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Constitutional Amendments

China interested investing in Sri Lanka’s North, East; 13A allows India in Trinco

Sri Lanka has been looking for large foreign investments to come out of an unprecedented economic crisis

August 7, 2023 3 min read

Nehru: The Advaita of Nonviolent Revolution

Gandhi’s secular collaborator sees transformational energy in age-old hindu metaphysics

July 11, 2023 26 min read

Indian Marxists school on Gandhi

Disillusioned With Communism, Asoka Mehta and Narendra Deva Converge on Gandhian Socialism

June 19, 2023 22 min read

Sri Lanka plans to decriminalize LGBTQ should not undermine anti-child abuse laws activists say

These offences are aggravated in the case of its commission on a child.

April 21, 2023 3 min read
Sri Lanka court travel ban won't bar state minister from traveling abroad-lawyer

Sri Lanka lawmakers cannot hold duel citizenship after the recent constitutional amendment

Sri Aurobindo: Mystical Awareness Supplants Production

In India, religion and socialism commingle and collide.

Sri Lanka Parliament to meet again from September 06-09

Two Industrial Disputes (Amendment) Bills and the Termination of Employment of Workmen Bill are to be passed.

September 3, 2022 2 min read

PC polls postponement partly due to Right-Wing pressure

Sri Lanka’s decision to indefinitely postpone Provincial Council (PC) elections controversially was made due to sustai...

Arjuna Ranawana
December 30, 2020 4 min read

NPC proposes “enhanced” devolution in new Constitution

Sri Lanka’s system of devolved power provided by the Provincial Councils should be enhanced and activated to create a ...

December 29, 2020 3 min read

Sarath Weerasekara likely new Cabinet Minister for Public Security

Sri Lanka’s President is expanding his Cabinet of Ministers by creating two new portfolios that of Public Security and...

November 23, 2020 2 min read

National Movement for a Just Society calls for wide consultations on new Constitution

Prof Rohan Samarajiva is saying that process of making a new constitution to the country is not something that is owned ...

November 13, 2020 2 min read

SLMC must reveal details of deal struck with Govt. to support 20A - UNP

The United National Party is demanding that the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress reveal the deal it struck with Prime Minister ...

October 28, 2020 1 min read

Pompeo meets Lankan leadership today to keep Colombo within US orbit

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who arrived in Sri Lanka last night will have talks today with President Go...

October 28, 2020 2 min read

SLMC renegade MPs asked to explain why they voted for the 20A

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has called for an explanation from the four of their Members of Parliament who vote...

October 24, 2020 1 min read
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Hesha wants Rauff and Bathiudeen removed from SJB

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Hesha Withanage wants party leaders Rishad Bathiudeen and Rauff Hakeem expelled from the...

October 23, 2020 2 min read
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SJB will seek to expel Assistant Secretary Gamage from the Party - spokesman

The main opposition Samagi Jana Balavegaya will initiate disciplinary proceedings against its Assistant Secretary Diana ...

October 23, 2020 2 min read
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Breaking: Several SJB MPs including Assistant Secretary Diana Gamage support 20th A

The Second Reading of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution sailed through Parliament tonight with a number of the main...

October 22, 2020 1 min read

Dual citizens who want to serve the Motherland must be given the chance - Kariyawasam

Many Sri Lankans who fled violence and persecution in the country and have become citizens of other countries must be gi...

October 22, 2020 1 min read
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Amid rumours his party MPs will support 20A, Hakeem urges them to oppose it

Leader of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Rauff Hakeem is urging the members of his party not to vote in favour of the ...

October 22, 2020 2 min read

Gammanpila, Wimal, Wijedasa, Vasu change stand on Dual Citizens holding office

A group of government Members of Parliament who opposed the proposal to disallow dual-citizens to hold political office ...

October 22, 2020 3 min read

Govt. should prioritize Health and Quarantine laws not Constitution - Sajith

Faced with a pandemic the government’s priority should be enacting laws to deal with the health crisis and not bring i...

October 22, 2020 2 min read

Parliament to debate Covid crisis this week as government and opposition trade barbs

Parliament saw raucous scenes this morning as before the scheduled debate on the controversial 20th Amendment to the Con...

October 21, 2020 1 min read

Cabinet sets a limit on the number of Ministers in proposed 20A

The Cabinet has approved three changes to the proposed 20th Amendment to be presented at the committee stage apart from ...

October 20, 2020 2 min read

Government to make minor changes to 20A to stave off protests

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene is due to officially reveal the determination of the Supreme Court with regards to the ...

October 20, 2020 3 min read

Government agreeable to allow FR cases against the President – Prof Peiris

Education Minister Prof G.L. Peiris says that the government is ready to bring in a clause to the 20th amendment at the ...

October 19, 2020 1 min read

Parliament should follow Covid 19 Regulations and postpone 20A debate - Opposition

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Opposition is demanding that sittings of the Legislature be conducted according to Regulatio...

October 19, 2020 2 min read
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