PM Ranil meets Congress leaders – Review the Tamil issue, the reconciliation process and devolution of powers in Tamil-dominated areas?

Kicking off his visit to India, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday met Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi for discussions on the political and economic situation of the region, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. The discussions also centred on how to safeguard navigation in the Indian Ocean and Sri Lanka’s welfare system. Several […]

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CID Says It Has Sufficient Evidence To Arrest CDS: Beleaguered Admiral Makes Public Appearance With Sirisena

Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who is currently at the centre of the case involving the abductions and killings of 11 youth, made a public appearance with President Maithripala Sirisena at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre yesterday. Sirisena and Wijegunaratne were seen sharing the stage together at the ‘Sathviru Abhiman’ military welfare event in Colombo, […]

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The Hindu Slams Sirisena’s Denial On RAW Assassination Plot: Says Sirisena Made Wild & Bizarre Allegation

The Hindu newspaper today stood by its report on President Maithripala Sirisena’s remark at the last Cabinet meeting on RAW’s plot to assassinate him. The Sri Lankan government has so far issued three denials of the story and President Sirisena, in a telephone conversation, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also assured that he never […]

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Mahinda Abruptly Ends Press Conference When Questioned About Shirani Bandaranayake’s Hastened Impeachment

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa abruptly ended a press conference yesterday when journalists questioned about the removal of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake through a hastened impeachment process. At the press conference where the former President talked about the “lopsided” law enforcement process of the current government, a journalist asked how the former Chief Justice Bandaranayake was removed […]

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