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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.
Abdulla Yameen

Global Pulse: Crisis in the Maldives as former President and two Justices arrested

Abdulla Yameen, the president of the Maldives, declared a state of emergency on Monday and sent troops to the Supreme Court.
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 Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed flags Chinese investments in island nation

Mohamed Nasheed to make a serious Presidency bid; says 75 percent foreign debt of Maldives is owed to China

On Camera

File photo of Aseemanand being escorted by police personnel | PTI

Samjhauta blast acquittals have turned India’s accusing finger at Pakistan inwards

After the Samjhauta acquittal, it will be difficult for Indians to look Pakistanis in the eye and ask them tough questions about terrorism and 26/11 Mumbai attack.
Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Should liberals and Congress feel sorry for LK Advani not being on the BJP list?

Many Congress supporters and commentators expressed their disappointment over the BJP’s decision to drop LK Advani from Gujarat’s Gandhinagar seat for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Defence

File photo of Yasin Malik | Common

Security forces given ‘free hand’ in Kashmir Valley weeks before Lok Sabha polls

Modi govt bans Yasin Malik's JKLF. Home ministry official says it was responsible for the genocide & exodus of Kashmiri Pandits.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?