Some 230 people have been arrested in connection with the arson attacks
Curfew is imposed under emergency law
When the country is in dire straits, all the people's representatives must work together immediately for a solution
Many SLPP members lost their homes after Rajapaksa loyalists attacked a peaceful protest
What happened on May 9 was the result of political meddling in the police department
Hospital sources said 138 were admitted
Sri Lanka's cabinet automatically dissolves after the Prime Minister resigns
The freedom of assembly and peaceful dissent can be restricted under the guise of a state of emergency
President is very flexible in this matter
“Will dollars start flowing into the country if you resign?'
This autocratic presidency must end immediately. We are not willing to move away from that foundation
Lawyers group had met PM
Protests reflect the desperate situation of people seeking to secure the most basic essentials in life
Protestors tear gassed near parliament
Prime Minister has not decided to resign yet
"Many children have also seen their education disrupted due to power cuts and lack of stationery items."
I have called for a report on the incident from the police chief
Protestors tear gassed outside parliament
The replacement of Deputy Speaker Ranjith Siyambalapitiya by himself has been a comic drama.
Thousands may have already drunk the charmed water that is sent as ‘donations’ to the Gota Go Gama
Refusing to leave the protest site, protesters said, no matter the court order, the agitation will continue.
Following a statement by JVP leader
The new grant will increase the total emergency aid from China to 500 million renminbi (over 75 million US dollars).
Deputy Speakers position to be contested
The Government is currently taking all possible measures to manage the economic crisis
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