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Ranil Wickremasinghe

AA Edit | Delhi’s ties with Colombo see promising new turn

The visit of President Ranil Wickremasinghe last week to New Delhi was not of the customary meet-and-greet variety.

24 Jul 2023 12:21 AM

AA Edit | Crisis-hit Sri Lanka sends confusing signals to India

Lanka’s role in strategic China-Pakistan-Lanka axis while seeking aid from India leads to suspicion over whether it is playing clever games

17 Aug 2022 12:06 AM

AA EDIT | Sinhala-Tamil politics can wait, first rescue economy

The one thing that is in Ranil’s favour is his experience in government, which could come in handy as IMF negotiators may feel comfortable

22 Jul 2022 9:37 AM

AA Edit | Sri Lanka: Rajapaksas are history but chaos reigns

A way must be found out of the impasse that is only hurting as the nation is in a chaotic situation already

14 Jul 2022 9:50 PM

Sri Lanka coup, a concern for India

Being pro-India and pro-West as Wickremasinghe was seen to be, he was always bound to be suspect in the eyes of Sinhala hardliners.

28 Oct 2018 4:47 AM


It’s vital for India to keep Lanka on its side

The importance of mutual ties may have been made obvious in the long meeting between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Ranil Wickremasinghe.

22 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Lanka: Act decisively to keep peace intact

The vulnerability of the minorities was stressed as Muslim shops and residences were burnt in the central hill district of Kandy.

10 Mar 2018 1:42 AM