May 06, 2021 10:57 PM IST
Images from state TV channel PSM showed security services securing the scene of the incident in the capital Male.
- Sep 21, 2018 06:19 PM IST
Opposition parties from across Maldivian politics have formed a united front to oust the president, Abdulla Yameen, whose government has been accused of crushing dissent, corruption and jailing electoral opponents on flimsy grounds.
- Feb 17, 2018 03:20 PM IST
Maldives imposed a 15-day state of emergency on Feb. 5 to annul a ruling from the court ordering the release of nine leading opposition figures.
- Oct 13, 2016 09:00 PM IST
The Maldives Foreign Ministry termed as "difficult" but "inevitable" the decision to leave the Commonwealth, a grouping of 53 nations that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.
- Jun 21, 2013 06:23 PM IST
According to sources, the papers for the claim runs into 75 pages besides various annexures and attachments. The figure of USD 1.4 billion was reached after taking into account loss of profit, payments made to subcontractors besides others.
- Feb 09, 2012 06:02 PM IST
The images of rioting are potentially devastating for a country which depends on tourism thanks to its crystal-clear turquoise waters, coral-fringed beaches and ultra-luxury resorts.
- Feb 08, 2012 09:00 PM IST
The new president of the Maldives, Mohamed Waheed, denied seizing power today, even as his predecessor accused him of involvement in a coup plot and called on him to resign.
- Feb 08, 2012 05:02 PM IST
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed said today he was forced from office in a coup and he demanded that his successor immediately resign. Nasheed was greeted by roaring applause as he spoke to about 2,000 members of his party in the capital,
- Feb 08, 2012 04:26 PM IST
Ex-Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed said on Wednesday he was forced to step down at gunpoint on and urged his successor to step down.
- Feb 07, 2012 07:02 PM IST
India today said it was closely monitoring the "sudden turn of events" in Maldives, where the President resigned following series of protests, but termed it as "internal matter" which as of now needs no outside assistance and noted that its community there was safe.
- Nov 09, 2011 02:36 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here today on a four-day visit to Maldives during which he will attend the SAARC Summit and have a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani.