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Namal Confirms Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Resignation: MR To Make Official Announcement Tomorrow

Namal Confirms Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Resignation: MR To Make Official Announcement Tomorrow

Former Presidnet Mahinda Rajapaksa has tendered his letter of resignation from the premiership.

His son Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa confirmed that Rajapaksa has decided to Read more…

Final decision after president meets UPFA MPs tonight

Final decision after president meets UPFA MPs tonight

President Maithripala Sirisena is to take a final decision on the course of future politics following yet another meeting with the UPFA parliamentary Read more…

Supreme Court begins hearing MR appeal on post of PM

Supreme Court begins hearing MR appeal on post of PM

The Supreme Court is currently considering the appeal filed against the Interim Order given by the Court of Appeal which restricts Mahinda Rajapaksa Read more…

Need an election, but not by hook or by crook – By M.S.M.Ayub

Need an election, but not by hook or by crook – By M.S.M.Ayub

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa, the son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has exclaimed in his twitter feed as to why those who make a Read more…

JVP to push for 20-A and then dissolve Parliament

JVP to push for 20-A and then dissolve Parliament

he Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says it will push for the 20th Amendment to the Constitution to abolish the executive powers of the Read more…

Sri Lanka President now pushes Supreme Court, risks clash with the Judiciary
11 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka President now pushes Supreme Court, risks clash with the Judiciary »

In an unprecedented move, Sri Lanka President is to ask his Attorney General to push the Supreme Court to deliver ‘without delay’ the Read more…

Specific proposition required to go for referendum – PAFFREL
11 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Specific proposition required to go for referendum – PAFFREL »

Holding only a general election would not suffice in resolving the prevailing political and constitutional crisis in the country, according to a Sri Lankan election Read more…

All galleries in Parliament except for the press gallery closed
11 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

All galleries in Parliament except for the press gallery closed »

Except for the press gallery, all other galleries in Parliament will be closed when the House takes up the confidence motion on UNP Read more…

JVP: Prez violates Constitution by refusing to appoint Ranil PM
11 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

JVP: Prez violates Constitution by refusing to appoint Ranil PM »

There are provisions in the Constitution to act against the President if he continues to commit constitutional violations and the progressive forces must Read more…

President Sirisena Likely To Call Referendum On General Election If Supreme Court Rules Against Dissolution Of Parliament
11 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

President Sirisena Likely To Call Referendum On General Election If Supreme Court Rules Against Dissolution Of Parliament »

President Maithripala Sirissna is likely to call a referendum if the Supreme Court rules against his move to dissolve Parliament, sources close to Read more…

All payments to Ministers & their private staff suspended
10 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

All payments to Ministers & their private staff suspended »

Steps have been taken to temporarily suspend the payments of salaries to Ministers and their private staff following an order issued by court Read more…

Sri Lankan History That is Taught to Children is Extremely Sinhala-centric, with Only a Few Paragraphs Mentioning the Jaffna Kingdom and the Tamil People
10 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lankan History That is Taught to Children is Extremely Sinhala-centric, with Only a Few Paragraphs Mentioning the Jaffna Kingdom and the Tamil People »

In Grade 3, my Social Studies textbook described Sri Lanka as being a multicultural country, where people of all ethnicities lived together in Read more…

Case Challenging “Illegal” Sacking Of Ranil Wickremesinghe And His Government Fixed For Support On January 07
10 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Case Challenging “Illegal” Sacking Of Ranil Wickremesinghe And His Government Fixed For Support On January 07 »

A petition filed by Dambara Amila Thera challenging the illegal sacking of Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister and other members of his government has been Read more…

Six Weeks Since Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis Began: Where Do Things Stand Now? – Roar Media
10 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Six Weeks Since Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis Began: Where Do Things Stand Now? – Roar Media »

It has now been six weeks since the country was thrown into disarray after President Maithripala Sirisena replaced his Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Read more…

New US Ambassador opens up to Sri Lanka
10 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

New US Ambassador opens up to Sri Lanka »

A career member of the US Senior Foreign Service, the United States’ new Ambassador in Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz describes her job Read more…