(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka's new cabinet sworn in today (04), forming the first ever national unity government in country's 67 year old parliamentary history. Tamil National Alliance (TNA) became the main opposition party, making an ethnic Tamil the opposition leader after 32 years.
(NIDAHASA News) Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party (UNP) secured majority in yesterday's (17) parliament poll, ending former President Rajapaksa's comeback dream.
(NIDAHASA News) President Maithripala Sirisena, in a hard-hitting letter, reaffirmed that he do not want his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa to become the next Prime Minister.
(NIDAHASA News) Ending his long silence, President Maithripala Sirisena today (14) announced that he will act impartially in upcoming election and would not support Mahinda Rajapaksa.
(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lankan political landscape is becoming a Chinese puzzle after President Maithripala Sirisena's United People Freedom Alliance's (UPFAA) decision to grand nomination for ousted president Mahinda Rajapaksa in upcoming general election.
(NIDAHASA News) Ousted Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa today (01) announced that he would be running for the upcoming general election in August.
(NIDAHASA News) President Maithripala Sirisena finally dissolved the parliament on Friday (26), ending the weeks-long political uncertainty. Parliamentary election is to be held on 17 August, officials said.
(NIDAHASA News) Sri Lanka parliament today approved a constitution amendment, which would curb powers of president and place police and judiciary under independent bodies.
(NIDAHASA News) A group of opposition parliamentarians today (20) kicked up a protest in chamber against anti-graft bodies summoning former president and his brother to answer massive allegations against the once most powerful duo in the country.
Massive crowd gather to bring back ex-President
(NIDAHASA News) Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says his defeat at last presidential election was a conspiracy.