UPFA split shows in Nuwara Eliya
SLFP accused of attack on NFF candidate
The National Freedom Front (NFF) has accused a section of the SLFP of targeting its Nuwara Eliya District candidate Nimal Piyatissa and his supporters. NFF sources told The Island that a gang of SLFP supporters had stormed Piyatissa’s main campaign office at Walapane last Friday (Feb 26), the final day to hand over nominations.
Fonseka detention a
contravention of Constitution – Ex- CJ
Former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva said yesterday that detaining of former army Chief General (retd) Sarath Fonseka for over three weeks is illegal according to the Article 13 of the Sri Lankan Constitution.
Too many Ind. Groups a
problem for Polls chief
Commissioner of Elections Dayananda Dissanayake was strongly of the opinion that some remedial action needed to be taken to curb the increasing number of Independent Groups entering the fray as this has caused...
Listening to the BBC world news broadcast on Thursday night, I heard Sarath...