French actor Gerard Depardieu greets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the latter’s residence—AFP

French actor Gerard Depardieu greets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the latter’s residence—AFP

French actor Gerard Depardieu greets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the latter’s residence—AFP

It is a measure of Sri Lanka’s return to “normal” democratic politics that conspiracy theories are once again resonating in Colombo.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces significant challenges in trying to reinvigorate India’s economy back to the robust growth it enjoyed a few years ago.