• Elections Chief off to New Delhi
    Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya left this morning to participate in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association of Asian Elections Authorities (AAEA) scheduled to be held at the Ashok Hotel, in New Delhi on October 29 and 30. The discussions would centre on the methods to restore and hold elections in a transparent manner with monitors, so as to uphold democracy in Asia.
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  • CaFFE and CHR condemn the brutal attack on university students
    Campaign for Free and Fair Election (CaFFE) and Center for Human Rights and Research (CHR) strongly condemn the brutal attack on university students near the Parliamentary Complex yesterday. The right to protest is a universally accepted right and CaFFE and CHR do not believe that the voice of dissenting students could be suppressed with tear gas and water cannons. With elections drawing near the government is attempting to silence opposition activists are increasingly being attacked.
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  • Sri Lanka says to hold presidential polls in January
    The Sri Lankan government on Monday confirmed that the Presidential Elections will take place in January next year but the date is yet to be decided on. There has been speculation in the local media that the election will be held on January 8 or 9 ahead of a scheduled visit to Sri Lanka by Pope Francis. "The presidential election will be held in January. The date cannot be said right now. I know the date but since it is yet to be confirmed I cannot say that right now," Media Minister and Ca
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  • Restrictions on travel to North aimed at rigging presidential election - UNP Govt. on a winning streak; no need for such methods — Mohan
    This week’s sudden directive that foreign nationals and organisations have to obtain Defence Ministry permission to visit the North clearly indicated that the government was preparing the ground to rig the next Presidential Election,the UNP charged yesterday. Vice Chairman of the UNP Lakshman Kiriella told The Island that the new regulation was aimed at preventing unbiased foreign monitors from observing the presidential election.
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Breaking news
  • Hali Ela UNP office attacked just now. . Few injured including 3 journalists. Six houses in Hali Ela attacked during the day by USA deffted candidate. 2014-09-22 19:19
  • Badulla heats up - UNP office in Uva Paranagama attacked : Vegetable shop an three wheeler destroyed 2014-08-22 10:56
  • To vote at least get temporary ID 2014-08-19 15:01
  • 10,000 officers for Uva election duties 2014-08-19 15:00
  • Uva PC to be dissolved tonight 2014-07-11 23:57
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JVP mulls legal action over poll
JVP mulls legal action over poll
2014-10-29
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today said it would file legal action against the Commissioner of El
 PM says MR can contest January polls
PM says MR can contest January polls
2014-10-29
D.M. JayaratnePrime Minister D M Jayaratne says President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be able to contest
 UNP confident of a historic win at polls
UNP confident of a historic win at polls
2014-10-29
UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking at a UNP rally held at Hyde Park in Colombo this evening,
 Presidential Polls SLMC to decide on Friday
Presidential Polls SLMC to decide on Friday
2014-10-29
SLMC will meet on Friday to decide on their stand in regard to the forthcoming Presidential Election
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Coming up with the United National Party (UNP)’s latest stance on the presidential elections, party’
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The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Government confirmed yesterday (26) that the government
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The Director of the Digital National Identity Card project Janaka Amarasinghe declared that 16 milli
Incidents - Pre-election Period
Aug-11 2013 - Aug-15 2013
Badulla District
Assaults 17
Election law violations 92
   
Total 109
   
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Moneragala District
Assaults 64
Election law violations 249
   
Total 313
   
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