Basil Rajapaksa News
Sri Lanka: Supreme Court extends overseas travel ban on ex-PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, brother till 4 August
Mahinda & Basil's brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the former Sri Lankan President, arrived in Singapore on 14 July on a "private visit" from the Maldives after he fled his country to escape a popular uprising against his government's economic mismanagement
Sri Lanka top court bars ex-PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, brother from leaving the country
The duo will not be allowed to leave the country without permission until 28 July. This comes on the day Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation as president was formally announced
Sri Lanka crisis: Ex-PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, minister Basil Rajapaksa won't leave country until SC hears plea, say lawyers
A five-judge bench of Sri Lankan Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Friday the petition against the two members of the erstwhile powerful Rajapaksa family
Sri Lanka: Youngest Rajapaksa stopped at airport, was fleeing to Dubai
Former finance minister Basil Rajapaksa reportedly attempted to leave Sri Lanka amid the ongoing economic crisis in the country but airport immigration officials refused to let him leave the country following the protests by passengers
Sri Lanka's president Gotabaya Rajapaksa sacks brother and Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa
Basil was scheduled to leave for the US to meet with the International Monetary Fund for a possible bailout package to get over the unprecedented economic crisis
Sri Lanka: How interim government may be the best way out for stability, continuity and fiscal management
Egged on by the public mood and aided by possible ministerial inputs from the grassroots, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has decided to recast his ministry but without changing Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
Sri Lankan finance minister meets PM Modi, thanks him for financial assistance
Finance Minister Rajapaksa noted the deepening of people-to-people relations between both countries, including in the cultural sphere
Why India and Sri Lanka need to take a closer look at fishing issue, again
Given the complicated approach by the Sri Lankan government, the fishermen’s issue can grow beyond being just a livelihood issue, threatening the already strained bilateral relations
Colombo sends financial SOS to Delhi, but India wants Lanka to first walk the talk on China
Sri Lanka seeks urgent help from India as its net foreign exchange reserves plunge to an all-time low of $1.2 billion, barely enough to pay for a month’s imports.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla holds 'productive discussion' with Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
Shringla, who arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday on a four-day visit, is also expected to meet President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and review the bilateral ties between India and the island nation.
Sri Lankan govt tables 20th Constitution Amendment Bill that proposes complete presidential immunity
The government on 2 September gazetted 20A, which would prevent the Supreme Court even considering whether an act by the president amounts to a violation of the Constitution
Mahinda Rajapaksa take oath as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, cements family's hold on power
The SLPP, led by Mahinda and his brother Gotabaya, registered a landslide victory in the 5 August general election, securing two-thirds majority in Parliament
Sri Lanka parliamentary election: Rajapaksa clan heading for landslide win, show early results
Mahinda Rajapaksa's SLPP is expected to win control of the 225-member Assembly by a comfortable margin, according to analysts.
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
Tamil National Alliance win in SL poll: India must seize the opportunity
If New Delhi is serious about the Tamils in Sri Lanka, it has to find ways to work directly with the NPC and rebuild the battered lives of the people of the North.
65 Indian fishermen arrested for crossing maritime border in Sri Lanka
Sixty-five Indian fishermen in nine trawlers have been detained by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly violating the international maritime border.