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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 Magazine, 3 weeks ago

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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 Hindu2 weeks 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 News1 month ago Sirisena rejects Rajapaksa's claim about toppling govt  Business Standard1 month ago Sri Lankan president Sirisena rejects Rajapaksa's claim about toppling govt  First Post.com1 month ago UNP rejects Rajapaksa's threat of toppling Sri Lankan government  News on Air1 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 Hindu3 weeks ago Rajapaksa slams draft proposals for Constitution  The Hindu2 months ago

Rajapaksa opposes terms of China-funded projects

Opposing the Sri Lankan government’s terms for a controversial Chinese-funded port and investment zone in the southern district of Hambantota, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday said the...
 The Hindu1 month ago Rajapaksa opposes China being given lands in Lanka south port  Business Standard1 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.
 DNA3 weeks ago Rajapaksa accuses Sirisena govt of dropping guard on LTTE  The Hindu3 weeks ago

India ‘silent’ on growing Chinese influence in Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa said India, which had backed him in the war against the LTTE, was influenced by the US to work against him. "I wanted them to come (actively support the military campaign) they did not because of the South Indian attitude," Rajapaksa said. Rajapaksa ...
 MSN India1 month ago Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa confident of making comeback in power  News on Air1 month ago Sri Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa opposes land for Chinese investment  Reuters1 month ago Sri Lanka's former strongman sets stage for comeback attempt  Business Standard2 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 Hindu1 month ago
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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 week ago Sri Lanka: Ex-LTTE leader forms political party  One India1 week ago Former LTTE leader forms new political party  Business Standard1 week ago Lanka Prez,leaders from S'pore, Malaysia condole Jaya's death  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Ranil Wickremesinghe challenges Mahinda Rajapaksa to topple government

PTI | Last Updated: Monday, January 2, 2017 - 15:32 Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday challenged Mahinda Rajapaksa to topple the current government, days after the former president expressed his intent to make a political ...
 Zee News1 month ago Wickremesinghe challenges Rajapaksa to topple government  Business Standard1 month ago Everyone accepts need to solve Tamil question, says Ranil  The Hindu2 months ago
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