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India, Canada share similar views

The two nations ‘deplored the degradation of judicial independence and authority, and of democratic institutions’ in Maldives.

24 Feb 2018 12:34 AM

Maldives disregards advice on emergency, India expresses 'deep dismay'

Maldives president has overlooked India's repeated appeals, urging to roll back emergency provisions imposed early February.

22 Feb 2018 9:42 AM

Deeply dismayed over Emergency, says India

The Maldivan President has received full backing from China.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Maldives extends emergency, India says ‘deeply dismayed’

The Maldivian Parliament (Majlis) on Tuesday extended the state of emergency by another 30 days.

21 Feb 2018 6:17 PM

India opposes extension of Emergency

New Delhi insists Maldives govt implements Feb. 1 order issued by Male court.

21 Feb 2018 3:02 AM


Chinese warships enter east Indian Ocean amid Maldives crisis: report

A fleet of destroyers and at least one frigate, a 30,000-tone amphibious transport dock and three support tankers entered the Indian Ocean.

20 Feb 2018 3:33 PM

Maldives leader seeks approval to extend state of emergency

Parliament cancelled Monday's vote without giving a reason after the opposition boycott, which left only 39 ruling party MPs in the chamber.

20 Feb 2018 2:39 PM

Navigating the Maldivian crisis

India fears “debt traps” set by China that could lead to land grabs and a potential military foothold on the archipelago

18 Feb 2018 5:13 AM

‘Waiting to see’ what steps Maldives would take post emergency: India

Raveesh Kumar said India had called on the government of Maldives to lift the state of Emergency and restore the democratic process.

17 Feb 2018 9:22 AM

Calls for Indian intervention threat to sovereignty: Maldives

The Maldivian defence ministry statement said the Maldives 'firmly believes that India would not act on any such calls.'

14 Feb 2018 9:35 AM


China slams Maldives ex-President for false claims

In what is being seen as a veiled message to India, China described the situation in the archipelago nation as the “internal affairs” of that country.

13 Feb 2018 6:14 AM

India must act with intent in the Maldives

Beijing’s position is not buttressed under a thoroughly democratic dispensation in the Maldives.

11 Feb 2018 12:09 AM

Hope nations play a constructive role in Maldives: India

The veiled criticism is being seen in the context of a remark made earlier in the day in Beijing by Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang.

10 Feb 2018 3:19 AM

Amid political crisis, 1 Indian among 2 journos detained in Maldives

The journalists have been detained in the Maldives for working in the country in violation of its immigration rules.

09 Feb 2018 8:18 PM

Doesn’t want Maldives to become another ‘flash point’, in talks with India: China

The Doklam stand-off and China's opposition to declaring Masood Azhar, a global terrorist at UN had been major irritants for bilateral ties.

09 Feb 2018 3:53 PM


India was first stop for special envoy's visit but declined: Maldives

Maldives has send special envoys to China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to brief them about the deepening political crisis in the nation.

09 Feb 2018 7:57 AM

‘A few people’ stirred crisis: Abdulla Yameen

The Yameen government refused to obey the court orders and declared a state of emergency in the country.

09 Feb 2018 2:42 AM

India snubs Maldives President on envoy visit

The latest developments show a worsening of Indo-Maldivian ties, with Beijing, Islamabad and Riyadh lending a sympathetic ear to Mr Yameen.

09 Feb 2018 2:33 AM

Our envoy planned to visit India first, proposed dates declined: 'Hurt' Maldives

'We understand the external affairs minister is out of country and the PM is leaving for UAE during the week,' the Maldivian envoy said.

08 Feb 2018 7:57 PM

Maldives sends envoys to ‘friendly nations’ amid crisis, India not on list

The envoys will visit China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and provide updates on the current political situation of Maldives.

08 Feb 2018 8:35 AM