Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Maldives Crisis

Maldives President

Are China’s games in Maldives Doklam II? The door for Indian action is shutting fast

If Chinese naval vessels suddenly appear off Maldives to ostensibly protect their interests, the door would shut on Indian intervention.

Maldives is a test case for India’s strategic economic quest, and for Trump’s Indo-Pacific idea

Between India, Japan, the US and EU, it should not be difficult to provide a collective economic counterweight to China in a small but strategically significant country like the Maldives.
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
Abdulla Yameen

Life is normal, all citizens and foreigners safe: Maldives embassy in India

In response to ThePrint report on India mulling its options, Maldives govt assures ‘normalcy’. Says Indian govt’s concerns are ‘unfounded’.
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.

Priya Ramani vs MJ Akbar must not stop public naming & shaming in India’s #Metoo

We Indians want to solve every social problem with a legal remedy, but that is pointless and counterproductive. Naming and shaming is far more effective. 
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...