Intervene to improve situation in Maldives: Amnesty to India

 Amidst "alarming deterioration" of human rights situation in Maldives, Amnesty International on Thursday urged the international community, including India, to engage more with the island nation to protect the human rights of its citizens.

Attacks, intimidation on rise in Maldives: Amnesty

 Protesters are being frequently beaten up while the media faces a growing number of death threats in the Maldives, Amnesty International said Thursday, after a fact-finding mission to the honeymoon islands.

Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif off to Maldives?
Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif off to Maldives?

Well it doesn’t seem to be a hush-hush vacation for Ranbir Kapoor and his ‘ladylove’ Katrina Kaif. If the latest buzz is anything to go by, then, one of the most celebrated “unofficial” couples of Bollywood have flown to the Maldives to spend some “we” time.

Former Maldivian defence minister jailed for 10 years

 A former Maldivian defence minister has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of detaining a senior judge, the same case in which ex-president Mohamed Nasheed has also been jailed under an anti-terrorism law.

Jailed Maldivian leader Mohamed Nasheed gets foreign legal backing

Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday announced a high-profile international legal team, including prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney, to prepare a fresh attempt to secure his release.

Maldives jails ex-defence minister for 11 years

The Maldives` former defence minister has been found guilty of attempting a coup and jailed for 11 years, his family and officials said, weeks after the conviction of former president Mohamed Nasheed sparked international concern.

Obama nominates Indian-American as ambassador to Sri Lanka, Maldives

President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American, a former official at its Embassy in New Delhi, as the next US ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Maldives jails ex-defense minister for 11 years

 A court in Maldives has sentenced a former defense minister to 11 years in prison for importing and possessing a firearm.

Ex-Maldivian president Nasheed not to appeal 13-year jail term

 Former Maldivian president Mohammed Nasheed, sentenced to 13 years in jail under anti-terrorism laws, has decided not to appeal his conviction citing that the court has not released all the documents related to the case which are important for "a meaningful defence".

Jailed Maldives ex-leader says his appeal being scuttled

Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Wednesday accused authorities of scuttling his appeal against his controversial conviction and jailing for 13 years under tough anti-terror laws.

Trial of former Maldives president 'mockery': UN expert

 The trial of former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed made a "mockery" of the country's Constitution, a UN human rights expert said today, emphasising that the series of due process violations since his arrest is "simply unacceptable in any democratic society."

Maldives ex-president Nasheed's trial was flawed: UN rights chief

The jailing of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed for 13 years last week followed a trial marked by "flagrant irregularities," the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said on Wednesday.

'Hurt' that Narendra Modi could not visit: Maldives

Maldives Tuesday voiced its "hurt" at Prime Minister Narendra Modi not visiting it during his recent trip to the region even as it sought to allay India's concerns over the imprisonment of former president Mohammed Nasheed.

Maldives seeks support of Sri Lanka, India

The Maldives on Monday sought the support of Sri Lanka and India as the country faced international criticism over the imprisonment of former president Mohamed Nasheed.

Maldives court throws out Nasheed's appeal; MDP vows protests

 The Maldives High Court on Sunday dismissed former president Mohamed Nasheed`s appeal against his February 22 arrest order even as the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) declared it will launch a nationwide civil disobedience campaign to secure his freedom.

Maldives High Court throws out Mohamed Nasheed's appeal

The Maldives High Court on Sunday dismissed former president Mohamed Nasheed`s appeal against his arrest order.

Maldives court throws out Nasheed's appeal, MDP vows protests

The Maldives High Court on Sunday dismissed former president Mohamed Nasheed's appeal against his February 22 arrest order even as the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) declared it will launch a nationwide civil disobedience campaign to secure his freedom.

Farah Khan bonds with family in Maldives!
Farah Khan bonds with family in Maldives!

Bollywood's director-producer Farah Khan is having a gala time in Maldives with her family.

India concerned over 13-year jail sentence for Maldives' ex-president Nasheed
India concerned over 13-year jail sentence for Maldives' ex-president Nasheed

India on Saturday voiced "deep concern" over the developments in the Maldives, a day after former president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13-year imprisonment by a criminal court of that country under anti-terror laws.

US concerned over sentencing of former Maldivian president

Expressing concern over apparent lack of appropriate criminal procedures during the trial in Maldives against former president Mohamed Nasheed, the US has urged the government to ensure his safety and wellbeing in custody.