Monday, May 29, 2023
Support Our Journalism
Home50-Word EditPM Wickremesinghe must persuade Lankans who rejected him on harsh economic reforms....

PM Wickremesinghe must persuade Lankans who rejected him on harsh economic reforms. It won’t be easy

ThePrint views on the most important issues, instantly.

Text Size:

Leader of a party with one MP—himself—Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has to persuade a nation which rejected him to back harsh economic reforms. This won’t be easy. Mistrust of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Wickremesinghe’s boss, runs deep. The PM will have to prove he’s no puppet.

Putin might level Ukraine but Finland’s NATO application shows Europe won’t bend to his will

Vladimir Putin’s hammer-blows might level Ukraine, but Finland’s imminent application for NATO membership shows they’re failing to bend Europe to his will. Instead of scaring Russia’s neighbours into submission, Russia’s president has driven them to shelter under the United States’ security shield. Threats obviously don’t turn difficult neighbours into friends.

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Support Our Journalism

India needs fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism, packed with on-ground reporting. ThePrint – with exceptional reporters, columnists and editors – is doing just that.

Sustaining this needs support from wonderful readers like you.

Whether you live in India or overseas, you can take a paid subscription by clicking here.

Support Our Journalism

Most Popular