Monday, 20 August, 2018

Topic: Abdulla Yameen

Sushma Swaraj Mohamed Asim

As ties nosedive, India voted against Maldives at the UN Security Council

India’s move reflects its frustration with President Yameen who, while inching closer to China, is demolishing New Delhi’s presence in Maldives. New ...
President of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen

Indian troops surfing into Maldives will serve no purpose

India can’t forget that Nasheed first opened the gate for China. New Delhi musn't repeat the mistake of 2013, when it rushed in to legitimise Abdulla Yameen
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

Talk Point: Can India play a decisive role in the unfolding crisis in Maldives?

A state of Emergency has been declared in the Maldives, after the government arrested the leader of opposition and two Supreme Court judges on Monday. India has supported the opposition leaders.
Maldives police forcibly enter the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) camp to break up celebrations of opposition supporters

Maldives descends into chaos: India weighs options, troops on standby

India closely monitoring situation, especially the safety of its citizens. Contingency plans in place for intervention; deployment possible at short notice.
Indian company linked to ‘arms dealer’ invited to build Maldives airport

Indian company linked to ‘arms dealer’ invited to build Maldives airport

Opposition in Male questions antecedents of its promoters, Abhishek Verma and his wife Anca Verma, who are facing criminal charges.
Former Indian Prime Minister and leader of Bhartiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Four headlines & a funeral: How Indian media got the Vajpayee coverage completely wrong

Some talking heads were even trying to say that the emotional outpouring for Vajpayee was much more than it was for Indira. Instead of comparing the working st...

Indian Army reforms: Cutting administrative flab or needless downsizing?

Army chief General Bipin Rawat is set to issue orders to reduce personnel at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) in New Delhi. The move is being viewed as an indirect a...