Rajapaksa back in power, China already established in Sri Lanka, can be expected to be even more assertive now.

President Maithripala Sirisena in a dramatic move on October 26 installed former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister, in place of his coalition partner Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of the United National Party (UNP). Evidently, political expediency prompted the president to ignore the inconvenient fact that it was the support of Wickremesinghe and the […]

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Mahinda has NOT got Majority yet so ”That Parliament Would be Re-convened on November 14th 2018 at 10 am”

Mahinda has NOT got Majority yet so ”That Parliament Would be Re-convened on November 14th 2018 at 10 am” President Sirisena Announces Via Gazette Notification That Parliament Would be Re-convened on November 14th 2018 at 10 am Mahinda has NOT got Majority yet so ”That Parliament Would be Re-convened on November 14th 2018 at 10 […]

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Speaker Recognises Ranil Wickremesinghe As PM: Full Text Of Karu Jayasuriya’s Statement

Speaker Recognises Ranil Wickremesinghe As PM: Full Text Of Karu Jayasuriya’s Statement Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Issues Statement Recognizing the “Status Quo” That Existed Before Oct 26th Until a Majority is Proved by a “New” Group. Sri Lanka’s Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has said that he is recognizing the status quo before the political crisis that was […]

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MR-MS Controlling Private Media Coverage On Political Crisis: Only Two TV Stations Gave Coverage To Range’s Revelations On Bribing MPs

MR-MS Controlling Private Media Coverage On Political Crisis: Only Two TV Stations Gave Coverage To Range’s Revelations On Bribing MPs UNP’s Ajith P. Perera said only two Television stations, gave coverage to the revelations made by UNP State Minister Palitha Range Bandara yesterday, on alleged attempts made by the Sirisena-Rajapaksa camp to bribe him to switch allegiance […]

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