Key minority parties delay announcing support in Lanka poll

 Sri Lanka's two key political parties representing the minority Muslims and Tamils have delayed announcing their support for any of the two candidates in the upcoming presidential poll early next month.

Sri Lankan President cleared to call snap polls

Sri Lanka`s President cleared a final hurdle to seeking re-election on Wednesday when he completed the mandatory four years of his second term, opening the way for snap polls expected in January.

Sri Lankans told not to vote for Tamil group: NYT

Men wearing army uniforms and carrying guns are visiting houses in Sri Lanka`s Tamil-majority Northern Province to tell people not to vote for a Tamil alliance, the New York Times reported.

Indian ballot boxes for Sri Lanka polls

Transparent ballot boxes imported from India are being used for the first time in elections to three provincial councils in Sri Lanka.

Voting underway in Sri Lanka`s mid-term test

Voters are set to elect 420 members from among 6,488 candidates, with results are due by tomorrow.

Fonseka plans to seek Australian asylum after defeat

Former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka is considering seeking temporary asylum in Australia after his election defeat this week in Presidential Election, a media report said on Friday.

‘Fonseka exposed brutality of Rajapaksa govt’

Sri Lankans voted on Tuesday in what is believed to be the most closely contested Presidential Elections.

‘Fonseka exposed brutality of Rajapaksa govt’

Sri Lankans voted on Tuesday in what is believed to be the most closely contested Presidential Elections.

Sri Lanka: It’s Rajapaksa vs Fonseka

They were accredited for ending Sri Lanka`s 26-year long and brutal civil war against the Tamil Tigers.

Sri Lanka: It’s Rajapaksa vs Fonseka

They were accredited for ending Sri Lanka`s 26-year long and brutal civil war against the Tamil Tigers.

UN urges calm in Sri Lanka`s pre-election period

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday raised concern about an upswing in violence, including murders of political activists, in Sri Lanka as the country was preparing for Presidential Election.

Rajapaksa, Fonseka take election war to cyberworld

As elections draw near in Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapaksa and common opposition candidate Sarath Fonseka, have taken their election campaign to cyberspace to woo the voters.