November 03, 2018 1:13 pm
The political turmoil began after Sirisena sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and installed former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place in a dramatic turn of events last week.
January 10, 2015 5:01 am
Rajapaksa’s active support to the Chinese proposal on the Maritime Silk Road has magnified New Delhi’s concerns about Colombo’s embrace of Beijing.
January 10, 2015 4:49 am
Sirisena had scripted a sensational win with 6,217,162 votes overall to Mahinda Rajapaksa’s 5,768,090.
January 09, 2015 10:21 pm
Sirisena was sworn-in as Sri Lankan President, bringing the curtains down on the 10-year rule of Mahinda Rajapaksa.
May 22, 2014 2:33 pm
MDMK, an ally of BJP, had already opposed Rajapakse's participation in Modi's swearing-in.
November 16, 2013 2:34 pm
Cameron said no one wants to return to days of LTTE when they did "dreadful and brutal things".
November 15, 2013 2:09 am
We are open. We have nothing to hide, Rajapaska said.
July 07, 2013 3:14 pm
Salman Khurshid had conveyed India's concerns on the 13th amendment to Basil Rajapaksa.
October 07, 2012 10:36 am
No Test-playing nation has visited Pak since 2009 when terrorists attacked Sri Lankan team.
November 19, 2010 1:14 pm
The Lankan leader was re-elected President by an overwhelming majority in the January 26 elections.