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Sajith UNP’s “Best Actor” – Gamage

Calling United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa the party's "best actor", UNP backbencher MP Chandima Gamage said that Premadasa is the most popular politician in the party.

SLPP has accepted they cannot win without SLFP support-Nimal Siripala

SLFP parliamentarian Nimal Siripala de Silva said that SLPP had accepted the fact the presidential elections could not be won without the support of the SLFP.

SLFP to order SB and Dilan to quit as national list MPs-Duminda

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party says it will “order” Dilan Perera and S B Dissanayake to resign from their seats in Parliament.

Meet the also-rans

As anti-establishment sentiment reaches unprecedented heights in the run-up to the presidential polls, who are the "alternative" choices for Sri Lanka?

UNP will nominate electable candidate – Harshana

When the time is right, the United National Party (UNP) will nominate an electable candidate who enjoys the support of all Sri Lankans, UNP parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna said.

UNP Alliance will be “Social Democratic” – Rajitha

The United National Party-led Alliance will bring a Social Democratic focus to its policies when contesting future elections, but the burning question as to who its candidate for the Presidential elections will be is yet to be settled, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne told reporters today 29, Aug.

UNP takes disciplinary action against Wijayadasa and Rathana Thero

The United National Party will take disciplinary action against former Minister Wijayadasa Rajapaksha and National List MP Athureliye Rathana Thero, the party announced today.

SLPP still hopeful of an alliance with SLFP

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is still hopeful about forming an alliance with Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), as said by the National Organizer of the party Basil Rajapaksa, MPs Kanaka Herath and Indika Anuruddha said.

Over two-thirds of UNP MPs back Sajith – Mangala

Claiming that United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa has the backing of over two-thirds of the party’s parliamentary group, UNP heavyweight Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said Premadasa must therefore be the main contender for the party’s presidential candidacy.

SLFP-SLPP agreement on many issues – Amaraweera

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna are agreed on a wide variety of issues that they hope will lead to a common platform in the future, the Secretary-General of the United People’s Freedom Front Mahinda Amaraweera said today 28 Aug.

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