Archive for November 14th, 2018

YAHAPALANA AS A PUPPET REGIME Part 1

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

KAMALIKA PIERIS Pub 14.11.18  Rev 15.11.18 The Yahapalana government elected in 2015 is Sri Lanka’s very first puppet government. Analysts were quick to spot this. Lasanda Kurukulasuriya asked in 2015 ‘is Lanka being micro managed from afar.  In 2016, the media said, ‘Yahapalana is acting on a preplanned scenario.’  ‘Government is following a foreign agenda.’ […]

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At Last the President has taken the best decision to solve the present political crisis allowing the people to sort it out peacefully and democratically in the interest of the country and the people, when RW opts for a blood bath uprising to keep him in power by calling his butterfly supporters to stage a nationwide protest for 13 days. 

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Dr Sudath Gunasekara 12.11. 2018. Since I am not a lawyer I do not propose to comment on the legal side of this issue. I leave it for legal luminaries to do that job. But as a layman and a retired senior public servant and also as an apolitical man who puts the country and […]

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It it uncommon to have a Minority government ?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

A minority government, or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament. It is sworn into office, with or without the formal support of other parties, to enable a government to be formed. Under such a government, legislation can only be passed […]

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Parliament dissolved to form a People’s Government – Part IV

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

By : A.A.M.NIZAM – MATARA . In part III of this article it was highlighted yesterday the treachery of Anura Kumara and his money voracious Cabal.  In their malicious servility to Ranil Wickunanasinghe they unsuccessfully brought 20th amendment to the constitution as a private members motion to usurp all the powers of the President and confer […]

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West should not meddle with internal matters: Prelate

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter Most Ven. Warakagoda Gnanarathna Thera said on Tuesday that Western countries should not infringe on Sri Lanka’s internal matters. The prelate expressed these views when Buddha Sasana Affairs Minister Udaya Gammanpila called on the Thera. The Ven. Thera said following the change of the Government, […]

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President accuses Speaker of ignoring Constitution and Standing Orders

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana In a letter to the Speaker, President Maithripala Sirisena says that the Speaker of Parliament has ignored the Constitution, Standing Orders and Parliamentary traditions in passing the no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister. The letter is a response to the letter and attached documents sent by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to the President regarding […]

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Constitutional gridlock and petitions against a Parliamentary election

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

By C. A. Chandraprema Courtesy The Island November 14, 2018, 9:51 pm With the suspension of the gazette notification dissolving Parliament till the 7th December, the political uncertainty in the country is set to continue for three more weeks. When one looks at the petitioners who went to the Supreme Court against the President’s decision to […]

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Antho jata, bahi jata

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Editorial Thursday 15th November, 2018 Courtesy The Island November 14, 2018, 9:54 pm The country finds itself in a perfect mess. It has two Prime Ministers and two governments. The Speaker and the President are acting like two private bus drivers disputing the lead; they have already brought the institutions they represent—the legislature and the executive—on […]

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Lankan Prez accuses Speaker of violating parliamentary procedures

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, November 14: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday refused to accept a letter sent by parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya explaining  the happenings in the House earlier in the day, according to a ruling party member Dayasiri Jayasekara. Instead, he issued a statement saying that the Speaker had flouted parliamentary procedures in getting the No […]

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Breaking constitutional and parliamentary norms appears to be the new norm in Lanka

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, November 14 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka was for long a bastion of Western culture in social and political behavior. But these  markers, which distinguished it from its neighbors in South Asia for decades after independence from British rule, are fast disappearing in the political sphere. Politics in Sri Lanka is now a crass […]

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No Trust Vote against Rajapaksa regime “passed” amidst chaos

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, November 14 (newsin.asia): The Speaker of the Sri Lankan parliament, Karu Jayasuriya  on Wednesday declared that a No Confidence Motion against the government of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was passed in the midst high voltage commotion and confusion. There was no debate, and no vote as such was taken. But the Speaker […]

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Sri Lanka’s political crisis heightens with Mahinda Rajapakse’s party not accepting NCM

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Nov 14 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s political crisis heightened further on Wednesday when ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former president Mahinda Rajapakse both claimed they would continue in government following a heated debate in Parliament earlier in the day. Hours after a no confidence motion was submitted on the floor of […]

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UPFA rejects MR No-Confidence Motion

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy Ceylon Today United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Dinesh Gunawardena today (14), said the UPFA does not accept the No-Confidence Motion of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, and the newly appointed Cabinet as a valid one, because no Motion was moved when the Parliament sitting was in […]

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Why was Sri Lanka’s Parliament dissolved? To hold elections – who opposes it?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Two questions readers need to ask & answer. Firstly, who are objecting to people going to vote? Secondly, why did those who are objecting to people going to vote not file FRs against sacking Ranil as PM? From the point of view of the People’s rights which is more damaging? Answering this will clearly show […]

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ඉදිරි පැය 24 තුල අර්බුදය විසදනවා..- ජනපති

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

 lanka C news රට තුල ඇතිව තිබෙන දේශපාලන අර්බුදකාරී තත්වය ඉදිරි පැය 24 ඇතුලත නිමා වනු ඇති බව ජනාධිපති මෛත‍්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතා සදහන් කර ඇත. ජනාධිපතිවරයා අද පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේදී ඇති වූ සිදුවීම් සම්බන්ධයෙන් ජෙෂ්ඨ ඇමති පිරිසක් හා අදහස් පල කරමින් මේ බව සදහන් කර තිබේ.

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FORT HAMMENHIEL IN JAFFNA AND WIJEWEERA

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Dr Sarath Obeysekera Whole of Sri Lanka is falling into a constitutional trap and uncertInity looms in the horizon when  Sinhala politicians are playing balls ( pandu”) Tamil and other helpless minorities  is watching helplessly I am  in Jaffna having a break combined with a task of combining a study to see how Tamils are […]

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President will take necessary constitutional steps – Samarasinghe

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana The President will take necessary constitutional steps after he receives the letter from the Speaker regarding the no-confidence motion, Co-Cabinet Spokesman Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said.

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Won’t accept ‘no-faith motion’: Govt.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

මම ජනාධිපතිතුමා ගන්න තීරණයත් ඒක්ක ඉන්නවා

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PC elections to be held under previous system – Mahinda Samarasinghe

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Cabinet has decided to prepare legal draft to hold Provincial Council elections under the previous system, said Mahinda Samarasinghe. He mentioned this today (14), at the press conference held to inform the cabinet decisions. The compulsory 25% female representation will be ensured, he further said. Cabinet has also decided to provide school uniform […]

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Glad to see parliament fulfilling its role: US

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Glad to see the Sri Lankan Parliament is once again fulfilling its constitutional role, US Ambassador in Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz said today. The Ambassador had attended the reconvening of parliament this morning. Honored to attend the reconvening of Sri Lankan Parliament this morning to see democracy in action. Very lively but glad this […]

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Won’t accept ‘no-faith motion’: Govt.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy The Daily Mirror The government today rejected that there was a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Minister Dinesh Gunawardane said they wont accept the motion which was submitted by the JVP as it was not taken up for a proper debate.

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No confidence motion with 122 signatures sent to President – Speaker

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana The Office of the Speaker stated that a no confidence motion and a letter signed by 122 parliamentarians against the Prime Minister and the new Cabinet appointed by the President have been presented to the Speaker at the parliamentary session today (14). Issuing a press release, the Speaker’s Office said that, the Parliament […]

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