Sarath Fonseka

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Name: Sarath Fonseka
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition unable to defeat MR calling for abolition of Presidency

, 10:05 pmBy Shamindra FerdinandoUPFA General Secretary Susil Premjayantha, MP, yesterday said that a project undertaken by Opposition political parties and other groups to pressure President Mahinda Rajapaksa to do away with the executive presidency ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Exchanging pleasantries?

Former Army Commander, Sarath Fonseka and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP M.A. Sumanthiran, share a laugh at an event organised by the Movement for Social Justice led by  Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero in Colombo, last week.Picture by Lalith Perera ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘Common Candidate’

People have short memories, some politicians like to think.  But politicians themselves are people and the claim is eminently applicable to that category as well.  Forgive-forget after all is par for the course in a profession about which it is said that ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

For TNA Executive Presidency Issue Can Be The Entry-Point To A PSC

By N Sathiya MoorthyY ou name them, and every political party in the country has been jostling for space to support demands for the abolition of the Executive Presidency. The SLFP leader of the ruling UPFA is not far behind. The party has reportedly named ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Momentum building up in Sri Lanka for abolition of executive presidency

* July 25, Colombo: In a rarely seen unity, leaders of Sri Lanka's opposition political parties and civil organizations convened Thursday to build the momentum to call for abolishing of the Executive Presidency.Leaders of Sri Lanka's major opposition ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Call to abolish Executive Presidency

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, TNA Leader R. Sampanthan, Democratic Party Leader Sarath Fonseka, ex-Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti, UNP Leadership Council Chairman Karu Jayasuriya ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dallas recalls how then SLFP leadership campaigned against MR

July 22, 2014, 10:23 pmYouth Affairs and Skills Development Minister Dullas Alapperuma handing over a memento to a senior female member of the party at the SLFP meeting at Galigamuwa. Also present are Ministers Dilan Perera and Ranjith Siyambalapitiya ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's opposition to promote a common platform instead of common candidate

* July 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka opposition parties, groups and organizations are trying to form a common platform with a common aim at the next presidential elections, political activists say.The idea of a common platform is different from the common candidate ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Election mechanism manipulated to help Govt.: SF

Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka said today that the Elections Commissioner was changing the election mechanism in a tactful manner to suit the needs of the government and was making various statements with regard to the elections to the Uva Provincial ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Fonseka vows a good fight in Uva

Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) General Sarath Fonseka charged the Department of Elections claiming that they have already commenced the campaign for the ruling party. The allocation of seats in the Moneragala and Badulla districts was highly criticized ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fonseka’s ex-media secretary complains of goon threats

July 11, 2014, 8:49 amBy Madura RanwalaSanjeewa Samarasinghe, former Media Secretary of Democratic Party Leader Gen. Sarath Fonseka on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the Ragama police station that he was threatened by a group of men, who posed off ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says - ‘I am ready to face Sarath Fonseka in Court’

Former media coordinator of the Democratic Party (DP) Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says he is ready to reveal all information about DP leader Sarath Fonseka and says the defamation case Fonseka has filed against him, asking for compensation of 100 million rupees, ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 05 2014]

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OPPOSITION TRENDS IN THE ELECTION SEASON [Published groundviews - Jul 28 2014]
Opposition unable to defeat MR calling for abol... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 28 2014]
A TRIUMPH OF HOPE OVER EXPERIENCE? A PRELIMINAR... [Published groundviews - Jul 27 2014]
Exchanging pleasantries? [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 27 2014]
The ‘Common Candidate’ [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 27 2014]
For TNA Executive Presidency Issue Can Be The ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 26 2014]
Momentum building up in Sri Lanka for abolition... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 25 2014]
Video: Call to abolish Executive Presidency [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 24 2014]
Sri Lanka's opposition parties to meet today to... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 24 2014]
Dallas recalls how then SLFP leadership campaig... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 22 2014]
Sri Lanka's opposition to promote a common plat... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 21 2014]
Fonseka vows a good fight in Uva [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 18 2014]
Number of seats in Badulla District reduced to ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 17 2014]
Election mechanism manipulated to help Govt.: SF [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 17 2014]
How many civilians really perished on the Vanni... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 16 2014]
TNA too, wants executive presidency scrapped [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 13 2014]
Sri Lanka: What The TNA Can Do For India To Help [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
Fonseka’s ex-media secretary complains of goon ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 11 2014]
Thewarapperuma, UNP maverick or activist [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 11 2014]
Sri Lanka: What The TNA Can Do For India To Hel... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 11 2014]
Sanjeewa Samarasinghe says - ‘I am ready to fac... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 05 2014]
Proud Inheritors or Petty Contractors? Understa... [Published groundviews - Jul 04 2014]
Sri Lanka Democratic Party leader's former medi... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 02 2014]
Fonseka files defamation case against former me... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 02 2014]
SF files case against his ex-media Sec. [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 02 2014]
New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri... [Published TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri... [Published The China Blog - Jun 30 2014]
The Rajapaksas and the demobilized patriots [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jun 28 2014]
TNA must take lead in presenting evidence about... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jun 27 2014]
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OPPOSITION TRENDS IN THE ELECTION SEASON [Published groundviews - Jul 28 2014]
Image courtesy JVP Media Unit If the Rajapaksa administration wanted to mislead and confuse the mainstream opposition and lead it to an electoral dead-end, it could hardly do better than the opposition has itself done, and done unto itself. The ...
A TRIUMPH OF HOPE OVER EXPERIENCE? A PRELIMINAR... [Published groundviews - Jul 27 2014]
Image by AFP’s Ishara Kodikara courtesy Foreign Correspondents Association Sri Lanka There was a remarkable image in the news recently. It was from the meeting of the Ven. Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera’s National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) ...
Proud Inheritors or Petty Contractors? Understa... [Published groundviews - Jul 04 2014]
Photo by  Thyagi Ruwanpathirana The speech delivered by Ven. Galaboda-atté Gnanasara at a public meeting in the Aluthgama on 14 June 2014 is broadly considered as the primary cause that triggered the subsequent rampage and violence in that ...
New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. More GM to Offer ...
New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri... [Published TIME.com - Jun 30 2014]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. As many as 40,000 ...
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