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Sri Lankan Father Detained by Maldivian Immigration Following Ex-Wife's Complaint: A Case of Misused Power?

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -27.May.2024, 8.00 PM) In a troubling turn of events, Nadeesh Perera, a Sri Lankan national, found his travel plans to visit his young daughter in the Maldives abruptly thwarted due to allegations from his ex-wife, Fathmath Nuha Haroon, a Ma Read more >>

Last updated :   27-05-2024

Ranil has three enemies: Past, Present and Future.!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -25.May.2024, 8.15 PM) "You are destined to fly, but that cocoon has to go."… Read more >>

Fifteen years after the end of the war, victims still await justice at Mullivaikkal..!

-Amnesty International from Mullivaikkal

(Lanka-e-News -18.May.2024, 10.30 PM) Speaking at a commemoration marking the 15th anniversary of the end… Read more >>

Sri Lankan President Ranil and National Security Advisor Sagala Rathnayake Under Scrutiny for Allegedly Sending Sri Lankans to Fight in Russia..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -15.May.2024, 9.00 PM) In a startling revelation, it has come to light that a significant number of Sri Lankans, estimated to be between 5000 to 10,000, are reportedly engaged in combat in Russia, directly contravening advisories issued by t Read more >>

Sri Lankan Muslim Body Demands Inquiry and Compensation for Forced Cremation Policy..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -09.May.2024, 9.00 PM) All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU), the religious regulatory body of Sri Lankan Muslims, is vehemently calling for the establishment of a Presidential Commission to probe the introduction of forced cremation against t Read more >>

Allegations Surface: Sri Lankan High Commissioner Accused of Meddling in Maldivian Presidential Election in 2023

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -04.May.2024, 6.40 PM) Former Maldivian Immigration Director General, Mohamed Ahmed Hussain (Hanafy), has levied serious accusations against Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Maldives, Adam Maznavee Jaufer Sadiq, alleging his involvement... Read more >>

Sri Lankan Arrival Visa Processing Handover to Indian Global Processing Ltd..! Raises National Security Concerns..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -02.May.2024, 5.25 PM) The recent decision by the Sri Lankan Immigration and Emigration Department to entrust the processing of arrival visas to an Indian global processing company, Indian Global Processing Ltd, has sparked significant contr Read more >>

NPP 59%; SJB 21%; Opinion Tracker Survey Reveals Insights into April 2024 Presidential Election Voting Intent in Kolonnawa Polling Division, Sri Lanka..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -30.April.2024, 6.45 PM) In the throes of political fervor leading up to the April 2024 Presidential Election in Sri Lanka, the Kolonnawa Polling Division in the Colombo Electoral District, situated within the Western Province, emerged as a Read more >>

Controversy Surrounds Sri Lankan Foreign Minister's Son as US State Department Probes Visa Application..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -26.April.2024, 2.45 PM) The son of Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister, Bilal Sabry, finds himself embroiled in a controversy as the US State Department investigates allegations of falsifying his visa application to study at the University of Cali Read more >>

Sri Lankan PM's Diplomatic Visit to China: Strengthening Ties and Upholding Principles & Adherence to One-China Policy..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -24.April.2024, 6.30 PM) Amidst the bustling ambiance of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2024 in China, the presence of Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, underscored the significance of bilateral relations... Read more >>

Forced Female Genital Mutilation Unveiled in Dawoodi Bohra Community Center in Colombo.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -21.April.2024, 9.30 AM) In a startling revelation, reports have emerged of forced female genital mutilation being conducted within the confines of the Dawoodi Bohra Community Center in Colombo. This heinous crime, shrouded in secrecy... Read more >>

Easter Sunday attacks five years on: Appointed mechanisms & Election promisses..!

-By Sunanda Deshapriya

(Lanka-e-News -20.April.2024, 5.40 PM) 1. 21 April 2024 marks the five years of Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. The unanswered questions that remain in the investigations have not been addressed and there is a popular perception that there were... Read more >>

Ranil Questions Modi's Understanding of Katchatheevu Island Issue

By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -15.April.2024, 2.50 PM) In a startling diplomatic development, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickramasinghe has openly criticized the educational background and political acumen of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Jayas Read more >>

SLPP Ministers Defect to UNP: Political Landscape Shifts in Sri Lanka..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -09.April.2024, 10.20 PM) In a surprising turn of events, twelve prominent members of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), who currently serve as Ministers in the Government, have announced their decision to join the United National Party Read more >>

Chaos Ensues as SLFP Headquarters Overrun by Expelled Politicians..!

-Alleged Assassination Plot- Indian Intelligence's Role in Sri Lanka's Political Turmoil

(Lanka-e-News -07.April.2024, 7.00 PM) The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) holds significant historical and political importance in Sri Lanka. Founded in 1951 by S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, the SLFP has been one of the major political parties in the country. It Read more >>

Modi crying about Katchatheevu, but failing to retrieve the island from Sri Lanka by deploying the Indian Military?

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -02.April.2024, 8.15 PM) Accusations of attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy in the vicinity of Katchatheevu Island have been a source of tension between India and Sri Lanka for many years. These incidents... Read more >>

Indian BJP Government Demands Return of Kachchatheevu Island: A Historical and Political Contention....!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -27.March.2024, 9.25 AM) The demand for the return of Kachchatheevu Island by the Indian BJP government has sparked renewed debates and controversies surrounding the sovereignty of this uninhabited landmass situated in the Palk Strait betwee Read more >>

Ranil Rajapaksa's racist gunner aimed at Tamil & Muslim communities in Sri Lanka

-Ashoka Jayawardena

(Lanka-e-News -19.March.2024, 8.45 PM) Sugeeshwara Bandara, who resigned from Gotabaya Rajapaksa's private secretary to support Ranil Rajapaksa, accuses the Muslim and Catholic community of the country of being part of an international conspiracy.... Read more >>

Is the End Near..?

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -16.March.2024, 9.00 PM) “If ever tears and pleadings have served the weak to fight the strong, let them do so now!” ~Thomas Hardy, Mayor of Casterbridge It is real. The status quo and its protectors are trembling. They are anticipating a te Read more >>

Extrajudicial killing of Kalhara Dilshan: Torturer's police ignore Supreme Court directives...!

-By Se. Piyawardena

(Lanka-e-News -15.March.2024, 4.30 PM) The Sri Lankan police which are being led by a convicted torturer has once again shown it is not a protector of the rule of law but a blatant violator of even the Supreme Court directives on right to life. The latest Read more >>

Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar's role in IPKF War Crimes..!

-Unpacking India's Role in Sri Lanka: Allegations of Arming Paramilitary Groups, Sexual Violence against Sri Lankan Tamil Women

(Lanka-e-News -13.March.2024, 10.30 PM) Recent allegations against India of arming Tamil rebels in Sri Lanka have reignited a longstanding debate about India's involvement in the conflict and its broader geo-political ambitions in the region.... Read more >>

Miracle to Reality?

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -09.March.2024, 9.00 PM) “I never paint dreams or nightmares; I paint my own reality.” ~Frida Khalo Four hundred and eighteen thousand (418,000); taken as a percentage of the total, it was just over three percent (3%). That was the number Read more >>

Rohitha Try to Assault and Blocks Shanakiyan Rasamanickam MP from Entering Sri Lankan Prime Minister's Parliament Office: Political Tensions Flare.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -08.March.2024, 6.15 PM) The incident Highlights the Growing unruly behaviour of third-class, uneducated Sri Lankan Parliamentarians. In a dramatic turn of events earlier yesterday, tensions within the Sri Lankan parliament reached a boiling Read more >>

Conspiracy to Oust Me from the Presidency: Gotabaya Accused RAW of Collaboration with Domestic Power Players.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -06.March.2024, 9.15 PM) The former President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, recently unveiled a book on March 7th, 2024, shedding light on the purported conspiracy that led to his abrupt departure from the country in March 2022. In his b Read more >>

A 2 Z: Appointment of Torturer as IGP in Sri Lanka.!

-By Sunanda Deshapriya

(Lanka-e-News -02.March.2024, 9.45 PM) 1. Incorrect announcement of the appointment of Deshabandu: On 26 February 2024 Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (SDIG) and Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Deshbandu... Read more >>

AKD's strategy vs Ranil's Tactics.!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -01.March.2024, 11.00 PM) “The noblest plans are brought down through the low-mindedness of those who are supposed to carry them out.” -Bertolt Brecht, Mother Courage and Her Children When one plans and plots a strategy in order to achieve Read more >>

Putin's Anger Towards Ranil.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -28.Feb.2024, 5.40 PM) In a sudden turn of events, a diplomatic storm brews between Russia and Sri Lanka, triggered by a controversial circular issued by the Immigration and Emigration Department. The directive, demanding the departure of lo Read more >>

UN Office Team Leader Accused of Orchestrating Anti-NPP Conspiracy..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -23.Feb.2024, 5.55 PM) A storm of controversy has erupted in Sri Lanka as allegations surface regarding a secret conspiracy orchestrated by Imthiyaz Bakeer Markar, a prominent member of the opposition party SJB, and his son Fadhil, who holds Read more >>

Sri Lankan Police Detain Chinese Woman in Beruwala Amid Allegations of Bribery..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -22.Feb.2024, 11.00 PM) Beruwala, Sri Lanka - Tensions have escalated in Beruwala following the detention of a Chinese woman who reportedly refused to pay bribes totaling 1 million rupees to the local police. The incident has raised serious Read more >>

Sri Lankan Treasury Secretary Exposes Central Bank's Negligence Leading to Economic Collapse..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -20.Feb.2024, 9.00 PM) The year 2022 marked a devastating turn for Sri Lanka as the government declared its first-ever sovereign default, catapulting the nation into an economic crisis of unprecedented proportions. Amidst the chaos, Mr. K M Read more >>

The Potential Impact of Sri Lanka's National People's Power Party on South Asian Politics..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -17.Feb.2024, 10.30 PM) In recent years, the political landscape of South Asia has witnessed significant shifts, with emerging powers seeking to assert their influence in the region. Among these dynamics, the rise of the National People's Po Read more >>

AKD's Pilgrimage to India..!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -17.Feb.2024, 10.00 PM) “Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” ~Albert Camus A pilgrimage is a journey one undertakes on one's own volition. One is not nece Read more >>

Allegations Arise Over Removal of Patali Champika Ranawaka from Parliamentary Committee Leadership..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -14.Feb.2024, 10.00 PM) In a shocking revelation, Patali Champika Ranawaka, leader of the URF party, has accused the government of failing to address significant losses totaling Rs. 16 billion, despite recommendations from parliamentary comm Read more >>

How British Citizens Maintain Seats in Sri Lankan Parliament Against Constitutional Provisions

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -12.Feb.2024, 11.45 PM) Introduction: - The integrity of Sri Lanka's parliamentary system faces unprecedented scrutiny as allegations emerge regarding the unlawful presence of British citizens... Read more >>

Outrage Over President Wickremesinghe's Treatment of Opposition MPs - Shut Up & Sit Down..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -12.Feb.2024, 11.00 PM) In a shocking display of disrespect and aggression, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has come under fire for shouting "shut up" and "sit down" at opposition Members of Parliament (MPs). This incident has spar Read more >>

Who's afraid of a System Change..!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -06.Feb.2024, 11.00 PM) "Courage is the power to let go of the familiar." -Raymond Lindquist - Forces against change, those who resist departure from a stagnant system and the very men and women who dug that rotting pit... Read more >>

AKD: Paving the Way of Sri Lanka’s Global Renaissance through Diplomacy..!

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -06.Feb.2024, 10.15 PM) In an extraordinary diplomatic feat, Anura Kumara Dissanayake is scripting a new chapter for Sri Lanka on the international stage. His ongoing official visit to India, extended by the Central Government, has become a Read more >>

Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker's Alleged Disregard for Supreme Court Directives in the Online Safety Bill..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -05.Feb.2024, 10.00 PM) In a startling turn of events, Sri Lanka finds itself embroiled in a constitutional crisis as allegations surface that Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa ignored Supreme Court directives while signing off on the controve Read more >>

Thai Prime Minister's Visit Raises Questions: Will Thailand Compensate Sri Lanka for Alleged Gem Treasures Plunder?

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -03.Feb.2024, 11.00 PM) As Thailand's Prime Minister graced Sri Lanka's 76th Independence Day celebration as the Chief Guest, the festive atmosphere was overshadowed by allegations of a gem trade scandal. This investigative article delves in Read more >>

Ranil vs Sajith or Sajith vs AKD or Ranil-Sajith Combo vs AKD..!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -29.Jan.2024, 9.30 PM) “Only a mediocre person is always at his best.” -Somerset Maugham The grapevine is teeming with rumors, theories and assumptions. When the political culture grips the nation that is expecting the moon and heaven from Read more >>

The IMF Rescue Plan: A Political Chess Game in Sri Lanka..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -29.Jan.2024, 10.20 PM) As Sri Lanka stands on the precipice of crucial presidential elections, a shadow looms over President Ranil Wickremesinghe's decision to utilize an IMF rescue plan. This article delves into the questionable appointmen Read more >>

The Looted Harbor: Unmasking Sri Lankan Customs Corruption and the Enriched Elite..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -24.Jan.2024, 10.15 PM) In the bustling port of Colombo, a shadowy underworld thrives within the Customs Department, where deceit, under-valuation, and corrupt practices have not only cost the government substantial revenue but have also pro Read more >>

Neanderthal has come out of the Cave; from JVP to NPP..!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -23.Jan.2024, 9.15 PM) “When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die” -Jean-Paul Sartre The genesis of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) can be traced to the mid-nineteen sixties. Its history, as has been recorded,... Read more >>

Sri Lanka - A Haven for Investment or the Red Tape Capital..? 690 Bribe Complaints by 36 Diplomatic Missions..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -21.Jan.2024, 8.20 PM) Sri Lanka, with its picturesque landscapes and promising economic prospects, has been touted as an attractive destination for foreign investors. However, a closer inspection reveals a labyrinth of bureaucratic hurdles Read more >>

Silenced Voices: The Unsettling Allegations of Sexual Harassment within Sri Lanka's Parliament

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -17.Jan.2024, 10.00 PM) In a shocking revelation, fifteen female employees of the Sri Lankan Parliament have come forward with disturbing accounts of sexual harassment they allegedly faced within the confines of the country's legislative bod Read more >>

Under the Microscope: Unraveling the Substandard Human Immunoglobulin Scandal and the Enigma of Former Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -15.Jan.2024, 11.30 PM) In the annals of Sri Lanka's political history, a few scandals have shaken the nation's healthcare system to its core like the substandard human immunoglobulin controversy involving former Health Minister Keheliya Ram Read more >>

How can Tennakoon, such a guilty person, deserve the post of Acting IGP or IGP..?

-By RW

(Lanka-e-News -12.Jan.2024, 10.30 PM) Deshabandu Tennakoon hails from Kurunegala and he entered the University of Colombo in 1993 as Buddhist monk. He read for his degree in the Arts Special stream. While still in the university, he gave up his robes in 1 Read more >>

US Ambassador Julie Chung Encourages Collaboration Between President Ranil and Opposition Leader Sajith to Counter Rising JVP Popularity..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -10.Jan.2024, 11.45 PM) In a diplomatic move that has stirred the political landscape of Sri Lanka, United States Ambassador Julie Chung has initiated discussions with both President Ranil and Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, urging them Read more >>

Bridging Nations: President Wickramasinghe's Ambitious Proposal Sparks Debate..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -07.Jan.2024, 11.30 PM) In a historic announcement at the Jaffna Jet Wing Hotel on January 7th, 2024, President Ranil Wickramasinghe set forth a bold vision for Indo-Sri Lankan relations, proposing the construction of a bridge between India Read more >>

Sri Lankan Airlines Caught in the Crossfire of Fraudulent Aircraft Parts.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -06.Jan.2024, 10.50 PM) In a chilling revelation that has sent shockwaves through the aviation industry, Sri Lankan Airlines finds itself ensnared in the far-reaching ramifications of the AOG Technics scandal. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) Read more >>

Basil Rajapaksha's Shocking Revelation: Purchasing Weapons from North Korea Using Black Market Dollars..!

