Maldives

2,000 Indians denied work visa by Maldives; MEA monitoring situation

2,000 Indians denied work visa by Maldives; MEA monitoring situation

MEA is believed to be monitoring the situation in the Maldives and collecting data about Indians who have lost their jobs in the Island nation.  

Jun 19, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Maldives not hiring Indians, happens when foreign policy is about photo ops: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi government

Maldives not hiring Indians, happens when foreign policy is about photo ops: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi government

Maldives, once one of our closest allies & beneficiary of massive aid, is cancelling Indian work visas, tweeted Rahul Gandhi.

Jun 14, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed sentenced to 19 months prison for obstruction of justice

Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed sentenced to 19 months prison for obstruction of justice

The duo was found guilty after they were charged for refusing to hand over their mobile phones for a police investigation.

Jun 14, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
Maldives suffers diplomatic defeat in UNSC election

Maldives suffers diplomatic defeat in UNSC election

Many Maldivians had campaigned on social media against their country citing its human rights abuses and the suppression of democracy, which they said made it unfit to serve on the Council.

Jun 09, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
Maldives more inclined towards China: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

Maldives more inclined towards China: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

"The present government in Maldives is more inclined towards China. The constitution has been tweaked and some islands have been given to the Chinese for development."

May 24, 2018, 07:25 AM IST
AFC Cup 2018: Bengaluru FC go down 0-2 to New Radiant

AFC Cup 2018: Bengaluru FC go down 0-2 to New Radiant

The win for the Maldivian side leaves Group E tantalisingly poised as both teams sit on 10 points with two games to play.

Apr 25, 2018, 20:45 PM IST
India clubbed with Maldives, Sri Lanka in SAFF Cup

India clubbed with Maldives, Sri Lanka in SAFF Cup

The SAFF Suzuki Cup, the region's premier football tournament, will be played in Bangladesh from September 4 to 15 - marking the third time it has been staged in the country.

Apr 18, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
India is a brother, but China a long lost cousin found: Maldives envoy

India is a brother, but China a long lost cousin found: Maldives envoy

The Maldives will further embrace Chinese investment but is aware it risks getting caught between China and India, Faisal told the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post.

Mar 24, 2018, 08:14 AM IST
Maldivian envoy clarifies statement on Kashmir, says let 'bygones be bygones'

Maldivian envoy clarifies statement on Kashmir, says let 'bygones be bygones'

Mohamed Shainee, a senior minister in President Abdulla Yameen's government, had reportedly told a group of visiting Indian reporters, "Why haven't we gone into the Kashmir issue...And asked to be (an) intermediary? Because they are internal matters...India should stay away from our issue."

 

Mar 18, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
Maldives: Anti-government protests intensify, more opposition MPs detained

Maldives: Anti-government protests intensify, more opposition MPs detained

Protests against President Yameen has intensified in capital Male and other cities, as the joint opposition continues to maintain pressure on the government to implement the Supreme Court ruling of February 1.

Mar 03, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
Maldives declined India's invitation to take part in Milan 2018 naval exercise, says Indian Navy chief Sunil Lanba

Maldives declined India's invitation to take part in Milan 2018 naval exercise, says Indian Navy chief Sunil Lanba

Maldives government seems miffed after India called president Abdullah Yameen's emergency unconstitutional.

Feb 27, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Emergency in Maldives: Police issues curfew to halt opposition's gathering

Emergency in Maldives: Police issues curfew to halt opposition's gathering

Amidst the state of emergency in the Maldives, the police here issued a curfew in an attempt to stop an opponent's gathering, said a Maldivian Democratic Party member.

Feb 26, 2018, 09:24 AM IST
India's remark on extension of emergency a 'distortion of facts', says Maldives

India's remark on extension of emergency a 'distortion of facts', says Maldives

Reacting to concerns raised by India over the extension of emergency in the Maldives, the country`s MoFA on Thursday said the assertion by India about was a distortion of facts.

Feb 22, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
No valid reason to extend emergency: India to Maldives

No valid reason to extend emergency: India to Maldives

India said on Thursday it does not see a valid reason for the Maldivian parliament to extend emergency.

Feb 22, 2018, 23:00 PM IST
Deeply dismayed over extension of Emergency in Maldives: India

Deeply dismayed over extension of Emergency in Maldives: India

The development comes shortly after India issued a statement saying that it expects that the Maldives government will not extend the state of emergency.

Feb 21, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
 Maldives Parliament extends state of emergency for another 30 days

Maldives Parliament extends state of emergency for another 30 days

The development comes shortly after India issued a statement saying that it expects that the Maldives government will not extend the state of emergency.

Feb 20, 2018, 20:44 PM IST
No Chinese warships near Maldives: Indian Navy refutes Chinese reports

No Chinese warships near Maldives: Indian Navy refutes Chinese reports

The Chinese warships in questions were in transit between the Sunda Strait and Lombok Strait, Navy sources have said.

Feb 20, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Expect that Maldives will not extend emergency: India

Expect that Maldives will not extend emergency: India

Democratic institutions and the courts should be allowed to function without interference, India said.

Feb 20, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers

Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers

The Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed its order reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting, the latest political turmoil to roil the island nation.

Feb 19, 2018, 10:12 AM IST

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