New PM Rajapaksa announced snap polls though next parliamentary elections are not due before Feb 2020.
29 Oct 2018 1:26 AM
'India is closely following the recent political developments in Sri Lanka,' MEA spokeperson Raveesh Kumar said.
28 Oct 2018 1:13 PM
Stalin said the return of Sri Lanka's former prez Rajapaksa as country's new PM has shocked Tamils across the world.
27 Oct 2018 7:12 PM
Sri Lanka’s President has suspended parliament until November 16, even as the Prime Minister he fired claims he has majority support.
27 Oct 2018 2:18 PM
Parliamentary Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has said he will decide Saturday whether to recognise Rajapakse or not, after seeking legal advice.
27 Oct 2018 12:45 PM
The move that took the island nation by surprise came amid growing tensions between Sirisena and Wickremesinghe on several policy matters.
27 Oct 2018 8:17 AM
The developments are bound to cause considerable concern to India, which is closely watching the developments in its southern maritime neighbour.
27 Oct 2018 1:24 AM
The development came after Sirisena's UPFA announced quitting current unity govt with PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's UNP.
26 Oct 2018 9:14 PM
The two leaders also “exchanged views on regional and global issues”.
21 Oct 2018 4:25 AM
w Anand Sharma was also part of the Congress delegation that met the Sri Lankan PM.
20 Oct 2018 5:11 AM
It is the largest Indian assistance project in any country with a grant of over USD 350 million.
12 Aug 2018 7:01 PM
Xi Jinping's multi-billion initiative focuses on improving connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa, China and Europe.
03 Aug 2018 4:31 PM
If Mattala airport is well marketed and incentivised by Sri Lanka’s tourism authorities, it may well be a commercial success.
09 Jul 2018 3:33 AM
Construction of the road linking the capital Colombo with the hill resort of Kandy had been delayed due to a lack of foreign funding.
15 May 2018 11:50 AM
Mr Wickremesinghe's 11-day tenure as the law and order minister was marred by racial tension in the central district of Kandy since Monday.
08 Mar 2018 6:23 PM
Nepal has already voted in K.P. Sharma Oli’s “Left alliance” and the traditionally pro-India Nepal Congress sits on the Opposition benches.
01 Mar 2018 12:05 AM
India in advanced talks to operate an airport on the island.
24 Nov 2017 12:28 AM
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister and President are among key speakers in the event on the theme of “peace, progress and prosperity”.
28 Aug 2017 2:08 AM
PM Modi ends Sri Lanka trip with swipe at Pakistan.
13 May 2017 7:07 AM
The Gangaramaya Temple is situated in the bustling inner-city Colombo, nearby the scenic Beira Lake.
12 May 2017 2:03 AM