19th amendment to Sri Lankan Constitution next month: JVP

The nineteenth amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution primarily aimed at abolishing executive presidency in the country will be tabled in Parliament next month, a top leader of the ruling coalition said on Tuesday.

Feb 25, 2015, 01:40 AM IST

Jayasuriya accused of attacking Lankan undergraduates

Former cricketer and a minister in the Sri Lankan government Sanath Jayasuriya, accused of leading a mob that assaulted a group of university students, today rejected the allegations levelled by the opposition JVP.

Jun 04, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

JVP denies of India`s help in raising candidate against Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka`s Marxist party JVP today dismissed reports that it had sought India`s backing to field a common opposition candidate against President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his bid to seek a third-term in the next polls.

Apr 30, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

JVP calls India `cunning protector` of Tamils

Sri Lanka`s Marxist JVP party on Sunday
charged India with playing the role of a "cunning protector"
of minority Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Jan 22, 2012, 21:05 PM IST

JVP for regional allies seeking social justice

The Marxist JVP is looking to expand its regional ties with like-minded groups in the south Asian region.

Jun 17, 2011, 15:32 PM IST

Lanka govt accuses JVP of inciting violent pension protests

Sri Lankan government accused the opposition JVP of trying to topple President
Mahinda Rajapaksa`s administration by exploiting worker
discontent over the aborted pensions.

Jun 06, 2011, 20:43 PM IST

Focus on govt formation only after Soren`s trust vote: Marandi

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric)
on Saturday said its pre-poll alliance with Congress was
"rock-solid" and any decision on government formation would be
taken only after the May 31 trust vote by Chief Minister Shibu Soren.

May 29, 2010, 19:34 PM IST