By A former intelligence officer
(Lanka-e-News -04.Sep.2019, 3.20PM) 2014 was a time when the election heat was at its peak. Uva provincial council election was held in middle of the year and presidential election later in the year. There was a news about a police officer was shot dead Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News- 24.Aug.2019, 3.30PM) The appointment of Shavendra Silva (Silva) as the new Commander of the Sri Lankan army is a deeply troubling development. For the Tamil community, this signals the end of the road for reconciliation efforts from the Sri Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News -21.Aug.2019, 11.45PM) A senior U.S. State Department official warned on Tuesday that Sri Lanka’s appointment of a war veteran accused of serious human rights violations as head of its army could affect U.S. military cooperation and investme Read more >>
(Lanka e News -14.Aug.2019, 11.00AM) As soon as you came to power, your priorities changed. When I met you at Temple Trees in February 2015 to appeal for your support in making sure my father’s killers saw justice, you told me that there were “other prio Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News -12.Aug.2019, 11.30PM) Earlier today, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa announced the presidential candidate for his family’s new political party, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP). For weeks he refused to confirm the circulating rumou Read more >>
By a Special Correspondent
(Lanka-e-News -05.Aug.2019, 6.30PM) Questions have been raised as to how Gotabaya Rajapaksa obtained a passport from the Department of Immigration and Emigration in May omitting an endorsement of his dual-citizen status. Rajapaksa told reporters last wee Read more >>
Ethno-politics since independence delayed Sri Lanka’s progress
(Lanka-e-News -30.July.2019, 7.30PM) For the first time, the enigma behind Sri Lankan Muslim MPs’ evasion and resisting of their portfolios were revealed on July 30. “I discussed with members of our party ACMC as to whether I should stay out of this port Read more >>
S. V. KIRUBAharan, France
(Lanka-e-News -25.July.2019, 5.30PM) Before the 2010 Presidential Election in Sri Lanka, I predicted many issues in one of the Colombo print media (The Sunday Leader) and I was proved right. Even my predication about the winning candidate was correct. Unf Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News - 16.July.2019, 11.50AM) In the Sri Lankan mind, politicians are thought to be engaged in the destruction of the lives of the people and the foundations of the nation.
In the subconscious or unconscious, this has gone... Read more >>
Authorities Should Act Against Incitement by Buddhist Nationalists
(Lanka-e-News - 15.July.2019, 9.30AM) Authorities in Sri Lanka should end arbitrary arrests and other abuses against Muslims and appropriately protect the community from violence, Human Rights Watch said by press release.
Since the Easter Sunday bombings Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 02.July;2019, 11.30PM) The Sri Lanka government should halt plans to resume executions and restore its de facto 43-year moratorium on the use of the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today. Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena s Read more >>
Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne PC MP
(Lanka e News -01.July.2019. 7.00AM) President Sirisena’s decision to resume the death penalty has met with wide disapproval. The main parties in the Government and the Opposition - United National Front, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, Tamil Nationalist Al Read more >>
Dr. Wickramabahu Karunarathna
(Lanka e News - 24.June.2019, 6.10PM) In today’s world, television and movies made by giants in the industry dominate and have taken the centre stage. Images and stories are inevitably exaggerated, caricatured or fantasized far from what actually exists. Read more >>
By George Braine
(Lanka-e-News -11.June.2019, 11.30PM) In 1985, when I was a graduate student in Washington DC, I came to know a group of Cambodian refugees. A few had been classical dancers at the Cambodian royal palace. From them, I heard first-hand accounts of the shoc Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 06.June.2019, 7.45AM) Make Declaration that actions of H.E. the President and/or the 3A to 3J Respondents to exclude the Petitioner from office without recourse to the proper procedure and/or any steps to remove the Petitioner from office Read more >>
- By Mangala Samaraweera
(Lanka-e-News - 05.June.2019, 11.00PM) For as long as Sri Lanka has been an independent and sovereign nation, our people have been torn between two opposing political forces. This is the battle between the politics of unity and politics of division. To un Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News - 22.May.2019, 8.15PM) The criminal investigation department yesterday confirmed the death of Mohamed Saharan of the Easter day bombing at Shangrila Hotel by producing the DNA report to the courts. Before the DNA test the... Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 18.May.2019,11.45PM) Following the easter Sunday attack a group of few Buddhist sinhalese mobs started a racial violence in many areas of the country targeting the Muslim community. During this gruesome attack the owner of Fawas Restauren Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News -13.May.2019, 7.30PM) Although there were allegations against Minister Rishard Bathiudeen for supplying tons of copper to the millionaire businessmen Inshaf Ahmad’s factory Closures Pvt Limited at Wellampitiya, who detonated a suicide bomb a Read more >>
