Rajapaksa News

After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set to dominate Sri Lanka again

The Rajapaksas are back at the centre of Sri Lanka's deeply divisive politics and it is stoking fear.

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa's son arrested for money laundering; ex-president alleges 'revenge'

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, a navy lieutenant was arrested by the police's Financial Crimes Division (FCID) over his involvement in the management of a private television company, a navy spokesman said.


Lankan President to visit India on his first foreign trip

Modi invited Maithripala Sirisena to Delhi at his earliest convenience, Senaratne said.

How Rajapaksa lost the Muslim vote

Sri Lanka has a population of roughly 2 million Muslims of whom about 1.4 million are registered voters.

Union Minister Venkiah Naidu asks new Lankan govt to 'implement 13th amendment'

In the Sri Lanka polls, Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat to opposition candidate Sirisena.

Salman Khan campaigns in Sri Lanka, Vaiko calls him a 'betrayer'

Hitting out at Bollywood actor Salman Khan for allegedly campaigning for Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, MDMK chief Vaiko today dubbed him as a 'betrayer.'


Tamil film to release today under police cover

The movie is jointly produced by Subhaskaran’s Lyca Productions and Ayngaran International.

CM Wigneswaran not to accompany Rajapaksa for Modi's swearing-in

The CM of Sri Lanka's Tamil-dominated Northern Province, C V Wigneswaran, rejected Rajapaksa's call to join him.

Don't turn C'wealth into 'punitive,judgmental' body: Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa asked member nations not to turn the Commonwealth into a punitive and judgemental body.

No place in Sri Lanka for religious extremism or racism: Rajapaksa

This is a democratic country,non-Buddhists have equal rights and freedoms.