Calls for Action and Investigations

(Lanka-e-News -06.Jan.2024, 10.30 PM) In a startling revelation, Sri Lanka's Ex-Finance Minister and dual US-Sri Lankan citizen, Basil Rajapakse, admitted to purchasing weapons from North Korea using funds sourced from the black market during the height o Read more >>

Unveiling the Shadows: The Iranian-Backed Dawoodi Bohra Center and its Security Implications for the U.S. Embassy in Colombo

-A Deep Dive into Potential Threats, Citizenship Controversies, and Financial Ties to Terror Groups

(Lanka-e-News -05.Jan.2024, 8.45 PM) In the bustling streets of Colombo, nestled in the shadows of the U.S. Embassy on Marine Drive, the Dawoodi Bohra center has emerged as a focal point of concern for counter-terrorism experts. Reports indicating regular Read more >>

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka's Controversial Decision on Banknote Demonetization in June 2024

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -03.Jan.2024, 11.00 PM) In a surprising move that sent shockwaves through the nation's financial sector, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) announced its decision to demonetize certain banknotes in June 2024. The decision, cloaked in secre Read more >>

Demolition of Soul Beach Restaurant Raises Questions of Police Power Abuse

(Lanka-e-News -02.Jan.2024, 11.30 PM) In a surprising turn of events, the iconic 'Soul Beach' restaurant, situated along the picturesque Marine Drive in Colombo, was demolished without any court order. The move has sparked controversy and suspicions of po Read more >>

Exposing Dammika Perera: A Web of Deceit, Tax Scams, and Exploitation..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -01.Jan.2024, 11.40 PM) In a startling revelation, former Chairman of the Board of Investment (BOI) in Sri Lanka, Dammika Perera, stands accused of orchestrating a massive 500 million euro tax scam through the exploitation of the European Un Read more >>

Political Turmoil Unveiled: Public Security Minister Linked to Violent Attack on Business Tycoon in Southern Sri Lanka

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -01.Jan.2024, 11.20 PM) A shocking incident unfolded in the Southern part of Sri Lanka as armed assailants opened fire at the prestigious W15 Hotel, owned by MH Jameel, son of Governor Muzzamil. The assailants, who arrived in a van, targeted Read more >>

Uncovering the Vast Network: Ishara Nanayakkara's Alleged Criminal Enterprise

-Vice Chairman of LOLC Accused of Massive Vehicle Importation Scandal and Financial Crimes

(Lanka-e-News -31.Dec.2023, 5.30 PM) In a shocking revelation, Ishara Nanayakkara, Vice Chairman of LOLC, has been implicated in a sophisticated criminal enterprise involving the illegal importation of vehicles into Sri Lanka. The investigation suggests t Read more >>

Legal Case Against Sri Lankan High Commissioner Bogollagama for Alleged Role in Genocide

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -30.Dec.2023, 10.00 PM) The Tamil Human Rights Group in London has submitted a legal case against Sri Lanka's newly appointed High Commissioner to the UK, Rohitha Bogollagama. The allegations stem from his tenure as the Foreign Minister of S Read more >>

2024 Sri Lankan Presidential Election Prediction: JVP Emerges as Front Runner with 59% Support..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -29.Dec.2023, 11.15PM) As the political landscape in Sri Lanka continues to evolve, all eyes are on the upcoming 2024 Presidential election. Recent polls and predictions suggest a significant shift in public sentiment, with the Janatha Vimuk Read more >>

Urgent Call for UN Investigation into President Ranil Wickremesinghe's Alleged Role in Batalanda Torture Chambers

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -29.Dec.2023, 10.55PM) The dark shadows of Sri Lanka's past have long haunted the memories of those who lived through the tumultuous period of the JVP (Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna) uprising from 1987 to 1990. Among the disturbing allegations e Read more >>

The Unraveling of Presidential Power: Sri Lanka's Political Shift- King Ranil without a Kingdom

-By A Special correspondent

(Lanka-e-News - 28.Dec.2023, 10.20PM) In a surprising turn of events, the political landscape in Sri Lanka has taken a dramatic twist following the revelation by Sagala, the President's right-hand man, that the incumbent leader would not be contesting... Read more >>

BJP's Endorsement of Dammika Perera for Sri Lankan Presidency: A Strategic Move or Political Alliances?

-By Special correspondent

(Lanka-e-News - 28.Dec.2023, 9.40PM) As the political landscape in Sri Lanka gears up for the 2024 presidential elections, a surprising twist has emerged with the Indian Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) openly backing Dammika Perera, the wealthiest individual Read more >>

Ranil is in a Djibouti Model Conspiracy to protect the seat. He is planning to allow foreign forces to camp in Sri Lanka. Here is the information...!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka-e-News -05.Dec.2023, 6.25 PM) Lanka-e-News reports the latest information of a grand contemptible conspiracy hatched by 'Kurunduwatte Magodiya' Ranil Rajapaksa, who has not only lost five cents of people's power but also the will of his forces as c Read more >>

Anura Kumara's Global Diplomacy Stirs Hope and Concern Among Sri Lankans Abroad

(Lanka-e-News -04.Nov.2023, 5.00PM) In recent times, Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the leader of the National People's Power (NPP), has been making significant strides in international politics. His participation in a series of rallies and events in the USA h Read more >>

Ex-CID Director Shani demands Rs. One Billion in damages from IGP Wickramaratna and SDIG Deshabanndu

-By Asoka Jayawardene

Lanka-e-News -20.Oct.2023, 6.40PM) Former Director of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) SSP Shani Abeysekara has sent a letter of demand to IGP C.D Wickramaratne and Western Province SDIG Deshabandu Tennekoon for falsely arresting and prosecuti Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Economic Quagmire: Time for a Progressive Change

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -04.Oct.2023, 5.15PM) In a shocking revelation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has laid bare the grim realities of Sri Lanka's economy, dispelling the illusion of a nation on the path to recovery. This revelation comes at a critical j Read more >>

Lawyers Collective condemns the recent Anti-Terrorism and Online Safety Bills

(Lanka-e-News -25.Sep.2023, 9.10PM) The Lawyers’ Collective condemns the latest version of the Anti-Terrorism Bill and the Online Safety Bill gazetted in September 2023. The Government of Sri Lanka has failed to respond to the serious and fundamental conc Read more >>

Peeling Back the Curtain: President Wickremesinghe's Economic Mirage

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -08.Aug.2023, 11.30PM) In the shadowy realm of economic management, Sri Lanka's President Ranil Wickremesinghe has been orchestrating a masterful charade. Recent claims of economic progress are nothing but a well-crafted illusion, designed t Read more >>

We vehemently condemn President Wickremasinghe’s misinterpretation of People’s Sovereignty and implied threat to the judiciary..!

-Joint Statement from 13 unions

(Lanka-e-News -07.Aug.2023, 11.30PM) We the undersigned trade unions take serious note of President Wickremasinghe’s mention that control of all financial affairs is the responsibility of the parliament and of no one else in his speech at the Coconut Gro Read more >>

Mcron in Sri Lanka? For what purpose?

(Lanka-e-News - 04.Aug.2023, 6.45PM) On Friday, July 28, President Macron visited Sri Lanka. Both the Presidency and the media highlighted that it was the first time a French President had visited Sri Lanka. This visit followed his trips to New Caledoni Read more >>

The Arrest of Tharindu Uduwaragedera - Larger questions

-By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -31.July.2023, 11.15 PM) On the larger questions raised by the arrest of Tharindu Uduwaragedera, a young journalist of very wide reputation. Tharindu Uduwaragedera who was attending a meeting on Friday (28 July) for the purpose of reporting Read more >>

Struggling Amidst Reforms: Sri Lanka’s Austerities Unveiled by President’s Actions

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -29.July.2023, 1145PM) Economic reforms, implemented under IMF guidance and touted as the solution to Sri Lanka's woes, have yielded apparent short-term gains. However, beneath the surface lies a nation grappling with the weight of austeriti Read more >>

40 Years After The Anti-Tamil Pogrom of July 1983: Root Causes Remain Unaddressed

-By Dr. Lionel Bopage

(Lanka-e-News -22.July.2023, 10.15PM) Enough has been written about the anti-Tamil pogrom of July 1983, and everyone knows who the perpetrators were. It remained the darkest chapter in Sri Lanka's history till the end of the armed conflict in May 2009. Ho Read more >>

Domestic Debt Restructuring: Unveiling the Hype, Lies, and Neglect..! The Government's Attempt to Clarify DDR Falls Short of Reality..!

-By Shantha Jayarathne -Former Senior Consultant (SLIDA)

(Lanka-e-News -02.July.2023, 9.45PM) In the ongoing discourse surrounding Domestic Debt Restructuring (DDR), the government has made strenuous efforts to downplay its impact on the general population. However, recent revelations and developments tell a di Read more >>

Government's Bank Closure and Debt Restructuring Plans Unveiled

By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -28.June.2023, 2.35PM) The government's decision to close banks for five days has sparked speculation about its intentions and plans for debt restructuring. In a recent press conference led by the Governor of the Central Bank, Mr. Nandalal W Read more >>

Fix Fox & Fake News to Preserve the Future of Democracy

-By Jayasri Priyalal

(Lanka-e-News -21.May.2023, 9.10 PM) A defamation case filed by Dominion Voting system against Fox News settled with an agreement to pay US$ 787.5 million without going to a trial was headline news a few weeks back. Getting into similar controversies by n Read more >>

President Ranil is a bloodthirsty, executioner! - A revelation by government MP Premanath Dolawaththa..!

By Ananda

(Lanka-e-News -16.April.2023, 11.20PM) Participating in a news conference organized by the Patriotic Professionals, Lawyer Premanath Dolawaththa pointed out that, in the report of the Batalanda Commission, Ranil Wickramasingha's citizenship rights had cle Read more >>

Reject New Counterterrorism Bill..! Proposed Law Breaks Government Pledge to End Abuse..!!

-Human Rights Watch

(Lanka-e-News -07.April.2023, 8.45PM) The government of Sri Lanka’s proposed Anti-Terrorism Act would empower the authorities to systematically violate fundamental human rights, Human Rights Watch said today(07). The government should withdraw the bill an Read more >>

"Anura Dissanayake is no more in the next presidential election" - A foreign country intervenes in a conspiracy...!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka-e-News - 19.March.2023, 7.05 pm) Lanka e News has previously reported that the government has planned not to hold local government elections or other elections until a presidential election. As things stand now, our revelation may be probably true. Read more >>

The BASL is telling the President and the Constituent Assembly how the IGP should be appointed at this time..!

-Here is the letter BASL sent

(Lanka-e-News -19.March.2023, 7.45 pm) As the public trust in the police has been seriously damaged, the appointment of the next Inspector General of Police, an exemplary and unblemished person who can restore public trust in the Sri Lanka Police.... Read more >>

By disrupting the election, the President and the Parliament have violated the constitution..! There will be far-reaching disastrous consequences..!

-The Bar Association of Sri Lanka warns

(Lanka-e-News -18.Feb.2023, 7.45PM) Both the legislature and the executive have violated Article 33 (c), Article 104 B (2) and Article 104 GG (1) of the Constitution by obstructing the election process. Any move to interfere with the franchise has far-rea Read more >>

Welcomes targeted sanctions imposed by Canada on former Sri Lankan Presidents and State Officials..!

-Global Tamil Forum (GTF)

(Lanka-e-News -15.Jan.2023, 11.20 pm) In a historic decision, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly, announced (Jan. 10, 2023) that Canada was imposing sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act against Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gotabaya Ra Read more >>

Ranil, it is shame..! You spread lies through your uncle's newspaper to disrupt the polls..! IGP is used as a political scapegoat..! Here is the truth with evidence..!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka-e-News -15.Jan.2023, 11.00 pm) Presidentman Ranil and members of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, who are unable to face the forthcoming local government election, are now trying to disrupt it by spreading lies through Ranil's uncle's newspaper ‘Lankad Read more >>

260 Police OICs transferred in a flash..! IGP and DIGP refused to approve..! First time in history, the police takes bribes from the police..!

-LeN security reporter reveals

(Lanka-e-News -29.Dec.2022, 11.00 pm) Treasonous Police Minister Tiran Alles who supported terrorists financially, and his goon the uniformed criminal in the police, Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police Deshabandu Tennakoon, have transferred 260 OICs Read more >>

Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Sampath Vidanapathirana and Rajapaksa sons..!

By Anubhawananda

(Lanka-e-News -10.Nov.2022, 8.30PM) The eighties were the golden era of school cricket in this country. At that time there was a strong infrastructure for school cricket and it was well managed. There were very talented players in the school's first-class Read more >>

A brahman's son was invited by British brahmans to Downing Street..!

-"Kankanthri" analyzes an unknown side

(Lanka-e-News -30.Oct.2022, 10.00 pm) Within fifty days, the residents of No. 10, Downing Street in London moved away. Even tenants living under abusive landlords are not so quick to move away. If they want to move away from the house so quickly, they sho Read more >>

A dog barked at minister was shot..! A chain snatcher is also shot..! Two prisoners were killed as underworld..! Ranil's murderous police state..!

- Asoka Jayawardena writes

(Lanka-e-News – 28.Oct.2022, 6.45 pm) In Ranil Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka, dogs are now banned from barking. Dogs have to be shot dead if barked at a noble minister. Ranil Rajapaksa government has allowed the shooting of not only the dogs but also the arrested Read more >>

22nd is passed, Basil is defeated..! Supreme Court double-tongued in the cutting of executive powers? Sajith's landmark speech..! (Video)

-Chandrapradeep writes

(Lanka-e-News -24.Oct.2022, 11.00 pm) The 22nd Constitutional Amendment presented to the Parliament by the Ranil ‘Rajapaksa’ government was passed on 21 st October with a two-thirds majority of 178 votes. Only Sarath Weerasekera, the brain-dead parliament Read more >>

Ranil will have to face the music than Ali Sabry in Geneva..!

-Sunanda Deshapriya from Geneva

(Lanka-e-News -02.Oct.2022, 11.30 PM) On the last 12th, Ali Sabry, who is Gotabaya Rajapaksa's lawyer and Ranil Rajapaksa's foreign envoy, arrived in Geneva and addressed the Human Rights Council by sitting aside Ranil Rajapaksa's Minister of Judiciary,.. Read more >>

SDIG Deshabandhu is jogging on “Prison Road”...!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka-e-News -26.Sep.2022, 7.30 p.m.) One of the notorious senior DIGs in Sri Lanka Police, Deshabandhu Thennakoon, is on his way to serving a 7-year prison term with hard labor. It is because of his conspiracy to undermine Sri Lanka's best detective, Sh Read more >>

ICC has surrendered to bettors..?

- LeN sportsman reveals

(Lanka-e-News -11.Sep.2022, 5.00 pm) Many hot matches were seen in the Asia Cup cricket tournament being held in Dubai these days. The final match is scheduled to be held today Sunday (11) between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. In this tournament, the Sri Lanka Read more >>

President and Police Minister set up a fund to encourage police criminals..!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka-e-News - 08.Sep.2022, 8.10 pm) It is reported to Lanka e News about a plan to turn Sri Lanka's police upside down by both Sri Lanka's president nicknamed "Ranil Rajapakse" and Police Minister Tiran Alles, both are holding the office without the pro Read more >>

Sri Lankan president, now under self-quarantine, commits a heinous and unbearable crime to entire nation..!

(Lanka-e-News – 29.Aug.2022, 5.45 pm) Ranil Rajapaksa's current half-built cabinet has approved a hair-raising amount of money for Mahinda Rajapaksa. It is for the renovation of the house at Wijerama Mawatha, in Colombo, where the recently ousted Prime Mi Read more >>

Secret units "KA" and "SB-01" formed to search on JVP and IUSF..!

-A revelation by LeN Internal Intelligence Service

(Lanka-e-News -22.Aug.2022, 5.20 pm) The police secret unit called "Special Bureau" has issued an order to search for the information of those who participated, the organizers of the respective areas, and the vehicles that came in to the Jathika Jana Bala Read more >>

Ranil ‘Rajapaksa’ junta goes to an emergency election.! Details of 'murderous mechanism’..!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka E News -12 Aug 2022, 11.35 pm) Despite the national crisis the country is facing, ruling party Pohottu members and Ranil ‘Rajapaksa’ have been failed in building an all-party consensus in parliament, due to the ruthless authoritarian behavior of th Read more >>

Chichi runs away from wedding house amid sound of hooting.!

