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Millions found inside Sri Lankan President’s House during uprising against Rajapaksa produced before court

Colombo, Jul 30 (PTI) Sri Lankan police have produced before a court millions of rupees in cash found by anti-government protesters inside former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's official residence after he…

Rights group files criminal complaint with Singapore; demands arrest of Gotabaya Rajapaksa for war crimes

Singapore/Johannesburg, Jul 24 (PTI) A South Africa-based human rights group has filed a criminal complaint with Singapore, demanding the arrest of Sri Lanka's former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa for his role…

Muted protests on Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s entry into Singapore

Singapore, Jul 18 (PTI) Muted protests were organized by a handful of Singaporeans as ousted Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived here last Thursday, leaving behind a economically-shattered country. Shortly after…

Sri Lanka’s own Arab Spring’ moment uproots Rajapaksa clan; but economic recovery still uncertain

Colombo, Jul 17 (PTI) What started as a small protest by a handful of individuals demanding basic necessities turned into a tsunami that uprooted the once-powerful Rajapaksa family in what was…

India assures continued support to democracy, stability and economic recovery in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Jul 16 (PTI) India on Saturday assured Sri Lanka that it will continue to support democracy, stability and economic recovery in the country, which is at a crucial juncture,…

Former diplomats, academics share their views on Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s pvt visit to Singapore

Singapore, Jul 16 (PTI) Former diplomats and academics have shared their views on Sri Lanka's former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's private visit to Singapore who boarded a flight to the city state…

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court bars overseas travel of Rajapaksa brothers till Jul 28

Colombo, Jul 15 (PTI) Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Friday barred former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and former finance minister Basil Rajapaksa from leaving the country till July 28. The order…

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lanka’s interim president

Colombo, Jul 15 (PTI) Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was on Friday sworn in as Sri Lanka's interim president until Parliament elects a successor to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who resigned after protests against…

Prez Rajapaksa sends resignation letter to Speaker through email from Singapore; formal announcement on Friday

Colombo/Singapore, Jul 14 (PTI) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday emailed his resignation letter to the Speaker, soon after he was allowed by Singapore to enter the city-state on…

Maldivian Parliament Speaker Nasheed says Sri Lankan Prez Rajapaksa resigns

Male, Jul 14 (PTI) In an unusual move, Maldivian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday announced that Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has resigned and hoped that the crisis-hit country…

Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa allowed entry on ‘private visit’: Singapore govt

Singapore, Jul 14 (PTI) Singapore on Thursday said it has allowed Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to enter the city-state on a "private visit" and there was no request for asylum…

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya leaves for Singapore

Colombo, Jul 14 (PTI) Sri Lanka's embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday left the Maldives for Singapore after fleeing his country amid an economic crisis, sources said. Rajapaksa has departed…