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Govt. has no majority in Parliament: Karu

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:44

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today announced that the no-confidence motion brought in against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse and the Government passed in Parliament. ..

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Tense situation in Parliament

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Vadivel Suresh to resign from ministerial portfolio

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Minister Vadivel Suresh said today he would resign from the ministerial portfolio. ...


Sovereignty of Legislature prevailed: TNA

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The Sovereignty of the Legislature prevailed today with 122 MPs signing a motion against the new Government and its Prim...


122 MPs informed they voted in favour of no-faith motion: Ranil

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UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said voice vote was taken by the Speaker on the No Confidence Motion submitted in Parlia...


G.S.Vithanage appointed SriLankan Chairman

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:32
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G.S. Vithanage , the Secretary of Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry has been appointed as the Chairman of ...


Won't accept 'no-faith motion': Govt.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:23
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The government today rejected that there was a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Minister D...


Wasanath Senanayake to resign as minister

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:08
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Minister Wasantha Senanayake told media that he was going to resign from his ministerial portfolio shortly. ...


Wasanatha seen with Sajith and Ravi

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Minister Wasantha Senanayake was seen with UNP MP Sajith Premadasa and Ravi Karunanayake at a committee room in Parliame...


Parliament adjourned

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Parliament was adjourned till 10.00 am tomorrow.   ...


Fowzie, Piyasena Gamage, Manusha cross over to opposition

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:29
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Minister AHM Fowzie, Piyasena Gamage and Manusha Nanayakkara crossed over to the opposition in Parliament.   ...


Motion to suspend Standing Orders passed in Parliament

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:26
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The motion brought in to suspend the Standing Orders passed in Parliament with a majority in Parliament a short while ag...


Parliament sessions begin

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:02
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Parliament sessions began a short while ago for the first time after the President prorogued Parliament on October 27. ...


JVP hands over no-faith motion against PM Rajapaksa

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 09:27
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has decided to hand over a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajap...


Party leaders’ meeting concluded

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 09:06
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The Party leaders met at the parliamentary complex a short while ago under the chairmanship of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.&...


SLPP - SLFP to contest as a common front

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 06:19
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The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will certainly contest the elections under...


Ranil falls prey to his own trap: Anura

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 05:10
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JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said that UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was caught in his own trap of allowing...


Will request for a full-judge bench: Govt.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 03:43
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The government yesterday maintained that the Supreme Court’s interim order does not mean that the dissolution of p...


Give us 2/3rds for a stable Govt.: Lakshman Yapa

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 03:09
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UPFA MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said today they were prepared to form a stable government after rectifying their previ...


Jayalath Manoratne hospitalised

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 02:26
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Sri Lanka leading dramatist, and a lecturer Jayalath Manoratne had been hospitalised due to sudden illness, Sri Lanka Si...


Speaker cannot convene parliament: Govt.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 01:26
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The government yesterday said Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has no legal right to reconvene parliament today (14) and that it ...


SC order: Resounding victory for people’s franchise

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 23:18
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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today said the interim order issued by Supreme Courts suspending the dissolution of Parl...


President convenes National Security Council

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 22:31
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The National Security Council chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena met this evening.     ...


Rumors circulating that MR resigned as PM false: Namal

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 21:56
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Rumors circulating that Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa had resigned were completely false, UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa sai...


Parliament meets tomorrow: Speaker

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 20:43
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today Parliament would be convened tomorrow at 10.00 am as per the Gazette (2095/50) issue...


This is not the Court's final decision: Namal

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 19:41
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UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa said the Supreme Court’s interim order on the dissolution of parliament was not the Court&...


Speaker convenes party leaders meeting tomorrow

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Speaker karu Jayasuriya has convened a party leaders meeting at 8.30 a.m. tomorrow morning at the parliament complex. ...


JVP to meet Speaker today: Urge reconvening parliament tomorrow

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MPs have decided to meet Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at 7.00 p.m. today and request him ...


People won their first victory: Ranil

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 18:43
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UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said in a Twitter message that the people have won their first victory.  ...


SC stays proclamation dissolving parliament

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 18:02
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A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court today issued an interim order till December 7 staying the proclamation issued b...


SLPP rejects giving nominations to anyone yet

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 16:28
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The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today rejected reports of giving nominations to anyone and said it has not yet fi...


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