• Elections chief to operate from Badulla during forthcoming PC poll
    Elections Commissioner, Mahinda Deshapriya will be based at the Badulla District Secretariat during the conduct of the forthcoming polls to the Uva Provincial Council, said Deputy Commissioner of Elections (Administration ), M. M . Mohammad. The province encompasses the Badulla and Moneragala districts.
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  • Presidential poll to soon follow Uva PC election due this year
    While the Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and a number of Ministers were holidaying in cool climes last week, President Mahinda Rajapaksa was on his customary annual visit to his home town Tangalle with a view to observing the traditional New Year rites with the usual fervour. On 14 April, the President along with First Lady Shiranthi and sons Namal, Yoshitha and Rohitha observed at the auspicious times the traditional rites like partaking of the New Year traditional meal followed b
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  • Hambantota fiasco Eraj Fernando silences UPFA bigwigs
    The ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Government appeared to have been embarrassed to silence yesterday by the actions of Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando and his supporters, who allegedly attacked a group of United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarians and media personnel in Hambantota on Thursday. The Nation news desk made repeated attempts to contact UPFA heavyweights regarding the fiasco, caught on camera by media personnel, where UPFA local politician Fernando and his supp
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  • TNA softens stand on PSC participation
    The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday said it would reconsider its decision to boycott the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to seek a political solution to the national question, provided the government addressed issues of mutual concern. Speaking to Daily Mirror, TNA spokesman Jaffna district MP Suresh Premachandran said there had been several attempts in the recent past to woo the TNA to talks while ignoring its concerns.
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 TNA insists Tamils want autonomy
TNA insists Tamils want autonomy
2014-04-21
TNA insists Tamils want autonomy
I did what MR wanted says Solheim
I did what MR wanted says Solheim
2014-04-21
I did what MR wanted says Solheim
JVP reaps dividends from leadership change
JVP reaps dividends from leadership change
2014-04-21
JVP reaps dividends from leadership change
BJP will push for power devolution
BJP will push for power devolution
2014-04-21
BJP will push for power devolution
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JVP condemns attack on UNP MPs
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Vasu wants BBS banned
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Sajith denies any involvement in attack on UNP MPs
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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