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maldives crisis

India a brother, but China long-lost cousin found: Maldives amid concerns

Former president Mohamed Nasheed who was in exile abroad had called for Indian intervention in Maldives.

23 Mar 2018 7:35 PM

Declined India's invite for naval exercise due to emergency: Maldives

The biennial naval exercise, first held in 1995 with just five navies, aims to expand regional cooperation.

28 Feb 2018 9:44 AM

India's remark on extension of emergency a 'distortion of facts': Maldives

India's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ravish Kumar said India did not see 'any valid reason' for the extension of emergency in Maldives.

22 Feb 2018 9:26 PM

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

No Chinese warship movement detected near waters of Maldives: Indian Navy

The sources in Indian Navy went on to stress that these were not warships as previously reported in Chinese websites.

20 Feb 2018 6:40 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

Coercive Diplomacy required

China is using its economic and military power to encircle india through the string of pearls theory.

18 Feb 2018 5:39 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

2 arrested scribes including Indian national ordered to leave Maldives

Journalists arrested by Maldivian police for violating immigration rules have been ordered to leave the nation facing political turmoil.

10 Feb 2018 4:12 PM


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

Worried PM Modi, Donald Trump discuss Maldives crisis

The White House said that the two leaders also pledged to continue working together to enhance security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.

10 Feb 2018 3:18 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

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

In a rebuke to China, ex-Maldives president urges India to act as 'liberators'

Nasheed, whose Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) functions from Colombo, had appealed for India's help on Tuesday.

07 Feb 2018 9:46 PM

China opposed to India’s military intervention in embattled Maldives

Geng skirted around a question on whether China is also asking Yameen to hold talks with political parties to resolve the crisis.

07 Feb 2018 6:34 PM

Indian troops on standby as Maldives ex-Prez sends SOS

Supreme Court Chief Justice, former Prez Gayoom arrested.

07 Feb 2018 3:04 AM

Amid political crisis, Ex-Maldives President urges India to ‘act swiftly’

The archipelago was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the Supreme Court called for the release of 9 imprisoned opposition politicians.

06 Feb 2018 1:19 PM