A contentious reference to Sri Lanka in the election manifesto of the United Kingdom's Conservative Party resulted in much confusion yesterday
The controversial MCC compact is in the news again, with both Government and Opposition MPs reacting to reports that its signing is imminent.
MP Udaya Gammanpila accused the UNP of hatching a conspiracy to link SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa to the Easter Sunday attacks.
The Deputy Leader of Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Madumadawa Aravinda has resigned from his position in the party following an anti-muslim speech given by him at one of the divisional meetings last week.
Going on the offensive against UNF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa, SLPP leaders launched a scathing attack on his character today.
"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.
The Colombo High Court heard a witness today July 24 asserting that MP Udaya Gammanpila had sold all the shares of a company belonging to an Australian National worth Rs 20 million using a fraudulent Power of Attorney and given the proceeds to another person in an affidavit filed with a Fundamental Rights application
The United National Party today challenged Opposition criticism of the controvesrial Sri Lanka-US agreements, charging that it's purely for political gain.