Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Topic: Abdulla Yameen

US President Donald Trump | Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

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
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

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.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih greets a crowd during a campaign rally in the Maldives capital Mal | AFP/Getty Images

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’.
Abdulla Yameen | Narendra Shrestha - Pool/Getty Images

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.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

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.
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.
amritsar attack

Do Amritsar & Kashmir violence signal internal security crisis like ‘90s under Ajit Doval?

Three people were killed in a grenade attack at a Nirankari prayer hall in Amritsar Sunday. The same day, a terrorist attack at a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir...