India  /  Published 26.08.20

Maldives engages India and China

The Maldives on Wednesday made it clear that it would continue with its balancing act vis-a-vis India and China, iterating that Beijing would remain an important development partner of Male a fortnigh...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.08.20

India to strengthen bridge with Maldives

India on Thursday announced its decision to invest in the biggest infrastructure project of the Maldives — a bridge that seeks to connect the archipelago’s capital with three neighbouring ...
By Anita Joshua 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

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 14.10.18

Maldives cry for Yameen arrest

Hundreds of Maldivians protested on Sunday demanding the arrest of defeated President Abdulla Yameen as its top court began to hear a petition challenging the outcome of last month’s election in the...
By Reuters in Male(Maldives)

India  /  Published 10.05.20

Naval ship arrives in Kochi with 698 repatriated Indians

INS Jalashwa carrying 698 repatriated Indian citizens from the Maldives arrived in Kochi harbour on Sunday morning, completing the Indian Navy's first massive evacuation exercise from foreign soil dur...
By PTI in Kochi

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

India  /  Published 09.11.18

Modi to attend Maldives swearing-in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a short visit to the Maldives on November 17 to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-in-waiting Ibrahim Solih, but no bilateral engagement has been inclu...
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

India  /  Published 17.05.20

About 1,500 Indians evacuated from Maldives

Nearly 1,500 Indian nationals, including pregnant women and children, stranded in the Maldives due to Covid-19-induced international travel restrictions have been evacuated from the island nation, Ind...
By PTI in


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