• Mulaitivu Local Council Election 2015 CaFFE Interim Report
    The campaigning for Maritimepattu and Pudukuduirippu local councils, in Mullaitivu Districts, will end today (25) midnight. Police have provided adequate security to the area and there were no incidents reported during the pre - election period. Army, which was accused of campaigning in recent elections, took no part in campaigning this time around.
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  • Dr Dewasiri fears poll reforms might fall by the wayside in the 100 - day programme
    Reforms to the voting system could not be expected from the government’s 100 - day programme in spite of it being included in the agreement that was signed by President Maithripala Sirisena with political parties and civil organizations before the presidential poll, member of the National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri warned yesterday.
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  • Matara Mobile clinic to facilitate identification clinics successful
    Center for Human Rights and Research (CHR) successfully concluded its mobile clinics to facilitate identification documents at Kotapola and Pitabeddara DS offices, in Matara District, on February 14 and 15. Over 748 persons, mostly from the most marginalized sections who would have found it impossible to obtain these documents through the normal process, were facilitated in the two days.
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  • BASL urges president to withdraw extension
    The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) urged President Maithripala Sirisena to withdraw the extension of the previous government’s order to call out the armed forces in circumstances endangering public security where the police are inadequate to deal with such situations. The BASL in a statement urged President Sirisena to review the situation and rescind the recent extension under the Public Security Ordinance or refrain from extending this Order when its validity period expires in three
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  • Presidential Elections And Prospects For Reconciliation
    I am not speaking as an outsider. I am an insider to the Sri Lanka Reconciliation Forum, Sydney (SLRF). However, here I express my personal views and they are not necessarily the views of the Forum. Let me first begin on some common premises. First, we commonly believe that reconciliation here (in Australia or Sydney) is largely a function of reconciliation there (in Sri Lanka). Second, we also believe that reconciliation here can influence reconciliation there.
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Breaking news
  • Tissa Attanayake resigns from his post 2014-12-08 12:19
  • Presidential Elections 2015: Handing over of nominations commences 2014-12-08 12:05
  • Presidential polls set for January 8 2014-11-24 00:51
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Govt-SLFP discuss reforms
Govt-SLFP discuss reforms
2015-02-25
The National Unity Government which includes the United National Party (UNP) will meet the main oppo
UPFA grassroots politicos all out to bring back MR
UPFA grassroots politicos all out to bring back MR
2015-02-25
UPFA Provincial Councillors and local government members in the Western Province have launched
19A before parliament in March
19A before parliament in March
2015-02-25
AnuraThe National Executive Council which met today, has decided to submit key proposals
Conspiracy to topple present government - Ajith P. Perera
Conspiracy to topple present government - Ajith P. Perera
2015-02-25
Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera being ceremonially welcomed by the public of the Pan
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JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake yesterday said that his party would not support moves being made
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The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is suffering from an identity crisis. The signs are all over the
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The minority parties of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) yesterday expressed their disple
election Period
Dec-01 2014 - Jan-12 2015
Ampara District
Election law violations 28
Election violence 6
   
Total 34
   
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Anuradhapura District
Election law violations 102
Election violence 11
   
Total 113
   
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Badulla District
Election law violations 44
Election violence 49
   
Total 93
   
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Batticaloa District
Election law violations 8
Election violence 14
   
Total 22
   
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Colombo District
Election law violations 186
Election violence 11
   
Total 197
   
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Galle District
Election law violations 40
Election violence 5
   
Total 45
   
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Gampaha District
Election law violations 85
Election violence 11
   
Total 96
   
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Hambantota District
Election law violations 18
Election violence 11
   
Total 29
   
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Jaffna District
Election law violations 6
Election violence 6
   
Total 12
   
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Kalutara District
Election law violations 60
Election violence 8
   
Total 68
   
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Kandy District
Election law violations 43
Election violence 22
   
Total 65
   
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Kegalle District
Election law violations 0
Election violence 0
   
Total 25
   
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Kurunegala District
Election law violations 46
Election violence 8
   
Total 54
   
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Matale District
Election law violations 28
Election violence 4
   
Total 32
   
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Matara District
Election law violations 45
Election violence 3
   
Total 48
   
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Moneragala District
Election law violations 26
Election violence 0
   
Total 26
   
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Nuwara Eliya District
Election law violations 18
Election violence 20
   
Total 38
   
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Polonnaruwa District
Election law violations 0
Election violence 14
   
Total 22
   
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Puttalam District
Election law violations 35
Election violence 12
   
Total 47
   
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Ratnapura District
Election law violations 55
Election violence 59
   
Total 114
   
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Trincomalee District
Election law violations 35
Election violence 4
   
Total 39
   
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Vavuniya District
Election law violations 13
Election violence 0
   
Total 13
   
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