I have 92 files and Evidences on criminal activities committed by Mahinda Rajapaksa : JVP leader

  JVP leader Anurakumara Dissanayake announced that he owns 92 files on corruption complaints against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa JVP leader made this announcement during meeting at Ratnapura recently. End of the election we will establish new government and will take legal action against all these files. We also own enough evident to take legal action against all criminal activities committed by the Mahinda Rajapaksa http://www.lankasrinews.com/view.php?2024Y5Z2202OmBdc4eaemOlJ4caeMgAAaddccIMQMdacdHlOU0e435BmY3e034B5Ym23  

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Mahinda Makes More false Promises

Sri Lankans often witness many colourful policy statements and populist proposals presented during election times. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is also a political leader belonging to the same category, who has given various promises to the people during his political career. However, the ‘Mahinda Chinthana’ programme presented by him during his two terms in office must be carefully looked into, in retrospect. The term Mahinda Chinthana first entered in to the Sri Lankan political arena in 2005 with the launch of his inaugural Presidential Election manifesto. The prime intention of…

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Most number of war widows in Ampara

By Our Ampara Correspondent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Digamadulla District one and only woman candidate K.Annamma, said, history records that the Tamil women have in the past engaged in fighting for their rights in a non- violent struggle to achieve ‘Tamil Nationalism’ and in the process they have sacrificed a lot both directly and indirectly. She also said that women of this calibre have done wonders for the remarkable achievements women. “Today we need such women to raise their voice in Parliament. To make this reality, I have come forward…

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US citizens in Sri Lanka advised on possible political violence

The United States has issued a security warning to its citizens living or traveling in Sri Lanka on possible election- related violence ahead of the parliamentary election. US citizens were also advised to monitor local media and avoid political rallies and Demonstrations saying that even peaceful rallies and demonstrations may turn violent. “We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens living or traveling in Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an…

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Canadian diaspora also back TNA at polls

The Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC), a leading diaspora group in Canada, said it supports the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) at the Parliamentary election. Earlier the London based Global Tamil Forum (GTF) had also supported the TNA and had urged Tamils to back the Tamil political party at the polls. CTC, in a statement today, said that it strongly urges Tamils and all citizens of Sri Lanka to exercise their right to vote at the upcoming Parliamentary elections.  “The presidential election of January 8th, 2015 was a turning point in the…

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India must ensure decentralization in Sri Lanka, Modi told

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to expedite decentralization of power in Sri Lanka — for the cause of Tamil Eelam. Jayalalithaa presented a memorandum listing various demands to Modi when he went to her residence after launching the National Handloom Day and India Handloom brand here. The meeting between Modi and Jayalalithaa lasted around 50 minutes. The chief minister also hosted lunch for Modi. In her memorandum, Jayalalithaa said India had a commitment to protect the Tamil minority community…

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The Political Emancipation Of Sri Lanka

By Dayapala Thiranagama – The current parliamentary election presents a clear division between democratic forces and anti-democratic forces. A victory for democracy would offer a generational chance of resolving some of the fault lines in Sri Lankan society. The Rajapaksa regime won the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) but they used this victory to defeat the legitimate democratic aspirations of the Tamil people. When the Muslim community was attacked the law was not applied and the perpetrators got away scott-free. The war victory was also used…

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N&E parties, Tamil Diaspora now think differently!