-Medamulana reporter writes

(Lanka-e-News - 06.Aug.2022, 7.30 pm) Another example of the Rajapaksas being completely rejected by the society could be seen at the Shangrila Hotel.... Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Heightened Crackdown on Dissent -Human Rights Watch

-End Arbitrary Arrests, Harassment of Protesters, Activists, Journalists

(Lanka-e-News -05.Aug.2022, 8.30PM) Sri Lankan government is using emergency regulations to harass and arbitrarily detain activists seeking political reform and accountability for the country’s economic crisis, Human Rights Watch said today. Since Ranil W Read more >>

‘Dead bodies tell tales’..! A questionnaire to police about dead bodies on Galle Face beach..!

Chandrapradeep questions

(Lanka-e-News - 31.July.2022, 11.45 pm) It has been a few days since two young dead bodies were dumped on the beach of Galle Face on the evening of the 29th and the morning of the 30th. But the police have not identified these people or given the reasons Read more >>

An unidentified dead body on Galle Face beach ..? Sri Lanka President’s suppression is in full swing..!

- A staff reporter writes

(Lanka-e-News -29.July 2022, 10.00 pm) A dead body of an unknown young man has been washed up the beach in the Galle Face this evening. Colombo Fort Police is investigating the incident. Some say this is suspicious and a tactic to... Read more >>

Ranil sharpens the hunt..! More kidnappings..! Ranil, Sagala, and AG’s secret meeting leaked..!

-LeN Internal Intelligence Service reports

(Lanka-e-News -2022.July.27, 8.00 pm) Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has no any people's will, has become a president with the consent of 134 members of the ruling party in Parliament. A mental patient, he hides in a military camp and tries to rule the country Read more >>

Acting President of Sri Lanka orders army to shoot protesters...! A crazy man rejected by entire country now struggles to become a Hitler...!

(Lanka-e-News -18.July.2022, 11.50PM) Acting Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickramasingha has called a large number of army personnel from the north to the south including Colombo tomorrow (19) in order to suppress by shooting the people of this country who Read more >>

Finally, Gotabaya escaped safely to the Maldives...!

-By LeN Internal Intelligence Service

(Lanka-e-News -13.July.2022, 1.40PM) Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the ousted president who was once called “the Hero who Protected the Country” but later “the Donkey who Destroyed the Country” due to turning the motherland known as... Read more >>

Ranil-Gotabaya semi-militarized government prepares para-military groups through SLPP-UNP politicians for mass murder - A secret letter leaked...!

-LeN Internal Information Service reveals

(Lanka-e-News -06.July.2022, 5.30PM) A recent secret letter sent by the Inspector General of Police C. D. Wickramarathna to the Defense Secretary Kamal Gunarathna has now been leaked to the media. It has been reported to the Lanka-e-News Internal... Read more >>

Mahinda's life now..! His sins will drag him to hell..!

-Medamulana LeN Reporter writes

(Lanka-e-News -16.June.2022, 4.30PM) Although not shown on the outside, Mahinda Rajapaksa is now suffering from severe mental and physical distress. Many people who have known Mahinda for many years know that Mahinda Rajapaksa, as.... Read more >>

What is the deal between kangaroo court and Attorney General who acquitted Basil-Thiru in 'Malwana Palace' case?

- Chandrapradeep writes

(Lanka-e-News -05.June.2022, 6.25PM) The modern house called “Basil's Malwana Palace” and 16 acres coconut land situated at No. 111/3, Gangabada Road, Mahawatta, Malwana was valued at Rs. 1900 lakhs in 2016. In relation to this, Basil Rajapaksha, and Niru Read more >>

A historical decision - Supreme Court annuls President's pardon...! ‘Kudu Dumiya’ back on death row...!

- A staff reporter writes

(Lanka-e-News -02.June.2022, 4.30PM) The Supreme Court has revoked a presidential pardon granted by the President for the first time in the history of Sri Lanka. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court Tueday (May 31) ordered to suspend the 'presidential Read more >>

Basil's Sri Lanka ‘Padada’ Party (SLPP) publicly threatens judiciary, JVP, main opposition, and media...! Only a general election can defeat this loutish politics...!!

-Anubhavananda writes

(Lanka-e-News -28.May.2022, 5.40PM) The Rajapaksa family are the founders of the rural lumpen loutish politics that exists in Sri Lanka today. It was the Rajapaksas who created the lumpen political thugs at the level of Pradeshiya Sabhas, Urban Councils, Read more >>

The government must heed the message of the people’s struggle as it marks its 50th day

-Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya

(Lanka-e-News -28.May.2022, 5.45PM) May 28 marks the 50th day of the struggle for democracy launched by the country’s youth and its people at the Galle Face Green in Colombo. It is a struggle as never seen before in Sri Lanka where the people have arisen Read more >>

Was Pohottu MP Athukorala killed while going to observe ‘Sil’? 'Upper caste politics' of white-collar thieves should be crushed..!

-Chandrapradeep writes

(Lanka-e-News -21.May.2022, 10.35 AM) Polonnaruwa District MP Amaraweera Athukorala was caught in the 9/5 civil unrest and died in Nittambuwa. White-collar thieves in Parliament are spreading the misconception that it was more inhumane than the murder of Read more >>

Mara has gone - even Gora cannot stay without going.!

(Lanka-e-News -17.May.2022, 6.25PM) The political criticism leveled against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is that he has resigned, causing serious damage to the country. On May 9, we saw how Sri Lanka paid a heavy price not only with blood and tears bu Read more >>

Government Backers Attack Peaceful Protesters..! Emergency Powers Should Not Enable Human Rights Violations -HRW

(Lanka-e-News -10.May.2022, 11.00PM) Clashes broke out in Sri Lanka on May 9, 2022 after government supporters attacked peaceful anti-government protest sites in Colombo, the capital, and elsewhere, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should uph Read more >>

A powerful country intervenes...! Gota to leave in 4 months...! Presidency will also be abolished...! Help from powerful countries...! SJB and Karu ready to take over the country as per proposal of Bar Association...!

(Lanka-e-News -08.May.2022, 6.20PM) The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) has moved away from the stance of both SJB and Jathika Jana Balawegaya (NPP) that they will not support an interim government as long as President Gotabhaya is in office, and... Read more >>

The first overseas "Gota Go Village" is established in London..! Invitations to the Tamil Diaspora too..!!

(Lanka-e-News-30.April.2022, 11.30 pm) A youth struggle began on the Galle face green to overthrow the ignorant and rogue Rajapaksa family rule that turned a wonderful country into a bankrupt country within 30 months. One of its turning points was the "Go Read more >>

A journey in search of Suwandadari ‘සුවඳාදරී’...!

-Prof. Praneeth Abhayasundara writes

(Lanka-e-News-29.March.2022, 10.25 pm) ‘Love’ is a word that can convey different meanings. But in practice love is often used to describe the psycho-physical relationships that occur between men and women. Libido… This scope is scientifically defined as Read more >>

The Contempt of Court Law and Practice In Sri Lanka Violates the International Law and Sri Lankan Constitution -AHRC

(Lanka-e-News -18.Feb.2021, 7.00PM) Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) , a Regional Human Rights Organization, having seriously observed and studied the manner in which the Contempt of Court law and the way it is practised in Sri Lanka, wish to express Read more >>

Support for Rights Defender: Targeting of Ambika Satkunanathan over European Parliament Testimony

-Joint INGO Statement

(Lanka-e-News -14.Feb.2021, 3.00PM)) The Sri Lankan government’s statement after a human rights lawyer, Ambika Satkunanathan, spoke before the European Parliament about the human rights situation in Sri Lanka amounts to harassment and intimidation, eight Read more >>

LeN Keerthi freed after 8 months...! No victories without struggle...!!

-Lanka e News Editorial Board writes

(Lanka-e-News -13.Feb.2022, 10.00AM) Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage 9th of February ordered the release of LankaeNews security and political analyst Keerthi Ratnayake, who had been imprisoned by the Rajapaksa regime over a period of 8 months on absurd Read more >>

What Is The Greater Wrong - Contempt Of Court Or Illegal Detention..?

-By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -13.Feb.2022, 11.00AM) In two occasions, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) held in two separate cases decided by the Sri Lankan Supreme Court related to contempt of court that the punishment imposed by the Court amounted to d Read more >>

Mystery of Sarah is revealed along with the mystery of Saharan's Vavunathiv machine gun...! Strong evidence on connection of military intelligence...!

-A report of LeN Internal Information Service reveals

(Lanka-e-News -16.Jan.2022, 11.00AM) Following the revelation of the mystery of Saharan's T-56 firearm, strong evidence that reveals how military intelligence worked with Saharan has emerged. At the same time, the connection between Sarah Jasmine and the Read more >>

A suicide reflects the depth of the country's economic abyss and the insensitive cruelty of the people...!

-A staff reporter writes

(Lanka-e-News -10.Jan.2022, 11.20PM) A tragic suicide reported yesterday (9) reflects the economic abyss where the people of the country have been plunged by the stupid Rajapaksas of Medamulana and the cruel mentality of the people of the country who brou Read more >>

Rajapaksa conspiracy to oust Jayantha and take in Priyantha as Chief Justice..! International Red light to bastardy judges in Sri Lanka...!

-A reporter of LeN Judicial Internal Information Service reveals

(Lanka-e-News -08.Jan.2021, 8.45am) A conspiracy to oust Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya from the post of Chief Justice and appoint Supreme Court Judge Priyantha Jayawardena who is notorious as a henchman of Basil Rajapaksa's is in full swing. A serious Read more >>

Mass pressure erupts in Colombo 7, near PM's Office..!

-Special revelation

(Lanka-e-News -31.Dec.2021, 11.40 am) The present severe public pressure in Sri Lanka, which was bankrupted by the Rajapaksas, erupted for the first time yesterday (30) at near the Prime Minister's office in Colombo 7. That was a gas robbery... Read more >>

The garment industry too is ruined due to Yoshitha's stupid work..!

-LeN Temple Trees Correspondent writes

(Lanka-e-News, 23.Dec.2021, 9.45 pm) Many of the leading manufacturers in the Sri Lankan apparel industry manufacture for international labels. Many world famous outfits like Tommy, Gap, Polo, Nike, Levi's, Victoria's Secret are made in Sri Lanka. Our cou Read more >>

Yugadanavi Agreement is an illegal, monkey business..! Here is the latest evidence...!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka-e-News -19.Dec.2021, 7.35PM) Lanka-e-News has received more evidence that the treasonous, illegal agreement to sell Yugadanavi Power Plant to America, which was signed misleading the Cabinet and secretly to the Parliament and the People is nothing Read more >>

A People’s Constitution; The Need To Think Outside The Box..!

-By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News - 14.Dec.2021, 11.25PM) The discussion on the making of a new constitution through an intensely participatory process, as against underhand methods, is now on. These are a few thoughts as a response to some questions that are being discussed Read more >>

LeN Keerthi, who was detained in the CID for 3 months, has filed a case against 20 persons, including Minister Sarath, demanding Rs. 100 M compensation

(Lanka-e-News -11.Nov.2021, 4.10PM) Lanka e News journalist Keerthi Rathnayake, who has been detained within the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) under the Draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act of Sri Lanka, through his lawyers submitted a Fundamen Read more >>

Pandora Papers - Sri Lankan power couple piled up luxury homes, artworks and cash offshore as ruling family rose and rose..!

-Secret files reveal Rajapaksa ruling family member and husband used secret companies to stash riches around the world -By Scilla Alecci

(Lanka-e-News -05.Oct.2021, 8.40AM) In early 2018, workers in a London warehouse carefully loaded an oil painting of Lakshmi, the Hindu deity of wealth, onto a van bound for Switzerland. The painting, by 19th-century Indian master Raja Ravi... Read more >>

Sajith on shaky grounds; Secret wing within SJB

-By a SJB Front Line Member

(Lanka-e-News -03.Oct.2021, 9.45PM) In an unusual development, Badulla District Samagi Janabala Wegaya (SJB) Member of Parliament Chaminda Wijesiri openly criticized his leader Sajith Premadasa while speaking to the media recently. Here is the top-secret. Read more >>

American citizens mortgage Yugadanavi power plant and Sri Lanka's gas supply to an American company..!

-Champika Ranawaka MP

(Lanka-e-News -29.Sep.2021, 11.30PM) We have to stand against the attempts to surrender our autonomy in power and energy sector to the United States of America. Speaking at a press briefing, MP Patali Champika Ranawaka said that the “Yugadanavi” power Read more >>

The Emergency Powers Of The President & The Situation Of Women

By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -12.Sep.2021, 3.30AM) While Sri Lanka is faced with many crises, the President has acquired the powers to act under the National Security Law by taking emergency powers into his hands. Will that contribute to Sri Lanka’s ever deepening crise Read more >>

IGP bragging about Easter investigation..! Answer these questions without subterfuge..!

By Sunanda Deshapriya

(Lanka-e-News -04.Sep.2021, 5.45PM) IGP C.D. Wickramaratne made a special statement about the investigation on Easter Sunday attack a few days ago. His story is full of accusations against the police... Read more >>

Police in SL should immediately release journalist Keerthi Ratnayake and halt further investigations into him -Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

(Lanka-e-News -30.Aug.2021, 8.10PM) Police in Sri Lanka should immediately release journalist Keerthi Ratnayake and halt further investigations into him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today(27). Ratnayake, a former army intelligence officer an Read more >>

COVID-19 Related Abuses at Sri Lankan Airlines..!

By Concerned Sri Lankan Airlines Cabin Crew Members.

(Lanka-e-News -26.Aug.2021, 4.15AM) This is to disclose and bring COVID-19 related abuses at Sri Lankan Airlines in to attention so that a responsible party made available to this information could take corrective action on behalf of those affected, being Read more >>

Police to hunt down Lanka e news security and political analyst Keerthi Ratnayake

By Sandaruwan Senadheera - Editor in chief

(Lanka-e-News -14.Aug.2021, 4.40AM) Keerthi Ratnayake, security and political analyst of Lanka e News, has been summoned by IGP Deshabandu Tennakoon to the Kollupitiya Police Station at 10 am today (14) for questioning. Despite Keerthi agreeing to this.. Read more >>

A cabinet paper from Namal to sell all the stadiums in the country including Sugathadasa, Khettarama and Diyagama ..! Here is the evidence..!

(Lanka-e-News -11.Aug.2021, 4.15AM) Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa is preparing to present a cabinet paper Monday 9th on the sale of stadiums under the Ministry of Sports and all stadiums maintained by the Municipal Councils and... Read more >>

Mortuaries filled: Corpse in corridors; Yes, the health system has broken down..! -Says a doctor

(Lanka-e-News -05.Aug.2021, 11.45 AM) This note is being written at a time when the fourth wave of "unofficial" Covid is sweeping our entire country. The adjective 'unofficial' has to be used because the seriousness of this is not given to the people... Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Authorities falter on accountability in ‘Navy 11’ case

-Amnesty International Report

(Lanka-e-News -05.Aug.2021, 9.35AM) The Sri Lankan Attorney General’s Department today decided not to proceed with charges against Wasantha Karannagoda, a former Navy commander, over his alleged role in the abduction of 11 Tamil, Muslim and... Read more >>

No buyers for 31% of Treasury bonds.! Rs 213 billion worth of money printed..!

Keerthi Tennakoon writes about the country’s economic catastrophe.

(Lanka-e-News -01.Aug.2021, 9.30PM) The buyers have not come forward to purchase 31% of the $ 120 billion worth of Treasury bonds which was handled by the Central Bank. The highest amount of money printed in a single day on... Read more >>

RSF’s recommendations for those who could be spied on by Pegasus..!

(Lanka-e-News- 27.July.2021, 6.45PM) In the wake of the “Pegasus Project” revelation that nearly 200 journalists around the world have been Pegasus spyware targets, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has compiled recommendations for... Read more >>

Fight against illegal detention in quarantine wins..! Stalin, Nagamuwa and others released..!

A report on the slight withdrawal of Gota’s military dream.

