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10 Sri Lankan prez guards jailed for attacking Sinhalese couple

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 16:58

Ten Sri Lankan security personnel were sentenced to four and a half years in jail and fined for attacking a Sinhalese singer couple in 2000.

India`s vote against Lanka not let down: Chandrika

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 18:10

Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga does not share the view that India`s vote against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council.

Man jailed in attack on Sri Lanka leader ties knot

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 23:31

Sakthivel Ilankesvaran was convicted in 2010 of conspiring to kill then President Chandrika Kumaratunga.

Lankan court jails LTTE man to 30 yrs for attempt on ex-Prez

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 15:16

A Tamil Tiger cadre was Wednesday sentenced to 30 years in prison for conspiring and attempting to kill the former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga in 1999.

Chandrika asks authorities to ensure free and fair elections

Last Updated: Monday, January 25, 2010, 00:04

Former president Chandrika Kumaratunga has expressed concern over escalating violence in the run up to Tuesday`s presidential poll in Sri Lanka and asked authorities to ensure free and fair elections.

Clamour for abolition of executive presidency grows in Lanka

Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009, 15:52

As the process of Presidential polls in Sri Lanka gets underway, there is growing clamour among politicians to shift to Indian Parliamentary system of democracy, with the former president Chandrika Kumaratunga joining the chorus.

Chandrika for women reservation in Sri Lankan Parliament

Last Updated: Friday, July 31, 2009, 14:18

Fmer Sri Lankan Prez Chandrika Kumaratunga has strongly favoured reservation for women in the Island nation`s Parliament, while contending that women by nature are more caring and better negotiators in matter of governance.