The general public was too afraid to hold protest under the Rajapaksa government, State Minister of Mahaweli Development Ajith Mannapperuma said.
Ending months of speculation and heated debates, the UNP formally named its Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa as its presidential candidate a short while ago.
The UNP top leadership unanimously agreed to name Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa the party's presidential candidate a short while ago.
United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Chandima Gamage said UNP would not need to resort to a secret ballot to select its presidential candidate.
Talks between UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and deputy leader Sajith Premadasa ended on a positive note last night, but the final decision remains unclear.
The UNP's top two presidential hopefuls are likely to reach a compromise today, as they meet for a crucial discussion at 6pm at Temple Trees.
The Ceylon Teachers’ Union said today (09) that an allegedly improper appointment of National Education College (NEC) diploma holders has prov
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has indicated that he may field himself as the UNP's presidential candidate, with Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa as his running mate.
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.
The Easter Sunday fallout took a new turn today as the United National Party (UNP) appeared to cautiously test the waters on a possible electoral offensive on President Maithripala Sirisena by hinting that his actions might have led to a likely prevention of the attack.\\