Abdulla Yameen
World  /  Published 17.11.18

In Maldives, Modi and Solih agree to renew close relations

India and the Maldives on Saturday agreed to work towards renewing their close bonds of cooperation and friendship, keeping in mind each other’s concerns and aspirations, and put back on course thei...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.10.18

India closest ally: Gayoom

India played a “positive” role in restoration of democracy in the Maldives by “exerting pressure” on the ruling regime, and the new government in the island nation would be “sensitive” tow...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.19

China allusion in message to Maldives

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday tried to allay any Maldivian fears about a “big brother” attitude from New Delhi, insisting the Indian growth story sought to serve as a tide that lifts it...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 17.12.18

India pledges $1.4-billion aid to Maldives

India on Monday sought to match China’s deep pockets, pledging $1.4 billion as financial assistance to the Maldives to help the new government in the atoll nation ride the financial crisis it has in...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.18

Lessons from the Maldives presidential election

Two important inferences can be drawn from the result of the presidential election in the Maldives. First, the idea of the strong man, even though a number of nations, including India, have elected su...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 10.10.18

Yameen files petition challenging poll loss

The president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging his defeat in last’s month election in the island nation, which has been in political u...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 29.09.18

Poll panel confirms Solih victory

The Election Commission of Maldives on Saturday released the final results of last Sunday’s presidential elections — confirming the triumph of democracy over a strongman’s intentions — despite...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.02.19

Money laundering cuffs on Maldives ex-President

A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday on charges of money laundering.The criminal court in Male, the capital, ordered Yameen held...
By AP in Male(Maldives)

World  /  Published 27.11.18

Maldives candid on China relations

India First? Yes, but visiting Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid on Tuesday made it clear that the government would remain engaged with China.He maintained that there is space for both New Delh...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.18

Media cornered, rivals jailed, but Yameen lost

A united Opposition has ousted a strongman who had gamed the system in every which way possible to ensure his re-election.Media coverage of the Opposition was sparse, AFP reported. Media had to deal w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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