Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicMohamed Nasheed

Topic: Mohamed Nasheed

Maldives’ Nasheed meets NSA Doval in India, calls him ‘grandmaster of geopolitics’

Speaker & ex-president Mohamed Nasheed's meeting with Doval comes as Maldives government tries to quash growing anti-India campaign ahead of presidential election next year.

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.

Churning in Maldives raises Delhi’s stakes in Indian Ocean. Why Modi should rule the waves

Modi government's troubled vaccine policy has meant that India is short of a diplomatic route that could have helped strengthen ties with Maldives and keep China out.

‘Terror attack’ on ex-president Nasheed a reminder of Maldives’ history of turmoil, terrorism

Maldives, a small island nation populated by Sunni Muslims, is not only known as a luxury vacation spot but also for its political turmoil and vulnerability to terrorist elements.

Foreign Secy Shringla lauds Maldives’ ‘India First’ policy, assures Covid recovery support

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is on a two-day visit to Maldives, met President Ibrahim Solih, Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid and ex-president Mohamed Nasheed.

China grabbed more land than East India Company, says ex-Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed

Nasheed says free trade agreement which Maldives signed with China, under the previous pro-Beijing regime of Abdulla Yameen, was now dead.

India-first policy stays but will be friends with China too: Maldives ex-President Nasheed

Mohamed Nasheed and Ibrahim Solih’s Maldivian Democratic Party won Maldives' parliamentary polls with a massive mandate on 6 April.

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.

Behind the Maldives meltdown: Unemployment, radical Islam, corruption and stifling of dissent

Even though the observers saw it coming, it was allowed to slide because Maldives is too small, too insignificant in the general scheme of things.

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

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You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.