Authors Posts by P K Balachandran

P K Balachandran

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Agitations against Indian and Chinese investments may adversely affect FDI in...

Agitations against major Indian and Chinese projects in Sri Lanka, trigged by a fear of domination by these powers, may adversely affect the investment...

Japan may help Sri Lanka buy P-3C maritime surveillance aircraft

Japan may help Sri Lanka buy P-3C maritime surveillance aircraft, apart from persuading India and the US to make Sri Lanka a base for...

Challenges facing BIMSTEC in integrating Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) launched in 1997, is an ambitious effort to integrate the countries around...

Hasina cements her ties with India but brings back little for...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day visit to India appears to have been personally gratifying for her in so far as her vibes with...

India is interested in Trincomalee port but is wary about policy...

Sri Lanka is keen on involving India in a significant way in the development of the eastern port of Trincomalee and its hinterland to...

Conditions for ousting Yameen democratically ripening, says Maldivian opposition leader

The Maldivian opposition leader, Mohamed Nasheed, is optimistic about ousting President Abdulla Yameen through the constitutional parliamentary route because parliament is now going the...

SUNDAY SPECIAL: Writing off Rahul Gandhi will be unwise

If cricket is a game of “glorious uncertainties” even for the best teams, so is politics. And as the late Indian political maverick George...

Japan woos Sri Lanka to check China’s influence in the Indian...

(Exclusive): With China pushing its way into Sri Lanka, spending US$ 8 billion to build infrastructure to support its ambitious global One Belt One...

Aris 13 incident shows there’s no room for complacency over piracy

(Exclusive) If the seizure of an oil tanker by Somalian pirates in the Horn of Africa last Monday after a gap of five years...

Lankan worries about Indian “Trojan horse”

For decades before and after Sri Lanka’s independence in 1948, India’s relations with the island nation were political and adversarial. But since the second...