India, whose voice was heeded in Washington and London, must bank on the hope that the Maldives breaks free completely from Beijing’s hold.
09 Apr 2019 12:01 AM
Maldivian authorities on Monday ordered the arrest of former strongman president Abdulla Yameen over money laundering charges.
18 Feb 2019 6:09 PM
Maldives knows importance of India as it was an 'important' partner, said Shahid who was on his first visit to India as foreign minister.
27 Nov 2018 1:49 PM
PM Modi congratulated President Solih and interacted with leaders from Maldives and other parts of world during the oath taking ceremony.
17 Nov 2018 7:48 PM
Yameen had challenged the outcome of the elections, alleging the vote was rigged but the country’s Supreme Court upheld the results.
29 Oct 2018 1:10 AM
A lawyer for the EC, which Yameen accused of colluding with printer to ensure his defeat denied any wrongdoing, including using special ink.
15 Oct 2018 6:29 PM
The allegations that two cash deposits were made into a private account in Yameen’s name came to light after local media reported.
03 Oct 2018 1:22 PM
As with all small countries, the Maldives too is being closely scrutinised by a raft of global players.
27 Sep 2018 12:17 AM
The result is being seen as a strategic setback for China as President Yameen was extremely close to Beijing.
25 Sep 2018 2:03 AM
The turnout as officially announced by the Maldives election body tells it own story.
25 Sep 2018 12:00 AM
Results released by the Elections Commission early Monday morning showed Solih had secured 58.3 per cent of the popular vote.
24 Sep 2018 1:05 PM
Either way, be it a Yameen or a Nasheed proxy calling the shots in Male, its time for India to dust off a fresh Maldives initiative.
21 Sep 2018 12:26 AM
The Maldives has politically moved extremely close to both China and Pakistan, something that New Delhi is viewing with some alarm.
21 Aug 2018 5:53 AM
Calling on the Male government, headed by her estranged uncle President Yameen to allow her father to move back home.
01 May 2018 2:13 AM
India is "not alone" in voicing certain concerns about the state of affairs in the Maldives.
25 Apr 2018 2:59 AM
The Maldives will further embrace Chinese investment but is aware it risks getting caught between China and India.
24 Mar 2018 7:18 PM
President Abdulla Yameen sent special envoys to Beijing, Islamabad and Riyadh to solicit support for his dictatorial rule.
24 Mar 2018 12:06 AM
The statement defended the Emergency measures, saying they had been precipitated by a “constitutional crisis” created by the two judges.
23 Mar 2018 4:37 AM
Yameen imposed emergency on Feb 5 after a SC ruling quashed convictions against 9 oppn leaders, ordered his govt to free the ones in jail.
22 Mar 2018 2:49 PM
Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba told reporters on the sidelines of an event: “Maldives was invited to join the Milan exercise but they have declined.”
28 Feb 2018 1:34 AM