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Hypocritical govt selling off land to S’pore – JVP

The JVP accused the new government today of continuing what the party called the previous government’s practice of selling off valuable national assets.

Patali out on bail

MP Patali Champika Ranawaka, who was in remand custody over a contested motor traffic accident, was granted bail by the Colombo Magistrate's Court a short while ago.

Chandrika joins alliance backing Sajith

A number of political parties and civil society organizations today (01) signed a MoU to back Sajith Premadasa.

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.

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.

Sajith to be named candidate; decision “unanimous and unconditional”

The UNP top leadership unanimously agreed to name Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa the party's presidential candidate a short while ago.

Will not bow down to anyone’s conditions – Sajith

Rejecting media reports to the contrary, UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa claimed yesterday that he has not and will not agree to anyone's conditions.

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.

Sajith to be named UNF candidate?

United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa is expected to be named the UNP-led alliance's presidential candidate this Thursday.

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