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Mohammed Nasheed `graciously` accepts defeat as Yameen wins Maldives run-off

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 14:14

Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed, who won earlier run-offs, on Sunday accepted defeat saying he didn`t want to incite violence.

Maldives SC postpones presidential run-off vote to Nov 16

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 10:10

Maldives Supreme Court has ordered the suspension of Sunday`s run-off for the controversy-ridden presidential re-vote, prolonging the political turmoil in the country amid mounting international concern over a looming constitutional crisis.

Counting begins for presidential elections in Maldives

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 17:22

Counting of votes has started after balloting concluded peacefully in the controversy-ridden presidential polls in the Maldives on Saturday under the watchful eyes of the Elections Commission (EC) and security agencies.

Apex court overriding Constitution, says Maldives` EC

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 23:02

Disappointed by scrapping of presidential revote, Maldives` Elections Commission chief Fuwad Thowfeek said Supreme Court was "overriding the Constitution" which empowers his panel to hold polls.

Maldives police defend blocking presidential election

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 15:16

The Maldives police Saturday defended their move to stop the presidential election scheduled for earlier in the day, and insisted a vote would have been "unlawful" and could have sparked "national instability".

Maldives cancels presidential poll over political impasse

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 09:32

The Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuad Thaufeeq called off his country`s presidential poll just an hour ahead of voting Saturday, citing technical wrangling over the electoral list by two candidates and lack of support from police.

India hopes 2nd round of Maldives vote will be peaceful, fair

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 20:00

India asked Maldives and its people to ensure an environment conducive to a peaceful and transparent second round of Presidential election on September 28 while congratulating them for successful conclusion of the first round.

EC to help poll officials in Maldives for upcoming prez polls

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 19:13

India will extend election training and technical assistance to the Election Commission of Maldives in view of the upcoming presidential polls there later this year.