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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020

Mahinda rajapaksa

Nov 05, 2018 19:12
Thousands of Sri Lankans marched Monday in support of a new government led by the country’s former strongman, highlighting the political polarization in the Indian Ocean island nation. read more
Nov 03, 2018 09:30
A Sri Lankan parliamentarian has alleged he was offered a $2.8 million bribe to switch his allegiance and support the country’s new government as the island nation’s political crisis deepens. read more
Nov 02, 2018 10:23
President Maithripala Sirisena fired his former ally Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister and appointed the mustachioed former president as his replacement. read more
Nov 01, 2018 17:16
“I still remain the Prime Minister and I have the confidence of the majority of members of the House,” Ranil Wickremesinghe told the BBC from his official residence Temple Trees. read more
Nov 01, 2018 11:30
Sri Lanka’s president Maithripala Sirisena named Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister on Friday after abruptly dismissing the government of Ranil Wickremesinghe. read more
Oct 30, 2018 09:28
Sri Lanka was plunged into the crisis on Friday when president Maithripala Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and swore in ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa to replace him, breaking up a fragile coalition governing the island. read more
Oct 29, 2018 21:05
Mahinda Rajapaksa had opened up Sri Lanka’s main port to Chinese naval submarines when he was president, which stoked anger in India. His return to power has drawn concern in New Delhi that China would tighten its grip on the island that lies along busy... read more
Oct 29, 2018 18:58
In the short term, New Delhi is tempted to close its eyes to the extra-constitutional moves that allowed President Sirisena to appoint Rajapaksa as Prime Minister. read more
Oct 29, 2018 18:19
The upheaval ushers in a new period of political uncertainty in Sri Lanka, which saw economic growth last year hit the slowest pace since 2001. read more
Oct 29, 2018 14:58
Under the 19th Amednement adopted in 2015, the president no longer has the power to remove the prime minister at his discretion. read more
Oct 29, 2018 13:28
Rajapaksa assumed the duties in the prime minister’s secretariat which was not used by the ousted prime minister Wickremesinghe, officials from his Sri Lanka People’s Party (SLPP) said. read more
Oct 29, 2018 12:48
“We urge all sides to refrain from intimidation and violence,” US State Department said in a statement. read more
Oct 29, 2018 11:04
The foreign policy czars in India could redeploy some of the lessons they learnt from the political uncertainty in the Maldives earlier this year while handling the unfolding situation in Sri Lanka. read more
Oct 28, 2018 21:03
Sri Lanka’s president Maithripala Sirisena said on Sunday that the main reason he decided to sack his prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the alleged involvement of a cabinet minister in a plot to assassinate him. read more
Oct 28, 2018 12:14
Sri Lankan President Sirisena Friday sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and swore-in Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place. He also suspended the parliament for 16 days on Saturday as Wickremesinghe demanded an emergency session to prove his majori... read more