(Lanka-e-News -19.July.2021, 2.45PM) A group of 31 people including Joseph Stalin, the secretary of the Ceylon Teacher’s Union, and Duminda Nagamuwa and group of six from Frontline Party who was forcibly detained after.. Read more >>

This is very dangerous..! People will be abducted before the judge's bench..! Henchmen are appointed to the Election Commission and are preparing for an election fraud..!

-Karu Jayasuriya

(Lanka-e-News -13.July.2021, 10.30PM) Today we are holding this press conference at a time when we as a country are moving in a very dark direction. The process of repression of the people has already begun. The country's economy... Read more >>

The fight against the repression of the uncivilized and begging government will be started tomorrow..! Teaching will be stopped by Teachers and principals..! All unions to Lipton fight..!

(Lanka-e-News -11.July.2021, 11.00PM) Even though the terrible Medamulana government is suffering without cash to unload the the fuel which was brought to the port is still spreading the dictatorial. That is why the teacher’s union leader... Read more >>

Commercial banks stopped issuing LC..! Large shortage of goods ahead..! An economic crisis is at Sri Lanka’s doorstep..!

-Former Finance Minister warns of impending doom

(Lanka-e-News -10.July.2021, 3.15PM) It is reported that most major banks in Sri Lanka have stopped issuing Letters of Credit for the importation of goods. According to reports while commercial banks accept applications for letters of credit, their issuan Read more >>

“Press freedom predators” gallery -2021 : Gota too in the RSF's list

(Lanka-e-News - 06.July.2021, 4.00PM) Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is publishing a gallery of grim portraits, those of 37 heads of state or government who crack down massively on press freedom. Some of these “predators of press freedom” have... Read more >>

Judges, lawyers, detectives, danger..! Danger..!! Danger...!!! Death threats following Kudu Duminda's release by his underworld disciples who grew up in freedom

Chadrapradeep writes

(Lanka-e-News -30.June.2021,3.00PM) Arumadura Romelo Duminda Silva alias 'Kudu Duminda' who was a mass murderer as well as a drug kingpin of Sri Lankan drug trafficking was released from prison unconditionally and sent home. Lanka e news is reported.. Read more >>

Mastermind of the Easter attack release drug kingpin murderer Duminda..!

Chandrapradeep writes

(Lanka-e-News -25.June.2021, 6.35PM) Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who has been pointed the finger as the mastermind of the Easter attack, has completely abused his presidency and gave presidential pardon to Arumadura Romelo Silva alias Kudu Duminnda... Read more >>

Deshabandu is a murderer, a traitor, a contract killer, he follows the footsteps of Vass, evidence in hand, start the investigation

By Keerthi Rathnayake

(Lanka-e-News -24.June.2021, 11.30PM) Lanka e News opposed the killings of the suspects in police custody by DIG Deshabandu. But there was a group which justified the killings of the underworld. Stepping up the rule of the law is characteristic of a mafia Read more >>

Army robs whiskey from Sathosa..! Shavendra gave the orders..! Here are 14 charges against the culprit Shavedra who plays with the law..!

By Keerthi Rathnayake

(Lanka-e-News -17.June.2021, 8.15PM) Inevitably, a legal framework for crime will emerge in a country ruled by a group of rulers whose philosophy of life is theft and slander. In addition, a culture of praising crime is emerging. That is the tragedy... Read more >>

Condemnation of the misleading statement made by Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya on the role of Agriculture Professionals

-104 Agriculture Professionals signed

(Lanka-e-News- 13.June.2021, 2.35PM) We, hereby, vehemently condemn the derogatory and misleading remarks made by Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya - who seems to be a consummate politician and is a medical trade union leader... Read more >>

Here is the pedigree of the police minister who transports panties for brothels, who belongs the failed crown, Is it Nandasena or Weerasekere?

Chandrapradeep exposes

(Lanka-e-News -08.June.2021, 11.30PM) One year after Gota's inauguration, a public opinion was formed that Gota had failed. It was not socialized by anyone for money. Nor was it merely an opposition slogan. The “Gota failed” social ideology was sparked by Read more >>

Can Rajarathnam transform the AG Department which was made to a brothel show piece by Dappula?

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News - 05.June.2021, 11.30PM) Dappula de Livera retired as Attorney General on May 25th and President's Counsel Sanjay Rajaratnam was sworn in as the new Attorney General. Nishara Jayaratne, who was appointed as the Coordinating Secretary to the Read more >>

A treasonous crime that goes beyond betraying the Port City..! Colombo Commercial and Administrative Centers to be sold outright to China..! The ironic truth..!

Keerthi Rathnayake exposes

(Lanka-e-News -28.May.2021, 5.20AM) China uses a completely different approach to the Western model in lending to foreign countries. The West looks to many factors, such as human rights, democracy, and labour law, in lending, but China does not... Read more >>

GMOA doctors have two or three husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, mothers in law and fathers I laws, Padeniyas in serious corruption in vaccination, here is the evidence

-Chandrapradeep exposes

(Lanka-e-News - 2021.May.25, 11.30PM) Lanka e News has received evidence that Dr. Padeniya’s GMOA doctors Association has been involved in a serious Kovid vaccine corruption. This is not only heinous corruption but also serious misconduct... Read more >>

Port city bill passed by a majority of 91 votes, betraying the heart of the motherland to the Chinese imperialists ..! Three armed forces deployed across the country..!

(Lanka-e-News 21.May.2021, 11.00AM) The Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill, betraying the heart of the motherland to the Chinese imperialists on May 20, 2021, similar to the Kandyan Pact that betrayed the kanda udarata to the British... Read more >>

A science-based strategy to control the current covid-19 situation..! A document developed for decision-making..!

By Professor Malik Peiris & Professor Kamini Mendis

(Lanka-e-News -19.May.2021, 3.00AM) ⋆ The current covid-19 situation in Sri Lanka is grave, and needs swift and strategic intervention ⋆ The strategies of small-area isolation, preventing inter-provincial travel, short and intermittent lockdowns and mild Read more >>

Battle Against COVID 19 - Are we at a "Tipping point"..?

-Association of Medical Specialists

(Lanka-e-News -11.May.2021, 6.45PM) As medical specialists serving in the frontline of the fight against Covid-19, we strongly believe that Sri Lanka is at a critical stage. Number of new cases keep rising continuously. During last week, the daily number Read more >>

Parliament doors closed to Rishard ..! We can witness the squalidity of a real fascist regime..!

(Lanka-e-News -05.May.2021, 6.30PM) Rishad Bathiudeen, a Member of Parliament who was detained by the CID on a detention order under the Prevention of Terrorism Act on false charges, was not allowed to enter Parliament yesterday. The same thing happened.. Read more >>

'Cannabis Diana' is a fake citizen of Sri Lanka! She has appeared in three names ..! She has a fake birth certificate, fake identity and two fake passports..! CID tells the court..!

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News -29.April.2021, 6.00 PM) The criminal investigation department has informed the courts that SJB national list parliamentarian Dayana Gamage alais 'Cannabis Diana' has only British Citizenship, that she don’t have... Read more >>

Sir goes forward on his dictatorial military journey while the opposition is happy saying Sir is Fail ..! Salley yesterday.. Rishard today.. Harin tomorrow..!

(Includes video of Rishard's last speech depriving Gota regime) -Chandrapradeep writes

(Lanka-e-News -25.April.2021, 3.25 PM) Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and his brother Riaj Bathiudeen were arrested by the CID yesterday 24th morning for questioning in connection with the Easter attack. Despite the Presidential Commission of Inquiry r Read more >>

The presidential commission has destroyed all the evidence. The presidential commission in a hoax

An exposure made by Keerthi Rathnayake

(Lanka-e-News -24.April.2021, 7.10PM) The Easter attack massacre turned Sri Lankan politics upside down. Before the blood stains became dry Gotabaya Rajapaksa without the consent of Pohottuwa stated that he would contest the 2019 presidential... Read more >>

Port City Bill Needs Referendum..!

(Dr) Jayampathy Wickramaratne, President’s Counsel

(Lanka-e-News -18.April.2021, 10.45PM) The Colombo Port Economic Commission Bill was presented in Parliament on 08 April 2021, while the country was getting ready to celebrate the traditional New Year. With the intervening... Read more >>

Is Nawfer Moulavi the real mastermind behind the Easter attack claimed by Sarath Weerasekere? Are we going for an international investigation or face a second attack?

By Russel Hewawasam

(Lanka-e-News -14.April.2021, 5.55AM) It is almost two years since the brutal Easter Sunday terrorist attack detonated. An acceptable further investigation into the attack to punish the perpetrators is sluggish. It is ridiculous that the government... Read more >>

How the pride of the Rajapaksas were defeated in Geneva

Sunanda Deshapriya reports from Geneva

(Lanka-e-News -28.March.2021, 8.00PM) The Rajapakse government inflicted further defeats on Sri Lanka internationally. As long as the Rajapaksa governments lasted, the Sri Lankan government suffered defeats at the UN Human Rights Council in 2012, 2013 and Read more >>

If anyone thinks that the Rajapaksa regime, armed with wealth, power and heavy weapons, can be defeated with a slingshot..!

Keerthi Rathnayake reports

(Lanka-e-News- 24.March.2021, 6.30PM) The loss of leaders including late president Premadasa, Lalith and Gamini caused irreparable damage to the UNP. The damage was so large that a UNP president could not be elected after Premadasa until today. That is,.. Read more >>

Bestial Gota regime defeated twice in Geneva..! Lawsuit against anyone in any country..!

Lanka e News Special Agent from Geneva

(Lanka-e-News- 24.March.2021, 6.00PM) Resolution 40/1 on Human Rights, Reconciliation and Accountability in Sri Lanka' submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council about Sri Lanka, which allows anyone to be prosecuted in any country for war crimes Read more >>

Nandasena’s thuggery at Walapane and Kili Maharajah

(Lanka-e-News -23.March.2021, 10.25AM) President Nandasena Gotabhaya Rajapakse posted a veiled threat to the media at the Gama samaga pilisandara drama held at Walapane on the 19th. He said that the information revealed by the... Read more >>

Is the current government, the hidden hand in the Easter attack? Why did the current Director of SIS go to Kattankudy and meet Saharan?

By Russel Hewawasam

(Lanka-e-News -10.March.2021, 4.15AM) The current government is deliberately covering up the Easter Sunday attacks on April 21, 2019, the deadliest massacre in Sri Lanka in the last decade. Meanwhile, both the respondents and the plaintiffs are attacking Read more >>

Jayanath Colombage’s Foreign Policy

By Prof. D. A. Basnayaka

(Lanka-e-News -09.March.2021, 5.30PM) Foreign Secretory Jayanath Colombage in Jan 2021, commenting on the impending resolution against Sri Lanka in 46th Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), said that: “SL doesn’t want strategic military Read more >>

Gota's three henchmen including 'Pissu Poosa' follow Ranjan, Petition filed in the Supreme Court alleging contempt of court

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News -03.March.2021, 11.00PM) An opportunity has risen for henchmen of the presidential commission Upali Abeyratne alias' Pissu Pusa ', Daya Chandrasiri Jayatilleke the corrupt pensioner judge, and Chandra Fernando, the most corrupt.. Read more >>

Saliya Peiris wins record breaking victory as President of the Bar Association ..! Pohottuwa sponsored mudslinger ashamed

(Lanka-e-News - 25.Feb.2021, 8.10AM) President's Counsel Saliya Peiris won a record majority of votes in yesterday's election to elect the 26th President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, with a majority close to the total number of votes obtained by.. Read more >>

Easter Commission report recommends that George W. Bush is held responsible for the 9/11 attacks..! Do not pretend and no more talking; Answer these four questions..!

By Russel Hewawasam

(Lanka-e-News - 18.Feb.2021, 8.10AM) On April 21, Easter Sunday, about 300 unarmed people were brutally killed in a suicide attack targeting Catholic churches and tourist hotels in Sri Lanka. The report of the Presidential Commission appointed to look... Read more >>

21 valuable tea estates owned by the government given to China..! Here are the conspiracy of the incredible deal..!

(Lanka-e-News -13.Feb.2021, 11.30PM) The junta government of the Gotabaya-Mahinda Rajapaksa-led Rajapaksa family, which came to power swearing not to sell the country, has made all arrangements to sell 21 state-owned tea estates to China, reports Lanka e Read more >>

Three islands including Delfts belong to Sri Lanka is sold to China

(Lanka-e-News -07.Feb.2021, 8.00PM) Reports reaching Lanka e news conforms the patriotic Gota government has completed the sale of three islands in the North Sea, including Delft Island, the largest island in Sri Lanka, to China for three power projects.. Read more >>

While Geneva resolution threatening to Gota's government, India also shows red light..!

Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News- 31.Jan.2021, 10.30 PM) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in her latest report on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva next month would urge the world leaders to call for an imposition of targeted sanction Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Compulsory cremation of COVID-19 bodies cannot continue, say UN experts

(Lanka-e-News -26.Jan.2021, 6.55PM) UN human rights experts yesterday (25) urged the Sri Lankan Government to end its policy of forced cremation of the COVID-19 deceased, saying it ran contrary to the beliefs of Muslims and other minorities in the country Read more >>

Dear Cardinal, is the mystery of the Easter bomb buried under the carpet of the Archbishop's House?

A question from a citizen of little Rome

(Lanka-e-News- 17.Jan.2021, 9.35AM) "Cardinal, if you do not act conscientiously, sincerely, sincere before God, without being partial, with courage, to reveal the whole truth of the mystery as well as those responsible for the Easter attack, I kindly but Read more >>

How Nandasena peed at his president's chair

Wimal Dheerasekere writes

(Lanka-e-News- 10.Jan.2021, 11.30PM) President Nandasena who was frowned by the action of opposition MP Harin Fernando at the parliament, posed a public threat that he is an executor that he would kill Harin as a dog as he killed Prabakaran. It is a wild Read more >>

Bury or cremate? Crisis prolongs conspiracy..! Gota regime attempts a racist and a religious conflict...!

By Russel Hewawasam

(Lanka-e-News -01.Jan.2021, 8.45PM) People in the country are terrified of the deaths due to the countrywide Kovid 19 epidemic. At present, there are close to 200 deaths and 50,000 Kovid infected victims. As a result, the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government has Read more >>

Maithripala Sirisena has taken $ one million to facilitate the Easter bomb blasts..! Hidden money exposed..!

An exposure by Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News - 25.Dec.2020, 9.15 AM) Reports reaching Lanka e news confirms the then head of state, Pallewatta Gamaralage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena has received USD one million (Rs. 190 million) by a foreign force to facilitate the detonation of the East Read more >>

Country 'bankrupt' for the first time in history..! Foreign Banks Reject Credit Letters (LCs) from Sri Lankan businessmen

(Lanka-e-News - 24.Dec.2020, 10.00PM) It is with great sympathy and patriotism we report following one year of presidency Gotabaya Rajapaksa the 'working hero' who came to power claiming to bring prosperity to the country, for the first time in history, Read more >>

The plaintiff who did not grant bail to Shani is a boozing pal of Vass Gunawardena..! Nimal Ranaweera corrupt judge revealed..!

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News - 20.Dec.2020, 11.30PM) On the 9th of December Gampaha high court judge Nimal Ranaweera rejected the bail application filed by the former director of CID Shani Abeysekara who was remaded unjustly, and the sub inspector Sugath Mendis who refu Read more >>

Kamal Gunaratne to be removed from office under serious misconduct..! Protest against President's behaviour inside Wiyathmaga..!

By Keerthi Rathnayake

(Lanka-e-News -12.Dec.2020, 12.05PM) Internal conflicts within the party was the major factor in the defeat of the Rajapaksa government before. Meanwhile, the assassination of Bharatha Lakshman and the Aluthgama riots were decisive. Gota was the creator o Read more >>

Minister of Prisons in Sri Lanka is an accused of mass murder..!

(Lanka-e-News 05.Dec.2020, 4.45PM) The current government is being severely criticized and despised by the world community for its state terrorism for torturing and brutally murdering a group of prisoners in Mahara Prison in Sri Lanka who were protesting Read more >>

No other country has shot Covid victims..! Do not think that the silence of the people is cowardice..! -Karu

(Lanka-e-News -03.Dec.2020, 12.30PM) Deshamandya Karu Jayasuriya, chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society, warned the government not to insult the intelligence of the people and not to mistake the silence of the people as cowardice as the gov Read more >>

Who brought these criminals into power with 2/3 majority?