For the attention of the Civil Societies and progressive Media:
(Lanka-e-News -07.May.2019, 7.30PM) The Eastham Forum organized by the Independent Civil Society for Unity, attended by researchers, activists and representatives of all Sri Lankan communities in the United Kingdom, held at Trinity Centre, Eastham, London Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News -01.May.2019, 9.00PM) ) Thowheed Jamath, BBS both funded by single secret account’ Featured in a report last week. It further explained that Intelligence authorities have now established that during the Rajapaksa regime, a secret account of Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 24.April.2019, 10.40PM) This is a decisive moment of our motherland. The present terror situation we face in our country is a sophisticated terror network linked internationally and is completely different than the 30 year war we faced. Th Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News - 23.April.2019, 11.45PM) Health and nutritious minister Rajitha Snarathna said, an international intelligence agency has made awareness to the Sri Lanka defense ministry two days and ten minutes before the bomb explosion in Sri Lanka (Did p Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 22.April.2019, 11.30PM) Now it is confirmed that president Pallewatta gamarala was well aware about the suicide attack before and got out of the country without taking any measures to prevent the catastrophe. On the 4th of April State inte Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 20.April.2019, 1.30AM) Lanka e News has able to expose President Sirisenas blatant lie about his anti narcotics campaign and leading the country free of drugs, when he organized a swearing in ceremony during the Sinhala Awurudda, wasting m Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 10.April.2019, 7.25PM) The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP), in partnership with the international law firm Hausfeld and human rights lawyer Scott Gilmore, have filed a civil damages case in California against former Sri Lan Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 06.April.2019, 11.30PM) In a special event held on April 6, 2019, at Indola Estate in Matara, High Commissioner of India H.E. Mr. Taranjit Singh Sandhu along with Minister of Finance Hon. Mangala Samaraweera and Minister for Hill country N Read more >>
By Mangala Samaraweera
(Lanka-e-News -01.April.2019, 11.30PM) During the past few weeks, I have been watching the many headlines, debates, misinformation, misrepresentation of facts as well as self-congratulatory statements by some members of the delegation that went to Geneva Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 30.March.2019, 3.35PM) The Committee on High Posts of the Parliament of Sri Lanka to examine the suitability of persons nominated/ appointed to the state services and the state corporations (High Posts Committee) on Wednesday 27 March appr Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 16.March.2019, 8.25PM) Four senior lawyers in the island yesterday filed a Fundamental Rights petition against the President Pallawatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena, who had violated the constitution and had violated.... Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 05.March.2019, 10.30PM) The Government’s fifth Budget presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera today. Here are some of the most important budget proposals in his speech.
* ‘Gamperaliya’ will focus on the infrastruc Read more >>
(Lanka e News -02.March.2019, 11.30PM) Speech made by Radhika Coomaraswamy at the Shibley Aziz Commemoration today.
I want to thank the organizers for having invited us here today to pay tribute to this great man. I want to... Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 25.Feb.2019, 8.45PM) Lawyers for Democracy (LfD) notes, with grave concern that President Maithripala Sirisena plans to execute at least 13 death row prisoners. By lifting a 43-year moratorium on the death penalty, the President will do g Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 20.Feb.2019, 11.30PM) President Maithripala Sirisena and senior members of the opposition including former President Mahinda Rajapaksa have harshly criticized the Constitutional Council and the Human Rights Commission. Their accusations Read more >>
“Contents of the telecast/ broadcast published by you maliciously”- Rishad’s Attorney - Claims Rs One Billon in damages by Letter of Demand
(Lanka e News -15.Feb.2019, 11.00PM) The Minister of Industry and Commerce has claimed Rs One Billion compensation with regard to a statement broadcast on a local TV channel that allegedly damaged his image, reputation and good will.
