Wednesday, July 29, 2015| Latest E-book
You are here:
Mahinda Rajapaksa
#

Mahinda Rajapaksa

Articles

Flanked by handful of supporters, Rajapaksa says he'll enter poll fray to run for Sri Lanka parliament

Jul 02, 2015

Flanked by handful of supporters, Rajapaksa says he'll enter poll fray to run for Sri Lanka parliament

Ending months of speculation, Sri Lanka's vanquished former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday announced his return to electoral politics, saying he will lead an opposition faction during the general elections in August. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Sri Lanka polls
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolves parliament, fresh elections will be held

Jun 27, 2015

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolves parliament, fresh elections will be held

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday dissolved the parliament, paving the way for fresh parliamentary elections in mid August. #World #Elections #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #parliament #polls #Sri Lankan President #Maithripala Sirisena #Ranil Wickremesinghe
Corruption case: Lankan police question Rajapaksa's wife

Jun 01, 2015

Corruption case: Lankan police question Rajapaksa's wife

Sri Lanka's former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa was on Monday grilled by police over alleged corruption in an NGO which she ran during her husband #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Srilanka #Basil Rajapaksa #UPFA #corruption case #Maithripala Sirisena #Sriranthi Rajapaksa #FCID
Maldives plays hardball with Nasheed yet hopes Modi govt soften stand on Male

May 23, 2015

Maldives plays hardball with Nasheed yet hopes Modi govt soften stand on Male

PM Modi has rightly kept away from the Yameen government. He must not allow a small country like Maldives with a GDP of just $2.4 billion (at official exchange rate) to play China card with India. #India #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Maldives #SAARC #Abdulla Yameen #Mohammad Nasheed #Dunya Maumoon #Ihavandhippolhu Integrated Development
Sri Lankan lawmakers protest bribery summons for ex-leader Rajapaksa

Apr 21, 2015

Sri Lankan lawmakers protest bribery summons for ex-leader Rajapaksa

A protest staged by lawmakers backing former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa ran into a second day after the country's bribery commission summoned the ex-leader and his brothers to explain their actions while in power. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #President #Ex leader
Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed trilateral co-operation with India: Sri Lanka

Apr 02, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed trilateral co-operation with India: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka on Wednesday said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has proposed trilateral cooperation with India to address its security concerns. #World #India #China #Sri Lanka #diplomacy #Mahinda Rajapaksa #TheySaidIt #Xi Jinping #Colombo #Sri Lankan President #Chinese president #Maithripala Sirisena
Maithripala Sirisena heads to China to seek 'divorce' after rolling back projects

Mar 23, 2015

Maithripala Sirisena heads to China to seek 'divorce' after rolling back projects

Maithripala Sirisena swept to power in January, ending a decade of rule by Mahinda Rajapakse, whose close alliance with Beijing had irked the island's traditional close ally India. #World #India #China #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Maithripala Sirisena
Sri Lanka govt may lift ban on Tamil diaspora groups imposed by previous regimes

Mar 19, 2015

Sri Lanka govt may lift ban on Tamil diaspora groups imposed by previous regimes

Sri Lanka government on Wednesday said it may lift a ban on several Tamil diaspora groups and individuals imposed by the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Sri Lankan President #Tamil groups #Maithripala Sirisena
Implementation of 13th Amendment to be taken up after next poll: Sirisena

Mar 18, 2015

Implementation of 13th Amendment to be taken up after next poll: Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to implement the 13th Amendment would be taken up after the next parliamentary election and asserted that finding a solution to the vexed Tamil issue remains a priority for his government. #India #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Maitripala Sirisena #Narendra Moi
Maldivian conundrum: Will India risk China's ire by militarily intervening in Male?

Mar 16, 2015

Maldivian conundrum: Will India risk China's ire by militarily intervening in Male?

The question has gained currency after two eminently avoidable stabs that the Yameen government has made to Maldives' democratic fabric, first the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed on 22 February on terror charges and then his 13-year-sentence announced on 13 March. #India #China #Sri Lanka #ConnectTheDots #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Maldives #Mohamed Nasheed #Maumoon Abdul Gayoom #Ahmed Naseem