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Maldives emergency


Maldives former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, judges charged with terrorism

March 21, 2018 10:39 am

Prosecutors did not specify the grounds on which they are charged with terrorism. All three were also charged with obstruction of justice on suspicion of refusing to hand over their phones to investigators.

Maldives declines India invite for naval exercises 'MILAN-2018'

February 28, 2018 1:16 am

The Maldives embassy in Delhi later said in a statement that it “is unable to participate in the naval exercise during this time due to the current circumstances of a State of Emergency being in effect for those under investigation for serious crimes."

Patience is key

February 12, 2018 1:06 am

Delhi’s focus must be on mobilising an international coalition that supports return of rule of law in the Maldives.

Amid political chaos, Male sends word to Bengaluru FC: Match on schedule, come and play

February 10, 2018 8:03 am

The Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), in a letter to AFC, has assured its “highest consideration” to Bengaluru FC.

Modi, Trump discuss Maldives; China says in touch with India, don’t want new flashpoint

February 10, 2018 7:19 am

Emergency in Maldives: India indicating that it was closely watching the situation in the Indian Ocean and hoped that all regional powers play a constructive role.

Mohamed Nasheed snubs China; asks India to play role of 'liberators'

February 07, 2018 8:49 pm

"Maldivians see India's role positively: in '88 they came, resolved the crisis, and left. They were not occupiers but liberators. This is why Maldivians look to India now," Nasheed tweeted

India 'disturbed' by declaration of emergency in Maldives

February 06, 2018 8:25 pm

Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed asked India to intervene militarily to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the Maldives amid a deepening confrontation between the judiciary and President Abdulla Yameen

A nation in freefall

November 06, 2015 12:37 am

By declaring emergency, the Maldives has only shed its pretence of democracy.

Maldives folly

November 06, 2015 12:10 am

New Delhi needs to make clear its opposition to the Maldives regime’s efforts to strangle democracy.