In a letter of dema Read more >>
(Lanka e News -09.Feb.2019, 10.00PM) Lawyers for Democracy (LfD) is gravely concerned with the current constitutional impasse created due to the delay in appointing the President of the Court of Appeal. The process of appointment of judges set out in the Read more >>
(Lanka e News -31.Jan.2019, 5.25PM) Lawyers for Democracy (LfD) is concerned by reports indicating a possible grant of presidential pardon to Rev. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara, who is well known for his aggressive conduct and inciting of violence, particula Read more >>
By Dr Lionel Bopage
(Lanka e News – 29.Jan.2019, 1.20PM) Comrade Gamini Muthukumarana in his article ‘A Response to Comrade Bopage on The Frozen Fire’ (ගින්නෙන් උපන් සීතල ගැන බෝපගේ සහෝදරයාට පිළිතුරක්) has raised a number of important issues regarding the article I wrote: 'T Read more >>
(Lanka e News -29.Jam.2019, 9.00AM) In special events held on January 28, 2019, at Navatkuli and Chavakachcheri Jaffna District, two new school buildings constructed with Indian assistance were handed over to the People of Sri Lanka.
The school buildings Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 28.Jan.2019, 1.20PM) The Australian Government gifted three Port class Stabicraft vessels to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard on 25 January, reinforcing Sri Lanka’s civil maritime security capabilities and fulfilling a promise made by then Austra Read more >>
(Lanka e News -20.Jan.2019, 6.30PM) In a special ceremony held on January 20, 2019, at Dayagama West Estate in Nuwara Eliya District, 150 houses built under the Indian Housing Project were handed over to the beneficiaries jointly by Hon. Palani Digambara Read more >>
(Lanka e News -16.Jan.2019, 10.00AM) After the coup, Ranil Wickremesinghe has created a government, but it will collapse by the end of 2019, and the full time of the government will not be able to come to an end. The Podu Jana Peramuna will be won in a pa Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 07.Jan.2019, 11.00PM)) Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is disappointed to learn of the decision made by the Presidential Secretariat to appeal against the order issued by the Right to Information Commission (RTIC), directing th Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 04 Dec 2018, 11.00AM) Lawyers for Democracy expresses its serious concern on the attempt by Mahinda Rajapakse, MP for Kurunegala District, to mislead the country by issuing an unusual statement on the matter of the dissolution of Parliam Read more >>
(Lanka e News -26.Nov.2018, 12.45PM) President Maithripala Sirisena, at a meeting with the Foreign Correspondents Association in Colombo has yet again tried to justify the illegal removal of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on the 26th of October 2018 Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 23.Nov.2018, 9.45PM) Defend Democracy in Sri Lanka Movement in Melbourne - comprised of Politicians, Professionals and Australian Community Leaders from diverse backgrounds hold a protest meeting on last Sunday 18th November 2018 against Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 20.Nov.2018, 9.00PM) Australia remains committed to protecting its borders, stamping out people smuggling, and preventing people from risking their lives at sea.
The Australian High Commission... Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 12.Nov.2018, 11.00PM) Summary of submissions and hearing which took place today in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka with regard to the alleged dissolving of the Parliament.
FR Petitions on dissolution just being taken up by court. AGs dept Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 09.Nov.2018, 4.20PM) There is speculation that Parliament will be dissolved. Arguments have been made for and against the right of the President to dissolve Parliament at will, at any time.
It is a golden rule that in interpreting a Const Read more >>
(Lanka e News -07.Nov.2018, 5.30PM) Parliamentary general secretary Dhammika Dassanayake after receiving a bribe of Rs. 100 million from the MARA –SIRA junta is following illegal orders and even not answering the Speaker’s phone calls , based on reports r Read more >>
(Lanka e News -04.Nov.2018, 11.30PM) As a result of the illegal and unconstitutional coup, led by President Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka’s economy has been placed in great peril. The uncertainty created has triggered an immediate negative impact at a t Read more >>
statement by professionals on constitutional crisis
(Lanka e News – 02.Nov.2018, 12.20PM Recent actions of President Maithripala Sirisena purporting to remove Mr. Ranil Wickremasinghe from office as the Prime Minister and the purported appointment of Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place have caused a constit Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 01.Nov.2018. 11.30PM) The Attorney General (AG)has evaded giving an opinion on the most controversial and unconstitutional action of SIRA-MARA junta.
