How the Attorney General Yuvanjan Wijayatilake and a handful of fellow public servants had prevented the Mahinda Rajapaksa led election night coup, the Colombo Telegraph can reveal today. A detailed version of the event took place is sent to Colombo... Read More
How the Attorney General Yuvanjan Wijayatilake and a handful of f...
Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana has revealed to a leading newsp...
Shyamon Jayasinghe I sense that the year 2015 will be writ...
New Delhi: Nine days after President Maithripala Sirisena took of...
Lionel Bopage By far the most important issue for the constituent...
The Colombo Magistrate ordered the Directors of ITN and Rupawahini to reveal the names of those who handed over the video clip of a child claiming his mother had been detained by President Maithripala Sirisena.
Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana has revealed to a leading newspapaer in Sri Lanka that he had been influenced by some politicians and officials of the former government to make false and misleading statements on some ongoing Police investigations.... Read More
I sense that the year 2015 will be written in history as a watershed year of considerable importance for Sri Lanka.
In two ways. Firstly, it will mark the liberation of the people of the island from a... Read More
New Delhi: Nine days after President Maithripala Sirisena took office, Sri Lanka and India Sunday pledged to deepen their relations, with New Delhi agreeing to work ‘closely and extensively’ with Colombo.
External Affairs Minister... Read More
The Asian Human Rights Commission has today urged incumbent de facto Chief Justice Mohan Pieris to resign. “In case he does not do, he should be removed by constitutional means of impeachment. His black career has in it more than enough grounds for... Read More
Civil Appellate High Court today refused application of ITN and Rupavahini to set aside the restraining order of Kaduwela Magistrate, preventing them from telecasting ‘Janapathi Janahamuwa’ programme.
Having heard lengthy submissions, the... Read More
Sarath Jayasuriya BSc (Special)
Convenor Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka.
It was the general consensus amongst the voters of Sri Lanka that we certainly need a... Read More
As we move towards the presidential election on January 8, two years ahead of schedule, we need to carefully consider what we are standing for.
To the credit of the Rajapaksa regime, with the end of the war in 2009, there... Read More
Stones have been hurled at the Pelmadulla rally of common candidate of Maithripala Sirisen yesterday(02).
Several STF personnell providing security for the event have been injured.
Maithripala... Read More
The statement by 54 prominent Sri Lankans living abroad
Lets Defeat the Rajapaksha Regime in Presidential Election
We, who had to leave our country due oppressive... Read More
A total of 21 Pradeshiya Sabha members and organisers, who supported UNP defectors Dayasiri Jayasekara and Johnston Fernando today pledged to support Maithripala Sirisena together with three other SLFP Pradeshiya Saba members. The 21 PS members from... Read More
Samanalee Fonseka, Indrachapa Liyanage, Lakshman Wijesekara and several other artistes supporting Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena have come under attack in Kurunegala during a political meeting.
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that no decision – in view of the currently prevalent inclement weather – has been made at all to postpone the presidential election scheduled to be held on January 08th .
Issuing a... Read More
By Ahimsa Wickrematunge
January 8, 2009: a blood-drenched, day in the media and human rights history of Sri Lanka. A day when tyrannical rulers drunk with power decided they must kill the messenger and let loose their murderous... Read More
Serious doubts have been cast on Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith and his political agendas to support Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming elections with the revelation that his niece has been given a political appointment to the Sri Lanka... Read More
“Then why is it today that many of the victims of that tragic day ten years ago are still without adequate shelter or livelihood? Why is it that many still suffer despite Sri Lankan and international generosity? One of the main reasons is that a man... Read More
Common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena has demanded Rs. 2.5 billion from Health Minister and former UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake for presenting a forged document.
Mr. Sirisena cited that the forged document had... Read More
By Dr. Liyanage Amarakeerthi
Maithripala Sirisena’s election manifesto came out on the 19th making a series of promises that are quite appealing to the general public. The MS manifesto had upset the top brasses in the government... Read More