June 09, 2019 6:45 am
Addressing the Maldivian Parliament on his first bilateral visit in the second term, Modi said that “the water is now rising above the head”, as he urged world leaders to unite to combat the menace.
June 08, 2019 10:09 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih have directed officials to expeditiously work towards starting a regular passenger-cum-cargo ferry service between Kerala's Kochi and the Maldivian capital Male via Kulhudhuffushi atoll.
June 08, 2019 1:31 pm
The decision made by Maldives President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih was announced by Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid on Twitter.
April 07, 2019 12:11 pm
This could be the first time that a single party has won the majority in Parliament since the Indian Ocean archipelago nation became a multiparty democracy in 2008 after decades of autocratic rule.
March 22, 2019 7:24 am
As Solih renews the Maldives’ traditional political warmth to Delhi, India can’t afford to return to its complacent ways
December 20, 2018 8:51 am
During the visit, Solih had called India his country's closest friend and "largest trading partner".
December 18, 2018 5:01 am
This comes in the wake of Chinese loans for projects which already account for about 70 per cent of Maldives’ national debt.
December 17, 2018 3:06 pm
In his second meeting with Solih in a month, Modi asserted that New Delhi wanted to better trade ties with Male, saying there was a multitude of opportunities for Indian companies to tap in the island nation.
December 17, 2018 6:44 am
Modi is expected to assure Solih of India’s firm commitment in assisting the Maldives to achieve sustainable social and economic development.
November 27, 2018 7:19 am
Maldives envoy Ahmed Mohamed, who was appointed by former President Abdullah Yameen and is considered to be close to him, gave up his position Monday. The move comes days after the new government led by Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took charge.