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Nomination to Mahinda : ‘Greatest betrayal’ in the recent past : JVP

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) on Sunday (05) described the President’s decision to grant nominations for the former President to contest under the UPFA ticket as the ‘greatest betrayal’ in the recent past.

Azath Salley to contest Parliament polls

Muslim Tamil National Alliance (MTNA) Leader Azath Salley says he will be contesting the Parliament elections from the Kandy District.

Maithri won’t be at Mahinda’s platform

President Maithripala Sirisena has assured ministers loyal to him that he would not be in the campaign platform of his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa, although he had given him nominations from the UPFA.

MEP to contest with the UPFA

Dinesh Gunawardena led Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) today announced that it would contest the forthcoming general elections along with the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) under the betel leaf symbol.

President Maithripala says he respects ties with China

President Maithripala Sirisena said that Sri Lanka has a lot of respect for China since that country has been assisting Sri Lanka’s development work.

JHU leaves UPFA

The JHU is leaving the UPFA, says its general secretary Patali Champika Ranawaka.

Acceptance of nominations for election from tomorrow

The Elections Department says that nominations for the 2015 General Election will be accepted from July 06 to 15.

Arjuna Ranatunga to UNP, JHU-UNP talks fail

Ports and shipping minister Arjuna Ranatunga is going to join the UNP, say political sources.

Political stage heats up

Former JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunneththi stated that Mahinda Rajapaksa was trying to return to power not to solve the problems faced by the people.

All UPFA Mp’s to be given nominations for forthcoming Election

General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Anura Priyadharshana Yapa stated that there is a consensus to provide nominations for all UPFA Parliamentarians who were elected through the previous election.