Sarath Fonseka

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Former Army commander and Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) Gen. Sarath Fonseka ....

, 10:14 pmFormer Army commander and Leader of the Democratic Party (DP) Gen. Sarath Fonseka yesterday accused the government and the Election Secretariat of launching a special project to deprive the DP of votes obtained by the party at the recently ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Back To The People, The Uva Message

By N Sathiya MoorthyEnough has been written about the results and impact of the Uva Provincial Council elections since polling and counting concluded a week ago. Barring the fact that the inevitability of anti-incumbency is catching up with the ruling ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

“No involvement with UNP” - Tiran Alles

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Responding to the media reports circulating that Tiran Alles will join with United National Party (UNP), Tiran Alles explained to Lankapuvath the National News Agency that there is no involvement between United National Party ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fonseka faces electoral debacle in Uva

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Democratic Party, headed by Sarath Fonseka was routed in the Uva Provincial Council elections held last Saturday. The party could not win a single seat and the party could muster only 3210 votes in the districts of Badulla ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

SF refuses to accept result

, 10:45 pmby Dasun EdirisingheFormer Army Commander and Leader of the Democratic Party Gen. Sarath Fonseka refused to accept the results of the Uva Provincial Council election as his party faced a major setback compared to the previous provincial council ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Post-Election Opposition Alliances And Govt’s Wardrobe Malfunctions

I just kept my promiseRanil Wickremesinghe, Harin Fernando, Anura Kumara Dissanayake and T. B. EkanayakeThis week is of pivotal importance to all the political parties in Sri Lanka who are vying for power. The outcome of the Uva Provincial Council election ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's Democratic Party Provincial Councilor to join the UNP

* Sept 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Democratic Party Western Provincial Councilor Susil Kindelpitiya is slated to join the major opposition United National Party (UNP).Sources linked to Kindelpitiya leaked the news to media today after a series of discussions ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Narrow win for UPFA in Badulla district

The ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has claimed a narrow win over the United National Party (UNP) in the Badulla district at the yesterday’s Uva Provincial Council Election with a majority of 11,348 votes.The UPFA obtained 209,056 votes ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fonseka Loses Big In Uva

Sarath Fonseka’s Democratic Party (DP) has shown a disappointing performance in the 2014 Uva Provincial Council Elections.After being successful in the Provincial Elections in Central, North Western, Southern and Western during the past months, Democratic ... [Published The Nation.lk - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

“We will not back Ranil or Fonseka” - Anura Kumara Dissanayake

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media after meeting the Chief Prelate of the Malwattu Chapter in Kandy today (19), the Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), Anura Kumara Dissanayake has stated that it will not back Ranil Wickremesinghe, ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral Politics at Its Best

Former commander of the Sri Lankan Army Sarath Fonseka is on the campaign trail in Uva province, and he’s brought some unconventional props with him. Fonseka, who was badly wounded in a 2006 suicide bombing  in Colombo, is traveling with the shrapnel-pierced Peugeot ... [Published wronging rights - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic Party candidates lodged complaint against Sarath Fonseka

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the several Democratic Party Badulla District candidates has lodged a complaint to the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka stating that the Democratic Party has violated their rights under the privileges and ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 15 2014]

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Former Army commander and Leader of the Democra... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 3 hours ago]
International spotlight on Sri Lanka dimmed [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 12 hours ago]
A Monaragala problem for the Rajapakse Regime [Published groundviews - Sep 29 2014]
Opinion: UNHCR action impedes reconciliation in... [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 28 2014]
Back To The People, The Uva Message [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 27 2014]
“No involvement with UNP” - Tiran Alles [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 26 2014]
DP Gampaha organiser resigns [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 25 2014]
The west wins in UVA but Mahinda wins the provi... [Published LankaWeb - Sep 24 2014]
uva Beginning of a change? [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 23 2014]
SF vows to move courts against PC polls results [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 23 2014]
Fonseka faces electoral debacle in Uva [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 22 2014]
SF refuses to accept result [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 21 2014]
UNP defeat [Published Independent Television Network - Sep 21 2014]
Sri Lanka's Democratic Party Provincial Council... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 21 2014]
Post-Election Opposition Alliances And Govt’s W... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 21 2014]
Fonseka Loses Big In Uva [Published The Nation.lk - Sep 21 2014]
Victory for UPFA in Moneragala district [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 21 2014]
Narrow win for UPFA in Badulla district [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 21 2014]
Ranil drags local politics at ICAPP [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 21 2014]
‘ Why am I against Sajith’s appointment? ’ – Ka... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 21 2014]
Uva Province Elections highlights [Published The Nation.lk - Sep 20 2014]
“We will not back Ranil or Fonseka” - Anura Kum... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 19 2014]
Electoral Politics at Its Best [Published wronging rights - Sep 16 2014]
Democratic Party candidates lodged complaint ag... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 15 2014]
“West will use election to put country in trou... [Published The Nation.lk - Sep 13 2014]
Uva PC poll: Campaigning ends Wednesday midnight [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 13 2014]
West prefers a weak president [Published The Nation.lk - Sep 13 2014]
Our slogan is for a change of Govt. - JVP [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 08 2014]
Uva PC polls: SLFP alleges Opp, media all out t... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 07 2014]
Govt To Assess Situation [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 06 2014]
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A Monaragala problem for the Rajapakse Regime [Published groundviews - Sep 29 2014]
Speculation mounts not just in political circles but also in civil society of an impending presidential election, early in the New Year. The Uva Provincial Council elections, which besides being constitutionally required, were also a testing of the ...
Electoral Politics at Its Best [Published wronging rights - Sep 16 2014]
Former commander of the Sri Lankan Army Sarath Fonseka is on the campaign trail in Uva province, and he’s brought some unconventional props with him. Fonseka, who was badly wounded in a 2006 suicide bombing  in Colombo, is traveling with the shrapnel-pierced Peugeot ...
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 ...
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