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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Mahinda rajapaksa

Nov 19, 2019 19:42
Do business with Gotabaya, but don’t sacrifice key interests read more
Nov 19, 2019 11:51
Minorities are apprehensive. Institutions may get weaker. And post-war accountability looks challenging read more
Nov 18, 2019 00:20
Rajapaksa defeated Premadasa, 52, by more than 1.3 million votes, according to the official results. The 70-year-old, who will succeed president Maithripala Sirisena for a five-year term, will be sworn in as the seventh executive president of Sri Lanka... read more
Nov 17, 2019 15:25
Rajapaksa is the younger brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, and the two nationalists gave the military a free hand to crush the Tamil separatists and end a 26-year civil war that had left more than 100,000 people dead. read more
Oct 15, 2019 17:40
Rajapaksa is accused by opponents of being behind men in mysterious vehicles whisking away rebel suspects, journalists and activists. Many people taken away in the so-called “white van abductions” were never seen again. read more
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