MR running out of nomination options?
Sirisena shuts UPFA door :
JHU wants more prep time for polls :
20th A 'a ghost':
When President Maithripala Sirisena held a
special discussion with party leaders of the UPFA following the
weekly Cabinet meeting last week, it was quite clear to everyone
that he was hell-bent on shooting down the General Election 'hopes'
of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Behind Closed Doors
Of faith and fear and that carrom board
The resignation of Director General of Customs
has sent shockwaves across political circles. The DG has stated he
resigned on personal grounds although some websites have said there
was a ministerial hand behind the resignation. Finance Minister Ravi
Karunanayake swiftly responded to allegations levelled against him
Chalking up a new agenda
A defiant Jayalalithaa is already busy, gearing
up for April 2016 state elections:
Back in office last week as Chief Minister of
Tamil Nadu after her acquittal in the Disproportionate Assets (DA)
case, Jayaram Jayalalithaa got into the election mode straightaway,
announcing a series of development projects and populist schemes
worth Indian Rupees 26.27 billion (USD 411 million).