Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's decision to pardon the solider is not only deeply disappointing but also sends wrong signal to UN
01 Apr 2020 9:59 AM
SAARC is regional intergovernmental organisation and geopolitical union of states in South Asia, including, India and Pakistan.
09 Dec 2019 3:03 PM
New Delhi must be deft and practical if it is to play a moderating influence without appearing to meddle in Sri Lankan politics.
03 Dec 2019 4:19 AM
Sri Lanka has traditionally been allied to India but became close to China, securing about USD 7 billion in loans and investment.
02 Dec 2019 12:37 PM
The Lines of Credit (LoCs) announced by India are also being seen as an effort to counter the Chinese financial muscle in the island nation.
01 Dec 2019 5:48 AM
Sri Lankan President tells Modi: Will work closely with India.
30 Nov 2019 1:57 AM
The newly elected president said that Colombo and New Delhi need to 'work together' for economic development and security of their people.
29 Nov 2019 12:50 PM
In a tweet, before leaving for New Delhi, Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he was looking forward to strengthening bilateral relations with India.
29 Nov 2019 9:59 AM
The Sri Lankan President will be on a three-day visit to India from November 28-30.
28 Nov 2019 1:16 PM
Inspector Nishantha Silva has sought asylum in Switzerland, according to media reports.
26 Nov 2019 2:06 PM
Rajapaksa, who is considered pro-China, said he wanted Sri Lanka to be a 'neutral country' and work with all the countries.
26 Nov 2019 9:15 AM
Rajapaksa is, however, committed to “pursuing the concept of neutrality”.
26 Nov 2019 6:49 AM
Prudent diplomacy would allow the Family to prove sincerity vis-à-vis those assurances of peace and development.
24 Nov 2019 8:39 AM
Needless to say, India should try best to influence through diplomatic forums without appearing to 'poke its nose” into the neighbour's affairs.
22 Nov 2019 2:47 AM
Delhi expects Gotabaya to meet aspirations of Tamil community.
22 Nov 2019 2:16 AM
Ranil Wickremesinghe stepped down as prime minister earlier Thursday to clear the way for the president to form his government.
21 Nov 2019 2:16 PM
Leaders of the parties that backed Gotabaya during the presidential polls will be given preference in the Cabinet.
21 Nov 2019 10:32 AM
New Delhi hopes to stave off any renewed pronounced pro-China tilt now by Colombo through a policy of active engagement with Sri Lanka.
21 Nov 2019 1:27 AM
The reference to “security” by India is again being seen as significant.
20 Nov 2019 1:42 AM
India, partner or adversary, lies in the hands of the new strongman in Sri Lanka.
19 Nov 2019 12:03 AM