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Gotabaya Rajapaksa
World  /  Published 25.05.22

Lanka PM appointed as Finance Minister

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was appointed Finance Minister of the debt-ridden country on Wednesday by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, an official statement said. Wickremesinghe,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 23.05.22

Sri Lanka: 8 new ministers sworn in

Embattled Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday expanded the Cabinet with the induction of eight more ministers but he did not appoint a finance minister once again to handle the worst eco...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 23.05.22

Lanka moves to rein in Gotabaya

Sri Lanka’s minister of justice has said that the 21st Amendment to the Constitution will be referred to the cabinet for approval on Monday, a media report said on Sunday, paving the way to curb...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 21.05.22

Emergency lifted

  The Sri Lankan government lifted the state of emergency from Saturday, nearly two weeks after it was imposed across the island nation as it faced unprecedented economic and anti-government pro...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

India  /  Published 21.05.22

Lanka: Indian relief ship on way

An Indian ship laden with urgent relief supplies like rice, medicines and milk powder for the people of crisis-hit Sri Lanka is scheduled to reach Colombo on Sunday, the Indian High Commission has sai...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

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World  /  Published 21.05.22

Ranil warns of a food shortage

Thousands of people queued for cooking gas and petrol in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital on Friday and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warned of a food shortage as the island nation battles a...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 20.05.22

Lanka: Rajapaksa swears in 9 ministers

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa swore in nine new ministers on Friday in an effort to ensure stability until a full Cabinet is formed in the debt-ridden island nation engulfed in the worst eco...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 18.05.22

Gotabaya defeats no-trust vote

A no-confidence motion tabled by the Opposition against Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was defeated in parliament on Tuesday, in a comfortable win for the President amidst protests demanding ...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 17.05.22

Lanka defeats no-trust motion

A no-confidence motion tabled by the Opposition against Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was defeated in Parliament on Tuesday, in a comfortable win for the embattled President amidst nationwid...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.22

Stay away: India's Lanka tightrope walk

Deep, infected wounds are not fixed by a quick bandage. The decision by the Sri Lankan president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, to get his elder brother, Mahinda, to step down from the post of prime minister la...
By The Editorial Board


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