The Indian Ocean nation has been paralysed since October 26 when Sirisena deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe as premier and replaced him with a former rival Mahinda Rajapakse.
While the Parliament is expected to be reconvened on November 19, there is still no clear sign on whether the political turmoil would come to an end soon.
Sri Lanka appeared to be politically rudderless on Thursday as the speaker of parliament declared there was no functioning prime minister or cabinet after a no-confidence vote the previous day.…
Amid the chaos, the UNP lawmakers sought to move a motion against Rajapaksa's speech.
President Maithripala Sirisena in a letter to the Speaker said he cannot accept the no-confidence vote
The Supreme Court had on Tuesday overturned President Sirisena's decision to dissolve Parliament
The Lankan Parliament met today amid heavy security with several roads blocked and riot police out on the street.
A three-judge bench, comprising Chief Justice Nalin Perera, Justice Priyantha Jayawardena and Justice Prasanna Jayawardene heard the petitions filed during November 12th's hearing.
As two prime ministers struggle to cobble up a majority, Wion speaks to sacked Prime Minister- Ranil Wickremesinghe on who is to blame.
The big fear for India is that Sri Lanka, just off its southern coast and on one of the world`s busiest shipping routes, could become a Chinese military outpost.