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Mahinda Rajapaksa
World  /  Published 28.05.22

Lanka: protest enters 50th day

As the ongoing anti-government protest demanding the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the worst economic crisis entered its 50th day, organisers on Saturday said the day wou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 18.05.22

Lanka: Mahinda in Parliament

Sri Lanka's former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday made his first appearance in Parliament since he was forced to resign as prime minister and take shelter in a navy camp under high secur...
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

World  /  Published 16.05.22

Sri Lanka curfew ends

A nationwide curfew was fully lifted on Sunday to allow Sri Lankans to celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vesak, while new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assembled a cabinet to resolve the island...
By Reuters in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.22

Letters to the editor: Parental pressure and blackmail

Parental trap   Sir — Parents do not always see eye to eye with their children. But an elderly couple from Uttarakhand has taken their discontent a step too far. They have sued their son ...
By The Telegraph

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Opinion  /  Published 15.05.22

An Uncommon Sight

When Flowers and Olonga were told not to wear armbands, they came in wearing even more prominent wristbands, and eventually paid the price. But before it all, they released a joint statement. Like Raj...
By Upala Sen

World  /  Published 13.05.22

Travel ban on Mahinda

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday imposed a ban on overseas travel on former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, his son and MP Namal Rajapaksa and 15 others in view of investigations against them for the ...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 12.05.22

Lanka: travel ban on ex-PM

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday imposed a ban on overseas travel on former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, his son and MP Namal Rajapaksa and 15 others in view of investigations against them for the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 12.05.22

Seeking abolition of executive presidency: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, under immense pressure from the public and the Opposition to quit over the island nation's worst economic crisis, said on Thursday that the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Lanka: India battles meddling rumours

The Indian high commission in Colombo has over the past week, particularly since Tuesday, been battling rumours that seek to portray New Delhi as a meddlesome neighbour in relation to Sri Lanka’...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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