By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News, 01.Dec.2020, 10.45AM) According to the reports, 29th Nov 8 prison inmates at Mahara prison were shot dead and 71 were seriously injured when the prison guards and elite police opened fire indiscriminately at the unarmed inmates protesting Read more >>

Dictator Gota government kills 9 prisoners, 105 injured, 50 escapes

(Lanka-e-News -30.Nov.2020,2.00PM) Rajapaksa government, who are infamous for killing prisoners, has killed nine inmates and injured 105 others in a long-running shooting at the Mahara prison. (The death toll is said to be higher) An unrest among the pri Read more >>

Is this a Court of Appeal or a convergence Court? Sabri-Nawaz double enforcement is not even the Sharia law but the devils law

Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News -25.Nov.2020, 11.30PM) The Court of Appeal of Sabri-Nawaz, which is currently hearing criminal cases in Sri Lanka on a daily basis, issued a writ order on the 20th dismissing the indictment filed by the Attorney General in the Kandy High Cou Read more >>

The Death of media freedom begins..!

(Lanka-e-News - 23.Nov.2020, 9.15PM) Desperate to try and stop the exposure of his crooked deal to bring Covid-19 test kits to Sri Lanka and sell them for a thundering profit, Derana TV’s Dilith Jayaweera went to the Colombo District Court to get an order Read more >>

People are dying on the road due to epidemic and famine ..! Evil government plays havoc ..! (pictures prove )

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News -13.Nov.2020, 11.30PM) Lanka e news have to report with intense sympathy that people of the country are burning to death in the middle of the roads due to the mismanagement of the kovid epidemic and the resulting famine made by the Rajapaks Read more >>

Surrendering Sri Lanka to China and becoming its colony..!

By Prasanna Pathiraja, AAL

(Lanka-e-News -03.Nov.2020, 11.30PM) China is criticized globally for luring developing countries to borrow money and then controlling over them. This is being identified by the economists as ‘debt traps’ launched by the China. Much of the lending is do Read more >>

Chinese Communist Party is a predator; US Secretary of State slaps China in Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News -28.Oct.2020, 11.30PM) US Secretary of State Mr. Pompeo slaps China during a joint press conference in Colombo today. He response to the Chinese ambassador to Sri Lanka issuing statement against the United States even before his arrival in S Read more >>

Sri Lankan President Prevents Foreign Minister from Summoning Indian High Commissioner Over Narendra Modi's Katchatheevu Remarks..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -17.May.2024, 11.40 PM) In a recent turn of events, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe intervened to prevent Foreign Minister Ali Sabry from summoning the Indian High Commissioner. The issue at hand was a public address by... Read more >>

Don't play the game, Change It..!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -05.May.2024, 9.15 PM) “Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.” ~Anonymous - Everyone expects Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the leader of the National People's Power (NPP), to play the game. Ranil Wickremasinghe, Sajith Pr Read more >>

India says that India is not responsible for the company that authorized the visa to enter Sri Lanka..!

(Lanka-e-News -02.May.2024, 8.20 PM) The High Commission of India in Colombo has issued a statement in response to media inquiries regarding Indian companies (Indian Global Processing Ltd) taking over visa issuance at Katunayake... Read more >>

Sajith Premadasa Sets Conditions for Public Debate with Anura Dissanayake..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -29.April.2024, 6.45 PM) In the realm of political discourse in Sri Lanka, the anticipation of a public debate between Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa and NPP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has been brewing. However, recent... Read more >>

Masterminds of 2019 Easter Sunday attacks are in an attempt to flee from Sri Lanka to evade justice. Here is their plan..!

-By Russell Hewawasam

(Lanka-e-News -23.April.2024, 6.15 PM) It is five years since Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks of 2019. On April 21, 2019, a series of suicide bombs ripped through two Catholic Churches in the Western Province, a Christian Church... Read more >>

TISL is going to court against 66 people including the entire cabinet for giving fake medicines to patients..!

(Lanka-e-News -19.April.2024, 1.50 PM) Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) filed a Fundamental Rights Application (SCFR/ 99/2024) at the Supreme Court on April 16th, highlighting the serious ramifications on the health sector and the general publi Read more >>

For Ranil or Sajith to win, they must attack AKD and NPP, not the old JVP..!

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -17.April.2024, 5.50 PM) “They said this day would never come...” ~Barack Obama's Iowa Caucus victory speech Jan 3, 2008- Both the United National Party (UNP) led by Ranil Wickremasinghe and the Samagi Jana Balavegaya... Read more >>

Say no to NEPF..! Say no to abolishing free education..!

-A statement by 165 academics of the university system

(Lanka-e-News -15.April.2024, 10.50 PM) We are in the midst of an existentially threatening economic crisis. With an ever-increasing debt burden and low economic prospects, we continue to grapple with uncertain economic futures and related social and poli Read more >>

A few questions to the police media spokesperson on the killing of Air Force rugby player Dimantha Lakmal

By Se. Piyawardena.

(Lanka-e-News -13.April.2024, 8.50 PM) Rajapakse Pathirage Dimantha Lakmal, who was an air force corporal and a rugby player, was killed in police firing at Padukka, Angamu on April 8. Web media has reported based on Air Force information that 33-year-old Read more >>

From Citizen Trump to President Trump to Convict Trump?

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -04.April.2024, 10.20 PM) “For the most part people are not curious except about themselves.” ~John Steinbeck Within a matter of eight years, Donald Trump who was once considered as a business tycoon.. Read more >>

Alternatives, what do they mirror..?

-By Virgil

(Lanka-e-News -29.March.2024, 5.25 PM) “To grow up requires a whole life but to become old one night is enough” ~Ignazio Silone Sri Lankan voter has many alternatives; his allegiance to the status quo seems to be... Read more >>

IMF Faces Scrutiny Over Sri Lanka Loan Program Implementation

- By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -24.March.2024, 5.15 PM) During the second review of Sri Lanka's $3 billion, 4-year loan program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), officials from various sectors engaged in discussions with the IMF mission. Peter Breuer, the IMF Se Read more >>

President Ranil's Strategic Imperative: Choosing Presidential Election Over General Election Amidst Political Headwinds

-Australian Political Strategist advised Ranil to held Presidential elections first

(Lanka-e-News -17.March.2024, 11.00 PM) President Ranil of Sri Lanka finds himself at a critical juncture, facing mounting political challenges following the recent setback of his political party, the United National Party (UNP), and the New Alliance esta Read more >>

“The Conspiracy to Oust Me”- Major Takeaways (02): If there was a conspiracy it was by the military

-By Sunanda Deshapriya

(Lanka-e-News -16.March.2024, 9.45 PM) 1. Former Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (GR) released his first book “The Conspiracy to Oust Me from Presidency- How internationally sponsored regime change made a mockery of Democracy... Read more >>

Chinese research vessel enters Bay of Bengal days before planned missile tests by India..!

-India's Missile Tests and the Shadow of Chinese Naval Intrusion:

(Lanka-e-News -14.March.2024, 10.30 PM) India expected to carry out tests of 2 nuclear-capable missiles between 11 & 16 March. Not 1st instance of a Chinese ship entering Indian Ocean Region just before Indian missile tests. As tensions escalate in the In Read more >>

Gotabaya Rajapaksa's “The Conspiracy to Oust Me” - Major Takeaways (01)

-By Sunanda Deshapriya.

(Lanka-e-News -11.March.2024, 9.00 PM) Former Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (GR) released his first book “The Conspiracy to Oust Me from Presidency- How internationally sponsored regime change made a mockery of Democracy in Sri Lanka” on... Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Foreign Research Vessel Conundrum.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -07.March.2024, 10.35 PM) Sri Lanka has found itself at the centre of a brewing geopolitical storm as it grapples with the contentious issue of allowing foreign research vessels into its territorial waters. The decision to impose a one-year Read more >>

NPP Leader Raises Alarming Questions as Sri Lankan Police Uncover Overseas Intelligence Operation.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -05.March.2024, 10.00 PM) In a startling revelation, the Sri Lankan Police Inspector General has uncovered a clandestine operation orchestrated by the Indian Intelligence Agency - RAW, aiming to unleash bomb blasts in the heart of Colombo an Read more >>

Founder of Sri Lankan Pathfinder Foundation Under Investigation for Bank Loan Fraud and Money Laundering Charges.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -01.March.2024, 10.30 PM) The Pathfinder Foundation, established in 2008 under the leadership of its Founder, Milinda Moragoda, aimed to become one of Sri Lanka's leading independent policy research and advocacy organizations. However, recen Read more >>

Sri Lankan Airlines Chairman Blames "Pakistani Mouse" for Flight Cancellations and Departure Delays.!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -28.Feb.2024, 5.30 PM) In recent weeks, Sri Lankan Airlines has faced a barrage of criticisms and controversies, ranging from flight cancellations to allegations of mismanagement and political interference. The airline's chairman, Asoka Path Read more >>

Stepping into an election year with doubts..!

-By Manjula Gajanayake

(Lanka-e-News -24.Feb.2024, 7.30 PM) It was on 5 August 2020 that an election was last held in Sri Lanka and more than three years have passed since. Data obtained from the Election Commission of Sri Lanka shows that 16,263,885 electors were eligible to e Read more >>

Missed Opportunity: America's Refusal to Establish an Airbase in Jaffna, Sri Lanka..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -22.Feb.2024, 10.30 PM) In the realm of geopolitics, decisions often have far-reaching consequences, shaping the trajectory of nations and regions for years to come. One such decision, which continues to haunt the corridors of power, is Amer Read more >>

Controversy Surrounds Rauff Hakeem's Alliance with Anti-Muslim Figures in SJB..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -17.Feb.2024, 11.30 PM) In a move that has sparked intense debate within Sri Lanka's political sphere, Rauff Hakeem, leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), finds himself entangled in controversy over his association with individuals Read more >>

Sri Lanka is part of India? Sri Lankan Tourism Minister's Remark Raises Questions..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -13.Feb.2024, 10.45 PM) 1. Sri Lanka-India: Friends with Complicated Histories India and Sri Lanka have shared a long and intricate history, marked by moments of friendship and instances of tension. Despite being neighboring nations... Read more >>

SJB Faces Scrutiny Over Inclusion of Controversial Figures Amidst Growing Youth Discontent

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -12.Feb.2024, 11.30 PM) Young voters in Sri Lanka are increasingly seeking a change in the political landscape, disillusioned by decades of unfulfilled promises and patchwork policies by major political parties. The failure to deliver substa Read more >>

NPP’s Indian Visit: A Boost to Its Status?

-By Dr. Lionel Bopage

(Lanka-e-News -12.Feb.2024, 11.10 PM) A National Peoples Power (NPP) delegation led by its leader comrade Anura Kumara Dissanayake was invited to India for talks with India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar, the National Security Adviser (NSA) Read more >>

The Unraveling Tapestry: Sri Lanka's Struggle with Free Trade Agreements and the Shadows of Corruption..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -06.Feb.2024, 10.45 PM) Sri Lanka's ambitious pursuit of economic prosperity through Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with multiple nations has faced a daunting challenge – the failure to implement these agreements. This investigative piece unve Read more >>

Sri Lanka's National Anthem Controversy: President Ranil's Displeasure and Anti-Tamil Stance Unveiled..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -06.Feb.2024, 10.30 PM) In 2020, the Sri Lankan government decided to discontinue the use of the Tamil version of the national anthem at the main Independence Day celebration. However, regional celebrations with government involvement in are Read more >>

Strengthening Bilateral Ties: AKD's Visit to India and Its Impact on Sri Lanka's Political Landscape..!

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -05.Feb.2024, 10.15 PM) In a groundbreaking development for Sri Lanka's political landscape, Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the leader of the National People's Power (NPP), has been extended an official invitation by the Indian government, markin Read more >>

S. Sritharan's Federalism Dilemma: A Symphony of Struggle or a Political Discord..?

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -29.Jan.2024, 10.00 PM) For decades, Sri Lankan Tamils have yearned for a distinct region where they can organize an autonomous administrative state, safeguarding their culture, language, and economic development independently from the centr Read more >>

Sri Lanka’s Proposed Internet Law Threatens Upcoming Elections..! -HRW

-Government Body Could Impose Sweeping Censorship, Prosecute Offenders

(Lanka-e-News -24.Jan.2024, 10.00 PM) A repressive new internet law that Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe is trying to rush through parliament this week would create broad and vague new speech-related offenses punishable by lengthy prison terms. Read more >>

The Complex Web Surrounding the Murder of 'Ape Jana Bala' Party Chairman "Royal Beach Saman"..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -22.Jan.2024, 9.00 PM) In a shocking incident that has sent shockwaves through the political landscape of Sri Lanka, the chairman of the Ape Jana Bala Party, Saman Perera, known colloquially as "Royal Beach Saman," was brutally gunned down i Read more >>

The Dark Secrets: Imtiaz Bakeer Markar's Alleged Involvement in Unsolved Murder and a Series of Scandals

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -19.Jan.2024, 11.40 PM) In a startling exposé, the involvement of Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Member of Parliament, Imtiaz Bakeer Markar, in the unresolved murder of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress activist Mohamed Naufer in Beruwala Chinafort in Read more >>

Unprecedented Unity: Ravi and Sagala Reconcile for UNP's Grand Presidential Bid

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -17.Jan.2024, 9.30 PM) In a remarkable turn of events, the political landscape in Sri Lanka is witnessing an unexpected harmony as former finance minister Ravi Karunanayake and National Security Advisor Sagala Rathnayake, once considered bit Read more >>

Sajith Premadasa's Denial Raises Questions of Evidence and Motivation - Accusing Journalist Hiding Behind Parliamentary Privileges

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -13.Jan.2024, 11.40 PM) In a recent twist of events in Sri Lankan politics, the Opposition Leader, Sajith Premadasa, has found himself at the center of a controversy involving allegations and counter-allegations. The crux of the matter lies Read more >>

Controversial Proposal: Indian Arrival Visa Sparks Debate on Discrimination and Privilege in Sri Lanka

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -12.Jan.2024, 11.00 PM) In a surprising move, the Indian government is considering the implementation of an Indian Arrival Visa exclusively for individuals of Indian origin residing in Sri Lanka, specifically targeting Tamils in the upcountr Read more >>

Allegations of Covert Deals: Indian Companies Accused of Storing Russian Crude in Sri Lanka to Bypass US Sanctions..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -11.Jan.2024, 11.45 PM) In a controversial revelation, it has been alleged that major Indian companies, including Reliance and Nayara, are planning to store Russian crude oil in the Trincomalee Oil Tank Farm in Sri Lanka. The move is seen as Read more >>

Unveiling the 1991 Impeachment: Speaker MH Mohamed's Alleged Betrayal and the Secret Meeting with First Lady..!

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -10.Jan.2024, 10.45 PM) In the annals of Sri Lankan political history, the year 1991 stands out as a time of turbulence and political intrigue. The impeachment proceedings against President Ranasinghe Premadasa, orchestrated by former Prime Read more >>

President Ranil Accused of Shielding Beruwala Bhuhari Thankkiya Mosque Leader from Murder Probe..!

Allegations of Political Influence and Protection Surrounding Ash Sheikh Shah Mubarak Maulana

(Lanka-e-News -08.Jan.2024, 11.30 PM) In a shocking revelation, it has been alleged that President Ranil Wickramasinghe is actively protecting Ash Sheikh Shah Mubarak Maulana, the leader of Beruwala Bhuhari Thankkiya Mosque, from a double murder probe an Read more >>

Unveiling the Future: NPP’s Uncompromising Stance Against Sri Lanka’s Corruption Plague..!