N&E parties, Tamil Diaspora now think differently! By Manekshaw The Canada branch of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) held a special meeting in Toronto last week, to get the views of the Lankan Tamils who are presently domiciled in Canada, on the roles of the Tamil political parties in the forthcoming parliamentary polls in the Island. The Tamil National Alliance Leader R. Sampanthan also addressed the Tamil Canadians via Skype, elaborating on the TNA’s stance at the forthcoming parliamentary polls in the Island. Apart from Sampanthan several other TNA candidates…

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Mahinda’s Three PSD men killed Thajudeen Cabinet Spokesman says:

by Zacki Jabbar Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen, who was found dead in his car over three years back, had been killed by three Presidential Security Division personnel, Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday. Addressing a press conference in Colombo, Minister Senaratne said  investigations had revealed that the talented national ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen, had been murdered  by the  PSD men, on May 17, 2012 though it had been claimed that  he had died when his car crashed into a wayside wall at Kirulapone. It was widely believed that…

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SLFP under Mahinda is full of corrupt people – Ranatunga

There are more than 40 corrupt politicians going through inquiries.  Chandrika does not want to work with the corrupt people in the SLFP.  Believe me they don’t want to have good people in the UPFA. They only want people who are corrupt, who create issues with religion and caste. They throw us out and protect the corrupt people. This is the sad story of the SLFP.  Chandrika Kumaratunga will never support the Sri Lanka Freedom Party as long as there are corrupt and unwanted people in it, said Minister of…

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President advises voters to elect only suitable people to Parliament

All voters of the country have a great responsibility to elect only suitable persons to the Parliament in forthcoming General Election, says President Maithripala Sirisena. Only most suitable candidates who work for the country and safeguard the respect of the Parliament should be elected to the Parliament at the election, he added. People should do that selection according to their knowledge, intelligence and prior experience of the persons, he further stated. The President made these remarks at a ceremony to launch two books of Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe, held today (Aug.…

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Chandrika should NOT put the country before her own party – MAHINDA Group.

Sri Lanka ex-president Chandrika slams Mahinda ECONOMYNEXT – Former president Chandrika Kumaratunga weighed in on the parliamentary elections campaign today with a stinging attack on the de facto opposition Prime Ministerial hopeful Mahinda Rajapaksa. Kumaratunga indirectly appealed to supporters of her Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) not to support Rajapaksa even though he had secured nominations from the party to stand as a candidate from the Kurunegala district. “To protect the party (SLFP), we must first rebuild the nation,” Kumaratunga said in a four-page statement issued in Sinhala. “It is…

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Army officer accompanying Namal Rajapaksa, was caught with a weapon inside the “sterile” area

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s President has ordered a major shake-up in VVIP security with immediate effect following reports that the once elite Presidential Security Division (PSD) was linked to murders during the former regime. The PSD of the police will be withdrawn immediately and replaced by a unit of the highly-trained Special Task Force (STF) which already has a small team of commandos forming the inner ring of security for President Maithripala Sirisena. “The PSD will be completely replaced by the STF,” a government official said asking not to be…

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Eknaligoda’s was abducted by Rajapasksha’s Army!

Eknaligoda’s disappearance – Two top Army officers to be grilled Two senior Army officers will be questioned within the next few days in connection with the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, top defence sources told the Daily News yesterday. They would be questioned based on information revealed by two intelligence unit members who remain in custody over the journalist’s disappearance. The two members were previously affiliated with former Minister Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman who was the head of the LTTE military wing. They had joined the Army following Karuna…

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Mahinda will be isolated and marginalized

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Mahinda Rajapaksa, once poised to be Sri Lanka’s president for life, is a desperate man these days. At stake is not just his own political future, but that of an entire dynasty and a network of supporters he founded at every level. Related Stories Rajapaksa ‘ready for struggle’ in Sri Lanka comeback bid Reuters Gunmen open fire at Sri Lanka election rally, one dead Reuters Sri Lanka to sack graft busters for allegedly stalling probes AFP Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 165 runs in final…

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Shivajilingam writes to Zeid on war crimes report

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) member of the Northern Provincial Council (NPC), M K Shivajilingam, has written to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, urging him to ensure the investigations on on the war is purely an international judicial process. In his letter, Shivajilingam noted that the UN’s failure to protect the Tamil people in 2009 was termed as “systemic failure” of the UN by the UN’s own “Report of the UN Secretary General’s Internal Review Panel on UN Action in Sri Lanka” released in November 2012 by the head of the Panel…

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