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Citizens should act wisely in election time – Religions for Responsible Governance

Religions for Responsible Governance, a multireligious body, urged the public today to act wisely and responsibly during the upcoming presidential election.


Prespoll2019: First shots fired in anger

Police are investigating after bodyguards escorting Parliamentarian S B Dissanayake opened fire at a group trying to obstruct his vehicle at Ginigathhena around 7.30 pm yesterday, Nov 6.


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.


‘Hisbullah not backing Gota;’ SLPP rejects claims

SLPP rejected claims that former Eastern Province Governor M. L. A. M. Hisbullah is supporting its candidate in the upcoming presidential elections.


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


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 cannot win without the support of minority parties – Hirunika

United National Party (UNP) backbencher Hirunika Premachandra said that UNP cannot win the presidential elections nor can it go forward without the support of the minority groups who were with UNP.


We can prove Gota has renounced US citizenship – G. L.

The SLPP claimed today that it is in possession of proof that its presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has successfully renounced his US citizenship.


UNP will lose if it does not get its act together – Patali

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) chief Patali Champika Ranawaka is urging the United National Party to resolve its internal issues soon or they would lose the Presidential polls.


No document handed over to PM at yesterday’s meeting – Chandima

UNP MP Chandima Gamage said both leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and deputy leader Sajith Premadasa will work together in the run-up to the upcoming polls.


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