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India keeps cautious vigil as Abdulla Yameen snuffs out democracy in Maldives

Nov 07, 2015

India keeps cautious vigil as Abdulla Yameen snuffs out democracy in Maldives

Alarm bells rang in New Delhi when President Yameen announced in July that foreigners who invest more than $1bn in the island could own land in perpetuity, provided 70 percent of it is reclaimed from the sea. #India #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Maldives #Indian Ocean #Mohammed Nasheed #National League for Democracy #PV Narasimha Rao #Maumoon Abdul Gayoom #Abdulla Yameen #Ahmed Adeeb #Finifenmaa #Maldives Democratic Party #Mohammed Jameel
Detained vice-president tried to impeach Maldives President Yameen

Oct 25, 2015

Detained vice-president tried to impeach Maldives President Yameen

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Sunday revealed that detained Vice-President Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor tried to file a no confidence motion in a bid to impeach him #NewsTracker #Maldives #President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom #Vice-President Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor
Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom appeals for calm after V-P Ahmed Adeeb's arrest

Oct 25, 2015

Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom appeals for calm after V-P Ahmed Adeeb's arrest

The president of the Maldives has appealed for calm in the wake of the arrest of his deputy on suspicion of links to what authorities call an assassination attempt and says the decision was made in the best interests of the country #NewsTracker #Maldives #President Yameen Abdul Gayoom #Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb
How India's harming its own interests by staying away from Maldivian political crisis

May 02, 2015

How India's harming its own interests by staying away from Maldivian political crisis

The million dollar question in this backdrop is: Isn’t the Indian government scoring a self goal by maintaining silence over the Maldivian conundrum? #India #China #US #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #UN #Maldives #EU #Mohamad Nasheed #John Kerry #Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
Maldivian conundrum: Will India risk China's ire by militarily intervening in Male?

Mar 16, 2015

Maldivian conundrum: Will India risk China's ire by militarily intervening in Male?

The question has gained currency after two eminently avoidable stabs that the Yameen government has made to Maldives' democratic fabric, first the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed on 22 February on terror charges and then his 13-year-sentence announced on 13 March. #India #China #Sri Lanka #ConnectTheDots #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Maldives #Mohamed Nasheed #Maumoon Abdul Gayoom #Ahmed Naseem
Warning bells for India: After Nasheed's arrest, Maldives President Gayoom heads to Pak

Feb 25, 2015

Warning bells for India: After Nasheed's arrest, Maldives President Gayoom heads to Pak

In the midst of hightened political confusion in Maldives, following the arrest and ongoing trial of former president Mohamed Nasheed, here comes a diplomatic event which India will be watching very keenly. #India #China #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #Maldives #Mauritius #Seychelles #Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
PM Modi, Sushma meet Karzai, discuss bilateral ties

May 27, 2014

PM Modi, Sushma meet Karzai, discuss bilateral ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai. He also met Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #SAARC #PM Modi #Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
Images: Maldivian president becomes India's first state guest in 2014

Jan 02, 2014

Images: Maldivian president becomes India's first state guest in 2014

Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom landed in Delhi on Wednesday on his first official visit after assuming office in November to discuss key bilateral and regional issues. Here are a few images: #India #Maldives #ImagesOfTheDay #Yameen Abdul Gayoom
Maldivians finally vote after months of delays

Nov 16, 2013

Maldivians finally vote after months of delays

Maldives is under scrutiny after failing to elect a president in three attempts since September #World #NewsTracker #Maldives #Mohammed Nasheed #Maldives elections #Yaamin Abdul Gayoom
After months of delay, Maldives finally goes to the polls

Nov 09, 2013

After months of delay, Maldives finally goes to the polls

Saturday's turnout appeared to be less than that of a previous vote in September, the result of which was annulled by the Supreme Court. #World #NewsTracker #Maldives #Mohammed Nasheed #Male #Mohamed Waheed Hassan #Maldives constitution #Yaamin Abdul Gayoom