Maldives says parliament shut for security

The political turbulence has seen the international community, including the United States, urging the Maldives to safeguard democracy.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Opposition press Maldives to honour deal on dissidents

The main opposition in the Maldives Saturday demanded the immediate release of their leader and former president Mohamed Nasheed, a day after the government announced the unusual step of appealing his controversial conviction.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

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.

Oct 26, 2013, 12:22 PM IST

MDP to contest 150 seats in Rajasthan Assembly polls

Megh Desham Party will contest on 150 out of 200 seats in the upcoming Assembly polls in Rajasthan.

Jul 10, 2013, 15:25 PM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2012, 13:03 PM IST

Indian HC to Maldives rejects role in coup

Indian High Commissioner to Maldives DM Mulay termed as "baseless" the allegations of his involvement in the coup.

May 08, 2012, 21:59 PM IST

MDP removes its chief, deputy from party`s leaders

Ousted Maldivian President Mohammad Nasheed`s party has removed its chief and his deputy from their respective positions by passing a no confidence motion against them at the party`s National Congress here.

May 01, 2012, 13:39 PM IST

Maldivian govt seeks MDP support to end political impasse

A top Maldivian minister on Monday
appealed to ousted president Mohamed Nasheed to allow the
parliament to function.

Mar 05, 2012, 20:37 PM IST