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Why is India silent on the crackdown in the Maldives?

Why is India silent on the crackdown in the Maldives?

India's silence on this week's troubles in the Maldives is puzzling, says Rajeev Sharma. Embattled Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who narrowly survived a no-confidence motion against the parliament speaker on Monday, March 27, is practising the age-old dictum: Attack is the best defence. President Yameen was pushed to the wall by a grand alliance of four major parties last Friday which included his half-brother, former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. After all, Maldivian politicians ..., 1 month ago
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Maldives president faces key parliamentary test

The Maldives opposition on Monday began impeachment proceedings against the parliamentary speaker in an attempt to destabilise the president after allying with his powerful half-brother -- the former strongman leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. The move came a day ...
 Zee News1 month ago Maldives opposition in new bid to take control of parliament  Zee News1 month ago Maldives speaker survives impeachment vote amid chaos| Reuters  First Post.com1 month ago Unlikely allies: Nasheed and Gayoom team up to 'restore democracy' in the Maldives  catchnews.com1 month ago

How the Maldivian President provoked 4 opposition leaders to make a collective stand

In events that are unfolding at a very fast pace, the island country of Maldives is witnessing an extraordinary revival of the people’s fight against the dictatorship of President Abdullah Gayoom Yameen. In a truly historic sense, a most improbable ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Maldives opposition party leader arrested for alleged plot  Business Standard1 month ago Diplomatic Enclave: Political challenge  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago Maldives police arrest opposition leader for plotting to oust govt  Sify1 month ago

Maldivian opposition coming together against Yameen

The Maldivian opposition leaders have joined hands to fight against incumbent President Abdulla Yameen's regime and work for restoring the country's democracy and ensuring free and fair elections. Exiled former President Mohamed Nasheed said he will cooperate ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Maldives opposition face crackdown after failed bid  Business Standard1 month ago Maldives Opposition decries 'ramped up crackdown'  Prokerala1 month ago

Maldives ruling party sacks leader after revolt

The Maldives' ruling party has sacked the country's former strongman president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom as its leader after he led an unsuccessful rebellion against his half-brother, who is now in power. The decision came late yesterday after Gayoom entered a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Maldives' first democratic leader, ex-strongman sign pact

Former President Mohamed Nasheed said today that the immediate target of the agreement, which was also signed by two opposition party leaders, is to form a majority in a parliament now controlled by lawmakers supporting President Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
 DNA1 month ago

GSAT-9 launch will promote friendship between India, neighbours: President

[India], May 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on the successful launch of the South Asia satellite-GSAT-9. In a message to A.S. Kiran Kumar, Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Space diplomacy triumphs: But will South Asia Satellite become white elephant?  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Modi, Saarc allies hail launch sans Pak  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Telangana CM congratulates ISRO for successful GSAT 9 launch  Sify2 weeks ago

Maldives' opposition welcomes Saudi king's visit postponement

The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party today welcomed the postponement of the Saudi king's visit to the Maldives, saying there was a growing public outrage over President Abdulla Yameen's attempts to sell an atoll to the royal family.
 DNA2 months ago Saudi king postpones visit to Maldives over flu outbreak  Sify2 months ago Maldives deny atoll sale to Saudis after protests  Business Standard2 months ago

Maldives ex-leader vows fightback after vote chaos

Exiled Maldives opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed vowed today to keep up the pressure on the government after it deployed troops to remove his MPs from parliament, drawing a warning from Washington. Nasheed admitted he had been unable to secure "outright ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Maldives exiled leader Nasheed vows to take parliament  DNA1 month ago

Why the Maldives local elections are SO important

The country, which holds immense geostrategic significance for India, is in a highly volatile state and the upcoming polls are being viewed as a veritable semi-final before its presidential elections.In this exclusive conversation with contributor Rajeev Sharma, exiled Opposition leader Ahmed Naseem explains why the world should care about democracy in Maldives. Exclusive: 'What's happening in the Maldives is not in India's interest'  IMAGE: Mohamed Nasheed, the first ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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