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Sri Lanka parties challenge president Maithripala Sirisena in court

Three parties, which together enjoy an absolute majority in the assembly, on Monday asked the Supreme Court to declare the president's actions as illegal.

published on : 12th November 2018

Rajapaksa may free Tamil political prisoners to woo TNA legislators to back him

The move is aimed at persuading the legislators in Sri Lanka's main Tamil party - Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to support Rajapaksa in his bid to prove majority in the parliament.

published on : 5th November 2018

Sri Lanka's main Tamil party to vote against Mahinda Rajapaksa in trust motion

Mahinda Rajapaksa claims he has enough numbers to prove his majority and at least six of ousted premier Ranil Wickremasinghe's men have defected to his side.

published on : 3rd November 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

Tamil National Alliance won't support any party until Tamils' grievances are met: Party sources

The decision has come in the context of current speculation that the TNA may support Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to continue his government.

published on : 14th February 2018

Dissenting Tamil lawmakers in Sri Lanka form new coalition

A group of dissenting Sri Lankan Tamil lawmakers has formed a new coalition to challenge the Tamil National Alliance.

published on : 7th December 2017

India will not press for merger of north, east Sri Lankan provinces: Jaishankar

The Foreign Secretary says it would not be wise to hold every other matter hostage to the merger issue.

published on : 20th February 2017