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Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

Mahinda rajapaksa

Oct 27, 2018 18:08
Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maithripala Sirisena combine has only 95 seats and is short of a simple majority in the 225-member house. Ranil Wickremesinghe ’s United National Party (UNP) has 106 seats on its own with just seven short of the majority. read more
Oct 27, 2018 15:33
The return of Rajapaksa may also dent New Delhi’s influence in Colombo, given Wickremesinghe’s attempts to re-balance Sri Lanka’s foreign relations away from China and toward India and Japan. read more
Oct 27, 2018 13:27
The move comes after Wickremesinghe, who says he remains prime minister, urged the speaker to convene a parliament session. read more
Oct 24, 2018 17:54
Marceli Thomas, an Indian national, was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the plot on September 22. read more
Oct 09, 2018 11:05
Despite Solih’s win, New Delhi must keep an eye on China’s expanding influence in the Maldives read more
Sep 12, 2018 23:38
The Modi government had been in power for less than a year when Rajapaksa lost the 2015 election. Rajapaksa had said the plan to bring opposition together might have been hatched long ago. read more
Sep 10, 2018 15:40
While ordering the ban to travel overseas, the court granted bail to Gotabhaya, a former defence secretary, and the six others on a cash bond of Rs 100,000 and two personal bonds of Rs 1 million each. read more
Jul 22, 2018 19:00
The grant offer comes at a time when a Chinese firm is facing heavy criticism for allegedly financing the last election campaign of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. read more
Mar 28, 2018 22:08
The unity government of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (UNP) was thrown into a crisis after former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s new party pulled off a stunning victory in local elections seen as a referendum on the... read more
Mar 27, 2018 18:04
The vehicles, including one used by Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan, the former LTTE deputy leader who later became a politician, were dumped in the deep sea area off the western coast and destroyed last morning read more
Mar 27, 2018 17:04
Public anger over Chinese debt helped Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe rise to power three years ago with President Maithripala Sirisena in a coalition government that pledged to re-evaluate China-funded projects read more