Ranil tipped to be PM in caretaker Government

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United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is tipped to be appointed as the Prime Minister in the caretaker Government. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had talks...

Military ordered to shoot anyone looting public property

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The military has been ordered to shoot anyone looting public property or causing harm to individuals. Issuing a brief statement, the Defence Ministry said that...

Mahinda Rajapaksa leaves Temple Trees

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Former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa left Temple Trees early this morning, under tight security. Mobs had surrounded Temple Trees last night and attempted to break-in. However,...

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns

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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned. His resignation came after his supporters attacked peaceful protesters at Galle Face. In his resignation letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa,...

Police fail to prevent SLPP mob attack on GotaGoGama

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By Easwaran Rutnam The Police watched as Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) supporters moved into "GotaGoGama" in Galle Face and launched an attack. Several people sustained...

Mahinda likely to resign this week to make way for new Cabinet

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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to resign this week to make way for a new Cabinet to take over. According to reports, Rajapaksa will...

Demonstration opposite Ranil’s private residence

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By Easwaran Rutnam A demonstration was staged opposite the residence of United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today. The protesters accused the former Prime Minister...

President declares State of Emergency

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declared a State of Emergency, the President's Office said.  The State of Emergency, which takes effect tonight (Friday), gives the security...

Police fire tear gas and water cannons on Horu Go Gama

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The Police fired tear gas and water cannons on "Horu Go Gama" which was established by protesting university students along Parliament Road. Tear gas and...

Horu Go Gama established near Parliament

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By Easwaran Rutnam Horu Go Gama has been established near Parliament following a protest by university students. A large crowd of students marched from Nugegoda to...