Mahinda Rajapaksa(Search results - 6)
World12, Aug 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa names brother Gotabhaya as SLPP presidential candidate
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has named his brother Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna presidency. Gotabhaya had led Rajapaksa's military campaign against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2006 and 2009 and won the hearts of many.
Views10, Feb 2019, 5:54 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi’s Neighbourhood First policy a massive success
Give Narendra Modi his due, he managed the house way better than his predecessors. Doklam was not created in a day but he salvaged the situation. It is in his tenure that Maldives came back to Indian fold and Sri Lanka didn’t allow pro-China Mahinda Rajapaksa to hijack power
World12, Nov 2018, 3:10 PM IST
Sri Lankan political crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa ends 50-year-old association with Maithripala Sirisena’s party
The 72-year-old Mahinda Rajapaksa received the membership of the SLPP on Sunday. The party was launched by his supporters last year. In February this year, the party won two-third of the total 340 seats in the local council polls
India6, Nov 2018, 9:50 AM IST
Sri Lanka's political crisis: What’s there for India and China
Political turmoil in the island nation was triggered late on October 26 when Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena appointed his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister. It was opposed by Ranil Wickremesinghe, who insists he's still in charge. The two are now set to face off in parliament in a confidence vote.