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PM talks about GMR project; extends $25 mn credit to Maldives

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 12:42

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday asked newly-elected Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen to address the problems faced by some Indian investors and "amicably" settle the issue of Male International Airport, a GMR project worth over USD 500 million scrapped by Maldivian government unilaterally.

Brisk start to voting in Maldives presidential poll

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 10:25

Hundreds of people lined up outside polling stations in over 200 islands to elect a new president for the Maldives.

Maldives ready for presidential polls tomorrow

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 16:04

Eighteen months after its first democratically elected President Mohamed Nasheed stepped down, Maldives will go to polls under the watchful eyes of 102 international observers which include a high-level team of former election commissioners from India.

GMR gets respite in Male airport row

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 22:43

In a relief for GMR, the Maldives' anti-graft watchdog is believed to have ruled out any corruption in the leasing of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport here to the Indian infrastructure major by the previous administration.

Willing to talk to GMR if we come to power: Gayoom

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 16:13

Nearly seven months after GMR's over USD 500 million Male airport project was terminated, former President and key political player Maumoon Abdul Gayoom says his party is open to do business with the Indian infrastructure major if it comes back to power.

Former Maldives president Gayoom meets PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 21:18

As Maldives prepares for the Presidential Elections in September, India said it is looking forward to free, fair, credible and inclusive polls there.

Gayoom decides not to contest PPM presidential primary

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 21:04

Maldives` ex long-time ruler Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on Monday decided not to contest the upcoming Progressive Party of Maldives presidential primary.

Maldives’ Nasheed criticises US for no support

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012, 15:55

Mohamed Nasheed said that he governed according to American principles and wanted to be a close friend of Israel.

Maldives’ Nasheed to visit India in mid-April

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 16:06

Mohamed Nasheed vowed to continue his fight to bring democracy back on track in Maldives.

Senior US officials to meet Maldives’ Nasheed

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 10:30

Mohamed Nasheed is in the US to speak about the release of "The Island President”, a film by Jon Shenk.

In US, Nasheed seeks support for free, fair polls

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 15:58

Mohammed Nasheed expressed shock at the pace at which the Obama administration had recognised Maldives` new regime after Feb 7 coup.

Former dictator Gayoom returns to Maldives

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 20:10

Former dictator Maumoon Abdul Gayoom returned to the country, opposing early polls and claimed he had no role in the change of government.