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Economic Crisis
World  /  Published 05.08.22

Bangla scouring for loans

Bangladesh recently became the third country in South Asia, after Pakistan and Sri Lanka, to seek financial support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year. Dhaka is now reportedly also ...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.22

Enduring crisis

Over a century ago, the Marxist revolutionary, Rosa Luxemburg,  had argued that the capitalist economy needed  “outside” markets to keep its growth going; and she had seen pre-ca...
By Prabhat Patnaik

World  /  Published 30.07.22

Lanka crisis: Discussions resume with IMF

Sri Lanka said bailout discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had resumed Friday after the World Bank said it would not be able to offer the country fresh funding without "deep st...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 16.07.22

India assures support to Lanka

India on Saturday assured Sri Lanka that it will continue to support democracy, stability and economic recovery in the country, which is at a crucial juncture, amid the unprecedented political crisis ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 15.07.22

Vote: Lanka's SLPP to support Ranil

Sri Lanka's ruling SLPP party on Friday decided to back interim president Ranil Wickremesinghe in the parliamentary vote to be held next week to elect the successor to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who resi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

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World  /  Published 15.07.22

Lanka: Court bans ex-PM Rajapaksa, allies from leaving country

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Friday barred former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and former finance minister Basil Rajapaksa from leaving the country till July 28. Prime Minister Ranil Wickreme...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 15.07.22

Lanka: Wickremesinghe sworn in as interim president

Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday pledged to maintain law and order and revive the 19th Amendment to the Constitution aimed at empowering Parliament over the executive president as he was sworn in as Sri...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 14.07.22

President Gotabaya, who fled Lanka amid mounting public anger, resigns

The development comes on a day when anti-government protesters announced to vacate some of the administrative buildings, including the President's House and the PM Office, they have been occupying...
By Our Web Desk in Colombo

World  /  Published 14.07.22

Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa resigns

Singapore on Thursday said it has allowed Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to enter the city-state on a "private visit" and there was no request for asylum from him, a day after he fl...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Singapore

World  /  Published 14.07.22

'Mahinda, Basil won't leave Lanka'

Sri Lanka's former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and ex-finance minister Basil Rajapaksa on Thursday gave an undertaking to the Supreme Court through their lawyers that they will not leave the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo


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