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -07.Jan.2024, 11.00 PM) In the vibrant mosaic of Sri Lanka's history, a sinister thread silently weaves through the narrative - the enduring saga of corruption. Casting an unyielding gaze on this pervasive issue, we unravel the layers of dec Read more >>

Emil Kanthan's recent Intricate Dance with President Ranil's Politics and Power

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -06.Jan.2024, 9.45 PM) In the labyrinth of Sri Lankan politics, where alliances are often formed in the shadows, the enigmatic figure of Emil Kanthan emerges as a key player in the tumultuous events leading up to the 2005 presidential electi Read more >>

Caste Dynamics Unleashed: Sajith's Political Maneuvers Spark Caste War in Sri Lanka

-SLFP Vice Chairman Shan Wijayalal's Switch to SJB Sets Stage for Caste-Political Battle in Galle District

(Lanka-e-News -05.Jan.2024, 8.30 PM) In a surprising turn of events, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Vice Chairman, Shan Wijayalal, joined... Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Bold Naval Commitment: A $200 Million Gamble in the Red Sea

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -03.Jan.2024, 11.30 PM) In an unprecedented move that has raised eyebrows both domestically and internationally, Sri Lankan President, Ranil Wickramasinghe, recently pledged to deploy the country's naval vessels in the Red Sea to counter Hou Read more >>

Chandrika Kumaratunge Endorses Champika Ranawaka as Common Candidate for 2024 Presidential Election

Aiming to Counter the Leftist JVP, Embrace Youth Support, and Uphold Clean Governance

(Lanka-e-News -02.Jan.2024, 11.00 PM) In a strategic move aimed at reshaping the political landscape in Sri Lanka, former President Chandrika Kumaratunge has officially thrown her weight behind Champika Patali Ranawaka as the common candidate for the upco Read more >>

Balancing Act: Sri Lankan Banks Navigate Parate Execution, Public Deposits, and Financial Stability

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -02.Jan.2024, 10.40 PM) In a nation grappling with economic complexities, the spotlight is now on Sri Lanka's banking sector as it faces a critical dilemma - the prioritization of parate execution over the stability of the financial system a Read more >>

Sajith Premadasa Ousts Dallas Alahapperuma from SJB Alliance, Sparks Leadership Controversy

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -01.Jan.2024, 11.10 PM) The political landscape in Sri Lanka is undergoing seismic shifts as Sajith Premadasa, leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), takes a controversial step by sidelining prominent figure Dallas Alahapperuma from the Read more >>

Unraveling the Adani Scandal: Allegations of Corruption, Fraud, and Financial Irregularities

-US Taxpayers Fund Adani's West Terminal in Colombo Port Amidst Hindenburg Research's Damning Report

(Lanka-e-News -01.Jan.2024, 11.00 PM) In a startling turn of events, the Adani Group, a conglomerate with a net worth of INR 17.8 trillion (U.S. $218 billion), has come under intense scrutiny for alleged stock manipulation, accounting fraud, and a litany Read more >>

Legal Challenge in Sri Lanka: Supreme Court Petition Questions President's Appointment of Acting IGP

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -30.Dec.2023, 9.00 PM) In a significant development, two prominent lawyers, Amila Egodamahawatta and Manoj Nanayakkara, have filed a Fundamental Rights petition in the Supreme Court, challenging the decision of President Ranil Wickramasinghe Read more >>

Scandal Unfolds: Former Sri Lanka Health Minister Linked to Substandard Human Immunoglobulin Deal

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -29.Dec.2023, 11.45 PM) In a shocking revelation during the trial of suspects involved in the substandard human immunoglobulin scandal, the counsel for the first suspect, the owner of Isolez Biotech Pharma AG (Pvt) Ltd, pointed fingers at th Read more >>

Unveiling the Veil: Hidden Privatization in Sri Lanka's Public Education System under the IMF-Ranil Agreement

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -29.Dec.2023, 10.45PM) In the pursuit of economic reform and development, Sri Lanka finds itself at the crossroads of a subtle but profound transformation in its public education system. Under the IMF-Ranil Agreement, ostensibly designed to Read more >>

Shifting Sands: Chinese Military Bases in the Maldives as a Countermeasure to U.S. Bases in Diego Garcia Islands

-By A Special Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News - 28.Dec.2023, 10.30PM) Introduction: In a move that has captured international attention, reports indicate that China is considering the establishment of military bases in the Maldives... Read more >>

NPP's Transformative Leadership: Bringing Cutting-Edge Agriculture Technology to Medirigiriya Village

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -03.Dec.2023, 5.45PM) The Medirigiriya Cooperative, now led by the dynamic Board of Directors representing the National People's Power (NPP), has embraced cutting-edge drone technology to revolutionize farming practices in the Polonnaruwa Di Read more >>

Judicial Prescience: A Nuanced Analysis of Sri Lanka's Supreme Court Verdict on the Economic Crisis..! Unprecedented Legal Discourse Unfolds

By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News 22.Nov.2023, 6.55PM) In a jurisprudential milestone, the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka recently issued a judgment that castigates the Rajapaksa triumvirate and select officials for their discernible contribution to the nation's economic quagmir Read more >>

Unveiling the Veil: Urgent Need for Full Disclosure Legislation in Sri Lanka

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -18.Nov.2023, 10.05 PM) In the aftermath of recent revelations, the urgent question echoing across Sri Lanka is whether it's high time to establish comprehensive legislation mandating Full Disclosure for policymakers and bureaucrats. Recent Read more >>

Restoring the Dignity of Sri Lankan Cricketers

-By Jayasri Priyalal

(Lanka-e-News -18.Nov.2023, 9.50PM) Cricket is the most popular sport in the country, and there appears to be untapped ample talent amongst aspiring youngsters who are keen to take up this sport. An outcome of a cricket match is always unpredictable; thri Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Perilous Economic Abyss: A Dire Warning Against IMF Solutions

By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News - 08.Nov.2023, 8.10PM) Sri Lanka currently grapples with an unparalleled economic crisis. The ominous specters of escalating food prices and a disturbing protein deficit now menace the physical and intellectual development of our nation's fu Read more >>

Parliament's Plunge: From Sanctuary to Arena of Insults and Anarchy

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -24.Oct.2023, 8.45 PM) In recent times, our revered parliamentary chambers, which should serve as sanctuaries for serious debate, have regrettably been marred by the unacceptable behavior of some elected representatives. It appears that Parl Read more >>

Is the Government going to give a “SHOT” to Six State Banks Under Restructuring?

By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -18.Oct.2023, 8.30PM) In a political move that's raising eyebrows and concerns, Sri Lanka's government is now setting its sights on the nation's six state-owned banks. It seems like the government, which previously made a significant financi Read more >>

This is the moment when your support is needed..!

(Lanka-e-News - 06.Sep.2023, 4.20 pm) Lanka E News alternative news service has been providing free news to you for 18 years continuously despite all the obstacles and it has been censored in Sri Lanka for 13 years. Although we provide free news, we incur Read more >>

FUTA and trade unions of academics will be holding a protest today

(Lanka-e-News -25.Sep,2023, 6.10AM) This protest will be attended by academics from 17 universities and around 46 trade unions of academics. In addition, the leaders of around 26 non-academic and executive unions of the universities will attend to declar Read more >>

Here is the full written statement of Hansir Azad Maulana who shocked the world with the Channel 4 video..!

(Lanka-e-News -22.Sep.2023, 6.00PM) The documentary “Sri Lanka’s Easter Bombings”, which was broadcast on 5 September by the British Channel 4 has created considerable interest in Sri Lanka. Various articles and editorials have been written, and while th Read more >>

Pioneering a New Dawn for Sri Lanka's Economic Renaissance

By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -22.Sep.2023, 6.10PM) Amidst the intricate tapestry of Sri Lanka's political landscape, a beacon of hope emerges in the form of the National People's Power (NPP). Beyond its role as a sociopolitical force, the NPP embodies a visionary outloo Read more >>

Rajapaksa officials ‘linked to Easter Sunday Sri Lanka bombs’

-Report published in England's The Times on September 4, 2023. By Catherine Phillips, Diplomatic Correspondent

(Lanka-e-News -04.Sep.2023, 6.45PM) Sri Lankan officials loyal to the Rajapaksa family were complicit in the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, including eight British tourists, whistleblowers have alleged... Read more >>

Deterioration of Nations Social Security and Protection

-By Jayasri Priyalal

(Lanka-e-News -13.Aug.2023, 2.00 PM) The policymakers both in developed and developing countries are keen in promoting resource distributive policies, anticipating growth in the economies take effect automatically. Such dysfunctional growth policies are e Read more >>

Debt restructuring, austerity and the IMF: a panacea or an exacerbation? Neo-liberalism is not the solution.! (Part 2)

-By Dr. Lionel Bopage

(Lanka-e-News -13.Aug.2023, 1.45PM) Neo-liberalism Neo-liberalism is not a solution, but the principal cause of the problem. I would like to offer some personal insights here from my working life with regard to... Read more >>

Debt restructuring, austerity and the IMF: a panacea or an exacerbation? (Part 1)

-By Dr. Lionel Bopage

(Lanka-e-News -13.Aug.2023, 1.25PM) An outline of the problem Post-independent Sri Lanka (Lanka) has suffered from recurrent economic crises; the more notable ones being in August1953, in the late 1970s... Read more >>

In Sri Lanka, Chaotic Social Security Reform Denies People’s Rights

“Aswesuma” Program Applies Complex and Arbitrary Targeting, Leaving Millions in Limbo

(Lanka-e-News -07.Aug.2023, 11.00PM) Last month, Sri Lanka’s electricity company cut power to Shanti’s home in a town near Colombo, where she lives with her sixteen-year-old son. Shanthi lost her job last year during a severe economic crisis still roiling Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Sovereignty at Risk: Concerns Over Controversial Connectivity Deals with India..!

-Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News - 04.Aug.2023,7.00PM) In a recent meeting on July 21, 2023, between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lanka's President Ranil Wickremesinghe, discussions centered on enhancing connectivity between the two nations. However, these a Read more >>

Unraveling the Inflation Illusion: Staying Informed Amidst Presidential Rhetoric

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News - 02.Aug.2023, 11.00PM) As citizens of Sri Lanka, we find ourselves facing challenging economic times, with the recent economic contraction of -11.5% in the first quarter of 2023, according to recent Mid-Year Fiscal Report by the Ministry Read more >>

Sri Lanka’s Road to Recovery: A call for Progressive Leadership

-By Shantha Jayarathne

(Lanka-e-News -31.July.2023, 11.00PM) In the wake of a devastating economic collapse, Sri Lanka found itself in the midst of an unprecedented crisis, leaving its citizens grappling with despair and uncertainty. Long fuel queues, bare shelves in food store Read more >>

SRI LANKA: Is contempt of court unlike any other crime?

-By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -29.July.2023, 11.25PM) The purpose of the proposed Bill on the Contempt of Court is to criminalise the acts which may be considered to constitute the offence of contempt of court and to punish it. Clearly, this proposed Bill is meant to cr Read more >>

Does the proposed contempt of court Bill amount to 23rd amendment to the constitution?

-By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -28.July.2023, 8.10PM) The draft Bill entitled 'Contempt of Court, Tribunal or Institutions', has been included in the parliament's order paper and the issue of the constitutionality of this Bill will now be subjected to debate.... Read more >>

Nandalal Weerasingha - the local Nero who fiddled while the country burns..!

-S. Piyawardhana's article translated by Ananda

(Lanka-e-News -12.July.2023, 10.00PM) The current Central Bank Governor Nandalal Weerasingha is the Governor appointed by Gotabaya Rajapaksha, the deposed former president of Sri Lanka. Nandalal recently had a long media discussion with Amal Jayasingha of Read more >>

The Perils of 'Familycracy': Sri Lanka's Downfall and the Rajapaksa Dynasty

-By Shantha Jayarathne -Former Senior Consultant (SLIDA)

(Lanka-e-News - 10.July.2023, 6.10 PM) Sri Lanka, once hailed as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean," now stands as a failed state in South Asia. The reasons for this downfall have been debated by commentators, with some attributing it to external forces like Read more >>

Sri Lankan Government's DDR Plan Deals Crushing Blow to Pension Funds of Workers

-By Shantha Jayarathne -Former Senior Consultant(SLIDA)

(Lanka-e-News - 07.July.2023, 6.15PM) On Saturday, the Sri Lanka parliament approved President Ranil Wickremesinghe's domestic debt restructuring/optimization (DDR) plan, delivering a devastating blow to the pension funds of millions of workers, primarily Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Debt Restructuring: Fairness at Stake and an Uncertain Future

-By Shantha Jayarathne -Former Senior Consultant(SLIDA)

(Lanka-e-News -03.July.2023, 10.00 PM) In a dramatic turn of events, Sri Lanka's Central Bank and Finance Ministry have finally unveiled their long-awaited plan for domestic debt restructuring-vital step in achieving debt sustainability as demanded by the Read more >>

The food crisis in Sri Lanka: Why we must act now..!

-By Pramod Perera

(Lanka-e-News -01.June.2023, 4.40PM) Sri Lanka is passing one of the worst economic crises it has ever seen since independence. Some people say it is as same as 1991 in India. Forex reserves for just three weeks of imports, external debt 23% of GDP, econo Read more >>

Against the theft of Sri Lanka's energy rights..!

(Lanka-e-News -11.May.2023, 11.30PM) The following press release outlines the complaint lodged with the Public Utilities Commission and the Criminal Investigation Department regarding the future energy production in Sri Lanka, domestic energy security, th Read more >>

Rathmalana Air Force base is shared with India..! Bridge connecting India to Sri Lanka will start in November..!

-A staff member writes

(Lanka-e-News - 07.May.2023, 5.45 pm) It is reported to Lanka E News that the government is working to share Rathmalana Air Force Base, which is one of the six main air force bases in Sri Lanka, with the Indian Air Force. This has been proposed by India a Read more >>

Force the government to withdraw the cruel and inhuman Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) immediately..! With hundreds of signatures, a petition to the diplomatic missions in Colombo..!

(Lanka-e-News -12.April.2013, 9.45PM) A petition has been submitted to the Colombo diplomatic missions to force the Sri Lankan government to immediately withdraw the proposed Sri Lanka Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). Below is the complete petition sent by more Read more >>

CLA, CMJA, and CLEA joint Statement concerning the Independence of the Judiciary in Sri Lanka.!

(Lanka-e-News -07.April.2023, 8.45PM) The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) and the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) are very concerned about the Government of Sri Lanka’s r Read more >>

IMF Loan Risks Eroding Rights..! Ensure Fair Taxes, Accountability for Corruption..!

By Human Rights Watch

(Lanka-e-News -01.April.2023, 8.00PM) The government of Sri Lanka should ensure that policies to enhance revenues do not further erode economic and social rights and that anti-corruption reforms provide accountability, Human Rights Watch said today. On Ma Read more >>

IMF Executive Board Approves US$3 Billion Under the New Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement for Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News - 21.March.2023, 3.30PM) ⋆ The IMF Board approved a 48-month extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) of SDR 2.286 billion (about US$3 billion) to support Sri Lanka’s economic policies and reforms.... Read more >>

Police forcibly entered the University premises, the death of one person police was attacked within the university premises

-FUTA condemns state violence against protesting students

(Lanka-e-News - 09.March.2023, 6.10PM) The illegitimate government led by Ranil Wickremasinghe continues to resort to State violence in suppressing peaceful protests with impunity. On 08 March the State used brutal police force to disperse a peaceful prot Read more >>

Authorities must exercise restraint in use of force and facilitate the right to peaceful assembly - Amnesty International

(Lanka-e-News - 17.Feb.2023, 11.15PM) Responding to the news that one protestor had been killed and dozens injured as a result of the unlawful use of water cannons and tear gas by the police in Colombo in Sri Lanka on Sunday, Harindrini Corea, Regional R Read more >>

Boycott of the GCE (A/L) Examination, 2023 Evaluation..! -FUTA

(Lanka-e-News - 23.Jan.2023, 8.25PM) The Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA, has long remained the conscience of this nation in relation to the education and higher education sectors, while taking a broad leadership role in fearlessly c Read more >>

The Story of RIOCOCO (Video)

(Lanka-e-News - 17.Jan.2023, 10.15PM) A documentary program about a Sri Lankan business that conquered the world despite the country's bankruptcy Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Crisis of Rights, Accountability..! New Administration Fails to Reverse Damaging Policies of Its Predecessor..!

-Human Rights Watch

(Lanka-e-News -15.Jan.2023, 11.10 pm) The change of presidents of Sri Lanka in 2022 did not lead to any improvement in the country’s human rights record, Human Rights Watch said today(12) in its World Report 2023. During 2022, thousands of Sri Lankans too Read more >>

Secrets revealed due to eunuch service extension given to “Fair and Lovely” army commander..! Gota's wonderful assurance to Kamal Gune..! National security is in danger..!

