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Journalists rally in Colombo over media restrictions ahead of election The protest, organized at the Colombo Fort railway station by the civil society group Citizen's Power, condemned the interrogation of KW Janaranjana, editor in chief of the Ravaya Sinhala weekly newspaper, by the Criminal Investigation Department. Full News here – Read more on ucanews

6 days for election: complaints exceeds 600: highest number from Colombo. PC … 6 days for election: complaints exceeds 600: highest number from Colombo. PC Poll 2014. Monday, 24 March 2014 – 7:46. 6-days-for-election-complaints-exceeds-600-highest-. There are only six more days for the Western and Southern Provincial Council … Full News here – Read more on Hiru…

Tamils Living and Registered in Colombo Voted Illegally for TNA at NPC Election Tamils who are originally from Jaffna but living in Colombo and other areas made the journey to the north a day before the election, voted and came back to Colombo a few days after the election. This was confided to the writer…

Australian SEP election candidate addresses Colombo meeting More than 100 workers, youth and housewives gathered at Colombo's New Town Hall yesterday to hear Socialist Equality Party (SEP) assistant national secretary James Cogan, one of ten SEP Senate candidates contesting the forthcoming Australian federal … Full News here – Read more on World Socialist Web Site

* Sri Lankan MP delivers his inaugural speech two years after his election Nov 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Democratic National Alliance (DNA) parliamentarian Tiran Alles delivered his inaugural speech in parliament today after he was elected in 2010. Speaking in the budget debate, Alles said that the government had allocated a … Full News here…

* NFF candidate for Sri Lanka's Easter PC election threatened to resign Sept 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka's government coalition party, National Freedom Front led by Minister Wimal Weerawansa, says that the party candidate for Trincomalee district for the Eastern Provincial Council election is receiving death threats. Former MP … Full News here – Read more…

* Election watchdogs deploy over 2500 monitors for Sri Lanka's PC election Sept 01, Colombo: Election monitoring organizations in Sri Lanka have planned to deploy nearly 3,000 officials for monitoring the elections of North Central, Eastern and Sabaragamuwa Provincial Councils that are to take place on September 08. People's … Full News here – Read…

* Sri Lanka Election Commissioner suspends graduate appointments until after … Aug 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has directed the Secretary of the Public Administration and Home Affairs Ministry to suspend recruitment to public service with immediate effect until after the provincial council … Full News here – Read more on Colombo…

* Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka to take action against election law … Aug 18, Colombo: Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka Mahinda Deshapriya says action will be taken against the violation of election laws reported from the Trincomalee District in the Eastern Province. He has said the main opposition United National … Full News here…

* Sri Lanka to establish regional offices to probe election law violations Aug 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has decided to establish regional offices to probe violations of election regulations. These regional offices will be established in addition to the district offices and they will … Full News here – Read more…