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BBS-led alliance on the cards?

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) held discussions yesterday to join forces with at least one like-minded group in the run-up to the next parliamentary elections.


Sajith meets President; SLFP decision by Friday

A meeting was held last night (1 Oct) between the UNP presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa and President Maithripala Sirisena, Sources confirmed.


A miffed government wants Gamlath to quit

Government upset after Gamlath said he was asked by the Prime Minister and Senior Ministers to take legal action against Gotabaya Rajapaksa when he was Solicitor-General


Will Gota be stateless by Friday?

The Appeal Court is due to rule on a Writ Application this Friday to obtain an interim order to quash the citizenship issued to Presidental aspirant Gotabaya Rajapaksa


PM has no right to summon Govt officials to Temple Trees – G. L.

Accusing Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of illegal overreach, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) charged today that the higher echelons of the Yahapalana government had placed undue pressure on law enforcement.


It is a decisive battle for us- Ranil

“It is a decisive battle for us,” said Prime Minister and Leader of United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremesinghe at the UNP organisers meeting held this morning (30 Sept) at Sirikotha


SLFP unsure whether to back Gotabaya or not

SLFP Central Committee to meet tonight to decide on whom to support as Sirisena says the SLPP has to be flexible about the Pohottuwa symbol if they want SLFP support


Mahesh Senanayake is NPM Candidate

Recently retired Army Commander General Mahesh Senanayake has joined the slate of “outlier” Presidential Candidates by accepting the nomination of the Sarvodaya-backed National People’s Movement.


ULF to back AKD

The LSSP, the Communist Party and the Democratic Left Front will back the JVP-led alliance fielding Anura Kumara Dissanayake for the Presidency


Energy crisis facing policy crisis, experts warn

Industry leaders in the energy sector say Sri Lanka is facing a policy crisis in energy investment.


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