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UNP crisis worsens

The crisis in the main opposition United National Party shows no sign of ending after a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Group ended in a farcical vote to choose a new party leader.


GMOA, other unions gone quiet as their political objectives were met – UNP

The GMOA and other groups bitterly critical of the previous government are suspiciously quiet on the shortcomings of the new administration, the UNP said.


JVP asks President to abolish SOFA, ACSA as tensions rise in Middle East

The JVP formally requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today to abolish the SOFA and ACSA pacts entered into with the United States government.


Thousands lose jobs due to political revenge campaign – Opp. Leader

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday sought clarification on thousands of alleged dismissals in the state sector on political grounds.


Sumathipala can be tried in court based on ICC anti-corruption report – Harin

MP Thilanga Sumpathipala can be tired in court based on the ICC's findings against him, Former Sports Minister Harin Fernando.


Opposition will support beneficial Constitutional changes – Harshana

UNP Parliamentarian Harshana Rajakaruna says that neither the government nor the opposition should get a two-thirds majority in parliament in the upcoming general elections.


It’s going to be a bumpy 2020

As the New Year dawns it is our duty as watchdogs to look ahead and try to predict what lies ahead for us citizens of the island of Sri Lanka


Fonseka accuses group of UNPers of preventing party reorganization

Parliamentarian Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka said that there is a group of about 10-12 people in the UNP who does not want the leadership to change and party to reorganise.


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.


No conflict in UNP; what needs to be done, will be done – Ravi

Insisting that there is no conflict in the party, UNP Assistant Leader Ravi Karunayake said the party will do what needs to be done at the right time.


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