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I don't recognise Mahinda Rajapaksa as PM:  Sri Lankan assembly Speaker 

Maithripala Sirisena parliament a day after sacking Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on October 26 and appointing former president Mahinda Rajapakse to the post.

published on : 5th November 2018

Sri Lanka's Parliament suspension will end on November 7

There was confusion since Thursday on the date when the parliamentary deadlock would end as Sirisena had suspended the sittings until November 16.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Sri Lanka political crisis: Sirisena reconvenes Parliament; Wickremesinghe says democracy will prevail

Rajapaksa on Thursday said Sirisena had informed him of the reconvening of the prorogued Parliament on the 5th of this month.

published on : 1st November 2018

Sri Lankan AG refuses to advise speaker Karu Jayasuriya; political crisis continues

President Sirisena replaced Wickremesinghe with former president Mahinda Rajapaksa in a dramatic turn of events last Friday.

published on : 31st October 2018

Sri Lanka political crisis: Senior UN official meets Speaker amid political turmoil 

A spokesman for the Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric told reporters here on Monday that Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka Hanaa Singer had met Jayasuriya.

published on : 30th October 2018

Ousted Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe says he commands majority

Maithripala Sirisena on Friday night sacked Wickremesinghe and appointed former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new prime minister.

published on : 29th October 2018

Sri Lankan Parliament speaker recognises Ranil Wickremesinghe as PM

In a letter to Sirisena, Jayasuriya questioned Sirisena's decision to suspend the House till November 16, saying it will have "serious and undesirable" consequences on the country.

published on : 28th October 2018

Issues of ethnic Tamils raised in Sri Lankan MPs meeting with Narendra Modi

Devananda later said he also urged the Indian government to help construct one lakh more houses in Tamil areas and elsewhere for the rehabilitation of civilians following the end of the decades of eth

published on : 10th September 2018