Corruption widespread in Sri Lanka, says former president Chandrika Kumaratunga
She blamed the widespread corruption in the country and looting by politicians as the main reason for the present condition of the country.
Lack of funds, Sri Lanka again delays local polls
The elections were originally slated for last month but Wickremesinghe's administration refused to finance them, saying the money was needed to pay for salaries and pensions.
EAM Jaishankar holds talks with Sri Lankan counterpart, calls on President Wickremesinghe
Jaishankar, who arrived here from the Maldives on the second leg of his two-nation tour, met Sabry and discussed issues of mutual and regional interests, sources said.
Sri Lanka's IMF bailout to wait until the new year: Finance Minister Semasinghe
Sri Lanka and the IMF agreed on a staff-level agreement to release USD 2.9 billion over 4 years - the bail-out expected in the island nation's ongoing economic crisis caused by forex shortages.
India won't go the Pakistan, Sri Lanka way: Ex RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan
According to Rajan, low foreign debt and high foreign exchange reserves make Indian economy resilient.
Sri Lanka President at airbase near Colombo airport as 'exile in Dubai' rumours spread
He had taken refuge at a navy facility, a top defence official told news, before being brought to the Katunayake airbase -- which shares a perimeter fence with Bandaranaike International airport.
Only people with 'Hitler-like mindset' torch buildings: Wickremesinghe on arson attack on his house
"My only house was set on fire. I had 2,500 books in my library, my only asset. There were over 200-year-old valuable paintings. All of them destroyed," he said.
Sri Lanka's new President to be elected on July 20: Minister
Parliament will be convened on July 15; Nominations for the post of President will be accepted on July 19 and the new President will be elected on July 20, as decided based on the meeting.
Lanka's main Opposition SJB says ready to lead new govt, any resistance will be 'treacherous act'
"We will appoint a government headed by a president and a PM. There is no other alternative. If anyone opposes this or tries to sabotage it in Parliament we will see it as a treacherous act," he said.
India not sending military troops to Sri Lanka
India clearly stated that it stands with people of Lanka as they seek to realise their aspirations for prosperity & progress through democratic means & values, established institutions & constitution.
Sri Lankan Cabinet ministers to resign after all-party government formation: PMO
Party sources said that the issue of an all-party government would be discussed with the Speaker of Parliament later on Monday.
Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa questioned by CID over May 9 violence
On May 9, violence erupted in Sri Lanka after supporters of the 76-year-old former premier attacked peaceful anti-government protesters demanding his ouster over the country's worst economic crisis.
Sri Lankan police arrest 1,500 people in connection with violent clashes that killed at least 10
According to Sri Lanka Police spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa 1,500 people have been arrested in connection with the violence, online news portal reported.
Sri Lanka welcomes G7 announcement in securing debt relief: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe
Sri Lanka has already suspended repayments for international sovereign bonds, commercial bank loans, Exim bank loans, and bilateral loans.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test