• Where From Here To The President’s Polls
    As was to be expected after the twin-PC polls in the West and the South, UNP’s Ranil Wickremesinghe has sounded the bugle for street-protests in the long run-up to the presidential polls, due in January 2016. For his part, Democratic Party (DP) leader and former Army commander Sarath Fonseka was the first one to kick-start the future campaign, by readily proposing a common candidate for the presidency, to take on incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa. He did not say who that common candidate should be
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  • Fonseka renews scarecrow charge against elections chief
    Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) and former army commander Gen. Sarath Fonseka yesterday again pitched into Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and said that he (Fonseka) did not see a difference between a scarecrow and a corpse as the Commissioner had said he was happy to be called a scarecrow rather than a corpse. Soon after after swearing in ceremony of DP members who were elected to Western and Southern Provincial Councils at the March 29 polls at the DP head office at Meti Amba
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  • Marked decline in UNP vote base - Prasanna Ranatunga
    A: This is mainly due to the leadership given by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the leadership given to us by our District Leader, Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa during our election campaign. The commitment of the electoral organisers and all the candidates who contested the election made this victory a reality for us.
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  • Post-Geneva, Post-Provincial Council Elections
    Post- Geneva and post- PC elections, some clarifications are in order because the resolution, locally, came to be obscured by the fog of elections and the scare stories that were put out about sanctions and the electric chair, not to mention the absurdity of the arithmetic of the Geneva vote propounded by no less a personage than the Minister of External Affairs.
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Breaking news
  • Accepting of postal voting applications begins 2014-01-18 10:09
  • Nomination period from January 30 to February 6 2014-01-16 17:45
  • Governors requested to dissolve Southern, Western PCs 2014-01-11 18:01
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NPC member challenges his removal from council
NPC member challenges his removal from council
2014-04-09
NPC member challenges his removal from council
UNP supporter under threat
UNP supporter under threat
2014-04-09
UNP supporter under threat
Mano Ganesan is a pacifist leader - Kumaraguruparan
Mano Ganesan is a pacifist leader - Kumaraguruparan
2014-04-09
Mano Ganesan is a pacifist leader - Kumaraguruparan
 Democratic Party of Sri Lanka not shaken by allegations - leader
Democratic Party of Sri Lanka not shaken by allegations - leader
2014-04-09
Democratic Party of Sri Lanka not shaken by allegations - leader
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Devolution of Power to Provincial Councils – II
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Winners, losers and also-rans
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UNP wants govt. to cooperate with UN probe
Incidents - Pre-election Period
Aug-11 2013 - Aug-15 2013
Colombo District
Assaults 15
Election law violations 324
   
Total 339
   
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Galle District
Assaults 7
Election law violations 111
   
Total 118
   
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Gampaha District
Assaults 4
Election law violations 138
murders 1
   
Total 143
   
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Hambantota District
Assaults 11
Election law violations 101
   
Total 112
   
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Kalutara District
Assaults 11
Election law violations 145
   
Total 156
   
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Matara District
Assaults 2
Election law violations 166
   
Total 168
   
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