4th April 2018

Ranil Wins and Mahinda Loses

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The No-Confidence Motion brought against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe by the Mahinda and Joint Opposition was defeated with a majority of 46 votes a short while ago. The vote on the No-Confidence Motion was taken a short while ago in Parliament following a day-long debate. 122 MPs voted against the motion supporting Ranil while 76 MPs voted in favour of Mahinda. Twenty six MPs were absent during the vote. Mahinda and his supporters who was confident in winning the No-Confidence Motion brought against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe believed that they can easily topple the current government. It is said that former president had promised few MPs of being promoted to good ministerial posts.  Mahinda and his supporters were trying to leave the parliament through the back door to […]

It is hilarious to claim Donald Trump has tightened the HR conditions on Lanka!

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It is vitally necessary to understand the role of UNHRC in the modern global context. There is a tendency among the young left oriented atavists to classify every international institute, formed under the influence of UN, as reactionary and a new instrument of exploitation. In their analysis, the factor of international labour and its intervention is not taken into consideration. It is futile to classify UNHRC and other international organisations as instruments of global capital and imperialism, and neglect the power of organised labour however conservative it appears. In the modern world side by side of global capital, international labour plays a massive role in the fight for human rights and other social rights. On the other hand, it is hilarious to claim Donald Trump […]

Sampanthan requests President to implement 2015 mandate

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Mano, Rishad to vote against no-confidence motion All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) led by Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) led by Minister… Read More…Add New Comment SLMC to vote against no-confidence motion of PM Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader Minister Rauff Hakeem said today his party decided to vote against the no-confid… Read More…Add New Comment Sampanthan requests President to implement 2015 mandate Ahead of the no confidence motion, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Leader R. Sampanthan called on President Maithripal… Read More…

UNF throws support behind PM, insists they have numbers to carry the day

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Ranil and UNP confident of defeating motion  TNA and SLMC to vote in support of PM UNF throws support behind PM, insists they have numbers to carry the day Nimal Siripala de Silva calls on PM to step down during Cabinet meeting UNP insists PM will not resign, says President has pledged to be neutral  Lakshman Yapa says SLFP common consensus is to back motion Eran bemoans economic impact, hopes for strong Govt. to emerge after vote  By Skandha Gunasekara and Charumini de Silva Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will face a crucial no-confidence motion in Parliament today that could go down to the wire, with some political parties still undecided on their vote at the eleventh hour, while the United National Party (UNP) and its allies are backing their leader to the hilt and are […]

Nine MPs of SLFP likely to vote against no-confidence motion

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Nine MPs of SLFP likely to vote against no-confidence motion Nine MPs of SLFP are likely to vote against the no-confidence,according to political sources. MORE… SLFP decides to abstain from voting on no-confidence motion Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to abstain from voting on no-confidence motion against PM Ranil Wickremesinghe, announced State Minister A.H.M Fowzie. MORE… SLFP MPs will vote in favour of NCM – Lakshman Yapa Denying the Minister A.H.M. Fowzie’s statement, State Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena says that Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MPs have decided to vote in favour of the No-Confidence Motion (NCM). MORE