Polls chief cut up over cutouts

Instructs IGP to take action against officers who misinformed By Dayaseeli Liyanage and Mahinda Nissanka Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayaka has instructed Police Chief Mahinda Balasuriya to take disciplinary action against police officers who incorrectly reported that election propaganda material including cutouts and banners had been removed in their respective divisions…

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Public servants violate polls laws

Elections Commissioner complains of UPFA organisers in state media; diplomats, senior officials doing political work The involvement of public sector officials including diplomats in the ongoing presidential election campaign has set a poser to the Department of Elections. Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayake, has in writing told Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga…

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Parliament Watch Reports

Bangladesh 2009 (Annual)            January – July 2010            September – December 2010  January – March 2011            January – July 2011             May – July 2011            2009 – 2011 India August – December…

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PAUSE, SIRS, AND PONDER

by I.A. Rehman The fact that in its response to the Supreme Court judgment of Dec 16 the nation is divided cannot be denied, and prudence demands that the causes of this division should not be brushed aside without careful scrutiny. A large section of society believes that Pakistan has become a corruption-free entity…

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