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Polls chief asked to annul Karachchiya PS voting

The poll monitoring body of the Intellectuals for Human Rights has asked the elections commissioner to annul elections held to the Karachchiya Pradeshiya Sabha...

Widespread SLA attacks reported on voters, candidates in Ki’linochchi

The occupying Sri Lanka Army let loose its soldiers in civil cloths on house-to-house attack in many of the villages in Ki'linochchi district in...

Party actions detered a free and fair election -CPA

''While it is too early to comment on the outcome of the elections, an important point to note is the tactics used...

Hundreds of Polling Cards Forcibly Collected in Killinochchi,

One Killed in Anuradhapura, UNP Mayoral Candidate Assaulted in Nuwera Eliya, Illegal Propaganda Continues   Hours before commencement of polling on Election Day, a...

Police top HR violators in 2009

By Saman IndrajithThe highest number of complaints of human rights violations had been received against the Police Department for violating human rights in...

250 CTB buses for Presidents meeting in the North – NEM IHR

The Network for Election Monitoring of the Intellectuals for Human Rights (NEM IHR) states by 8.00 a.m. today (21st) it had received 88 complaints...

People were brought to President’s election meeting by force – JVP

People from various places were transported by 250 buses to the election meeting held under the patronage of the President at Killinochchi said former...

TMVP mastermind of Rs. 175 mn bank robbery arrested

By Lal GunasekeraA senior cadre of Eastern Province Chief Minister S. Chandrakanthan’s party TMVP was arrested yesterday by the CID at Wennappuwa...

Sri Lanka’s white vans deliver fear and oppression

''Entering on tourist visas to a former Tamil Tiger administered region RNW spoke to locals, on subjects as diverse as business, sport and...

Rs.2.3 bn. squandered on sub standard petrol, but no inquiry – Tissa

UNP to launch "public movement against alliance curse."by Zacki JabbarRupees 2.3 billion has been squandered on importing sub standard petrol, but nearly two months...

Lack of transparency in the Executive:The cause of many problems – Ex-CJ

By Lakmal SooriyagodaLack of transparency in the Executive has led to many problems in the country, said former chief justice Sarath N. Silva yesterday....

Inspectors expect Speaker, SLFP Gen. Secy. to discipline govt MP Muthuhettigama

By Shamindra FerdinandoSri Lanka Police Inspectors’ Association is pushing for action against UPFA Galle District MP Nishantha Muthuhettigama for abusing the Officer-in-Charge of Akmeemana...

Court orders arrest of journalist Radaliyagoda for corruption

19 July 2011 / By Lakmal SooriyagodaThe Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordered the Colombo Fraud Investigations Bureau to arrest and  present in Court ITN...

Sarath Fonseka and Arjna Ranathunga on corruption in Sri Lanka

(LeN)Two opposition party leaders made two announcements. These announcements were made by two of the greatest Heroes which this country has ever produced and...

Sri Lanka tolls without thought: Backed up traffic and black money

''For the eight lanes of the New Delhi-Gurgaon expressway there are 32 toll gates (and lanes). And how many toll gates and...

Reconciliation in Sri Lanka: Harder than Ever – ICG

Colombo/Brussels, 18 July 2011: President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s authoritarian and Sinhalese nationalist post-war policies are undermining prospects for reconciling Sri Lanka’s ethnic communities,...

Yet another move by Executive President to embarrass the SC and independent judiciary

According to sources within the Presidential Secretariat , the Executive President is once again making illegal preparations to embarrass the supreme court and override...

Interpol misused by Sri Lanka to punish opponents – ICIJ

‘Interpol misused to punish opponents’Interpol supposed to chase criminals across borders is being used by some countries including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Iran, Russia and...

Ranil says four times (Rs 4300 million) the estimated cost spent on Sooriyawewa stadium

By Piyasena DissanayakeUNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe called upon the government to tell people the reasons it had spent four times more money...

TNA may withdraw from the election

The Tamil National Alliance says it may pullout from contesting the upcoming local government elections in Jaffna if its members continue to face harassment...

EC or police cannot control election violence in the North – Tilvin

Sunday, 17 July 2011Many candidates of the ruling party are engaged in election violence and violations but the Commissioner of Elections or the Police...

HRC Cash Strapped

By Indika Sri AravindaThe Human Rights Commission (HRC) is unable to inquire into 2,000 complaints received due to the lack of funds to...

Former IGP in ruling party election campaign in Jaffna

 It is reported that former IGP Dr. Mahinda Balasooriya is visiting Jaffna to engage in government’s election campaign.According to our correspondent the former IGP...

Pilleyan’s gang responsible for Puddur bank heist

 Police investigations have revealed that a group of members of Thamil Makkal Vidudal Puligal (TMVP) or TamilPeoples Liberation Tigers of the Chief Minister for...

Assets of state TV to Namal’s channel

 Assets of ‘Rupavahini’ and TNA are being illegally used by Namal Rajapakse to commence broadcasts of Carlton TV channel say employees of ‘Rupavahini.They say...

CATIC cover up?

UNP alleges serious misappropriation in second 10-acre Galle Face Land deal; Says agreements have not been carried out with only US$ 54 million...

SL Navy, EPDP, seal off election campaign in the islands of Jaffna

Occupying Sri Lanka Navy and the EPDP collaborating with Rajapaksa regime have sealed off the islands sector of the Jaffna Peninsula for the civic...

SL police refuses permission to TNA to hold election meetings

Sri Lanka police in Jaffna refuses permission to civic election candidates of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to conduct public meetings. Instead, the ‘advise’...

Economic factors can cause political instability – Dew G

Senior Minister Dew Gunasekera warns that Sri Lanka could face an explosive situation similar to that causing chaos in the Arab World unless swift...
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