Monday, November 19, 2018

No new bulletproof vehicles ordered for PM – PM’s Office

Prime Minister’s Office issuing a press release has refuted the allegations that new bulletproof vehicles have been ordered for Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

PM’s Office states that rumor spreading in media and social media

Parliament adjourned to Nov 23

The parliamentary session commenced at 1 pm today (19). However, the session was chaired by the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament in the absence of the Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya.

Deputy Speaker moved that a select committee should be appointed and requested MP nominations for the relevant matter be urgently

Prez tells UPFA: Ready to show majority if no-faith motion moved properly

President Maithripala Sirisena reportedly asked the parliamentary group of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) to be ready to show majority in Parliament if a no-confidence motion were brought through the proper procedure.

He had a meeting with the UPFA group only on Friday. He said he

PickMe antics and passenger woes!

There is ample commuter complaints with regard to the lack of passenger safety concerns by the taxi services in the country.

No level of monitoring is done with regard to the conduct and

We will also not attend all-party conference: JVP

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has also decided not to attend the all-party conference scheduled for this evening with the President, MP Anura Kumara Dissanayaka said.

He said they would not attend the conference because there was nothing to discuss as the President himself should resolve the

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Prime Minister meets with govt MPs

A discussion between Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and the parliamentary group of the government is currently underway at the Prime Minister’s Office.

The meeting to discuss the current political crisis in the country had

Do not follow orders from pseudo ministers: JVP

JVP Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath said that right now there is no constitutionally elected government, a cabinet or a Prime Minister and therefore, public servants must be extremely careful when carrying out orders from pseudo ministers.

“They may claim to be Ministers, but none of them have been

Appointing me as PM will complicate things further-Sajith

NP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday said the present crisis would become complicated if he was appointed Prime Minister.

“There are two Prime Ministers already and if a third is appointed things would become more complicated,” Mr. Premadasa said in

I won’t be intimidated by any threats: Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said yesterday that he would not be intimidated by any threats or obstacles placed in his way and would safeguard the democracy even by sacrificing his life.

In a statement issued after yesterday’s riotous incidents inside the chamber of the Parliament where UPFA members prevented him

Darkest day in Parliamentary history: Dayasiri

The government blamed Speaker Karu Jayasuriya for the ugly and shameful actions by a some government MPs yesterday and said it was a conspiracy hatched by him.

Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said a large number of foreign diplomats, foreign media including Al Jazeera and foreign