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Gotabaya Rajapaksa
People  /  Published 16.07.22

The week that should have been

Sushmita Sen explains what attracted her to Lalit Modi: “In spite of being wanted so badly in India, Lalit has chosen to spend his life elsewhere. Like me, he is his own person, who can’...
By Priyam Marik

World  /  Published 16.07.22

New Prez: Lanka starts process

Sri Lanka's Parliament held a special session on Saturday to start the process of electing a new president on July 20 following the resignation of Gotabaya Rajapaksa, with four contenders, includi...
By Our bureau and PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 16.07.22

Lanka: Ranil for Prez poll

Sri Lanka's acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe, main Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa are among the four leaders who have joined the race to become the country's next President as the law...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

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 16.07.22

Sorry, ‘His Excellency’ is banned

The US is committed to the democratic aspirations of the Sri Lankan people, the US envoy here said on Friday, urging all parties to work together to ensure the rule of law is upheld. The US ambassado...
By PTI in Colombo

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World  /  Published 16.07.22

Ranil vow on law and order

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 PTI, Reuters 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

World  /  Published 15.07.22

Lanka Prez poll on July 20

Sri Lankan parliament to elect new President on July 20: NDTV reports Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lanka interim president until Rajapaksa successor elected, reports AP Sri Lankan Preside...
By Our Web Desk in Colombo

World  /  Published 15.07.22

Gotabaya Rajapaksa quits

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa submitted a letter of resignation on Thursday, a spokesperson for the parliament Speaker said, hours after fleeing to Singapore following mass protests over an ...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 15.07.22

Wary China silent on fall of Rajapaksas

Warily watching the political crisis in Sri Lanka where it has billions of dollars of investments, China on Thursday kept mum over the fall of the Rajapaksa brothers who promoted its expansive infrast...
By PTI in Beijing


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