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EC hints of holding PC polls by September

EC hints of holding PC polls by September

The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the terms of the Central, Northern and North Western Read more…

A worried India

A worried India

The fresh political crisis in Sri Lanka should have New Delhi concerned. The strong showing by the opposition Sri Lanka People’s Front, led by former Read more…

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

Cabinet Reshuffle Further Delayed As Several Ministers Refuse To Step Down From Their Current Portfolios

The proposed Cabinet reshuffle has been delayed as some Ministers in the UNP have refused to move away from their current portfolios, government sources said. Read more…

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Re-think on electoral system for PCs

In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be considering whether to revert to Read more…

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Elections for 6 PCs due in September Postponing Polls a violation of franchise– Deshapriya PCs essential for LG bodies to function

Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that while the elections to six Provincial Councils are scheduled to be held in September, any attempt Read more…

Sampanthan warns MR of lotus bud blooming into Eelam
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Sampanthan warns MR of lotus bud blooming into Eelam »

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R Sampanthan today warned former President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the lotus bud of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will Read more…

SLFP Now Says It Will Remain In Government: “We Will Stay As A Group And Strengthen President’s Hands”
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

SLFP Now Says It Will Remain In Government: “We Will Stay As A Group And Strengthen President’s Hands” »

In a dramatic turn of events, the SLFP and the UPFA MPs now say they will not leave the government.

After a discussion with Read more…

Families of missing in Kilinochchi to mark one year of protest
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Families of missing in Kilinochchi to mark one year of protest »

The families of the disappeared from Kilinochchi will make their one year of continuous protest tomorrow (Tuesday), from 9am to 3pm, in the Kilinochchi town.

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SLMC to support a stable Govt.
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

SLMC to support a stable Govt. »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) said today it would only support a stable government which commanded a comfortable majority in Parliament.

SLMC leader and Read more…

Parliament To Debate Current Political Crisis Till 7 pm Today
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Parliament To Debate Current Political Crisis Till 7 pm Today »

A group of MPs representing the Joint Opposition presented a request to the Speaker to hold a debate on the current political situation in the Read more…

PM’s Position’: Ranil Conveys His Position To Sirisena
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

PM’s Position’: Ranil Conveys His Position To Sirisena »

The political crisis in Sri Lanka took a new turn last night when Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed President Maithripala Sirisea that he would only Read more…

Looking Beyond the Current Political Gridlock: Future of Tamil Nationalist Politics by Dr. Sara Dissanayake
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Looking Beyond the Current Political Gridlock: Future of Tamil Nationalist Politics by Dr. Sara Dissanayake »

The landslide victory of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) in the recently concluded local government (LG) elections naturally attracted much attention to assessing the future Read more…

If no SLFP Govt. by weekend, 15 SLFP MPs to join JO
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

If no SLFP Govt. by weekend, 15 SLFP MPs to join JO »

SLFP National Organizer Minister Susil Premajayantha has informed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday (16) that unless the President takes steps to form a government Read more…

War crimes allegations:  Govt, TNA face new challenge
19 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

War crimes allegations: Govt, TNA face new challenge »

Having eaten into the Tamil National alliance (TNA) vote bank in the Jaffna peninsula at the recently concluded local government polls, the Tamil National People’s Read more…

Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday for UNP-led Govt.
18 Feb
2018
Written by TELOadmin

Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday for UNP-led Govt. »

A Cabinet reshuffle is set to take place on Wednesday (21) as a fore-runner to a new government headed by the United National Party (UNP), Read more…