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Sunday, Aug 18, 2019
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Jun 09, 2019 08:39
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be called upon by Sri Lankan Leader of Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa and later meet leaders of the Tamil National Alliance. read more
Jun 09, 2019 07:12
Talking to Hindustan Times, Mahinda Rajapaksa, former Sri Lankan President and the leader of the Opposition said that India is one of the most experienced players when it comes to tackling terrorism. and will be taken very seriously by Sri Lanka. read more
Apr 22, 2019 22:59
On Sunday evening, a shaken Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe confirmed that ‘(prior) information (about the strike) was there’ but that it had not reached him and other ministers. read more
Apr 22, 2019 10:42
A sense of unease pervaded the nation on Sunday following a period of relative calm in the decade since the end of a brutal conflict between the predominately Buddhist Sinhalese majority and mostly Hindu Tamil minority. No one has claimed responsibility... read more
Feb 05, 2019 22:11
India, Japan, Australia and the US need to put more money in ideas that can compete with the Chinese programme read more
Dec 25, 2018 14:43
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena could call a snap presidential election after January 8 next year. It was not clear if the organisers’ meeting was to gear the party for the eventuality of a snap presidential poll. read more
Dec 18, 2018 08:54
Ranil Wickremesinghe has made a triumphant return as Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister after President Maithripala Sirisena backed down in a nearly two-month-long power struggle. But the crisis in the island nation may be far from over. read more
Dec 16, 2018 16:47
Ranil Wickremesinghe, the 69-year-old United National Party leader, was administered the oath of office by President Sirisena, who had sacked him on October 26 and installed former rival and ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place. read more
Dec 15, 2018 12:11
Rajapaksa was appointed as the prime minister on October 26 by President Sirisena in a controversial move after sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe, which plunged the country into an unprecedented constitutional crisis. read more
Dec 14, 2018 19:26
The move comes after Sri Lankan Supreme Court declared that the dissolution of Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena was “illegal” read more
Dec 14, 2018 07:35
During the Maldives crisis earlier this year, India learnt the value of the waiting game as opposed to any direct intervention. It appears to have adopted a similar approach in the case of Sri Lanka, but the wait for the crisis to play out to some sort... read more
Dec 12, 2018 18:18
Ranil Wickremesinghe received 117 votes in favor in the 225-member legislative body. The result is expected to increase pressure on President Maithripala Sirisena to reappoint Wickremesinghe as prime minister. read more
Dec 11, 2018 16:30
The political crisis in the island nation started in late October when Sirisena sacked Ranil Wickremesinghe from the post of Prime Minister and replaced him with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. read more
Dec 10, 2018 14:27
The Supreme Court overturned Sirisena’s decision to dissolve Parliament and halted the preparations for snap polls. Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Friday reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions against Sirisena’s controversial decisions. read more
Dec 07, 2018 22:32
The island nation has been in a political crisis since October 26 when Sirisena removed Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place. read more