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Lankan court rejects Fonseka bid to regain parliamentary seat

 A Sri Lankan court has rejected former army chief Sarath Fonseka's petition seeking his reinstatement as a member of parliament.

Lanka appoints new Army Chief; reinstates Fonseka loyalists

Major General Chrishantha de Silva was on Friday appointed as the new Sri Lankan Army chief by president Maithripala Sirisena, who also reinstated several loyalists of former army chief Sarath Fonseka.

Sri Lankan military announces major reshuffle

Sri Lankan Army has effected a change in its top ranks, defence ministry said on Friday.

Former Lankan Army chief`s party wins recognition

Former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka`s political party has won recognition from the country`s election department, ending his long battle with the poll body.

Fonseka files papers to register new political party in Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lanka`s former army chief Sarath Fonseka on Tuesday filed documents to register a new political party under his leadership.

Sri Lanka`s ex-army chief to form new political party

Former Sri Lanka Army commander Sarath Fonseka Tuesday filed papers to register a new political party in the island nation under his leadership.

Lankan cricket legend Ranatunga quits Opposition p

Sri Lanka`s World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga on Friday quit his position as the deputy leader of the Democratic Party, led by former army chief Gen Sarath Fonseka.

Will fight corrupt Sri Lankan government: Fonseka

Sri Lanka’s former Army chief Sarath Fonseka invited the public to rally around him in the fight to rid the country of corruption.

Fonseka`s security beefed up after life threat fears

Former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka said he needs to be provided with tighter security.

Sri Lanka allows security to ex-Army chief Fonseka

Former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka has been provided with security by the government just weeks after being freed from jail.

Ex-Sri Lankan army chief to be tried for mutiny

Fonseka, who was jailed following his election defeat in 2010, was freed on a conditional presidential pardon May 21.

Sri Lanka: Fonseka barred from political office

Former Sri Lankan Army chief General (retired) Sarath Fonseka has been barred from political office for seven years.

After release, Fonseka to form his own party

Sri Lanka`s former Army chief Sarath Fonseka, who had dared to challenge the country`s powerful President in the 2010 electoral battle, will now form his own political party.

`Fonseka a pawn in game to check mate Rajapaksa`

The story of Fonseka`s release on Monday dominated the local media on Tuesday, with many a speculation about the war hero`s future political plans.

Sri Lanka must co-operate on war probes: Fonseka

Fonseka said some Sri Lankan leaders were "hiding their faces" over the conduct of the war, as if they were guilty.

Former SL Army chief Fonseka released from prison

Jailed former Sri Lankan Army chief general Sarath Fonseka has been released after more than two years.

Fonseka finally walks free from Lanka prison

Sri Lanka`s war hero Sarath Fonseka walked free from prison on Monday on a presidential pardon after spending two years behind bars.

Sri Lankan President orders Fonseka`s release

Sarath Fonseka is currently serving a three-year jail term having been convicted in what was termed as the `white flag` case.

Fonseka’s release held by legal snag

Fonseka is currently serving the 3-year jail term having been convicted by the High Court in what was termed as the `white flag` case.

Sri Lanka: HC grants bail to Sarath Fonseka

Sarath Fonseka led the Sri Lankan Army to victory against LTTE in the war which crushed the Tamil separatist outfit.