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Gota citizenship issue: There is no case – SLPP

The SLPP is confident that the Court of Appeal will rule in its favour in the ongoing case against Gotabya Rajpaksa's purported dual citizenship.


Petition seeking suspension of election gazette

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court this afternoon requesting a writ order suspending the gazette notification on the upcoming presidential election.


Gota free to fly to S’pore

Releasing his passport, the Special High Court permitted SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (3) to travel to Singapore for a purported medical checkup.


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


Preschools to be free under Sajith

Presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa promised today to reform preschool education, address malnutrition and revitalise care for the elderly in Sri Lanka, if elected to office.


Sajith blames strikes on Mahinda

Presidential hopeful Sajith Premadasa implied today that Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa may be behind ongoing trade union strike and protest campaigns.


JO leaders to meet this evening; Chamal to replace Gota?

Joint Opposition leaders backing Gotabaya Rajapaksa will meet this evening, in the backdrop of a fresh legal hurdle thrown his way earlier today.


Sajith easiest to defeat; we won’t even have to try – JO

Going on the offensive against UNF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa, SLPP leaders launched a scathing attack on his character today.


It’s official: Sajith is UNP candidate for President

Ending months of speculation and heated debates, the UNP formally named its Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa as its presidential candidate a short while ago.


No conditions on Sajith to abolish presidency, but party position remains unchanged – Eran

State Minister Eran Wickramaratne said the UNP leadership has not imposed a condition on Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa to abolish the executive presidency.


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