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Maithripala Sirisena

Tamil National Alliance Will Support No-Trust Motion Against Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa

Nov 03, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Mahinda Rajapaksa claims he has enough numbers to prove his majority and at least six of ousted premier Ranil Wickremasinghe's men have defected to his side.

Ahead Of Trust Vote On Nov 7 Sri Lankan PM Rajapaksa Claims Majority

Nov 02, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The current suspension of Sri Lankan Parliament is seen as key to Rajapaksa negotiating for enough defections.

Sri Lanka Political Crisis: President Sirisena Lifts Suspension Of Parliament

Sirisena also suspended Parliament until November 16, which experts said was meant to buy time to engineer crossovers from Wickremesinghe's side to Rajapaksa in the 225 member parliament to reach the 113 majority mark.

Sri Lanka: Ousted PM Wickremesinghe Says He Still Commands Majority In Parliament

Oct 29, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Ousted Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe said that he commands majority in the House and it could be proven when parliament is reconvened.

Rajapaksa's Return Reopens Doors To Past Abusive Practices In Sri Lanka: HRW

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to appoint Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister has raised fears about a return to past abusive practices in the island nation.

28 October, 2018

Hope Democratic Values, Constitutional Processes Will Be Respected: India On Sri Lankan Crisis

India is closely following the political developments in Sri Lanka where the President Maithripala Sirisena appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country’s new Prime Minister.

27 October, 2018

Follow Constitution, Refrain From Violence: US To Sri Lankan Parties

Outlook Web Bureau

In a dramatic development, Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa staged a political comeback on Friday, becoming the new Prime Minister after President Maithripala Sirisena sacked premier Ranil Wickremesinghe

15 September, 2018

Sri Lankan President Recalls Ambassador To Vienna For Not Answering Phone

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this week, Sirisena flew into a rage over nuts served aboard the island's national carrier saying they were unfit "even for dogs."

11 July, 2018

Sri Lankan Govt Approves Capital Punishment For Drug-Related Crimes

Outlook Web Bureau

Executions have not been carried out in Sri Lanka as successive presidents in office since 1978 have refused to issue death warrants.

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Former Attorney-General of India (AGI), Mukul Rohatgi representing Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in the drugs-on-cruise case, arrives at Bombay High court in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri wth BJP MP Manoj Tiwari launch a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for devotees ahead of the Chhath festival.

PTI Photo

Actress Kranti Redkar, wife of NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, addresses a press conference at Andheri in Mumbai.

PTI Photo

A women displays the boxes of firecrackers at her shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A shopkeeper displays the boxes of firecrackers at his shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

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