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In Colombo
August 13, 2017 6:23 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Parliament members of the Joint Opposition (JO) have decided to join the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP). Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Chairman, former Foreign Minister Professor G. L. Peiris said that 22 SLFP Parliament members ...
In Srilanka
December 29, 2016 5:57 am gmt |
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Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) Leader and Minister Mano Ganeshan today accused some government members of helping the joint opposition which is trying to sabotage the activities of the government. He said ministers Dilan Perera and S.B. Dissanayake were siding with the joint opposition and helping ...
In Srilanka
October 9, 2016 7:03 am gmt |
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The crowds at Joint Opposition rallies are getting less with time as indicated by the crowds at the Ratnapura rally yesterday, UPFA General Secretary and Minister of Fisheries Mahinda Amaraweera said. Speaking to local media, Amaraweera said that despite the rally, there was no reason for disciplinar...
In Colombo
August 21, 2016 12:21 pm gmt |
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Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) member Bandula Gunawardena has also decided to resign from his SLFP organiser post. The move comes after SLFP member Dullas Alahapperuma had decided to resign from the SLFP Matara district leadership post last week. Gunawardena said that resignation letter will be submi...
In Srilanka
August 18, 2016 8:06 am gmt |
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Joint opposition MP S.M Chandrasena says that former president Mahinda Rajapaksa may not participate in the 65th SLFP anniversary to be held in Kurunegala. However SLFP senior vice president Minister W.D.J Seneviratne stated yesterday (17th Aug) that former president Rajapaksa enthusiastically accept...
In Srilanka
August 17, 2016 5:54 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is attempting to cover up financial and other alleged misconduct carried out by him and his family members during regime, using the Joint Opposition, UNP Parliamentarian Heshan Withanange said. He said it was humorous that the Joint Opposition was making baseless al...
In Srilanka
August 16, 2016 5:43 am gmt |
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The Joint Opposition yesterday (15th Aug) said it planned to seek court intervention to issue a Writ Order against the Office of Missing Persons to be established by the Government in the next few weeks. Speaking to the media, Democratic Left Front General Secretary Vasudeva Nanayakkara and a vehemen...
In Srilanka
August 11, 2016 7:43 am gmt |
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Joint opposition MPs wore black bands in Parliament today (11th Aug) in protest over the Draft Bill for setting up an office for missing persons. The draft bill is to be debated in Parliament today. The joint opposition wrote to President Maithiripala Sirisena yesterday (10th Aug0 requesting that he ...
In Srilanka
August 2, 2016 4:06 am gmt |
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The Joint Opposition cannot topple the government by holding protest marches, Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faiszer Mustapha said yesterday (1st Aug) adding that it had to first show majority votes in Parliament. He made this observation at a media conference at the Department of ...
In Colombo
August 1, 2016 12:44 pm gmt |
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Heavy traffic is reported along Baseline Road as the Joint Opposition organised ‘Jana Satana Pada Yatra’ reaches Colombo. The five-day protest march began in Peradeniya on the July 28 and will end in Colombo today. The march commenced in Kiribathgoda this morning. Former President Mahinda...
In Latest Stories
July 28, 2016 10:01 am gmt |
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The ‘Jana Satana Pada Yatra’ organised by the Joint Opposition began at 10. 30, this morning in Peradeniya. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and several other MP’s have converged for the protest march that will go on till August 1. The Joint Opposition intends to walk from the his...
In Latest Stories
July 27, 2016 5:49 am gmt |
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Minister Samarasinghe stated that the SLFP members of the Joint Opposition have been politically bankrupt and that they were attempting to mislead the people and bring them to the Paada Yatra. “They will have again to come back to SLFP one day to contest for elections” the minister said. “It has happ...
In Srilanka
July 14, 2016 12:09 pm gmt |
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The peoples’ view on the Indo-Sri Lanka Economic and Technology Cooperative Agreement (ETCA) must be gauged by way of a referendum, Joint Opposition Parliamentarian Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said. He was speaking at a press conference, “The government is taking measures to sign the ETCA agreement in S...
In Colombo
July 11, 2016 9:13 am gmt |
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Joint opposition in parliament now wants to bring a no-confidence motion against Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera. Joint Opposition parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila has said that they are considering tabling a no-confidence motion against Minister Samaraweera for his stance on employin...
In Colombo
July 8, 2016 8:53 am gmt |
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The former President Mahinda Rajapkasa has stepped down from the post assigned to him in the Joint Opposition’s Shadow Cabinet.  The Joint Opposition made several appointments to its Shadow Cabinet on Thursday (July 7): The former President was accorded the role of Prime Minister, Minister of Defence...
In Colombo
July 3, 2016 11:49 am gmt |
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Joint Opposition Dinesh Gunawardena has welcomed the appointment of Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy as the new Central Governor. “We welcome appointment of a New CB Governor, an experienced professional & respected in his field. Hope he brings credibility to CBSL & CBG,” Gunawardena sai...
In Colombo
June 21, 2016 5:50 am gmt |
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Joint Opposition MP and former minister of foreign affairs Prof.G.L.Peiris stated that the government of Sri Lanka has accepted the alleged war crimes committed during the final phase of the conflict in 2009. He added that it was not acceptable of the statements of the President and the Prime Ministe...
In Colombo
June 8, 2016 6:51 am gmt |
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The Vote of No-Confidence Motion against Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake is taken up in Parliament today (June 8). The debate on the motion will be held from 2pm to 6.30pm. The vote is scheduled at 6.30pm. The NCM was submitted to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya by the Joint Opposition on March 24. It car...
In Latest Stories
April 4, 2016 7:52 am gmt |
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Mahinda support joint opposition tries to make the politics through terrorism, said Parliamentarian Mujibur Rahman. Mujibur Rahman made this observation in response to the comments of joint opposition on Chavakachcheri incident. He further added, the suicide jacket and explosives recovered in Chavaka...