Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirsena by sacking Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on October 26 this year has not only precipitated the country into a political crisis, this is likely to lead to.. Eurasia Review - Published
The brawl occurred a day after Speaker Karu Jayasuriya announced there is no prime minister or government following a no-confidence motion against disputed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Friday's.. IndiaTimes - Published
For the past twenty-five years, Sri Lanka’s freedom party (SLFP) have enjoyed enormous success in Sri Lanka’s political history. Yet, despite these great achievements under the presidency of.. Eurasia Review - Published
Sri Lanka's main Tamil parties have turned down a call from President Maithripala Sirisena to support his newly appointed prime minister in a likely floor test in parliament this month, the parties.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
Sri Lanka Speaker Karu Jayasuriya's remarks came two days after he slammed President Sirisena, saying it was "anti-democratic" to sack Ranil Wickremesinghe and suspend the Parliament, and.. Firstpost - Published
Sri Lankan Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said Wednesday he wanted a floor test in parliament to resolve the issue of two prime ministers in the country which arose following the sacking of Ranil.. DNA - Published
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday claimed he has the support of 113 parliamentarians to prove the premiership of Mahinda Rajapaksa.
His comments came after Lankan Speaker Karu.. DNA - Published
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has agreed to summon parliament on Nov. 7, speaker Karu Jayasuriya said on Friday, following calls by political parties for a floor test to determine which.. Reuters India - Published
By N Sathiya Moorthy
Independent of the domestic outcomes of the current constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, it may have already opened up the floodgates for a neo-Cold War centred on South Asia,.. Eurasia Review - Published
Sri Lanka's suspended Parliament will not be convened before November 16, President Maithripala Sirisena's party said on Thursday, hours after officials at Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's office.. DNA - Published
Edappadi K Palaniswami government in Tamil Nadu has got a temporary breather of sorts with Justice M Sathyanarayanan, the third judge of Madras High Court upholding validity of Tamil Nadu Assembly.. DNA - Published
The opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday claimed that it had the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in the state.
The.. DNA - Published
Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have ordered the nuclear tests in 1996 when he became prime minister the first time, but his government lasted only 13 days which delayed India's journey to becoming a.. DNA - Published
The Opposition's no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government was defeated by a heavy margin, after a marathon 12-hour debate that saw both sides launching scathing attacks against each.. DNA - Published
The NDA government tonight sailed through the no-confidence motion against it in the Lok Sabha, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi dubbing it a result of the opposition's "arrogance" and its 'Modi.. DNA - Published
On a high-octane day, PM Modi lashes out at Congress and others. He said: "Despite the fact that the no-confidence motion started from TDP, a lot of people raised questions. A lot has been said so.. DNA - Published
The Shiv Sena on Friday morning boycotted the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha. Ahead of the crucial floor test, the party held a meeting where the decision to boycott the house proceeding was.. Zee News - Published
Madras High Court on Wednesday allowed TTV Dhinakaran’s plea to reject an election petition challenging his victory from RK Nagar Assembly constituency.
In his order, Justice G. Jayachandran.. DNA - Published
The Chief Justice of Madras High Court upheld Tamil Nadu Speaker's order disqualifying 18 AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran. Justice Sundar disagreed. Firstpost - Published
The Madras High Court on Thursday was unable to come to a consensus regarding the disqualification of the 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs who joined the TTV Dhinakaran faction.
The bench comprising Madras High.. DNA - Published
The Madras High Court will decide the fate of the Edappadi K Palaniswami government in Tamil Nadu on Thursday when it pronounces the verdict on the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance.. DNA - Published
A week after winning the floor test in Vidhana Soudha, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday scored another major victory after the Congress agreed to give finance ministry to JD(S). DNA - Published
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday asserted that he will fulfill all promises made to Karnataka citizens after winning the vote of confidence in the Legislative Assembly amid a walkout.. DNA - Published