Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse being congratulated by General
Secretary, People's Alliance, D. M. Jayaratne.
Rajapakse and Jayaratne both entered parliament in 1970 and count
34 years in politics
boycotts swearing in
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday boycotted the swearing in
ceremony of the new cabinet of ministers while Peoples Alliance MP,
Arjuna Ranatunga also refused to accept his portfolio saying he will
resign from his Kotte..
pledges a dharmarajya
standing by LTTE offensive has Karuna on the run
mark over Ratnasiri's appointment