-By LeN defense correspondent

(Lanka-e-News - 24.Dec.2022, 2.00 am) Presidentman Ranil Rajapaksa, who was elected by one hundred and thirty-four votes, has given a one-year service extension to the "fair and lovely" Vikum Liyanage, who appears as the current Army Commander. The relate Read more >>

"I am not bound to carry out your illegal orders..!" - SSP says to Police Minister and leaves the meeting..!

-LeN defense correspondent writes

(Lanka-eNews - 18.Nov.2022, 5.30 pm) It is happy as well as rare news that a Senior Superintendent of Police said to the face of Police Minister Tiran Alles that he is not bound to implement illegal orders, and then left a meeting of the Minister of Polic Read more >>

Need to Restrain the Power of Shadow Finance..!

-By Jayasri Priyalal

(Lanka-e-News -08.Nov.2022, 11.30PM) Charles Ponzi left his name, creating a legacy for one of the most common financial frauds repeated throughout history. Human weakness of greed has been tapped and trapped by tricksters promising extraordinary returns Read more >>

Coimbatore Bomb Blast- A Red Alert to Sri Lankan Authorities Too..!

-Council of Ex-Muslims of Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News -30.Oct.2022, 6.45PM) October 23rd 2022 a car bomb blasted at the early hours in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Initial investigation by Tamil Nadu police found it to be a Jihadist terrorist activity. Following further investigation and arre Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Draft ‘Rehabilitation’ Law Would Spur Abuse..! Proposes Detention Without Judicial Review at Military-Run Centers

-Human Rights Watch

(Lanka-e-News -17.Oct.2022, 11.30PM) The Sri Lankan government should withdraw a draft law that would give the authorities broad powers to detain people in military-run “rehabilitation” centers, placing them at great risk of abuse, Human Rights Watch said Read more >>

President, Police Minister, and Defense Secretary of Sri Lanka support drug crimes for money..?

-A reporter of LeN Internal Information Service writes

(Lanka-e-News - 10.Oct.2022, 2.55 pm) Currently, the main smuggler of heroin to Sri Lanka is the underworld leader "Nandun Chinthana Wickramaratna" who is also known as "Herath Disanayakage Roshan Isanka" and nicknamed ‘Harak Kata’ (cow's mouth). Although Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Human rights compliant recovery measures critical to stop spiraling hunger and poverty

-Amnesty International

(Lanka-e-News -04.Oct.2022, 7.30PM) The Sri Lankan authorities and the international community must fully incorporate human rights into their responses to the country’s economic crisis, Amnesty International said in a new report today, as people in the co Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Revoke Sweeping New Order to Restrict Protest - Misuse of Official Secrets Act Latest Measure to Suppress Dissent

-Human Rights Watch

(Lanka-e-News -28.Sep.2022, 11.00 PM) The Sri Lankan government should reverse a new regulation that unlawfully restricts protests in large areas of the capital, Colombo, Human Rights Watch said today. On September 24, 2022, a day after the measure was is Read more >>

End Casino Capitalism: Sri Lanka to join the Global Minimum Tax Agreement

-By Jayasri Priyalal

(Lanka-e-News -03.Sep.2022, 11.00PM) The unrestrained neo-liberal policies that catalyzed the globalization process finally applied breaks with the 2007 financial crisis that emerged in Europe and North America. Deregulations and liberalization in interco Read more >>

Not Repression, only the Democratic Reforms will end the people's struggle in Sri Lanka -AAGGSL

(Lanka-e-News -02.Sep.2022, 6.50AM) A just and spontaneous people’s struggle in Sri Lanka for socio-economic rights, accountability, and democratic and political reforms has met with severe repressive measures under the notorious Prevention of Terrorism A Read more >>

Sri Lanka: End Use of Terrorism Law Against Protesters...! Respect for Rights, Accountability Key to Addressing Economic Crisis

-Human Rights Watch

(Lanka-e-News -31.Aug.2022, 12.15PM) Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe should immediately end the use of draconian counterterrorism laws to target peaceful protesters and release those in custody, Human Rights Watch said today (31). The authoriti Read more >>

Ranil imprisons students using PTA despite strong international opposition..? Terrible conspiracy against the people revealed.

-A report from LeN Internal Information Service

(Lanka-e-News -22.Aug.2022, 11.30PM) Sri Lanka's insane President Ranil has today signed the order to detain the three university students, namely Wasantha Mudalige, the convener of Inter University Students’ Federation, Galwewa Siridhamma Thero, the... Read more >>

Black hatmen are UNP supporters.! All-party strugglers and conspiracy to ban Peratu Gami Party is revealed..!

-Sniper writes

(Lanka-e-News -07.Aug.2022, 9.05 pm) 'Lanka e News' responsibly declares that the so-called black hat group, who made a public statement that they would leave the struggle ground, was never in the GotaGoGama (struggle ground). By not standing on the groun Read more >>

A complaint from the Ceylon Teachers Union to the European Union

(Lanka-e-News -05.Aug.2022, 10.30PM) The Ceylon Teachers Union today handed over a complaint to the Sri Lanka office of the European Union regarding the arrest and remand of Joseph Stalin, the general secretary of the Ceylon Teachers' Union.... Read more >>

Another young unidentified dead body was found on the Galleface beach today..!

(Lanka-e-News -30.July.2022, 1.00 pm) Another unidentified young dead body has been dumped on the Galleface beach today (30) . The body is wearing a wristwatch and is wearing only an undergarment. No one has been identified so far. Fort Police... Read more >>

Sri Lanka- Civil Society standing on attacks and reprisals against peaceful protesters

(Lanka-e-News -29.July.2022, 4.30PM) We, the undersigned individuals and organizations strongly condemn the ongoing attacks including violence, false labeling and legal reprisals against unarmed peaceful protesters by the Sri Lankan government. We call.. Read more >>

A record from the Navy..! Due to frustration, 9 sailors left their ship and ran away..!

-A Revelation by Good Sailor

(Lanka-e-News - 25 July 2022, 8.00 pm) It is reported that 9 other officer sailors have escaped from the Sri Lanka Navy where they have been serving for many years and the ship where they were now on duty. This has been written in Navy history as the one Read more >>

A perversion of country's democracy..! Ruling party makes Ranil president to protect corrupt Rajapaksas..!

-A staff reporter writes

(Lanka-e-News -20.July.2022, 4.30PM) Confirming that Sri Lanka has no Democracy but Kakistocracy (government by stinking politicians), Ranil Wickramasingha, who guaranteed the security of the Rajapaksa corruptors, became the 8th Executive... Read more >>

SRI LANKA: Emergency regulations must not lead to further crackdown on human rights..!

-Amnesty International

(Lanka-e-News -20.July.2022, 5.30PM) Responding to the government notification for emergency regulations released online as a new President was voted to power today in Sri Lanka, Thyagi Ruwanpathirana, Amnesty International’s South Asia Regional... Read more >>

Speaker received Gota's resignation...! In the end, Sharia law resolved the fate of anti-Muslim Gotabaya...!

- A LeN staff reporter writes

(Lanka-e-News 14.July.2022, 7.35 PM) While ruling the country, he made it a mess; even when fleeing the country, he plunged it into chaos by not formally resigning. Once he was an American citizen, but America did not allow him to enter into their country Read more >>

This is the spot where Gotabaya, Mahinda, Basil and his family are hiding...! Why does Gotabaya take 4 days to resign...?

- A revelation by LeN Internal Intelligence Service

(Lanka-e-News 10.July.2022, 7.15PM) Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa of the most crooked and murderous Medamulana Rajapaksa family regime was finally ousted by the new People's Sovereignty of the Sri Lankan People's Struggle on 9 July. But he has not yet... Read more >>

Kanchana the “Babbler II” doesn’t know where the fuel is..!

-Ananda translated an editorial in දිවයින into English

(Lanka-e-News -02.July.2022, 3.30PM) Steve Hankey, a professor at Johns Hopkins University in the United States, is an economist with a special interest in inflation. Hanke's inflation index is now well known around the world. According to his observatio Read more >>

Why is Sri Lanka below the breadline...? Another true reason nobody talks about...!

-Sunanda Deshapriya reveals

(Lanka-e-News -30.June.2022, 11.30PM) The people of the South were able to see a shadow of militarization when Gotabaya Rajapaksa imposed emergency rule and curfew, and called the army to Colombo to face the "GotaGoHome" youth protests.... Read more >>

Forty-day “Zheng He Operation” begins..!

- Asaba reveals

(Lanka-e-News -18.June.2022, 5.20PM) Various nations have been at war for centuries to gain trade domination in the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka was in the midst of all these conflicts, and the compensation she paid throughout history... Read more >>

Rajapaksha family has gone to buy another island in the Maldives despite lack of dollars in the country...! Dealer returned to Sri Lanka Sunday...! Here is photo evidence...!

-Chandrapradeep reveals

(Lanka-e-News -14.June.2022, 2.30PM) The treacherous Rajapaksa family, who has been robbing the country of its national wealth for decades, are now planning to buy another new island from the Maldives, even though the country does not have a single dollar Read more >>

A historic case is filed against the Rajapaksas and their cabinet, Central Bank fraudsters, for deliberately bankrupting the country..!

(Lanka-e-News-03.June.2022, 7.15 pm) A fundamental rights case has been filed today against former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, former finance minister Basil Rajapaksa, former finance minister Ali Sabri and 26 former cabinet ministers have been accu Read more >>

Murderer Kudu Duminda arrested by CID at hospital..!

(Lanka-e-news-02.June.2022, 4.30 PM) The murderer convicted of four murders, Kudu Duminda, was arrested by the CID at 3.30 pm yesterday (01) while he was a resident at the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital, according to a Supreme Court order.... Read more >>

FUTA condemns repressive measures against social activists and political opponents aftermath May 09 incidents

(Lanka-e-News -27.May.2022, 10.40AM) The Federation of University Teachers Association (FUTA) wishes to raise serious concerns about various repressive measures the government has initiated against social activists involved in the ongoing peoples struggle Read more >>

India Handing over of humanitarian assistance worth more than SLR 2 billion

(Lanka-e-News -22.May.2022, 6.35PM) High Commissioner Gopal Baglay handed over a large consignment of humanitarian assistance worth more than SLR 2 billion from the people of India to Hon’ble Foreign Minister Prof. G.L Peiris in Colombo on 22 May 2022. Th Read more >>

IGP reveals devastation done to Police by Rajapakshas' herd in a year..! More than 300 policemen are drug addicts..!

(Lanka-e-News -21.May.2022, 10.30 AM) IGP C. D. Wickramaratna has revealed in writing with proofs the devastation inflicted on the Sri Lanka Police in the first 11 months of 2021 alone, after the President and his brother Mara, the ignorant scoundrels... Read more >>

Statement by the FUTA on the Appointment of Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister.!

(Lanka-e-News -17.May.2022, 6.45PM) As the national trade union representing university academics, which has stood firmly behind the ongoing people’s struggle for democracy and economic stability, the Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) Read more >>

2000 organizations ready for island wide hartal..! If Gota and the government do not go, the continuous battle will start from 11th.. !!

(Lanka-e-News-2022.May.04, 7.25 pm) The trade unions and civil society organizations are all set to launch a 24-hour hartal day after tomorrow (May 06) demanding the government, including the President, to step down. If the government does not respond... Read more >>

A letter from Afar: 1971 April Rebel to the 2022 April rebellion.!

-Sunanda Deshapriya writes

(Lanka-e-News -30.April.2022, 10.15PM) It was still raining heavily. We only had massive trees for shelter. That was 51 years ago in the month of April in the year 1971. We were in the mountainous jungle between Walapane and Kivulakele, adjoining the Bad Read more >>

Rajapaksas start firing on peaceful protests..! The first victim was in Rambukkana..! One dies, 2 seriously injured, 24 hospitalized

(Lanka-e-News -19.April.2022, 9.00PM) The Rajapaksa government yesterday appointed a new cabinet and appointed Kanchana Wijesekera, the son of a notorious assassin, as energy minister. His first task was to raise fuel prices to an unaffordable level. The Read more >>

Former Finance Minister of Sri Lanka fled the country..!

-By a staff reporter

(Lanka-e-News - 16.April.2022, 5.45PM About a few of hours ago, LankaeNews revealed the plan of former Sri Lanka Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa to flee the country tomorrow (17). It has now been confirmed to LankaeNews that Basil had fled the country so Read more >>

Ali Sabri - a Sri Lankan bastard still unknown to the international community...!

- An open letter from Hyder Ali to Ali Sabri

(Lanka-e-News -12.april.2022, 11.00PM) People in this country think of Ali Sabry as a great legal scholar, intellectual, and gentlemen. But people may not know your cruel face behind you. You are primarily responsible for all the problems facing this co Read more >>

Rats fleeing a sinking ship...!

(Lanka-e-News -08.April.2022, 9.00AM) It is reported that the rats in the wrecked Rajapaksas’ vessel have started fleeing one by one. While the innocent people of the country are being starved, the mouths of the Rajapaksa bastards who robbed the people o Read more >>

Temporary Closure of Sri Lanka’s Another Three Embassies

(Lanka-e-News -06.April.2022, 5.20 AM) Following a recent decision by the Cabinet of Ministers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has initiated action to temporarily close down the Sri Lanka Embassy in Oslo, the Kingdom of Norway; the Sri Lanka Embassy in.. Read more >>

All social networks and messages have been blocked all over Sri Lanka since last night..!

-NetBlocks observers say

(Lanka-e-News- 03.April.2022, 5.45AM) NetBlocks metrics confirm the restriction of multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Viber and YouTube in Sri Lanka after midnight on Sunday 3 April 2022 local timeReal-time network data Read more >>

Buses in Mirihana set on fire by Army Intelligence

-Writes a Special Security Correspondent

(Lanka-e-news -03.April.2022, 6.30 am) Senior security observers say that it is confirmed that the vehicles were set on fire by the Army Intelligence after the troops arrived and disembarked during the Mirihana mass struggle. From those videos it is clea Read more >>

USA investigation leads to guilty plea from former Sri Lankan Ambassador for defrauding foreign government

(Lanka-e-News- 02.April.2022, 9.25AM) An investigation led by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Washington, D.C. field office led to a guilty plea by a former Sri Lankan ambassador to the U.S. today fo Read more >>

To overcome Challenges, Opportunities, Weaknesses and Threats in Battle of “GotaGoHome”...!

-Sunanda Deshapriya suggests

(Lanka-e-News-25.March.2022, 9.25 pm) Gota go home! (#GotaGoHome) – it is the day-by-day increasing public outcry, and such thing was not happened against any of previous executive president in the country. Can this noise and expectation turn to be a rea Read more >>

Tamil Diaspora allows billions of dollars in funding for North and East..!

(Lanka-e-News-25.March.2022, 8.35 pm) President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has agreed to set up a multi-billion dollar fund from the Tamil Diaspora for development in the North and East. The fund is not for repaying loans in Sri Lanka but only for development ac Read more >>

Grandfather who was in a queue for kerosene with hunger and rain has fallen dead..! (Video)

(Lanka-e-News- 19.March.2022, 10.45 pm) A 71-year-old grandfather who was starving, drenched in rain and waiting in line for a long time in a kerosene queue has died. The deceased has been identified as a resident of Wattegama, Udathalawinna, Kandy. After Read more >>

Will Sri Lanka officially declare 'bankrupt' in 3 days..?

(Lanka-e-News-18.March.2022, 3.25 am) According to China's foreign financial sector information, it is reported that Sri Lanka has not been able to repay the foreign loan due to China. Sri Lanka owes $ 53.596 million to China Development Bank, $ 17 millio Read more >>

The Government Remains Split; No Solution in Sight for Forex Shortage

-Dr. Harsha de Silva

(Lanka-e-News-18.March.2022, 4.20 am) Earlier this week, a senior IMF official visited Sri Lanka to brief the government on the IMF’s assessment of the crisis-hit economy. The IMF Asia and Pacific Department Director Changyong Rhee held meetings with the Read more >>

India was near bankruptcy thirty years ago, but how it became a world economic power?

-Anubhawananda explains..

