• 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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  • Voting facilities for overseas Lankans not practical: Polls chief
    A request to consider provision for Sri Lankans living overseas to vote at future elections has been turned down by the Elections Commissioner on the grounds that the move was ‘not practical’ and would need amendments to existing laws. Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya told the Sunday Times that the issue was raised at a meeting with political party secretaries and representatives on Friday, but said it was not practical as Returning Officers would have to be sent to each of the c
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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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Sri Lanka's snap poll casts doubt on Pope's visit
Sri Lanka's snap poll casts doubt on Pope's visit
2014-10-22
The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka on Tuesday asked the government to clarify its plans for a snap pre
TNA not decided on presidential polls - Sumanthiran
TNA not decided on presidential polls - Sumanthiran
2014-10-22
: What is your opinion on the European Court of Justice (ECJ) annulling the restrictive.....
Govt. foisting Tiger labels on UNP to serve election agenda: Karu
Govt. foisting Tiger labels on UNP to serve election agenda: Karu
2014-10-22
The United National Party has hit out against allegations by the Government that the main opposition
Ganasara Thera Says BBS Will Not Contest Presidential Election
Ganasara Thera Says BBS Will Not Contest Presidential Election
2014-10-22
Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thera denied media reports claiming
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The barbs and criticisms of a political ally can in politics often do greater damage
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Nimal Siripala Axed From Top Post Of SLFP Badulla District Committee
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UNP Former Southern Provincial Councilor Maithri Gunaratne today filed a case against Bodu Bala Sena General S
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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