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Maldives election: President Ibrahim Solih's thumping victory a positive for India, but dark clouds hover in distance
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Maldives election: President Ibrahim Solih's thumping victory a positive for India, but dark clouds hover in distance

The result of the recent election in the Maldives is likely to make a lot of politicians green with envy. From all accounts, it's a landslide win for President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)

Narendra Modi to attend inauguration ceremony of Maldives president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Saturday
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Narendra Modi to attend inauguration ceremony of Maldives president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Saturday

Narendra Modi also congratulated Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his victory in the recent elections and wished him "the very best for his tenure".

India helped restore of democracy in Maldives, says country's ex-president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
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India helped restore of democracy in Maldives, says country's ex-president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

Maumoon Abdul Gayoom had ruled Maldives for 30 years till he was defeated in the country's first multi-party elections in 2008.

Defeated Maldives president Abdulla Yameen challenges election result; alleges corruption, malpractice
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Defeated Maldives president Abdulla Yameen challenges election result; alleges corruption, malpractice

Abdulla Yameen, who has rolled back many of Maldives' democratic reforms, was decisively defeated by opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the 23 September election and quickly conceded defeat.

Maldives' president-elect Mohamed Solih invites Narendra Modi to attend his swearing-in ceremony on 17 November
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Maldives' president-elect Mohamed Solih invites Narendra Modi to attend his swearing-in ceremony on 17 November

Mohamed Solih, the Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party's candidate, emerged victorious over incumbent President Abdulla Yameen.

Maldives election: Ibu Solih's win provides a strategic opening but India shouldn't count its chickens yet
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Maldives election: Ibu Solih's win provides a strategic opening but India shouldn't count its chickens yet

In a televised address on Monday, the outgoing president of Maldives promised to step down and allow smooth transfer of power.

Maldives Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidential election in surprise victory
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Maldives Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidential election in surprise victory

Maldives' Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih declared victory early Monday in the country's contentious presidential election.

Maldives presidential election: Voting begins amid fears of rigging; results should be rejected, says ex-president Mohamed Nasheed
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Maldives presidential election: Voting begins amid fears of rigging; results should be rejected, says ex-president Mohamed Nasheed

Voting began in a controversial presidential election in the Maldives on Sunday, amid fears that the process has been rigged in China-friendly strongman Abdulla Yameen's favour.

Challenger Nasheed wants Maldives president to resign
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Challenger Nasheed wants Maldives president to resign

The leading candidate in the Maldives' troubled presidential election demanded Sunday that the president resign and allow the parliamentary speaker to take over the government and oversee a fresh poll.