India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.
India had said, earlier this month, that it desires normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan in an environment free of terror, hostility, and violence.
The first Modi-Rajapaksa virtual summit on September 26 is likely to build on common concerns like security, economy and tourism while accepting that China will continue to play a role in the island state.
India-Sri Lanka ties have come a long way since the time when Colombo played the China Card.
Rajapaksa’s office released a voice recording of the remarks he made during the summit with Prime Minister Modi.
India’s security concerns would not stand in the way of Sri Lanka’s economic and commercial relations with China and Pakistan.
Prime Minister Modi and four heads of state and government from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Maldives will be among the distinguished foreign guests to join the celebrations.
The Rajapaksa government will naturally do a tightrope walk between the India and China and take advantage of the situation.
The official results declared showed that the Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP) alone had won 145 seats and with its allies it had 150 seats, a two thirds...
A two-thirds majority for Rajapaksa brothers’ party could allow them to amend the Constitution and restore presidential powers that were diluted in 2015.
PM Modi said the two countries have decided to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.
Due to arrive in India early next month, Rajapaksa has decided to visit a number of Hindu and Buddhist religious places.
President Rajapaksa will embark on his first foreign tour with a visit to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s win as Sri Lankan President will not be relished by Tamil Nadu politicians
The latest decision of Rajapaksa to back down came as the Supreme Court ruled that he and his purported cabinet should not exercise the powers of the office...
Sri Lanka has been embroiled in a political crisis since October 26 when President Maithripala Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and replaced...
The parliament has approved a no-trust vote against Prime Minister Rajapaksa, speaker of parliament Karu Jayasuriya announced in the House.
All petitions filed against Sirisena's decision will be heard on December 4, 5 and 6, the apex court ruled.
Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa ended his five-decade-long association with the SLFP and joined the newly-formed Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP).
The nominations will be filed from November 19, 2018 to November 26, 2018. The new Parliament will hold the first meeting on January 17, 2019.
Lanka PM's son Namal indicated that Tamil prisoners may be released soon to persuade legislators to support Rajapaksa.
The TNA also condemned Sirisena's move to suspend the Sri Lankan Parliament, amid the political turmoil in the island nation, terming it as "undemocratic" and...
Mahinda Rajapaksa claims he has enough numbers to prove his majority and at least six of ousted premier Ranil Wickremasinghe's men have defected to his side.
The current suspension of Sri Lankan Parliament is seen as key to Rajapaksa negotiating for enough defections.
Sri Lanka has a semi-presidential system of government in which a President exists alongside a Prime Minister and a cabinet. The Prime Minister is responsible...
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