Muslim activists and women’s rights organisations have for years been calling for reforms in the MMDA.
Rs 3mn in fines collected
Wickremesinghe said the no confidence motion has resulted in bringing government MPs together.
Currently, the Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute serves as the only establishment for judicial training.
“So who failed?” said SLPP MP Dilan Perera.
The victim’s mother said she had asked Bathiudeen’s wife to go easy on the child as she was still minor.
"Reliable sources have also confirmed that illegal roadways are to be constructed," he said.
The church has requested legal action against both Sirisena and Wickremesinghe for their failure to prevent the attack.
"When we put the country first, we should not worry about if it is the government or the opposition - all must unite,"
The police media division said the latest suspect who is a resident in Negombo was arrested on Monday (12).
"I will not hesitate to take legal action against any media organisation that attempts to disturb the peace."
“We will not end our struggle here, just because some cases have been filed. We will continue,” he said.
"Though I represent the government, I must say that the way the protestors were taken away is wrong," he said.
Forcible quarantine despite first contacts and some confirmed Covid-19 cases being kept at home
Selective implementation of the law in allowing street celebrations
The submissions were made a day after Sri Lanka police arrested over 40 protestors in Colombo and elsewhere.
The report noted, among other issues, an alleged increase in surveillance and intimidation of civil society.
Rajapaksa alluded to "unpleasant/bitter (අමිහිරි in Sinhala)" decisions that might have to be made as a fa...
Sri Lanka banned protests and public meetings until further notice on Tuesday (06).
The ministry is tasked with accelerating economic development and social progress.
“Why is the government trying to legally suppress Sirasa? Why are they so afraid of it?”
The JVP members had protested the government’s chemical fertiliser ban with the participation of local farmers.
Violations of said decision will be dealt with according to quarantine regulations, police said.
Sri Lanka’s overcrowded prisons housed 28,000 to 30,000 prisoners at any given time before the pandemic.
Seventeen of the 37 leaders are making the list for the first time.
The actor-turned-politician handed over his resignation letter to the secretary general of parliament Tuesday.
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