Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicAbdulla Yameen

Topic: Abdulla Yameen

India remains first, won’t allow China to ‘grab’ land, says ex-Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed

Nasheed, who is now Speaker of the Maldivian Parliament, warned against China’s ‘land grab and debt trap’ policy, adding that it put the island nation under massive debt burden.

Relationship with India ‘outstanding’, China is ‘generous’: Maldives FM Abdulla Shahid

After ties between India and Maldives got strained under Abdulla Yameen, the new Maldivian foreign minister says the ‘relationship is based on principles’.

Libya’s UN-backed govt announces counter-offensive to defend Tripoli

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed leads his party to a landslide victory just five months since returning from exile.

How Modi plans to win Maldives back from China’s embrace

Modi government has lined up generous aid and a high-level visit to Male by the PM as it looks for course correction in ties with the island nation.

Trump insults Kavanaugh accuser, and the 2019 Vladimir Putin calendar is out

Canadian woman is first in 55 years to win physics Nobel, and US won't grant visas to unmarried same-sex partners of UN diplomats

Maldives president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih personally invites PM Modi for swearing-in ceremony

Modi too extended an invitation to the president-elect to visit India, which Solih accepted.

Paradise regained in the Maldives as India wins this round in the Ocean

Former president Mohamed Nasheed told ThePrint, ‘We have always been pro-India and pro-South Asia’.

After Abdulla Yameen, Maldives must now untangle the web of Chinese contracts

Should Abdulla Yameen create chaos, New Delhi must be ready to intervene and uphold democratic verdict.

Tiny Maldives boots out pro-China president in election surprise

The US and India have congratulated opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his triumph.

India’s loss in the Maldives is China’s gain, and it is showing

China's growing influence can be seen in landmarks such as the Chinese embassy, the expanded Malé international airport and the Friendship Bridge.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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