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Modi plays Buddhist card with aplomb to get Sri Lankans to agree to his economic agenda

Image: Modi, Sirisena, and Wickremesinghe holding-hands credit @narendramodi P.K.Balachandran. Glorifying the teachings of the Buddha and pointing out their relevance to addressing the problems of the crisis-ridden modern...

As Sri Lanka leans towards China, Modi’s trip has high stakes

Image courtesy of  Narendramodi.in. MAYA MIRCHANDANI. This week, Sri Lanka is “Dhammadvipa”, the island of Buddhist philosophy, as it celebrates United Nations Vesak Day to mark the...

Intolerance In the Time of Modi

(Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations in Delhi, 15 August 2016,  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi) This statement was originally published on...

Modi Wins TIME Readers’ Poll for ‘Person of the Year’

PTI -Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who did not make it to the final eight selected by TIME for the annual ‘Person of the Year’...
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Amnesty International urges UNHRC to establish an international accountability mechanism on Sri Lanka

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THE HILL WE CLIMB- Amanda Gorman

When day comes we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade We've braved the belly...

Sri Lanka President appoints a CoI on human rights violations weeks before the HRC 46

Image~ Sri Lanka flag at the UNHRC, Geneva © sunanda deshapriya සුනන්ද දේශප්‍රිය. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a three-member commission to identify the findings...

Rajapaksas marching Sri Lanka towards military rule

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is filling government with ex-top brass in the name of 'professionalizing' island-nation's politics. by Salman Rafi Sheikh Even at the height of the Sri...