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EC Chief to seek SC ruling on PC polls

EC Chief to seek SC ruling on PC polls

Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said on Thursday the EC would seek a ruling from the Supreme Court on the measures on the Read more…

New Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday or Tuesday

New Cabinet to be sworn in on Monday or Tuesday

UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam stated that the President has agreed to operate as per the ruling of the court.

He added the new Read more…

The Court’s Slap

The Court’s Slap

Not for the first time in recent weeks, Sri Lankans held a collective breath on the afternoon of December 13th, as citizens gathered Read more…

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as PM

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the change of government that the people expected has now had to be put off, but pledged Read more…

Sri Lanka’s UNF to form own administration, no coalition

Sri Lanka’s UNF to form own administration, no coalition

Sri Lanka’s United National Front will form its own administration without getting into a coalition, senior party officials said with its leader Ranil Read more…

UPFA to boycott parliament today
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

UPFA to boycott parliament today »

UPFA MP’s have decided to boycott today’s Parliamentary session.

The decision was made during a meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat Read more…

Singapore FTA temporarily suspended
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Singapore FTA temporarily suspended »

The implementation of the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement has been temporarily suspended.

The suspension will be in effect till the Read more…

MR And Purported Government : Court Of Appeal Postpones Case Until January 16
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

MR And Purported Government : Court Of Appeal Postpones Case Until January 16 »

The hearing of the Writ of Quo Warranto against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his purported government has been postponed to January 16, 17 and Read more…

Estate sector workers to end strike from today after President’s intervention
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Estate sector workers to end strike from today after President’s intervention »

The Ceylon Workers’ Congress chairman Arumugam Thondaman says that the strike action launched by plantation workers for the past eight days will end Read more…

Parties discuss feasibility of holding general election
12 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

Parties discuss feasibility of holding general election »

Discussions are underway among political parties to approve a resolution in Parliament with two-thirds majority calling for its dissolution in case the Supreme Read more…

The government has no budget from January 2019
11 Dec
2018
Written by TELO Admin

The government has no budget from January 2019 »

What is the current status of government expenditure and government affairs?

When News 1st spoke to Secretary to the Prime Minister 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…