20 January 2019
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It is an idiocy to have given nominations to Mahinda

mr angry 12rtParty reports reaching us confirms that the UPFA election campaign has already collapsed. The expectation of the UPFA leaders who thought that UPFA could win this election with the confidence of the former Mahinda Rajapaksa has been shattered. The main reason for that is the popularity and the attraction of Mahinda Rajapaksa has been significantly broken down.


Media, websites under EU monitors' scanner during polls campaign

election campaign euFor the first time since the involvement of election monitors in Sri Lanka's elections process, the mass media including websites are to come under the scanner of the EU polls observers during the general election campaign. They are also to make a detailed analysis on the conduct of the media during the campaign period.


Won't arrest politicians till elections over- FCID

fcidThe Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division will not arrest any person who is suspected to have committed grave financial crimes, if he is contesting the forthcoming general elections,until the elections of August 17 are over, as such arrests may prejudice the voters against them or their parties, a senior officer said.


Mahinda cannot vote in Kurunegala!

mr 21 345Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is contesting the upcoming general election from Kurunegala, cannot cast his vote there, say elections commissioner’s office sources.


Political agreement between president-Susil Premajayantha!

susil mathripalaPresident Maithripala Sirisena and UPFA general secretary Susil Premajayantha have reached a political agreement regarding the position of prime minister in the next parliament, say reliable sources. According to that agreement, Premajayantha will be the PM if the UPFA wins the upcoming general election.


Thushara,Upul and Banda to leave Mawbima isolating Tiran

mawbimaInternal information reveals the managing editor of Mawbima Thushara Gunarathna and the political editor Upul Joseph Fernando and sales manager Manel Dharmakeerthi alias Banda is planned to resign from Mawbima in order to start a new newspaper company.


Sri Lanka's Tamil party says to push for political solution to Tamil issues

ele 21Sri Lanka's main minority Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), on Monday said it will push for a permanent political solution to issues faced by the Tamils, following the August 17 parliamentary election.


The American stake in Myanmar and Sri Lanka

Flag-Pins-Myanmar-Sri-LankaAlthough many Americans would have a hard time finding Sri Lanka or Myanmar on a map, these two Asian countries are in the midst of major political transformations with important and uncertain outcomes.


Elections commissioner suspends Ranga’s Minnel programme

rangaa minnalThe elections commissioner has ordered the suspension of Minnel programme telecast over Shakthi TV of Killi Maharaja’s media network for the duration of the general election. The programme presented by Killi’s henchman and Rajapaksa loyalist J. Sri Ranga, has been halted pursuant to a complaint received by the EC.


Chandrika back to Sri Lanka on the 24th

chandrika bandaranayakaThe former president Chandrika Kumarathunga following a personal visit to Greece has returned to London last weekend.

Following a brief stay with her daughter in London she would come back to Sri Lanka on the 24th of this month. Souces close to her said following her visit to Colombo she was planning to give an announcement about her political stance.


Sri Lankan IS terrorist and the clash in Khettarama

isYesterday 19th there was a website news report stated that a Sri Lankan who was joined with the Syrian IS terrorists has died due to an aerial attack. Yesterday morning the Ceylon today website reported the story and the Lankadeepa website reported the same news in the night.


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