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කථානායක තුමා ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණයේ අතුරු තහනම් නියෝගය බරපතල ලෙස අපයෝජනයට පත් කරලා-2018 11 14 පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට ගෙනා යෝජනාවට අත්සන් තබා ඇත්තේ මන්ත්‍රීවරුන් 6 දෙනයි.

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

සටහන : හර්ෂ කුමාර් සුරියආරච්චි 2018 11 14 දින පාර්ලිමේන්තුවට අනුර කුමාර දිසානායක මන්ත්‍රීතුමා විසින් ඉදිරිපත් කරන ලද යෝජනාව විශ්වාස භංග යෝජනාවක් නොවේ. එහි ඇත්තේ ජනාධිපති තුමා විසින් පනවන ලද ගැසට් නිවේදන ව්‍යවස්ථා විරෝධී හා නීති විරෝධී යැයි සදහන් යෝජනාවකි. යම්කිසි කාරණයක් ව්‍යවස්ථා  විරෝධිද නැත්ද යන්න තීරණය කිරීම පාර්ලිමේන්තුව ට බලය ඇති කාරණයක් නොව සහමුලින්,ම […]

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විශ්වාස භංගයක් අලුතෙන් ‘‘විධිමත්ව’’ සම්මත කලොත් පිලිගන්න බව ජනපති දන්වයි.. විධිමත් ක‍්‍රමය මෙන්න.එජාප ප‍්‍රබලයන් තිදෙනෙකුට අගමැති වෙන්නැයි ජනපති ආරාධනා කරලා..?

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

 lanka C news පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ බහුතරය ඇත්නම් එය තමනට නියමානුකූල ආකාරයෙන් පෙන්වා සිටින්නැනි ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මහතා එක්සත් ජාතික පෙරමුණ පක්ෂ නායකයන්ට පෙන්වා දී ඇත. ඔහු මේ බව සඳහන් කර ඇත්තේ අද පස්වරුවේ ජනාධිපති ලේකම් කාර්යාලයේදී එම පෙරමුණේ නායකයන් සමග පැවති පැවති සකච්ඡාවේදිය. පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ දී සම්මත කළේ යැයි කියන විශ්වාසභංගය තමන් පිළිනොගන්නා බවත් ඒ වෙනුවට වෙනත් […]

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යා දෙක නොරත රත; වත්මන් දේශපාලන අර්බුධය විනිවිද දකිමු – 1

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

ආචාර්ය චමිල ලියනගේ මේ පබැඳුම අලගියවන්න මුකවෙට්ටිතුමාගේය. කාලත්‍රය දැකීමට සමත් පඬිවරුන්ගේ සංකල්පනාවන්හි අදාළත්වය සර්ව කාලීන වන්නේය; සර්ව භෞමික වන්නේය. ලාඞකේය දේශපාලනයේ අද උද්ගත වී ඇති තත්ත්වය විග්‍රහ කරගැනීමෙහි ලා මේ සංකල්පය වෙසෙසින්ම  ගැලපෙන බව අපගේ අදහසයි. ඊට හේතුව පසුගිය 2018.10.26 දින අපේ රටේ දේශපාලනතන්ත්‍රයේ සිදුවූ අනපේක්ෂිත ‘විප්ලවයට’ පාදක වූයේ ‘නොගැලපීමක්’ නිසාය. එම පරිවර්තනය මෑත කාලීන දේශපාලනික […]

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පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ පිහි ඇණුමක්.. ලේ සෙලවෙයි.. මන්ත‍්‍රී ඝාතනයක් නූලෙන් වැලකේ.. එජාප මන්ත‍්‍රීන් දෙදෙනෙකු පිහි ගෙනැත්.. කඩු පොලුත් ගේන්නැයි කතානායක කියලා..

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

lanka C news අද පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ ඇති වූ ගැටුමට වගකිව යුත්තේ කථානායක කරු ජයසූරිය මහතා බව ඇමති දයාසිරි ජයසේකර මහතා කියයි. කථානායකවරා පුටුවේ රැදී සිටීමෙන් මෙම නොසන්සුන්කාරී තත්වය ඇති වූ බවත් ඔහු අසුනෙන් ඉවත්ව ගියේ නම් මෙම තත්වය ඇති නොවන බවත් ඔහු කියා සිටී. අද පාර්ලිමේන්තුව තුලට එජාප මන්ත‍්‍රිවරුන් දෙදෙනෙකු තියුණු පිහි රැුගෙන පැමිණ සිටි බවද […]

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Anarchy, here we come!

