On the intervening night of 2-3 November 1988, around 300 to 500 armed, Tamil/Sinhala-speaking mercenaries captured key locations in Male.
03 Nov 2019 6:45 PM
The House of Male witnessed heated exchange of words between representatives of India and Pakistan after Pak raised the Kashmir issue.
02 Sep 2019 8:17 PM
The initiative was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day state visit to the Indian Ocean archipelago.
09 Jun 2019 10:52 AM
Taking about his pet initiative SAGAR, Modi stressed on the principle of inclusiveness.
09 Jun 2019 9:47 AM
PM Modi held meetings with Qasim Ibrahim of Jumhooree Party and Home Minister and Adhaalath Party leader Sheikh Imran Abdulla.
09 Jun 2019 8:38 AM
PM Modi's visit to Maldives is significant as its the only country in South Asia that he did not visit during his first term.
08 Jun 2019 4:38 PM
On Wednesday, all 80 members of the Parliament voted in favour of inviting Indian Prime Minister designate to deliver a speech at the House.
29 May 2019 7:22 PM
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Maldivian Home Minister Imran Abdulla and discussed steps to continue trade.
18 Mar 2019 2:52 PM
Maldivian authorities on Monday ordered the arrest of former strongman president Abdulla Yameen over money laundering charges.
18 Feb 2019 6:09 PM
Maldives knows importance of India as it was an 'important' partner, said Shahid who was on his first visit to India as foreign minister.
27 Nov 2018 1:49 PM
The allegations that two cash deposits were made into a private account in Yameen’s name came to light after local media reported.
03 Oct 2018 1:22 PM
Yameen imposed emergency on Feb 5 after a SC ruling quashed convictions against 9 oppn leaders, ordered his govt to free the ones in jail.
22 Mar 2018 2:49 PM
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
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
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
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
The court's original decision had quashed a terrorism conviction against ex-president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, among others.
07 Feb 2018 7:58 AM
Police arrested former president, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom -- who is also Yameen's half-brother -- at his residence along with his son-in-law.
06 Feb 2018 8:42 AM
Dissidents must be released because their trials were politically motivated and flawed, the Supreme Court said in a statement.
05 Feb 2018 8:53 AM
The tiny tourist archipelago has been plunged into a political crisis pitting the country's top court against President Yameen.
04 Feb 2018 6:16 PM