Election under Waheed will not be legitimate: Nasheed

Former Maldivian president Mohammed Nasheed on Sunday said it would be "unlawful" to take part in an election held under President Mohamed Waheed if he chooses to stay beyond his term which ends tonight.

Maldives President warns against foreign interference

Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Sunday said that foreigners should not interfere in the domestic issues of the Maldives.

Attackers of HC`s car will be nabbed: Maldives assures India

Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed Hassan has directed the police to make all efforts to nab the culprits responsible for the attack.

Maldivian president asks lawmakers to find solution if no successor by Nov 11

Maldivian president Mohamed Waheed on Thursday turned to Parliament to find a solution to any legal issues that will arise if a new president is not elected by the November 11 constitutional deadline.

Maldives ex-Prez Mohamed Nasheed says Waheed to quit

Maldives is at the centre of a political crisis after the police on Saturday halted the presidential election.

Maldives police defend blocking presidential election

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".

India welcomes Waheed`s criticism of moves to block Nasheed

India welcomed the statement of Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed condemning the moves to stop Mohammed Nasheed from contesting Presidential polls.

Stop irresponsible statements on prez polls issue: Waheed

Maldives President Mohamed Waheed on Wednesday asked the international community to refrain from making "irresponsible" statements on the ongoing presidential polls case, even as watchdog Transparency Maldives sought a quick resolution of current issues to ease rising tensions.

SC directs EC to produce voter list details in Maldives

Maldives Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Election Commission to produce the list of eligible voters and voters who cast their ballots in the first round of presidential polls held on September 7.

Maldives polls: Waheed to support Gayoom`s brother in run-off

Outgoing Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who suffered a shocking defeat in the first round of the polls, will support ex-president Abdul Gayoom`s brother in the run-off against leading candidate Mohamed Nasheed.

Maldives votes to elect new President

Voting was held on Saturday in Maldives for the second multi-party Presidential elections with long queues of people outside polling stations in this Indian Ocean archipelago, which has seen a series of unsettling political events in the last eighteen months.

Maldivian Prez launches his campaign for September

Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed on Monday formally announced his candidature for the September Presidential elections and has chosen civil servant-turned politician Ahmed Thasmeen Ali as his running mate.

Committed to women rights: Maldives` President

Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed on Tuesday said that the country is a young democracy working to balance religious faith with new democratic values.

Eleven Maldivian parties face dissolution

In a major blow to President Mohamed Waheed ahead of the Presidential election in September.

No politics at High Commission in Male: India

45-year-old Nasheed, leader of Maldivian Democratic Party, took refuge in the Indian High Commission on February 13 to evade arrest warrant issued by a court.

Maldives Prez party faces prospect of de-registration

Upon ratification, the Political Parties bill, passed late last month, will provide a three-month deadline to any political party with less than 10,000 members to reach the required number or face the prospect of being dissolved.

Nasheed`s party condemns `intimidation` of Maldivian MPs

Nasheed`s party on Monday condemned attempts by the government led by his successor Mohamed Waheed to "intimidate" democratically elected members of parliament.

Maldives apologetic over anti-India remarks

After anti-India remarks were made by a key presidential aide, Maldives has apologised as USD 514-million airport project by Indian company GMR became a target of political football in Male.

No confidence motion submitted against Maldivian Prez

A no confidence motion was submitted against Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed by opposition MDP for his failure to probe human rights abuses.

Maldives: Nasheed faces trial for abusing power

Former leader Mohamed Nasheed’s honeymoon with multi-party democracy ended in February when he was forced out in a police mutiny after he detained the chief criminal court judge on corruption allegations.