Tag: Parliament

President hints at date of parliament dissolution

President hints at date of parliament dissolution

Editor- December 20, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stated that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was a grave mistake and that it is a major obstacle to ... සියල්ල

Citizenship Amendment Bill: India parliament approves controversial law

Citizenship Amendment Bill: India parliament approves controversial law

Editor- December 12, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) -India's parliament has approved a bill that grants citizenship to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The bill passed the upper house ... සියල්ල

Iraq unrest: Parliament approves PM Abdul Mahdi’s resignation – [IMAGES]

Iraq unrest: Parliament approves PM Abdul Mahdi’s resignation – [IMAGES]

Editor- December 2, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - Iraq's parliament has approved the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi following weeks of unrest. It is unclear who will take over from ... සියල්ල

Parliament: MPs and peers return after court rules shutdown unlawful

Parliament: MPs and peers return after court rules shutdown unlawful

Editor- September 25, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - MPs and peers will return to Parliament later after the Supreme Court ruled that its suspension was unlawful. Boris Johnson, who is flying back ... සියල්ල

Parliament Road closed due to Samurdhi protest

Parliament Road closed due to Samurdhi protest

Editor- September 20, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - Parliament Road has been temporarily closed for traffic due to a protest, UTV news learns. A protest march organized by Samurdhi officers over ... සියල්ල

Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash

Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash

Editor- August 29, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The prime minister's decision to suspend Parliament has prompted an angry backlash from MPs and opponents of a no-deal Brexit. It sparked protests across ... සියල්ල

UK Govt. asks Queen to suspend Parliament

UK Govt. asks Queen to suspend Parliament

Editor- August 28, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The UK government has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament just days after MPs return to work in September - and only a few ... සියල්ල

“public has become active after Gotabaya’s announcement” – MP Keheliya Rambukwella

“public has become active after Gotabaya’s announcement” – MP Keheliya Rambukwella

Editor- August 19, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - UPFA MP Keheliya Rambukwella said those making allegations regarding Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s citizenship can clear any doubts at the US Embassy. Speaking to media in ... සියල්ල

UNP MPs set for crunch talks

UNP MPs set for crunch talks

Editor- August 19, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The United National Party Parliamentary Group will convene for a special meeting today. The meeting is scheduled to be held under the auspices of ... සියල්ල

COPE proceedings open to media from tomorrow

COPE proceedings open to media from tomorrow

Editor- August 8, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) - The proceedings of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and other Sectoral Oversight Committees are to be open for the media from tomorrow (09). ... සියල්ල