Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Marxist party expresses concern over government's clash with judiciary
Mon, Dec 3, 2012, 08:29 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says the government's actions would cause further inconveniences to the country before the international community.

Government's on-going impeachment motion against the Chief Justice through parliament and efforts to sideline the Judiciary would make things difficult for the country in Geneva next March, JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva said.

The government needed to be mindful not to act in a manner that would allow imperialists to intervene in Sri Lanka's affairs, he stressed.

He added that as a member of the Commonwealth countries, Sri Lanka has not given a hearing to the Commonwealth Judges and Lawyers Associations.

According to Silva, the Speaker's recent statement in parliament that all notices issued by the Supreme Court to him and members of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) will be nullified, is detrimental.

He questioned whether parliament is going to continue without taking orders from the Supreme Court.

Silva added that the JVP will hold mass campaigns and awareness programs against moves by the government that would affect the people.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka, India navies hold 25th IMBL meeting aboard Indian naval ship
-- [41 minutes ago]
'China ready to provide every support to Sri Lanka'
-- [1 hour and 21 minutes ago]
SriLankan Airlines receives prestigious APEX award for Superior Passenger Experience
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government to start a program to build economy of low income families
-- [7 hours ago]
Japan loans Sri Lanka Rs. 45 billion to construct a new bridge over Kelani River
European Union grants Sri Lanka assistance of Euro 43.7 million for development
Sri Lanka considers restarting China-funded Colombo Port City Project in six months
Two former LTTE cadres arrested for killing Tamil MP in Sri Lanka
Gotabaya Rajapaksa appears before Presidential Commission of Inquiry again
Sri Lanka police to recruit 1,500 Tamil youths as PCs

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.