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Gota will win by 10 per cent margin – Basil

The SLPP expressed its confidence today that candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa will win the upcoming presidential election by a margin of at least ten per cent.


Gota’s UNHRC comments: Mangala fires back

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera attempted to set the record straight today on presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's remarks on Sri Lank'as human rights commitments.


SLPP faults State media for ‘distorting’ Gota’s statement

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today (16) accused the state media of distorting Gotabaya Rajapaksa's statements.


Mammoth crowd for Sajith’s inaugural rally

A huge crowd that filled every inch of the Galle Face Green joined in launching the campaign of New Democratic Front (DNF) presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa on Thursday (10 Oct). The proceedings of the rally proper were preceded by a musical performance by popular band Sahara Flash. Many hundreds gathered at the Green danced to […]


Ready to go to court again – Prof. Thenuwara

Civil society activist Professor Chandraguptha Thenuwara is willing to go to courts again to challenge the dual citizenship status of Gotabaya Rajapaksa despite death threats.


Its going to be a plus-sized Presidential poll – Deshapriya

The largest-ever number of candidates for next month’s Presidential election means an outsize poll that will need some plus-sized facilities,


UNP Presidential Candidate to be announced this week

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya likely to be the compromise candidate to avoid a vote over a possible nominee at the Working Committee stage and risk splitting the party


No need for a secret ballot – UNP MP

United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Chandima Gamage said UNP would not need to resort to a secret ballot to select its presidential candidate.


UNP trade union urges UNP MPs not to create division in party

The Jathika Sevaka Sangamaya today (04) urged UNP MPs including Ministers not to create division in the party by airing their personal opinions in public.


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.


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