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14 December, 2018 2:29 PM Sri Lanka crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign from premiership on December 15, says son

Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed prime minister in a controversial move, will resign on December 15, his son announced, shortly after the Supreme Court refused to stay a court order restrained the embattled former strongman from holding the office until it fully heard the case next month. Rajapaksa was appointed as the premier on October 26 by President 32

12 February, 2018 7:43 PM Sri Lanka's ex-leader Mahinda Rajapaksa seeks fresh elections after council vote boost

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa called on Monday for parliament to be dissolved and fresh elections to be held after a party backed by him won local council polls in the strongest rebuff yet to the unity government. The national election is not due until 2020 and under the constitution, President Maithripala Sirisena can bring 85

11 February, 2018 7:31 AM Rajapaksa's party expected to win Sri Lanka local government polls

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa led SLPP is expected to win the local government elections based on the results so far. According to unofficial results from various districts where polls were held yesterday, Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) is expected to win a majority of the 340 councils. There are 24 municipal councils 69