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Editorial Courtesy The Island November 15, 2018, 9:29 pm People dislike governments and politicians. In advanced democracies the public asks for less government because meddlesome politicians make people’s lives miserable. We, the inhabitants of this land like no other, are apparently without a government at present. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya declared in Parliament, yesterday, for everyone to […]

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President tells party leaders to prove majority properly

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana A special meeting was held this evening (15), between President Maithripala Sirisena, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the leaders of all political parties affiliated with United National Front (UNF) and Tamil National Alliance (TNA). The meeting, which lasted for nearly two hours, was focused on the existing political situation of the country. According to […]

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Govt. ready to defeat NCM if UNF-led alliance adheres to protocols: SB

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Sandun A. Jayasekera Courtesy The Daily Mirror If the UNF-led political alliance follows proper Parliamentary procedures and Standing Orders when bringing in a no-confidence motion (NCM) against the government and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, the government is ready to face it and defeat it, Chief Whip and Highways Minister S.B. Dissanayake said today. He said the […]

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ජනාධිපතිතුමා රැකිය යුත්තේ එක එක පක්ෂවල ප්‍රතිපත්ති නොව ව්‍යවස්ථාවයි

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

ක්‍රිෂාන් පතිරත් ජයසූරිය උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම ජනාධිපතිවරයා මෑත කාලයේදී ගත් තීන්දු හා තීරණ ව්‍යවස්ථාවට අනුකූලව නිවැරැදි ක්‍රියාදාමයන් බව එළිය සංවිධානය වෙනුවෙන් අදහස් දක්වමින් එරන්ද ගිනිගේ මහතා ප්‍රකාශ කරයි. ඊයේ (13දා) එළිය සංවිධානයේ මාධ්‍ය හමුවකට එක්වෙමින් ගිනිගේ මහතා මෙසේ ප්‍රකාශ කළේය. එරන්ද ගිනිගේ මහතා මෙසේද පැවසීය. “දැන් අපේ රටේ ඇති වී ඇති තත්ත්වය සමහරු අර්ථකථනය කරනවා ව්‍යවස්ථා අර්බුදයක් […]

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President lashes out at Speaker over his ‘conduct’

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy Ceylon Today President Maithripala Sirisena reminded Speaker of the House, Karu Jayasuriya that on 9 January of 2015, he had appointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister on the request of the United National Party (UNP), the political party the Speaker represents, even though the UNP had only 41 seats in the House. The […]

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Lankan opposition agrees to move fresh No Confidence Motion as per established norms

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, November 15 (newsin.asia): Opposition parties in the Sri Lankan parliament are expected to submit a fresh Motion of No Confidence (MNC) against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa soon, following an agreement they had reached with President Maithripala Sirisena here on Thursday. President Sirisena told opposition leaders who met him, that he is not […]

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Sri Lanka’s UNP says ready for elections, but only if held legally

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Nov 15 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s ousted Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Thursday reiterated that his party held a majority in Parliament as a mass political demonstration led by his party got underway in capital Colombo. Addressing the rally, Wickremesinghe said that a no confidence motion on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse which […]

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Lankan Prez accuses Speaker of violating parliamentary procedures

Thursday, November 15th, 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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Mahinda Rajapaksa’s full speech in Parliament-Let the people’s sovereignty prevail

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana The full text of the speech made by the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Parliament on Thursday (November 15). Let the people’s sovereignty prevail Hon Speaker, The President has explained why he dismissed the previous government and appointed an interim government until the conclusion of the next general election. By the 26th of […]

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Tense situation in Parliament; Speaker leaves chamber

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana UPDATE (10.56 a.m.) – Speaker Karu Jayasuriya got up from his chair and left the chamber amidst the uproar during the Parliamentary session and arguments between MPs from government and opposition. He left, without adjourning parliament, as MPs from both sides surrounded him and continued to argue and clash. The legislators refused to return […]

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Speaker is misusing powers – Mahinda Rajapaksa

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the Prime Minister is appointed by the President and not the Speaker and accused Speaker  Karu Jayasuriya of misusing his powers and acting in a baised manner. He also said that he does not care about the premiership and that he accepted the position to save the country from […]

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Will not recognize any PM or Cabinet hereafter – Speaker

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Courtesy Adaderana Speaker says hereafter he will not accept any Prime Minister or Cabinet of Ministers in the parliament since a No Confidence motion had been passed yesterday (15). Speaker Karu Jayasuriya mentioned this at the parliamentary session held today (15). He says that he will not recognize all current ministers, state ministers, deputy ministers […]

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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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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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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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