The honorable speaker in connection with this grave violation wrote a letter to the AG. Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 28.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) Against the backdrop of multiple constitutional arguments that have been made for and against President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to appoint Mahinda Rajapaksa MP to the office of Prime Minister, Transparency Int Read more >>
(Lanka e News -27.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) Envoys of 25 countries who assembled at temple Trees said in one voice , they will lend all the support to safeguard Democracy when they met prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
When the Envoys of 25 leading countries Read more >>
(Lanka e News -26.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) SLFP the constituent party (whose chief is president Pallewatte Gamarala) of the UNF led consensual government some moments ago informed it is resigning from the consensual government. The secretary of SLFP Mahinda Ama Read more >>
By Former officer of State intelligence service of the forces
(Lanka e News -25.Oct.2018, 4.10PM) The suspect Maseli Thomas the Indian national who was arrested in connection with the conspiracy to murder Sirisena and Gotabaya , made a written submission running into 20 pages when he was produced before the Fort mag Read more >>
(Lanka e News -24.Oct.2018, 12.45PM) It is by now a well and widely known fact president Pallewatte Gamralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena while being the leader of the ruling government has all along been playing deceitful games shamelessly to the detrime Read more >>
By former officer of Intelligence division of the Forces..
(Lanka e News -22.Oct.2018, 11.45PM) It was Lanka e News which is first with news and best with the views that first revealed with evidence the assassination conspiracy against the president is a concocted fairy tale . Truly it was nothing except an offsh Read more >>
(Lanka e News -19.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) Yet another of president Gamarala’s colossal illicit commission collection to line his pockets has reached the inside information division of Lanka e News. This is the ‘Hercules’ illicit commission scam .
commission p Read more >>
(Lanka e News 18.Oct.2018, 11.00PM) President Pallewatte Gamaralage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena who was made the president of the country by the Swan party , led by the UNF has brazenly and most unashamedly broken his promises and undertakings by unilateral Read more >>
-Analysis of a former officer of the Intelligence division of the forces.
(Lanka e News - 17.Oct.2018, 11.55PM) Throughout civilization espionage services had raged. During the stone age when people went on hunting they too spied on the movement of the animals. It was because of the spy service of the pundits the aggressors who Read more >>
(Lanka e News -15.Oct.2018, 4.45AM) Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunge and currently minister of Petroleum committed sexual molestation on her , alleged an Indian airline stewardess. She made this startling revelation to a television channe Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 14.Oct.2018, 1,45AM) Justice Priyasad Dep a most reputed chief justice who maintained his professional honor and dignity throughout his career ,delivered a historic judgment just a day before his going on retirement against the three accus Read more >>
(Lanka e News -13.Oct.2018, 6.30 AM) The death sentence passed on four suspects including Duminda R . Silva alias kudu Duminda by the high court in connection with the murder of five individuals including Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra committed during th Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 12.Oct.2018, 6.15AM) By now the fun and frolic indulged in by the family and families of president Gamarala, who roamed the streets of America during the recent New York junket of the president wasting tax payers monies are slowly but sure Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 10.Oct.2018, 8.10PM) It is now confirmed that president Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena the leader of the cabinet of ministers and the state leader had conspired to scuttle the government with a view to bring it to its kn Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 08.Oct.2018, 6.00AM) ‘IGP Poojtha Jayasundara is a joker and because of his conduct he had to face grave embarrassment ,’ said president Pallewatte Gamarala after his return to SrI Lanka .The president who returned after his New York junke Read more >>
(Lanka e News -06.Oct.2018, 4.00AM) The appeal filed by Gnanassara the notorious robed rowdy monk in the supreme court (SC) against the earlier verdict delivered by the appeal court sentencing him to 18 years rigorous imprisonment suspended to six years R Read more >>
(Lanka e News -05.Oct.2018, 8.15PM) A group including general manager Alex Marshal of the anti corruption Unit of the ICC that investigated the corruption relating to Sri Lanka (SL) cricket ,recently forwarded its investigation report to the president and Read more >>
(Lanka e News -03.Oct.2018, 11.30PM) The incumbent President Palewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Sirisena has made an official request to the UNP to extend its support to him to field as the common candidate at the 2020 presidential elections , based on re Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 02.Oct.2018, 10.15PM) President Pallewatte Gamarala who left for New York to attend the UN annual general assembly returned to the Island . But his brood comprising his family , and families of his family who also went with him for mirth a Read more >>
-Lanka e news special report plus photograph
(Lanka e News -30.Sep.2018, 10.00PM) May we recall the assassination conspiracy against president Maithripala Sirisena which was splashed across the newspapers during the last several days was exposed by us as another melodrama orchestrated by the preside Read more >>
-Corruption tainted cabinet paper ….
