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Tory tangle: Sri Lanka satisfied with Conservative clarification?

A contentious reference to Sri Lanka in the election manifesto of the United Kingdom's Conservative Party resulted in much confusion yesterday

MCC agreement making headlines again

The controversial MCC compact is in the news again, with both Government and Opposition MPs reacting to reports that its signing is imminent.

UNP conspiring to link Gota to Easter attacks – Gammanpila

MP Udaya Gammanpila accused the UNP of hatching a conspiracy to link SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa to the Easter Sunday attacks.

Madumadawa quits as PHU deputy

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.

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.

“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.

Gammanpila admitted he sold Aussie investor’s shares – Witness

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

JO criticism of SL-US agreements just like its stance on 1990 ambulance – UNP

The United National Party today challenged Opposition criticism of the controvesrial Sri Lanka-US agreements, charging that it's purely for political gain.