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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…

TELO suspends Shivajilingam’s membership
10 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

TELO suspends Shivajilingam’s membership »

The Tamil Eelam Liberation Organisation (TELO) Central Working Committee suspended the party membership of former Parliamentarian M.K. Shivajilingam for handing over nominations as a Presidential Read more…

GR outlines policies for masses
10 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

GR outlines policies for masses »

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday focused on sweeping promises and populist policies that emphasised writing off farmers’ debts, ensuring stable Read more…

EU provides Sri Lanka EUR40 million to support long-term peace, security, and development
10 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

EU provides Sri Lanka EUR40 million to support long-term peace, security, and development »

The European Union (EU) is providing EUR 40 million to Sri Lanka to co-finance the “Strengthening Transformation, Reconciliation and Inclusive Democratic Engagement” (STRIDE) project. security, Read more…

TNA to hold talks with Gota: Sumanthiran
10 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

TNA to hold talks with Gota: Sumanthiran »

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will hold talks with the presidential candidate of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Gotabaya Rajapaksa shortly, a party official said Read more…

Gotabaya leaves for Singapore for medical examination
10 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Gotabaya leaves for Singapore for medical examination »

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa left for Singapore early this morning (10) for a medical examination.

Rajapaksa and the group accompanying him had left the Read more…

Vavuniya under tight security over fears of a major attack
10 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Vavuniya under tight security over fears of a major attack »

The Army and Police has been deployed to provide security to the Vavuniya town and several other areas, it is reported.

Road checks have been Read more…

Pro-democracy civic groups back Sajith
10 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Pro-democracy civic groups back Sajith »

A slew of pro-democracy civil society organisations yesterday declared their support for New Democratic Front candidate and UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa at the forthcoming Read more…

SLFP to back Gota; Sirisena steps down as party leader
9 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

SLFP to back Gota; Sirisena steps down as party leader »

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party will support the candidacy of Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential election as President Maithripala Sirisena steps down from the party’s Read more…

Hisbullah backing Gota, trying to split Muslim vote – UNP
9 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Hisbullah backing Gota, trying to split Muslim vote – UNP »

The United National Party (UNP) claimed today that presidential candidate M. L. A. M. Hisbullah is tacitly backing Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) candidate Gotabaya Read more…

Hizbullah’s run for presidency is a contract : Azath Salley
9 Oct
2019
Written by TELO Admin

Hizbullah’s run for presidency is a contract : Azath Salley »

Several groups expressed their views over the former governor of the Eastern province M.L.Hizbullah submitting his nomination for the upcoming presidential election.

Azath Salley, Leader Read more…