Sri Lankan Parliament

Tamil Nadu voices concern over Lankan bill; CM K Palaniswami writes to PM Narendra Modi

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday expressed concern over a Sri Lankan fisheries bill, saying it was aimed at preventing Indian fishermen from exercising their traditional fishing rights in the Palk Bay.

Jul 07, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Lankan Parliament approves law to trace missing persons

Sri Lanka's Parliament today unanimously approved a bill to set up an office to help find some 65,000 people reported missing during the country's armed uprisings, including a brutal civil war with the LTTE, and clarify the circumstances under which they disappeared.

Aug 11, 2016, 19:57 PM IST

Sri Lankan Parliament approves Constitution making mechanism

Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved a resolution for setting up a Constitutional Assembly to formulate a new Constitution for the country.

Mar 10, 2016, 12:33 PM IST

Sri Lanka`s Parliament sworn in after unity government formed

Sri Lanka`s new Parliament was sworn in on Tuesday following a general election that saw Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe form a broad-based unity government.

Sep 01, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

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Mar 13, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi addresses Sri Lankan Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the Sri Lankan Parliament, as part of his visit to the country.

Mar 13, 2015, 18:08 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's Sri Lanka visit: As it happened

PM Narendra Modi's Sri Lanka visit: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flew into the Sri Lankan capital in the early hours and held talks with the country's top leadership during which several vexed issues were discussed and key agreements signed.

Mar 13, 2015, 08:38 AM IST

Sri Lanka approves new voters` bill

The Sri Lankan Parliament approved without a vote, a key voter registration bill which will allow some 20,000 people to vote in the upcoming provincial council elections.

Jun 18, 2013, 21:54 PM IST

Lankan Parliament adopts anti-terror financing legislation

Sri Lanka`s parliament has enacted legislation to curtail financial support for terrorism by approving revision of an anti-terror funding law.

Feb 09, 2013, 12:53 PM IST

S Lankan Parliament votes to impeach Chief Justice

Sri Lankan Parliament voted overwhelmingly to impeach the country`s first woman Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, deepening a standoff between the judiciary and the government.

Jan 11, 2013, 22:26 PM IST

Parties asked to name members in par panel to try top judge

Parties represented in Sri Lankan Parliament were asked to name their representatives in a select committee that would initiate an impeachment motion against the country`s Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

Nov 07, 2012, 21:40 PM IST