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Election regulation violations on the rise

Election regulation violations on the rise

In the 11 days since the Presidential election was announced on the 8th of this month 1034 complaints have been lodged at the Elections Commission. Read more…

Gotabaya’s Victory Assured? By S. I. Keethaponcalan

Gotabaya’s Victory Assured? By S. I. Keethaponcalan

On October 9, 2019, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) formally announced that it would support Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Read more…

Tamil electoral dilemma, still By N Sathiya Moorthy

Tamil electoral dilemma, still By N Sathiya Moorthy

It may read uncharitable to blame the Tamil social and TNA political leaderships for the community’s current dilemma on whom to vote at the November Read more…

India keeps close watch on elections in Sri Lanka

India keeps close watch on elections in Sri Lanka

India is keeping a close watch on the upcoming presidential elections in Sri Lanka, where pro-China Gotabaya Rajapaksa is pitted against housing minister and deputy Read more…

Launch of Sajith’s election manifesto further delayed

Launch of Sajith’s election manifesto further delayed

The launch of the election manifesto of New Democratic Front Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa is reportedly getting further delayed.

The New Democratic Front says that Read more…

Sri Lanka constitutional crisis deepens as lawyers refuse to accept a new Chief Justice
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka constitutional crisis deepens as lawyers refuse to accept a new Chief Justice »

The constitutional crisis created by the controversial dismissal of the Chief Justice in Sri Lanka by the President deepened today as the country’s Read more…

Canada condemns dismissal of Sri Lankan Chief Justice, urges Commonwealth action
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Canada condemns dismissal of Sri Lankan Chief Justice, urges Commonwealth action »

Canada has called on the Sri Lankan government to respect the country’s constitution and the independence of its judiciary. While expressing deep concern Read more…

Sri Lanka President removes Chief Justice
14 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka President removes Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse Sunday removed the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake by ratifying Friday’s parliamentary vote to impeach Read more…

US deeply concerned
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

US deeply concerned »

The US embassy in a statement said it remains deeply concerned by the Impeachment Proceedings against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

The Read more…

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice
11 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka parliament impeaches Chief Justice »

Sri Lanka parliament following a two-day debate voted today to impeach the country’s first female Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayke who has been Read more…

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Fail to provide solution Tamils expect: Jaffna bishop informs French delegates »

Jaffna Bishop Rev.Thomas Saundranayakam informed French representatives that Lankan government which achieved war victory has failed to grant solution expect by Tamils of Read more…

UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

UK parliament debates Lankan HR issues »

The British parliament, both the House of Commons and House of Lords, Tuesday discussed the post war situation in Sri Lanka.The debate on Read more…

Jaffna UN branch to close
9 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Jaffna UN branch to close »

All UN branch offices in the Jaffna District are to be closed during the course of 2013, reliable sources from Jaffna said. Accordingly, Read more…

SLMC to support the Divi Neguma Bill
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

SLMC to support the Divi Neguma Bill »

The Divi Neguma bill is scheduled to be passed after it is taken up for debate at the parliamentary committee stage.The government accepted Read more…

Should Tamils be Loyal Sri Lankans?
8 Jan
2013
Written by TELO Admin

Should Tamils be Loyal Sri Lankans? »

Minorities are easy targets in a Sinhalese polity believing that no one else belongs. As Tisaranee Gunasekara has noted, UPFA ministers have attacked Read more…