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The Sri Lankan Crisis – Need to Look Within

A particularly ugly financial crisis reared its fierce visage in front of Sri Lanka with hardly any public notice in the early months of 2022 with such rapidity that, within…

By G S Iyer

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…

India reacted swiftly to help Sri Lanka: USAID administrator Samantha Power

New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI) India reacted "really swiftly" with an absolutely critical set of measures to help Sri Lanka tide over its economic crisis, but calls to Beijing to…

Sri Lanka: Road From Anarchy Towards Stability

After some intense and somewhat violent nationwide protests against the current dispensation, followed by the fight of and subsequent resignation by President Gotabaya Rajapakse, Sri Lanka finally got a president…

By JK Tripathi

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…

TN sends more relief material to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Tuticorin (TN), Jul 23 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday dispatched another round of essential items to the economic crisis-hit Sri Lanka, with DMK MP Kanimozhi flagging off the…

China Plundered, India Blundered And Sri Lanka Surrendered

On Wednesday, Ranil Wickremesinghe, present acting President, was voted in as the next President of Sri Lanka by the Sri Lankan parliamentarians. Sri Lankans are not rejoicing this news. The…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Veteran politician Dinesh Gunawardena appointed Sri Lanka’s PM as 18-member Cabinet swears in

Colombo, Jul 22 (PTI) Dinesh Gunawardena, a veteran politician and a close ally of the Rajapaksa family, was appointed on Friday as Sri Lanka's prime minister as President Ranil Wickremesinghe swore…

Top UN official in Sri Lanka calls for inclusive consultations to resolve economic crisis

United Nations, Jul 22 (PTI) The top UN official in Sri Lanka has called on all stakeholders in the country to engage in broad and inclusive consultations to resolve the…

Anti-government protesters vacate President’s Secretariat in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Jul 22 (PTI) Sri Lankan security forces on Friday removed a group of anti-government protesters, which continued to occupy the President’s Secretariat here despite Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation as president,…

Sri Lanka’s economic collapse needs immediate global attention: UN experts

United Nations, Jul 21 (PTI) Sri Lanka’s economic collapse needs immediate global attention, not just from humanitarian agencies, but also from international financial institutions and other countries who must come…

Sri Lankan lawmakers elect Ranil Wickremesinghe as new president

Colombo, Jul 20 (PTI) Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe was on Wednesday elected as Sri Lanka’s new President by Parliament, following a high-voltage political drama which saw his predecessor Gotabaya Rajapaksa…