UNP says too busy to act

The United National Party (UNP) is too busy to take disciplinary action against their party Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe who pledged support to Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa last... Read more »

TNA still prepared to meet Gotabaya Rajapaksa

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said it was still prepared to meet Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, even though the latter had refused to meet five Tamil political... Read more »

Election Commission raises concerns with foreign observers

The Election Commission (EC) has raised concerns with foreign election observers on a number of issues. Foreign observers have begun to arrive in Sri Lanka and have already met some political party... Read more »

Parliamentary Select Committee identifies errant officials

The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks has identified key officials who must be held accountable over the deadly attacks and also noted some strong recommendations. The final report... Read more »

Make or break stage….

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga had held secret discussions with some Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliamentarians with some discussions taking place while she was overseas last week, on forming a new... Read more »

Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe extends his support to Gota

United National Party Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has extended his support to the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (18). MP Wijedasa Rajapaksa was initially the Cabinet Minister of Justice... Read more »

CWC and SLPP sign MoU on Presidential Election

The Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) pertaining to the Presidential Election. The Ceylon Workers Congress has signed the MoU pledging its... Read more »

One time Lankan defence attaché faces fresh trial in London

Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, the former Sri Lankan Defence Attache in London will face a new trial tomorrow (Oct 18) for making throat slitting gestures towards a group of protesters last year. The... Read more »

PM to skip today’s Presidential Commission sittings

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will not come before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing corruption of the current administration today (18), to testify over the decision to store paddy at the... Read more »

Special security for 4 main candidates

Measures have been taken to provide special security to the four main candidates contesting in the Presidential Election, stated the Ministry of Law and Order yesterday (17). Reportedly, intelligence units have informed... Read more »