Opposition concedes defeat in Maldives vote

The main opposition party in the Maldives Tuesday accused authorities of undermining the latest parliamentary elections, but conceded defeat after a bitterly-fought campaign.

236 candidates file nominations for Maldives parliamentary polls

A total of 236 candidates have so far filed nominations for the March 22 elections to Maldives` 85-seat parliament, media reported Tuesday citing the Elections Commission of the archipelago nation.

20 held for showing ballot slip in Maldives

More than 20 people were arrested Saturday in the Maldives for showing their ballot slips after casting their vote in the presidential run-off, a media report said.

Maldives election results Sunday

Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuad Thoufeek has said the final results of the presidential run-off will be announced Sunday, a media report said.

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 opposition alleges harassment by govt. over MPs dismissal orders

The Maldives opposition party has accused the government of harassment following dismissal orders for its MPs from the parliament given by the Supreme Court.

Uncertainty prevails in Maldives on poll eve

The Maldives was in the grip of political uncertainty Friday, a day ahead of the rerun of the first round of its presidential election, with authorities facing eleventh hour hiccups.

Maldives Presidential Elections: `Calls for annulment worrying`

Terming demands for annulment of Presidential Elections in Maldives as "deeply worrying", the Commonwealth said it hopes that the Supreme Court decides the issue expeditiously.

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.

Nasheed wins 1st round of Maldives` presidential polls, faces run-off on Sept 28

Former president Mohammed Nasheed, who emerged as the clear winner in the first round of presidential polls in Maldives but fell short of a majority on Sunday said his victory in the September 28 run-off would be more emphatic.

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.

Maldives President calls for peaceful elections on poll-eve

The Maldives has faced political turbulence since democratically-elected president Mohamed Nasheed was forced to resign in 2012.

Maldives` ex-leader vows to prosecute opponents

The first democratically-elected President of the Maldives was ousted from power last year.

MDP welcomes India`s intervention; says is grateful

Mathai said India`s understanding was that elections
"would be held as early as considered feasible by all