Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan protesters call for regime change

Protesters and a key trade group in Sri Lanka called for a new government to take control of the crisis-hit country on Tuesday as the president called for calm a day after clashes killed eight people, pushing his brother to quit as prime minister.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Curfew in Sri Lanka: Shoot-on-sight ordered

Sri Lanka’s defence ministry yesterday ordered troops to shoot on sight people involved in looting or damaging property, a day after mobs targeted the homes of ruling-party politicians.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Sri Lankan protesters call for regime change

Protesters and a key trade group in Sri Lanka called for a new government to take control of the crisis-hit country on Tuesday as the president called for calm a day after clashes killed eight people, pushing his brother to quit as prime minister.

August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015

SRI LANKA PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS: THE RAJA FACTOR

Rajapaksa's re-entry into politics has changed the total complexion of the election. He organised large rallies and spoke as though he was the PM candidate. He is still popular and has taken the centre stage in the campaign.