Politics of Sri Lanka
Politics of Sri Lanka takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Sri Lanka is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-...
Local government in Sri Lanka
Local government is the third and lowest level of government in Sri Lanka – after the central government and provincial councils. The local government bodies are collectively known as local autho...
Foreign relations of Sri Lanka
Foreign relations of Sri Lanka refers to the diplomatic and commercial relations between Sri Lanka and other countries. Sri Lanka has stressed its principle of friendship towards all, enmity towards n...
Elections in Sri Lanka
Elections in Sri Lanka gives information on election and election results in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is electe...
Cabinet of Sri Lanka
The Cabinet of Sri Lanka is the council of ministers that form the central government of Sri Lanka. It is responsible to and answerable to parliament.As of 22 March 2015 the cabinet had 40 members - p...
Cabinet of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia
Human rights in Sri Lanka
Major human rights groups such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, as well as the United States Department of State and the European Union, have expressed concern about the state of human...
List of political parties in Sri Lanka
This article lists political parties in Sri Lanka.Sri Lanka has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties, with difficulty for anybody to achieve electoral success ...
List of political parties in Sri Lanka - Wikipedia
Sri Lankan independence movement
The Sri Lankan independence movement was a peaceful political movement which aimed at achieving independence and self-rule for Ceylon from the British Empire. It was initiated around the turn of the 2...
Sri Lankan independence movement - Wikipedia
Terrorism in Sri Lanka
Terrorism in Sri Lanka has been a highly destructive phenomenon during the periods of Sri Lankan Civil War (1983-2009) and first and second JVP Insurrections (1971 and 1987–89). A common definition of...
1977 riots in Sri Lanka
The 1977 anti-Tamil pogrom in Sri Lanka followed the 1977 general elections in Sri Lanka where the Sri Lankan Tamil nationalistic Tamil United Liberation Front won a plurality of minority Sri Lankan T...
Sri Lankan state sponsored colonisation schemes
Sri Lankan state sponsored colonization schemes refers to the government program of settling mostly Sinhalese farmers from the densely populated wet zone in the sparsely populated areas of the dry zon...
Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2004
Parliamentary elections were held in Sri Lanka on 2 April 2004. The ruling United National Party of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was defeated, winning only eighty two seats in the 225-member Sr...
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Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism
Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism is a political ideology which combines a focus upon Sinhalese culture and ethnicity with an emphasis upon Theravada Buddhism, which is the majority belief system of most...
Victor Ivan
Majuwana Kankanamage Victor Ivan (Sinhala language: මාජුවානා කන්කානම්ගේ වික්ටර් අයිවන්) is Sri Lankan journalist. He was a Marxist rebel in his youth and later became the Editor of the controversial S...
Sarath Ekanayake
Sarath Ekanayake is the 7th and current Chief Minister of the Central Province of Sri Lanka. He previously served as the 2nd and 4th Chief Minister of Central Province between in April and June 1999 a...
Sathasivam Krishnakumar
Sathasivam Krishnakumar also known as Colonel Kittu was a well-known commander of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
Sathasivam Krishnakumar was born in Valvettithurai, Sri Lanka. He st...
Temperance movement in Sri Lanka
The Temperance movement in Sri Lanka was motivated by Buddhism and anti-colonialism.It was also a front line organisation in the National Independence Movement. Most of the early officers of the socie...
Maldives - Sri Lanka relations
Maldives–Sri Lanka relations, or official and economic relations between the neighboring Indian Ocean countries of the Maldives and Sri Lanka, have been positive since the Maldives became independent ...