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Regional Journalists should not be obstructed – FMM

Provincial Correspondents should be allowed to freely report the Presidential Elections without obstruction, the Free Media Movement said in a statement today Nov 7.

Rajapaksas intend to stay in power forever – Ajith P. Perera

Minister Ajith P Perera said the SLPP plans to stay in power forever by purging their opponents after somehow winning the upcoming presidential election.

Pallewatte in talks with AKD

Businessman turned Presidential Candidate Rohan Pallewatte is in discussions with the National People’s Movement led by Anura Kumara Dissanayake to form a joint platform.

7,500 CaFFE officers to monitor elections

A total of 7,500 election monitors will be dispatched to all 25 districts to observe the upcoming presidential election, monitoring body CaFFE said today.

SLFP-backed candidate will have Northern vote – Angajan

UPFA Jaffna district MP Angajan Ramanathan said any candidate who has the backing of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will secure the Northern vote.

Final Presidential slate uncertain as another candidate enters the fray

There is still uncertainty as to who the final candidates will be in the forthcoming Presidential Elections, although one is already campaigning around the country and another will enter the race today.

SLFP is broken into two and destroyed-Dayasiri

General Secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Dayasiri Jayasekara says his party is divided and destroyed.

“We will not be in a govt with Bathiudeen”-Gammanpila

"It is the job of the party leaders to decide who to take and who not to take. But we have made it very clear that we will not be in a government with Rishad Bathiudeen," said the leader of Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Udaya Gammanpila.

Activists want Gota’s passport and Dual Citizenship investigated

Two Civil Society activists are pushing the police towards investigating allegations of an allegedly irregular issue of a passport to Presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa and other immigration issues around him that have been reported in the Media recently.