(Lanka e News -28.Sep.2018, 11.30PM) Like how a devil when it knows it is going to be chased away inflicts the maximum damage before its exit , our venally inclined president Pallewatte Gamarala too who is now precariously clinging on to a 4 % popularity Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 26.Sep.2018, 10.45PM) Sri Lanka ‘s notoriously corrupt president Pallewatte Gamarala who never forgets to boast about his simplicity has made his tour of New York to attend the UN conference a junket full of fun and frolic for his entire b Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 23.Sep.2018, 2.52PM) Here is a most shocking revelation which would shake the entire country to its foundation ! Because of the avarice for illicit commission of rascally traitorous politicians a massive investment project which would earn Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 22.Sep.2018, 11.30PM) An officer of the Sri Lanka’s foreign service was arrested on the 15 th at Malpenza airport , Milano ,Italy when he tried to smuggle into Italy four youths ( 2 males and 2 females) from Sri Lanka , it was reported. Th Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 20.Sep.2018, 5.10AM) It is an incontrovertible fact that President Gamarala since the day he became president has been breaking every promise he made to the people , antagonizing those who propelled him to power, befriending the very enemi Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 18.Sep.2018, 7.05PM) It is a pity President Gamarala has become the butt of everybody’s joke locally and internationally after his announcement that the food supply of the National Aviation service is fit only for the dogs , and his dement Read more >>
(Lanka e News -17.Sep.2018, 11.45PM) Following the exposures based on a number of tape recordings collected from a two penny half penny worth double agent police informant by the opposition heroin peddlers for a fee , DIG Nalaka Silva in charge of the TID Read more >>
(Lanka e News -17.Sep.2018, 4.35AM) Capitalizing on a tape recording purported to be of one Namal Kumara Warakapola who was working as a police informant some time ago, a group of heroin peddlers and rogues of the opposition party ( it was during the Mahi Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 15.Sep.2018, 9.45PM) In the multiple murder of 11 individuals , while the police were searching for a prime suspect in that connection , if any individual is to harbor , hide , protect and assist that suspect to flee the country after givi Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 2018.Sep.13, 9.10PM) It was just yesterday (12) Mahinda Rajapakse announced while he was in India that if he cannot contest at the next presidential election , it will be one of his brothers who will be the presidential candidate. However Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 13.Sep.2018, 7.35PM) Sri Lanka repeatedly tops the ranks in South Asia when it comes to hunger. It in fact has mostly sat with the much better doings middle-income countries in global hunger indexes. Not any more despite the fact that it w Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 12.Sep.2018, 6.45PM) Indians are well noted for fattening on others’ deaths and despair. They will eat, drink and rejoice even right in the midst of ‘three deaths ’ . It is a well known fact that there exists an endless conflict over India Read more >>
(Lanka e News – 10.Sep.2018, 10.15PM) Former Navy commander and present chief of staff Ravindra Wijegunaratne who is incriminated in the ghastly murder of 11 innocent individuals including students after extorting payments had fled the country on the sly Read more >>
(Lanka e News -10.Sep.2018, 7.15PM) The case filed against the seven accused including former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse based on charges of misappropriation of state funds when constructing the mausoleum of late D.R. Rajapakse at Weeraketiya , Read more >>
(Lanka e News - 07.Sep.2018, 4.15PM) The so called ‘Jana bala’ protest staged on September 5 th by the corrupt and crooked Rajapkse family with a view to ‘baptize’ Namal Rajapkse as the future leader , as well as to frighten the judges who are hearing t Read more >>
(Lanka-e-News - 14.Dec.2017, 11.45PM) A discussion was held between Lanka e news editor Sandaruwan Senadheera and Kalpa Palliyaguru of Sinhala broadcasting channel that is operating from Sheffield, Britain. The video footage... Read more >>