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Maldives situation 'worse than previously understood', says European think tank; raises concerns on upcoming presidential election
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Maldives situation 'worse than previously understood', says European think tank; raises concerns on upcoming presidential election

A European think tank, has deemed the political situation in Maldives under President Abdulla Yameen as 'worse than previously understood', stating that there is mounting evidence that the election process is already being manipulated

Shiv Sena takes a dig at Devendra Fadnavis over farmers' woes, says Maharashtra CM 'beating drum with no sound'
Politics

Shiv Sena takes a dig at Devendra Fadnavis over farmers' woes, says Maharashtra CM 'beating drum with no sound'

Shiv Sena took a dig at the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra over the recent unseasonal rains and falling prices of vegetables

Tango or not, India must remain steadfast with China; Beijing's call for 'friendship' could be another ploy
India

Tango or not, India must remain steadfast with China; Beijing's call for 'friendship' could be another ploy

Xi Jinping wants China-centric Asia which requires subjugating India. Instead of getting mesmerised by the serpent's gaze, New Delhi should focus on its fangs

Maldives denies Japan's allegation that it breached UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea
World

Maldives denies Japan's allegation that it breached UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea

Maldives government denied the Japanese foreign ministry statement that said a Maldives-flagged vessel, Xin Yuan 18, was used to illegally transfer goods from a North Korean-flagged tanker in defiance of UNSC resolution

Maldives crisis: President Abdulla Yameen turns down UN chief Antonio Guterres' offer of mediation
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Maldives crisis: President Abdulla Yameen turns down UN chief Antonio Guterres' offer of mediation

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has turned down UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' offer to mediate between him and the opposition in the ongoing political crisis

Maldives crisis: India must intervene militarily if Abdulla Yameen rebuffs peaceful mediation; masterly inactivity will embolden China
India

Maldives crisis: India must intervene militarily if Abdulla Yameen rebuffs peaceful mediation; masterly inactivity will embolden China

If New Delhi allows status-quo to be perpetuated in the Maldives, India's image as a potential superpower will receive a severe beating

Maldives crisis: 11 Chinese warships sailed into Indian Ocean in February, says report
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Maldives crisis: 11 Chinese warships sailed into Indian Ocean in February, says report

Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean in February, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency.

Exiled former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed says country doesn't want India, China against each other
India

Exiled former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed says country doesn't want India, China against each other

Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Saturday said his country, which is in a state of emergency, does not want any trouble between India and China.

Maldives crisis a tricky challenge for India, but comparing it to Doka La would be a diplomatic misstep
India

Maldives crisis a tricky challenge for India, but comparing it to Doka La would be a diplomatic misstep

While the Maldives crisis is certainly a challenge to Indian diplomacy, comparing it to Doka La is to misrepresent what both were about.

Maldives crisis poses a security dilemma for India akin to Doka La, but with a devilish twist
India

Maldives crisis poses a security dilemma for India akin to Doka La, but with a devilish twist

The Maldives crisis poses a security dilemma exactly of the Doka La kind for India and could be counted as a maritime sequel to the original thriller.

Maldives crisis: In Donald Trump-Narendra Modi phone call, Indo-Pacific strategy to resist China is visible
World

Maldives crisis: In Donald Trump-Narendra Modi phone call, Indo-Pacific strategy to resist China is visible

For India and the US, allowing Maldives to become a Chinese satellite will have grave security consequences for India and may spell an early demise for Trump's Indo-Pacific strategy.

Maldives political crisis: Situation may worsen further, top UN official tells security council at closed-door meeting
World

Maldives political crisis: Situation may worsen further, top UN official tells security council at closed-door meeting

A senior UN official warned Security Council that situation in Maldives where the president has declared a state of emergency may deteriorate even further

Maldives crisis: Given India's adherence to international law, military intervention presents lose-lose scenario
India

Maldives crisis: Given India's adherence to international law, military intervention presents lose-lose scenario

The Government of India needs to approach this situation in the Maldives tactfully and must avoid bowing down to popular sentiment.

Maldives crisis: UN chief Antonio Guterres urges Abdulla Yameen to uphold country's constitution amid political turmoil
World

Maldives crisis: UN chief Antonio Guterres urges Abdulla Yameen to uphold country's constitution amid political turmoil

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed serious concern over the declaration of a state of emergency in the Maldives and asked the government led by President Abdulla Yameen to uphold the Constitution and the rule of law.

'Democracy at stake in Maldives': Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed seeks Modi's help, cites China's interests
India

'Democracy at stake in Maldives': Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed seeks Modi's help, cites China's interests

Exiled former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday sought India's diplomatic and military intervention to resolve the country's political crisis.

Maldives crisis: India must consider military option in Male, can't afford Chinese vassal state in backyard
India

Maldives crisis: India must consider military option in Male, can't afford Chinese vassal state in backyard

India must take stock and understand the game China is playing in Maldives, and not rule out military intervention from its basket of tools to mitigate a tricky situation in our neighbourhood

Maldives crisis: Ex-president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, SC fight back using social media
World

Maldives crisis: Ex-president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, SC fight back using social media

As security forces surrounded his home shortly after a state of Emergency had been declared in the Maldives, 80-year-old ex-president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom deftly hit social media to tell the world of his impending arrest.

Maldives crisis: Mohamed Nasheed seeks India's military and diplomatic intervention to end ongoing turmoil
World

Maldives crisis: Mohamed Nasheed seeks India's military and diplomatic intervention to end ongoing turmoil

Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday sought India's diplomatic and military intervention to resolve the ongoing political crisis in the island nation after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of Emergency and troops arrested the top judge.

Maldives crisis: Police arrests chief justice on corruption charges; Opposition terms Emergency 'unconstitutional'
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Maldives crisis: Police arrests chief justice on corruption charges; Opposition terms Emergency 'unconstitutional'

The unprecedented incident took place just hours after President Abdulla Yameen had declared a state of emergency after refusing to comply with the supreme court's Thursday order to release political dissidents.

Maldives crisis updates: Experts rule out 'Operation Cactus'-like Indian intervention amid country's political crisis
World

Maldives crisis updates: Experts rule out 'Operation Cactus'-like Indian intervention amid country's political crisis

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency in the honeymoon islands, before heavily armed troops stormed the country's top court and a former president was arrested in a deepening political crisis.