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Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother denies allegations he ran death squad

Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother denies allegations he ran death squad

Sri Lankan police has told a court that former president Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother Gotabhaya maintained a secret death squad which targeted journalists and dissidents, a charge he denied on Tuesday. DNA, 1 day ago

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ChinaTopix, 1 month ago, 1 month ago
Sydney Morning Herald, 1 month ago
VOA News, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago
New Age Bangladesh, 1 month ago
Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 1 month ago
Sri Lanka Sunday Leader, 1 month ago

Rajapaksa threatens to sue Central Bank over 'Bond scam'

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa today threatened to sue the Finance Ministry and Central Bank over the alleged Bond scam, saying someone committed a "major fraud" using his name.
 DNA3 weeks ago Mahinda Rajapaksa threatens to sue Central Bank over 'Bond scam'  Zee News3 weeks ago Rajapaksa opposes terms of China-funded projects  The Hindu2 months ago Rajapaksa opposes China being given lands in Lanka south port  Business Standard2 months ago

Kandy Cocktail

WHEN MAHINDA Rajapaksa’s astrologer advised the former Sri Lankan President to call for elections two years ahead of schedule, it turned out to be the worst prediction of his career. Rajapaksa lost to Maithripala Sirisena in a dramatic election in 2015. His ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago Rajapaksa says he will oppose Sri Lanka's new Constitution  DNA1 month ago India ‘silent’ on growing Chinese influence in Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa  MSN India2 months ago Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa confident of making comeback in power  News on Air2 months ago

India misread our ties with China: Namal Rajapaksa

Formerly a rugby player, he captained the national team, the 30-year-old parliamentarian has since 2010 represented the southern district of Hambantota. Considered a stronghold of the Rajapaksas, Hambantota houses a $1.5-million port that the former President ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Rajapaksa blames Lanka govt of dropping guard on LTTE

Former Lanka strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa has blamed Sirisena Government for letting the guard down on LTTE by downsizing "intelligence operations" on the group's erstwhile strongholds in the Tamil-dominated northern regions.
 DNA1 month ago Rajapaksa accuses Sirisena govt of dropping guard on LTTE  The Hindu1 month ago

Maithripala Sirisena rejects Mahinda Rajapaksa's claim about toppling govt

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has dismissed as "dream" the claim by his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa that he would make a political comeback by toppling the current government this year. "Certain people can dream but the government would not be ...
 Zee News2 months ago Sirisena rejects Rajapaksa's claim about toppling govt  Business Standard2 months ago Sri Lankan president Sirisena rejects Rajapaksa's claim about toppling govt  First Post.com2 months ago UNP rejects Rajapaksa's threat of toppling Sri Lankan government  News on Air2 months ago
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Sri Lanka Foreign Minister slams former president for misleading public with erroneous claims on reforms

In Sri Lanka, Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera has strongly criticised former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for misleading the public with inaccurate, inflammatory and erroneous statements.Responding to a media release issued by the former President ...
 News on Air1 week ago Sri Lankan PM questions former president's opposition to development of Hambantota  Business Standard2 months ago Lanka Minister questioned over murder of journalist  Business Standard1 month ago Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka passes away  Deccan Herald2 months ago

I want to topple the govt. in 2017, says Rajapaksa

In a wide-ranging discussion at his Colombo residence, Mr. Rajapaksa, attired in a multi-coloured sarong and half-sleeved shirt, spoke at length about his political project for 2017 and on Western, Chinese and Indian diplomacy in Sri Lanka. He attributed his ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Ex-LTTE leader forms political party, to raise Tamil concerns

A former top LTTE leader who later became a minister in the Mahinda Rajapaksa government has launched a new political party to raise issues related to minority Tamils in Sri Lanka's North and East. Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, better known as Karuna Amman, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Sri Lanka: Ex-LTTE leader forms political party  One India1 month ago Former LTTE leader forms new political party  Business Standard1 month ago

Rajapaksa to oppose new Constitution

The government aims to replace the existing 1978 Constitution with a new one while accommodating Tamil demand for devolution of powers to the respective regions. Reports from six sub-committees, comprising members from all political parties, are to be ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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