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Mahinda arrives at Special Prez Commission

Mahinda arrives at Special Prez Commission

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating serious acts of fraud a short while ago. MORE..

October 15, 2015  08:54 am|

Prime Minister to visit Japan on Sunday

Prime Minister to visit Japan on Sunday

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for Japan on Sunday (04) on a five day official tour on the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. MORE..

October 2, 2015  10:06 am|

Cases against Anura Yapa and Susil withdrawn

Cases against Anura Yapa and Susil withdrawn

The court cases filed against Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Susil Premajayantha have been withdrawn by Duminda Dissanayake and Prof. Vishwa Warnapala. MORE..

August 28, 2015  10:23 am|

Prof. Warnapala assumes duties as UPFA General Secretary

Prof. Warnapala assumes duties as UPFA General Secretary

Professor Vishwa Warnapala today assumed duties as the new General Secretary of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA). MORE..

August 26, 2015  04:10 pm|

Susil resigns as UPFA General Secretary

Susil resigns as UPFA General Secretary

Susil Premajayantha on Tuesday (25) tendered his resignation letter to the President as the General Secretary of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA). MORE...

August 25, 2015  12:59 pm|

Petition seeks re-appointment of Yapa and Susil

Petition seeks re-appointment of Yapa and Susil

A petition has been filed at the Colombo District Court requesting to revoke the previous enjoining order issued to prevent Anura Priyadharshana Yapa and Susil Premajayantha from acting and discharging duties as the General Secretaries of the SLFP and UPFA. MORE...

August 24, 2015  05:54 pm|

Court orders handed over to Yapa and Premajayantha

Court orders handed over to Yapa and Premajayantha

The Colombo High Court today (17) ordered to handover a notice and an order, with respect to the courts ruling to prevent Anura Priyadharshana Yapa and Susil Premajayantha from acting and discharging duties as the General Secretaries of the SLFP and UPFA respectively, to their houses. MORE...

August 17, 2015  06:20 pm|

UPDATE: President sacks 13 SLFP CC members

UPDATE: President sacks 13 SLFP CC members

President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked 13 members from the SLFP Central Committee. The President in his capacity as the Chairman of the SLFP has sent a letter to the Elections Commissioner informing him of the removal and a list of the new 25 members of the Central Committee, a source from the Presidential Secretariat said. MORE...

August 17, 2015  05:50 pm|

Susil denies being sacked from UPFA

Susil denies being sacked from UPFA

UPFA Colombo District candidate Susil Premajayantha says that media reports alleging that the General Secretaries of the SLFP and UPFA have been removed are completely untrue. MORE..

August 14, 2015  04:58 pm|

President sacks Anura and Susil; appoints Duminda and Vishwa

President sacks Anura and Susil; appoints Duminda and Vishwa

The Colombo District Court today issued an enjoining order preventing Anura Priyadharshana Yapa and Susil Premajayantha from acting and discharging duties as the General Secretaries of the SLFP and UPFA respectively until August 28, 2015. MORE..

August 14, 2015  04:22 pm|

Signatures already given naming Mahinda as next PM - Susil

Signatures already given naming Mahinda as next PM - Susil

Reacting to President Maithripala Sirisenas letter to his predecessor, the General Secretary of the UPFA Susil Premajayantha says that the leaders of the party, including him, have already given their signatures for appointing Mahinda Rajapaksa as the next Prime Minister. MORE..

August 14, 2015  10:42 am|

UPFA will modernise the FCID: Susil

UPFA will modernise the FCID: Susil

Measures will be taken to modernise the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID), if the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) wins the forthcoming election, former Minister Susil Premajayantha asserted. MORE...

August 13, 2015  05:41 pm|

Good governance has become underworld governance - Susil

Good governance has become underworld governance - Susil

The UPFA today charged that with the escalating crime wave in the country and the increasing election-related violence being unleashed by UNP candidates, good governance has turned into underworld governance. MORE..

August 7, 2015  03:41 pm|

SLTB buses not obtained under my name Susil

SLTB buses not obtained under my name  Susil

UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha says that it is unreasonable to direct accusations at only him regarding the payments to be made for SLTB buses used during the Presidential Election and balance sheets also concern the President, as he is the incumbent Chairman of the party. MORE..

July 23, 2015  04:35 pm|

FCID cannot summon UPFA candidates before polls Susil

FCID cannot summon UPFA candidates before polls  Susil

The United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) today briefed the Election Commissioner regarding the various problems allegedly faced by the party, such as the lack of security ex-MPs and the summoning of candidates before the FCID, ahead of the General Election. MORE..

July 16, 2015  04:48 pm|

UPFA decides to give nomination to Mahinda Rajapaksa

UPFA decides to give nomination to Mahinda Rajapaksa

The United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has decided to give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest at the upcoming General Election on August 17 under the UPFA ticket. MORE..

July 3, 2015  03:29 pm|

Maithripala refuses to give nomination to Mahinda - sources

Maithripala refuses to give nomination to Mahinda - sources

President Maithripala Sirisena has refused to give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest the upcoming General Election under the UPFA ticket, political sources told Ada Derana. MORE..

July 2, 2015  07:45 pm|

Speaker apprises Susil to nominate Opposition Leader

Speaker apprises Susil to nominate Opposition Leader

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has apprised the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary Susil Premajayantha to have discussions with the party members and decide on who should be appointed as the Opposition Leader. MORE...

April 8, 2015  02:50 pm|

No disaccord with Rajapaksa representing UPFA Susil

No disaccord with Rajapaksa representing UPFA  Susil

UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha says that if former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to take a decision regarding active politics for the victory of the UPFA, then there is no disaccord with him representing the party. MORE..

March 21, 2015  06:35 pm|

President Sirisena appointed UPFA Chairman

President Sirisena appointed UPFA Chairman

President Maithripala Sirisena has been appointed as the Chairman of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), a party source said on Sunday (15). MORE...

March 15, 2015  03:22 pm|

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