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Forever grateful: On victory day Maldives remembers India's military support of 1988

On the intervening night of 2-3 November 1988, around 300 to 500 armed, Tamil/Sinhala-speaking mercenaries captured key locations in Male.

03 Nov 2019 6:45 PM

Pakistan’s claims on Kashmir rejected by South Asian Speakers’ Summit

The House of Male witnessed heated exchange of words between representatives of India and Pakistan after Pak raised the Kashmir issue.

02 Sep 2019 8:17 PM

Maldives supports India's decision on Article 370

'It is the right of every sovereign nation to amend their laws as required,' says Maldives government.

07 Aug 2019 8:04 PM

Maldives sends former Vice Precident Ahmed Adeeb to detention center

India had refused entry to former vice president Ahmed Adeeb on Thursday.

05 Aug 2019 2:49 PM

India will help in conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque: PM Modi

Maldives' Friday Mosque is a unique place of worship made of coral stones.

09 Jun 2019 2:06 PM


In a first, ferry service to connect India and Maldives

The initiative was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day state visit to the Indian Ocean archipelago.

09 Jun 2019 10:52 AM

Indo-Pacific region is our lifeline: PM Modi

Taking about his pet initiative SAGAR, Modi stressed on the principle of inclusiveness.

09 Jun 2019 9:47 AM

PM Modi's diplomatic push; meets Maldivian political leaders

PM Modi held meetings with Qasim Ibrahim of Jumhooree Party and Home Minister and Adhaalath Party leader Sheikh Imran Abdulla.

09 Jun 2019 8:38 AM

India, Maldives ink 6 pacts as PM Modi, Prez Solih hold talks

PM Modi's visit to Maldives is significant as its the only country in South Asia that he did not visit during his first term.

08 Jun 2019 4:38 PM

Maldives invites PM designate Narendra Modi to address their Parliament

On Wednesday, all 80 members of the Parliament voted in favour of inviting Indian Prime Minister designate to deliver a speech at the House.

29 May 2019 7:22 PM


Swaraj meets Maldivian Home Minister Imran Abdulla, discusses bilateral ties

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Maldivian Home Minister Imran Abdulla and discussed steps to continue trade.

18 Mar 2019 2:52 PM

Maldives court orders arrest of former president Abdulla Yameen

Maldivian authorities on Monday ordered the arrest of former strongman president Abdulla Yameen over money laundering charges.

18 Feb 2019 6:09 PM

Yameen had tried to play India against China as 'puppet master': Maldives minister

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

Outgoing Maldives president ‘received USD 1.5 million’: reports

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

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts 45-day state of emergency

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


Maldives leader seeks approval to extend state of emergency

Parliament cancelled Monday's vote without giving a reason after the opposition boycott, which left only 39 ruling party MPs in the chamber.

20 Feb 2018 2:39 PM

2 arrested scribes including Indian national ordered to leave Maldives

Journalists arrested by Maldivian police for violating immigration rules have been ordered to leave the nation facing political turmoil.

10 Feb 2018 4:12 PM

Amid political crisis, 1 Indian among 2 journos detained in Maldives

The journalists have been detained in the Maldives for working in the country in violation of its immigration rules.

09 Feb 2018 8:18 PM

Maldives sends envoys to ‘friendly nations’ amid crisis, India not on list

The envoys will visit China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and provide updates on the current political situation of Maldives.

08 Feb 2018 8:35 AM

Maldives crisis: Top court revokes order to free political prisoners

The court's original decision had quashed a terrorism conviction against ex-president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, among others.

07 Feb 2018 7:58 AM