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Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa flees

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe has already said he was willing to resign and make way for an all-party government to take over

13 Jul 2022 12:54 PM

K.C. Singh | Bad policies and ill luck cause Sri Lankan crisis

The installation of Ranil Wickremesinghe as PM also had temporary impact as a quick solution to a complex scenario was not visible

13 Jul 2022 7:05 AM

Mahinda flees to Navalbase as Rajapaksa houses burnt

Shoot orders in Colombo, India backs 'democracy, stability'

11 May 2022 8:26 AM

Mahinda Rajapaksa faces calls for arrest as Sri Lanka violence claims eight lives

Rajapaksa has been accused by the Opposition of inciting the ruling party mobs to attack peaceful protesters by making a defiant speech

10 May 2022 11:31 AM

Poverty in Sri Lanka to spike this year, warns World Bank

The heightened fiscal and external risks as well as the challenging political situation pose significant uncertainty to the economic outlook

26 Apr 2022 1:32 PM

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India extends additional USD 500 million credit line to Sri Lanka for fuel purchase

Sri Lanka has been struggling to pay for imports after its foreign exchange reserves plummeted sharply in recent times

23 Apr 2022 1:25 PM

Sri Lanka declares public emergency amidst protests over economic crisis

The move came after a violent protest erupted outside the residence of Rajapaksa on Thursday as hundreds of demonstrators gathered there

02 Apr 2022 10:38 AM

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