Sanjay Kapoor New Delhi
On April 30, first time in five years, the Islamic State (IS) released a video of their Khalifa, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Greyed and portly, Baghdadi was defiant and angry after the loss of their stronghold of Bagouz in Syria. He was trying to shore up the morale of his supporters that he was physically healthy and leading the struggle of the Islamic State even after the loss of Syria and Iraq.
Even as the Easter blasts have shocked the country and the world, the Sri Lankan government has been caught napping even while they ignored a intelligence tip-off
The creeping coup by President Maithripala Sirisena that saw the sacking of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremeshinghe and hasty swearing in of Mahinda Rajapakse began when it was alleged that R&AW was trying to assassinate him. Should India need to worry with the changes in Sri Lanka?
A curfew in the Sri Lankan town of Kandy will be temporarily lifted on Thursday, authorities said, following days of violence against members of the minority Muslim community by Buddhists.
Tension has been brewing in the island nation over the past year, with some Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam and destroying Buddhist archaeological sites
With Hambantota under scrutiny, will China tweak its investment model to respond to the fast-changing contours of Sri Lanka’s politics.
Hardnews visited his office for an exclusive chat on topics ranging from the relationship between India and Sri Lanka to China, the violence against the Rohingyas and why Theravada Buddhism, reconciles with violence
Sanjay Kapoor Colombo