion against PM - Wimal
National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa says that the motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be submitted today. MORE..
Shashi Weerawansa’s passport and NIC forged: CID informs court
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today informed court that the diplomatic passport and National Identity Card (NIC) of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi Weerawansa, have been forged. MORE..
Will bring no-confidence motion against Ranil - Wimal
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa says that a motion of no confidence will be brought against Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. MORE..
FUTA condemns attack on former president
Condemning the Friday’s attack on Dr Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri and Dr Kumudu Kusum Kumara, the Federation of University Teachers’ Associations today said that the incident is a grim reminder of the political culture that people thought they had defeated on January 08. MORE..
57 MPs visit Mahinda Rajapaksa
Around fifty-seven Members of Parliament today visited former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at his Carlton House in Tangalle. MORE..
Over 26 SLFP MPs attend Ratnapura rally
Over 26 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Parliamentarians attend a public rally currently being held in Ratnapura urging Mahinda Rajapaksa to be nominated as the party’s Prime Ministerial candidate. MORE..
Weerawansa questioned about his assets and liabilities
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa is being questioned by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption in relation to his assets and liabilities, an official said. MORE...
Even wives of politicians must be protected from govt - MR
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said that not only politicians but even their wives and children have to be safeguarded from the government now as they are being “harassed” one by one. MORE..
Shashi Weerawansa released on bail
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi Weerawansa, who was arrested and remanded on charges of falsifying documents to obtain a diplomatic passport, has been granted bail by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court. MORE..
I too have falsified documents – Sannasgala
Popular author and tutor Upul Shantha Sannasgala says that the arrest of Shashi Weerawansa was not due to an issue with her, but an issue regarding her spouse ex-Minister “Wimal Weerawansa’s backbone.” MORE..
Shashi Weerawansa, the wife of ex-Minister Wimal Weerawansa was further remanded until 4 March by the Colombo Magistrate, this afternoon (25). MORE...
Court orders prison hospital to take charge of Wimal’s wife
The Colombo Chief Magistrate has directed the Prisons Hospital doctor to take charge of Shashi Weerawansa, who is being treated at a private hospital in Malabe while under arrest. MORE..
Ex-Minister Wimal Weerawansa on Monday (23) denied allegations leveled against his wife describing it as a “totally false” complaint. MORE...
Ex-Minister Wimal Weerawansa has been summoned to the Police Headquarters on Monday (23) morning and is being questioned by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers, a senior police officer told Ada Derana. MORE...
Wimal Weerawansa’s wife arrested
Shashi Weerawansa, wife of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa, who was under investigation for allegedly submitting forged documents to get a diplomatic passport, has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said. MORE...
Mahinda Rajapaksa goes to jail
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa spent time briefly at the main prison in Colombo visiting his recently acquired ally Tissa Attanayake. MORE...