MR should resign voluntarily- Mujibur

UNP MP Mujibur Rahman says Mahinda Rajapaksa is not the legitimate Prime Minister he should voluntarily resign from his post.

Moody’s downgrades SL’s rating to B2 from B1

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Sri Lanka's foreign currency issuer and senior unsecured ratings to B2 from B1.

UNP to launch a Sathyagraha campaign tomorrow

The United National Party has decided to launch an indefinite Sathyagraha campaign commencing from 3pm tomorrow.

‘Speaker followed due procedure with regard to MR’s NCM’

A former Secretary General of Parliament says the Speaker has followed standing orders and Parliamentary norms regarding the NCM against Mahinda Rajapaksa.

General Election cannot be called due to stay order

MP Navin Dissanayake says the Mahinda Rajapaksha faction can prove its majority and resolve the present crisis, even tomorrow, in Parliament.

Public must defend independent bodies- RW

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says robust democratic institutions are integral to protecting the freedoms of citizens from arbitrary actions of the state.

An interim budget is ready- Bandula

MP Bandula Gunawardena says an interim budget has been prepared by the Minister of Finance in order to facilitate the expenditure of the state.

UNP claims another victory for democracy

The UNP has termed the decision taken by the IGP to rescind the transfer orders issued on CID Inspector Nishantha Silva as victory for democracy.

Government urged to send a “strong message”

Senior human rights lawyer JC Weliamuna says the government must send a “strong message” to the investigators, witnesses and victims.