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No-confidence motion against Sri Lanka government may bring 'anti-India' Mahinda Rajapaksa back to power

No-confidence motion against Sri Lanka government may bring 'a...

The no-confidence motion against the Lankan govt suggests the anti-India leader may be back in power DNA, 3 weeks ago

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Sri Lankan ex-leader's MP son says not allowed to enter U.S.

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's opposition legislator Namal Rajapaksa, the eldest son of Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Thursday said he was not allowed to enter the United States despite having a valid visa.
 Reuters1 month ago Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Namal denied entry into US; money laundering charges possible reason  First Post.com1 month ago Lanka's crisis may get worse  DNA1 month ago Ex-SL Prez Rajapaksa demands snap poll after his party wins two-third majority in council elections  DNA2 months ago

Mahinda Rajapaksa demands snap general polls after landslide win

Rajapaksa#39;s new political party defeated President Sirisena#39;s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and PM Wickremesinghe#39;s United National Party (UNP), winning 225 councils or two thirds of the 340 councils.
 Money Control2 months ago Mahinda Rajapaksa-led SLPP expected to win majority in Sri Lankan local government elections  First Post.com2 months ago Former Lanka Prez Rajapaksa's party set for landslide win in local polls  Business Standard2 months ago Rajapaksa's party expected to win Sri Lanka local government polls  Zee News2 months ago

Things are never easy in Sri Lanka

'Sirisena will keep both Rajapaksa and Wickremesinghe on tenterhooks till the next general election due in 2020,' says Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, right, with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Opposition leader and former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa must be laughing his head off. Despite all the cases of corruption against him and his family, despite the harassment and the jail terms that members of his ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's UNP in crisis after Mahinda Rajapaksa comeback win  DNA2 months ago Sri Lanka's UNP backs Wickremesinghe in no-confidence motion  Business Standard4 weeks ago Ruling coalition in Sri Lanka will continue: PM Wickremesinghe  Business Standard2 months ago

Police, politicians accused of joining Sri Lanka's anti-Muslim riots

KANDY, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Police and politicians backed by the country's former strongman President Mahinda Rajapaksa joined anti-Muslim riots that rocked Sri Lanka's Kandy district this month, according to witnesses, officials and CCTV footage reviewed by ...
 Reuters1 month ago Muslims offer Friday prayers under military protection in Sri Lanka after riots  Rediff.com1 month ago Sirisena reshuffles Lankan Cabinet amidst political turmoil  Business Standard2 months ago Senior Cop arrested over Sri Lankan newspaper editor's killing  Business Standard2 months ago

China's BRI exposes its ulterior strategic motives

[United States], April 23 (ANI): The official narrative in China and the highlighting of the country's "core interests" in terms of fostering and promoting economic development in Europe and the Indo-Pacific region through the ambitiously conceived "Belt Road ...
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China's BRI initiative hits roadblock in 7 countries: report

[Pakistan], Apr 15 (ANI): China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient trade routes of Silk Road, has hit a roadblock in seven countries, according to a ...
 Sify1 week ago

Pak army chief's visit to Male must worry India

'Without doubt, General Bajwa has deliberately snubbed India.''But why did he do that?''The Male leadership is simply fed up with Indian interference,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Pakistan's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, left, with Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom in Male, April 1, 2018. Photograph: Kind courtesy The Maldives President's Office The Maldives is back in the headlines. This time around, it is not about the democracy deficit or the rule of law. Two ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Why are our neighbours wary?

Blackmail on one side and bullying on the other doesn't make for a constructive partnership, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Sheikh Hasina's intriguing comment the other day that India should make an effort to keep neighbours happy raises a number of possibilities that it would be unwise of Narendra D Modi to ignore. Since she was speaking to Indian journalists, the warning was obviously meant to be conveyed to New Delhi where the prime minister alone matters in our one-man government. The obvious ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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