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Top detective, who probed officials under Mahinda's rule, flees Lanka after ‘threats’

Inspector Nishantha Silva has sought asylum in Switzerland, according to media reports.

26 Nov 2019 2:06 PM

Sri Lanka won’t do anything that will harm India’s interests: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

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

Sri Lankan Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa to talk tough on Tamil issue

Rajapaksa is, however, committed to “pursuing the concept of neutrality”.

26 Nov 2019 6:49 AM

Heed this message from the island

Prudent diplomacy would allow the Family to prove sincerity vis-à-vis those assurances of peace and development.

24 Nov 2019 8:39 AM

Engaging Rajapaksas will be India’s best bet

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

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MEA: India will work closely with Lanka govt

Delhi expects Gotabaya to meet aspirations of Tamil community.

22 Nov 2019 2:16 AM

Credited with ending civil war, Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn-in as Lanka Prime Minister

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

Sri Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn as PM today

Leaders of the parties that backed Gotabaya during the presidential polls will be given preference in the Cabinet.

21 Nov 2019 10:32 AM

Mahinda Rajapaksa named new Lanka PM as Ranil resigns

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

Lanka President Gotabaya to meet PM in Delhi on November 29

The reference to “security” by India is again being seen as significant.

20 Nov 2019 1:42 AM

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The rise and rise of Lanka’s Rajapaksas

India, partner or adversary, lies in the hands of the new strongman in Sri Lanka.

19 Nov 2019 12:03 AM

Sri Lanka comes full circle with Gota win

China’s rising heft, both militarily and diplomatically is not easily countered. By Delhi or Colombo.

19 Nov 2019 12:00 AM

Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take oath as Sri Lankan President on Monday

Rajapaksa, 70, defeated Sajith Premadasa, 52, by more than 13 lakh votes, the election commission announced on Sunday.

18 Nov 2019 11:02 AM

Lanka will work closely on security: New Prez to India

PM Modi congratulates Gotabaya Rajapaksa, invites him to India.

18 Nov 2019 7:29 AM

Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected asnew Sri Lanka President

This also marks the return of the powerful Rajapaksa dynasty known for its pro-China tilt.

18 Nov 2019 7:02 AM

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PM Modi congratulates Gotabaya Rajapaksa for winning 2019 presidential polls

The Prime Minister also congratulated the people of Sri Lanka for the successful conduct of the elections.

17 Nov 2019 2:00 PM

Premadasa concedes Sri Lanka presidential poll to Rajapaksa

The election is the first popularity test of the UNP-led government since the April 21 suicide bomb attacks that killed at least 269 people.

17 Nov 2019 10:20 AM

Sri Lanka Presidential front-runner will restore ties with China: Adviser

The following year, the Sirisena government allowed Chinese projects to resume after demanding changes in some.

20 Sep 2019 10:46 AM

Torture & law: Jurisdiction on this crime can be universal

There exists on the United States’ statute book an old statute of 1789 called the Alien Tort Claims Act.

01 Sep 2019 6:07 AM

Sri Lanka wants Chinese help to recover evidence of 'assassination plot'

A man named as M. Thomas from Kerala was arrested in Sri Lanka on September 22 on suspicion of involvement in the plot.

24 Oct 2018 11:11 AM

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