(Lanka-e-News -16.March.2022, 11.30PM) Wimal Weerawansa is one of the main figures who is directly responsible for the unfortunate situation of Sri Lanka today. During the last three decades of his involvement in politics, he contributed to the political, Read more >>

Pujith, Hemasiri freed...! Easter victims to be found guilty...! No solution other than going international...!

- Russell Hewawasam writes

(Lanka-e-News- 21.Feb.2021, 11.30AM) Special court today gave a good example to prove that the Easter Sunday massacre case was merely a ploy by Gota’s government to kill time. Colombo Special High Court Friday (February 18) acquitted former IGP Pujith Jay Read more >>

Hindu Nationalism Could Breakup India but Ultimately People Will Resist Modi's Fascism -Arundhati Roy (Video)

(Lanka-e-News -18.Feb.2021, 9.300PM) In a comprehensive interview to Karan Thapar for The Wire, Arundhati Roy says the present situation in the country is “extremely depressing” but she believes there are signs that the Indian people are climbing out of Read more >>

Evil government steals dollars from people’s dollar accounts...! Here is the evidence...!

(Lanka-e-News -14.Feb.2022, 10.40AM) It has been reported to LankaeNews that the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and the trade banks are jointly stealing the dollars sent to Sri Lanka by Sri Lankans who are working very hard abroad. The victim of this fraud is Read more >>

Pressure Mounts on Sri Lanka to Reform Abusive Law..! Cosmetic Edits Insufficient; EU Trade Benefits Hang in Balance..!

-By Claudio Francavilla

(Lanka-e-News -13.Feb.2022, 10.20AM) Sri Lanka’s government has recently unveiled a bill to amend its abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), the Foreign Ministry hailing it as a “most progressive step” towards bringing the notorious law in line with “ Read more >>

Large Indian support to Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News - 16.Jan.2022, 4.45PM) Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar held a virtual meeting with Finance Minister of Sri Lanka H.E. Basil Rajapaksa on January 15, 2022. This interaction follows Mr. Rajapaksa’s visit to India last month. Read more >>

A man borrows two papayas to feed his starving children..!

-By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -07.Jan.2021, 9.50pm) A man of about 50 years, walks to a vegetable shop in Savithripura, Anuradhapura, and in front of a few others who also have come to buy some vegetables, he asked the small shop owner whether he could borrow two raw pap Read more >>

Tamils asking Biden to restore the Tamils’ sovereignty from Chinese invasion in the north-east, Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News -23.Dec.2021, 6.45PM) Tamils for Biden have sent a letter to U.S. President Joseph Biden to ask him to restore the sovereignty of the Tamil homeland, in order to help prevent the Chinese from their incursion into north-east, Sri Lanka under Read more >>

GTF calls for deep reflection of the messages conveyed by the US and urges for meaningful course correction in Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News - 17.Dec.2021, 8.45PM) Sri Lanka is in the midst of many crises. The trajectory it is heading – increasing authoritarianism and militarised governance; further marginalisation of Tamil, Muslim, Hindu, and Christian communities; and the... Read more >>

Sri Lanka's Human Rights Commission downgraded by UN body..! (GANHRI)

(Lanka-e-News - 14.Dec.2021, 11.45PM) Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has been downgraded to B status by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), a United Nations Institute of National Human Rights Organisation... Read more >>

Stop exploiting Sri Lankan expat/immigrant community by imposing artificial exchange rates- INSD

(Lanka-e-News- 09.Dec.2021, 7.40 pm) The International Network for Sri Lanka’s Democracy (INSD) calls on the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) to stop exploiting the expatriate working community by maintaining state-controlled, unrealistic pseudo-exchange ra Read more >>

Sri Lanka is taking a turn for the worse: The international community needs to recalibrate its engagement strategies -GTF

(Lanka-e-News -02.Nov.2021, 10.15AM) The recent appointment by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of a Presidential Task Force for ‘One Country, One Law’ under the leadership of Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero is a deeply worrying development.... Read more >>

SRI LANKA: Legal and Societal Consequences Arising from the Failure to Deal with Enforced Disappearances

-A statement on enforced disappearances by Asian Human Rights Commission

(Lanka-e-News -28.Oct.2021, 3.00PM) Every year, on the 27th of October, there is a commemoration of the persons who have been made to disappear by force. The day is called ‘the day of commemoration of the enforced disappearances. On this day, many issues. Read more >>

Beware..! The Third Readymade Constitution is Coming Soon..! -AHRC

(Lanka-e-News -23.Oct.2021, 1.10 PM) Professor G.L. Peiris has announced that the drafting process of the Constitution is over and that the text is ready. He said that it was to be presented to the Parliament in January next year. President Gotabaya Rajap Read more >>

Here is the expert analysis of the 'Nano Nitrogen Scam' by the Action Committee for Agriculture of FUTA..!

-FUTA Secretary Dr. Rohan Laksiri writes

(Lanka-e-News -23.Oct.2021, 3.15 PM) The government of Sri Lanka recently imported liquid Nano-Nitrogen fertilizer from Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd. (IFFCO). From an initial order of 3.1 million liters, 45,000 liters... Read more >>

Sri Lanka faces substantial credit risk, default 'a real possibility': Fitch Ratings -PTI

(Lanka-e-News -19.Oct.2021, 10.30PM) The beleaguered Sri Lankan economy faces substantial credit risk, with default 'a real possibility', Singapore-based Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday. The rating agency also revised Sri Lanka's growth forecast... Read more >>

The Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka says this regarding the Indian Foreign Secretary's visit to Sri Lanka

(Lanka-e-News -07.Oct.2021, 2.30PM) Foreign Secretary of India, Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla visited Sri Lanka for a 3-day Official visit from 02-05 October 2021. This was his first visit to Sri Lanka in his current capacity. During the visit, Foreign Secr Read more >>

Why did FaceBook, Instergram and Whatsapp go down?

(Lanka-e-News -05.Oct.2021, 5.15AM) Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram have all gone down in a major outage. Such problems – especially after they have been ongoing for hours – likely indicates there is a major problem... Read more >>

Mangala Samaraweera: The Utopian Expedient..!

-By Daniel Alphonsus

(Lanka-e-News -29.Sep.2021, 11.45PM) “This is not a Sinhala-Buddhist country”. This war cry, triumphantly proclaimed in the deepest South after the Easter Bombings, were probably Mangala’s most famous words. And rightly so, for they captured the... Read more >>

Youth Dialogue on the Use of Information Act for Justice and Fairness

(Lanka-e-News -29.Sep.2021, 11.00PM) Marking the completion of five years of the first Right to Information Commission of Sri Lanka and in line with international information day (28th September 2021) an awareness program was held in the Central province. Read more >>

Sri Lanka: UN Rights Council Scrutiny Crucial; Member States Should Disregard Government’s Baseless Claims

-Human Rights Watch

(Lanka-e-News -10.Sep.2021, 8.45PM) The United Nations Human Rights Council should maintain its rigorous scrutiny of Sri Lanka’s worsening human rights situation and press for genuine improvements, Human Rights Watch said today(10). At the Council’s upcom Read more >>

INSD urge all democracy-loving Sri Lankans to call for the withdrawal of the declaration of a state of emergency in Sri Lanka.

(Lanka-e-News -03.Aug.2021, 11.30AM) The International Network for Sri Lanka’s Democracy (INSD) vehemently condemns the action of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on 30 August 2021 to declare a state of emergency in Sri Lanka when there is clearly... Read more >>

Dollar crisis is getting worse

(Lanka-e-News -03.Aug.2021, 10.45AM) The state Minister of Finance and the Secretary to the finance Ministry are out boasting about the increase of Dollar reserves from 2.8 billion at the end of July to 4 billion. This was solely due to Read more >>

FUTA condemns the continued detention of education sector activists

(Lanka-e-News -30.Aug.2021, 9.30PM) The Federation of University Teachers Associations (FUTA) condemns the continued detention of several student leaders and trade union activists since the first week of August. The only reason these activists are... Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Journalist ordered to 90-day detention for alleged intelligence breach -IFJ

-International Federation of journalists

(Lanka-e-News -26.Aug.2021, 9.05PM) Keerthi Ratnayake, a journalist affiliated with Lanka e News, was arrested on August 14 by Sri Lanka’s government and accused of providing intelligence information to the Indian embassy in Sri Lanka. He was charged.. Read more >>

LeN journalist Keerthi was detained in CID custody for 90 days.! We are not ready to hear that Keerthi was shot dead by a terrorist group while he was taken to show the hiding terrorists..!​

-Lanka e News Editorial Board

(Lanka-e-News -20.Aug.2021, 11.00PM) Keerthi Ratnayake, a defense and political analyst at Lanka e News, has been arrested by the Rajapakse family government following personal warning information given on loyalty to the Indian embassy in... Read more >>

"Reveal the country the reasons that led to the arrest of Lanka e news journalist Keerthi Ratnayake. Ensure his safety''

-Deshabandhu Karu Jayasuriya

(Lanka-e-News -19.Aug.2021, 11.00PM) We are paying close attention to the arrest of Lanka e News journalist Keerthi Ratnayake by the police. According to his lawyers, the police have not specified anything that led to the arrest of Keerthi Ratnayake. But Read more >>

Is Lanka e News journalist Keerthi Rathnayake taken to Kandy to kill him on the way? Save his life..!

-The Bar Association of Sri Lanka writes to the IGP and the Human Rights Commission

(Lanka-e-News -15.Aug.2021, 9.30PM) Attorney-at-Law Upul Kumarapperuma, has written a letter to the President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, Salliya Peirisyesterday that the infamous CCD who took Keerthi Rathnayake Lanka e News journalist... Read more >>

Lanka e News defense and political analyst journalist Keerthi Ratnayake arrested by the infamous notorious CCD

(Lanka-e-News -14.Aug.2021, 1.40PM) Journalist Keerthi Ratnayake, a defense and political analyst at Lanka e News, has been arrested by the Colombo Criminal Investigation Division (CCD) It is reported that the suspects who raided his residence are current Read more >>

There is no such treason ..! Chinese acquire 13 acres in the heart of the country's port, with a logistics business in the port that earns dollars to the country..!

Chandrapradeep expose

(Lanka-e-News -13.Aug.2021, 11.45PM) The traitorous Rajapaksa family government has decided to give one of the main sources of income for the Port of Colombo, with 13 acres of valuable land in the Port of Colombo for a marginal amount to the Chinese... Read more >>

How did the hospital system collapse? 'Corona subterfuge' and the ground reality

-Chandrapradeep exposes

(Lanka-e-News -09.Aug.2021, 11.00PM) With the outbreak of the Delta variant of the Covid virus, the number of patients has become so high that national hospitals are no longer able to cope. The government also introduced a new hotline number.. Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Police Abuses Surge Amid Covid-19 Pandemic..! Suspend International Assistance to Abusive Law Enforcement Agencies..!

-Human Rights Watch from New York

(Lanka-e-News -06.Aug.2021, 7.40PM) Sri Lanka’s police are increasingly killing and abusing people under cover of the Covid-19 pandemic measures and an anti-drug campaign, Human Rights Watch said today. Recent police abuses... Read more >>

SLPP: One Year of Non-Governance..!

By Basil Fernando

(Lanka-e-News -05.Aug.2021, 3.45PM) As the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is reaching its first year of governance, which some may call non governance, the question that may be in the minds of many is where is it going? That is... Read more >>

Duty free vehicle license bribe before the election..! A wonderful work of the brainless Finance Minister, when there is a shortage of dollars..!

(Lanka-e-News -03.Aug.2021, 5.10AM) The most uneducated finance minister in the world and the brainless man is preparing to issue duty free vehicle import licenses to 1000 government officials and 80 shameless monks ahead of the upcoming... Read more >>

New hope for the country..! Court intervenes to end Padeniya’s dirty work..!

-Keerthi Ratnayake writes.

(Lanka-e-News -28.July.2021, 8.00PM) A court has ruled that GMOA chairman Anuruddha Padenuya and his team, who have been in a dictatorial frenzy for more than ten years, are no longer fit to hold office in the Government Medical Officers Association. The Read more >>

A Gas shortage is imminent..! Terrible Crisis..!

Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon writes

(Lanka-e-News -23.July.2021,7.25 p.m.) The gas crisis is as follows in simple English. Sri Lanka needs dollars to import gas. If Laugh continues to supply gas to consumers, it will have to import $7 million worth... Read more >>

Fort young thero (Kotuwe Podi Nama) and fake fact-checkers..!

-An announcement by the Editorial Board of LeN

(Lanka-e-News -16.July.2021, 12.40 PM) A website called Sri Lanka Fact Crescendo a propaganda tool of the Podujana Peramuna and Iraj’s website (Iraj who wears dresses) publishing distorted news through social media networks. This has been started after.. Read more >>

The young monk of Fort (Kotuwe Podi Nama) cries out to Gota to save him..! Search for those who raped 15 year old girl has been stopped immediately..!

-LeN Internal Information Service Report

(Lanka-e-News - 15.July. 2021, 5.10 p.m) Searching of accuses who have been involved in 15 years old girl’s case has stopped immediately. This decision has taken by Senior IGP Deshabandu Tennakoon, a senior police officer revealed to LeN Internal.. Read more >>

Suppression of protests wholly illegal..! Release all detained protesters immediately..! (Photos)

-Says Trade Unions Collective

(Lanka-e-News -11.July.2021, 2.45PM) For the second time too at the Court’s premises itself, police rounded up protesters who were released on bail by the Magistrate and took them away for forced quarantine. Those so taken away were protesters who... Read more >>

No dollars sent to LC..! A ship that brought oil to Sri Lanka was stranded in the Colombo seas for 6 days without unloading oil..! A Fuel ration system is coming up soon..!

(Lanka-e-News -11.July.2021, 4.00PM) A ship carrying fuel to Sri Lanka has been stranded outside the Port of Colombo for 6 days without unloading, due to a shortage of dollar reserves created by the uncivilized family government in... Read more >>

Sri Lanka's century of humiliation..!

By Mangala Samaraweera

(Lanka-e-News- 02.July.2021, 2.15PM) “Reflect continually on the fact that all things as happen now, also happened before, and on the fact that they will happen again. The whole dramas and the comparable scenes…from history of the past….All these... Read more >>

Sri Lanka: Pardons a Meager Response to Abusive Law..! -Human Rights Watch

Repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act to Meet International Commitments

(Lanka-e-News -29.June.2021, 11.50AM)The Sri Lankan government’s pardon of 16 prisoners convicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), however welcome, does not address the urgent need to repeal the draconian law, Human Rights Watch said.. Read more >>

Conspiracy to cover up 52 kg of heroin raid caught with SI..! The real owners of the drug stocks are Raththaran Rohitha and Deshabandu? War within police starts

An exposure by Keerthi Rathnayake

(Lanka-e-News -27.June.2021, 12.05PM) On June 18th a sub-inspector was arrested with 52 kilograms of heroin. I police history 52 kg heroin raid is a small quantity. Loads of powder containers have been seized in the past. But at no time did the senior DIG Read more >>

A non-political review of Political Roles of Ranil Wickremesinghe

By JR Mallawarachchige (Part 1)

(Lanka-e-News -26.June.2021, 8.10AM) Ranil Wickremesinghe was a 28-year-old young handsome man when he first appeared in politics from the Biyagama electorate in the parliamentary elections in 1977. Today, he has completed 72 years of his life... Read more >>

Statement by the executive committee of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka on the pardon given by His Excellency the President to Duminda Silva

(Lanka-e-News -25.June.2021, 6.45PM) The attention of the Executive Committee of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has been drawn to a pardon given by His Excellency the President to Duminda Silva, a prisoner who was convicted for... Read more >>

Shani who was remanded on false charges released on bail and the misconduct of the Attorney General

By Chandrapradeep

(Lanka-e-News -19.June.2021, 11.45PM) Sri Lanka's most outstanding detective and the former director of CID Shani Abeysekere known as Sherlock Holmes, who was arrested and kept in remand custody on false charges... Read more >>

People's rights and freedoms continue to be suppressed with the escalating epidemic..! The rule of law is being broken..!

-54 organizations, 72 intellectuals are calling

(Lanka-e-News -12.June.2021, 11.30PM) We, the undersigned organizations, trade unions, networks and individuals from across Sri Lanka express serious concern about the escalating pandemic and continuing rights violations and deterioration... Read more >>

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