Sri Lanka
VIF Discussion on Recent Developments in Sri Lanka

VIF held a discussion with domain experts on the above theme. On the morning of 9 July 2022, Sri Lanka woke upto finding its citizens out in the streets not only in Colombo but all of its major cities. For a country that has struggled through eth....

Sri Lanka – Current Political Situation

Introduction
This article looks at the current political situation in Sri Lanka from a comprehensive strategic point of view. Developments therefore, have a national security perspective keeping India’s objectives and interests in mind. ....

China’s Debt Trap Diplomacy in Sri Lanka

What is Going on in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka is currently experiencing its worst economic crisis since its independence in 1948, as shortages of food and fuel are causing unrest among the citizens. Economic reforms, which included significant ....

The Unmaking and Making of Sri Lankan Crisis: Options before India

Unfolding Events
Sri Lanka has elected six-time former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the new President. In the parliamentary votes Ranil Wickremesinghe received 134 votes against his closest contestant Dullus Alahapperuma got 82 vo....

श्रीलंका: सिंहासन खाली करो कि जनता आती है

राष्ट्रकवि स्व. श्री रामधारी सिंह दिनकर की उपरोक्त पंक्तियाँ श्री लंका की वर्तमान परिस्थिति प....

Sri Lankan Leaders: Forcing the Hands of its Citizens

Last Saturday morning (9 July 2022) Sri Lanka faced a level of mayhem on the roads of not only Colombo but all of its major cities as that was most unprecedented but not truly unexpected. For a country that has struggled through ethnic stride, the so....

Talk on Evolving Situation in Sri Lanka

The Vivekananda International Foundation organized a talk on Economic Situation in Sri Lanka on 18 May 2022. The talk was chaired by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, Vivekananda International Foundation The economic situation in Sri Lanka is an evolvin....

Discussion on "Implications of Political & Economic Crisis in Sri Lanka"

On the 20th of May, 2022, the Vivekananda International Foundation organized a discussion on the 'Implications of the Political and Economic Crisis in Sri Lanka'. The session began with Dr Ganesh Wignaraja, Senior Research Associate at the Overseas D....

In Aid of a Troubled Maritime Neighbour: India and the Sri Lankan Financial Crisis

India’s neighbourhood is in a churn with both Pakistan and Sri Lanka reeling under severe economic and political crises. While Pakistan, obstinately continues to inflict pain unto itself with its self-defeating obduracy, Sri Lanka finds itself at t....

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