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Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's proposed replacement of 19th Amendment faces resistance within ruling party

PM Rajapaksa will be the hardest-hit by the amendment, while his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa will gain full legal immunity as President

13 Sep 2020 1:08 PM

Sri Lanka will adopt 'India first approach': Foreign Secretary Jayanath Colombage

Commenting on the Chinese investment in Hambantota port, Foreign Secretary Colombage said Sri Lanka had offered it to India first

26 Aug 2020 7:11 PM

Sri Lanka's new Cabinet ministers include four Rajapaksas

The Cabinet members took oaths in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his elder brother Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

12 Aug 2020 4:02 PM

All in the family: Sri Lanka's political Rajapaksa dynasty

The powerful clan has held sway over the island nation's politics for decades, as well as having a major influence in key state institutions

07 Aug 2020 2:27 PM

Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka's election

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to be sworn in the same position by his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

07 Aug 2020 9:56 AM

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Sri Lanka's political pardon

Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's decision to pardon the solider is not only deeply disappointing but also sends wrong signal to UN

01 Apr 2020 9:59 AM

Lanka firmly committed to SAARC, says Gotabaya Rajapaksa

SAARC is regional intergovernmental organisation and geopolitical union of states in South Asia, including, India and Pakistan.

09 Dec 2019 3:03 PM

Lanka: Pragmatism is key

New Delhi must be deft and practical if it is to play a moderating influence without appearing to meddle in Sri Lankan politics.

03 Dec 2019 4:19 AM

Invest in Sri Lanka to keep China at bay, says Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka has traditionally been allied to India but became close to China, securing about USD 7 billion in loans and investment.

02 Dec 2019 12:37 PM

India ‘satisfied’ with Gotabaya’s Lanka assurance

The Lines of Credit (LoCs) announced by India are also being seen as an effort to counter the Chinese financial muscle in the island nation.

01 Dec 2019 5:48 AM

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$400 million Indian credit for Lanka to counter China

Sri Lankan President tells Modi: Will work closely with India.

30 Nov 2019 1:57 AM

Want to take our ties with India to higher level: Lankan Prez Rajapaksa

The newly elected president said that Colombo and New Delhi need to 'work together' for economic development and security of their people.

29 Nov 2019 12:50 PM

Lankan Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on his first overseas tour, to hold talks with Modi today

In a tweet, before leaving for New Delhi, Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he was looking forward to strengthening bilateral relations with India.

29 Nov 2019 9:59 AM

MDMK stages protest against newly elected Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa

The Sri Lankan President will be on a three-day visit to India from November 28-30.

28 Nov 2019 1:16 PM

Top detective, who probed officials under Mahinda's rule, flees Lanka after ‘threats’

Inspector Nishantha Silva has sought asylum in Switzerland, according to media reports.

26 Nov 2019 2:06 PM

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Sri Lanka won’t do anything that will harm India’s interests: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa, who is considered pro-China, said he wanted Sri Lanka to be a 'neutral country' and work with all the countries.

26 Nov 2019 9:15 AM

Sri Lankan Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa to talk tough on Tamil issue

Rajapaksa is, however, committed to “pursuing the concept of neutrality”.

26 Nov 2019 6:49 AM

Heed this message from the island

Prudent diplomacy would allow the Family to prove sincerity vis-à-vis those assurances of peace and development.

24 Nov 2019 8:39 AM

Engaging Rajapaksas will be India’s best bet

Needless to say, India should try best to influence through diplomatic forums without appearing to 'poke its nose” into the neighbour's affairs.

22 Nov 2019 2:47 AM

MEA: India will work closely with Lanka govt

Delhi expects Gotabaya to meet aspirations of Tamil community.

22 Nov 2019 2:16 AM

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