Maldives President Muizzu Arrives in Delhi for PM Modi’s Oath Ceremony

Maldives President Muizzu Arrives in Delhi for PM Modi's Oath Ceremony

Maldives President Muizzu Arrives in Delhi for PM Modi’s Oath Ceremony Maldives President Muizzu Arrives in Delhi for PM Modi’s Oath Ceremony Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu arrived in the national capital on Sunday morning to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.BJP leader Modi will be sworn in as the Prime Minister of […]

Maldives Foreign Minister’s Visit to India Amid Strained Ties

Maldives Foreign Minister's Visit to India Amid Strained Ties

Maldives Foreign Minister’s Visit to India Amid Strained Ties Maldives Foreign Minister’s Visit to India Amid Strained Ties Key Points: Amid escalating tensions, Maldives Foreign Minister Moosa Zameer is set to embark on an official visit to India from May 8-10. The purpose, as per the Maldivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is to strengthen the […]

President Mohamed Muizzu’s ruling PNC attains supermajority in Maldives parliamentary elections

President Mohamed Muizzu's ruling PNC attains supermajority in Maldives parliamentary elections

President Mohamed Muizzu’s ruling PNC attains supermajority in Maldives parliamentary elections President Mohamed Muizzu’s ruling PNC attains supermajority in Maldives parliamentary elections Male [Maldives], April 22 (ANI): President Mohamed Muizzu’s ruling People’s National Congress (PNC) has won a supermajority in the Maldives Parliament. His party won 60 seats in the parliamentary elections held on Sunday, […]

Maldivian opposition leader Abdulla Shahid votes in parliamentary poll

Maldivian opposition leader Abdulla Shahid votes in parliamentary poll

Maldivian opposition leader Abdulla Shahid votes in parliamentary poll Maldivian opposition leader Abdulla Shahid votes in parliamentary poll Male [Maldives], April 21 (ANI): President of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) Abdulla Shahid and his mother cast their vote in the parliamentary elections in the Maldives on Saturday. The leader of the main opposition party in […]

Maldives minister suspended for anti-Modi remark, apologizes for Indian flag post

Maldives minister suspended for anti-Modi remark, apologizes for Indian flag post

Maldives minister suspended for anti-Modi remark, apologizes for Indian flag post Maldives minister suspended for anti-Modi remark, apologizes for Indian flag post Male [Maldives], April 8 (ANI): Maldivian politician Mariyam Shiuna, who was among the three ministers suspended earlier this year over their remarks against Indian leadership, has offered her “sincerest apologies” for a fresh […]

EAM Jaishankar reaffirms commitment to neighborhood first, SAGAR policies post Maldives gratitude for essential exports

EAM Jaishankar reaffirms commitment to neighborhood first

EAM Jaishankar reaffirms commitment to neighborhood first, SAGAR policies post Maldives gratitude for essential exports EAM Jaishankar reaffirms commitment to neighborhood first, SAGAR policies post Maldives gratitude for essential exports New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Responding to Maldivian minister Moosa Zameer remarks thanking India for the decision to export essential commodities to the island […]

India permits export of essential commodities at Maldives’ request

India permits export of essential commodities

India permits export of essential commodities at Maldives’ request India permits export of essential commodities at Maldives’ request Male [Maldives], April 5 (ANI): Amid the India-Maldives row, India has allowed for the export of certain quantities of essential commodities for 2024-25 under a unique bilateral mechanism, at the request of the Maldives government. The High […]

India-Maldives High-Level Core Group Meeting in Male

India-Maldives High-Level Core Group Meeting

India-Maldives High-Level Core Group Meeting in Male India-Maldives High-Level Core Group Meeting in Male The third meeting of the India-Maldives High-Level Core Group took place in Male on Sunday, where significant discussions regarding bilateral cooperation unfolded, as reported by the Ministry of External Affairs. Review of Ongoing Technical Deputation The meeting encompassed a review of […]

Diplomatic Strain Takes Toll: Indian Tourist Numbers Plummet by 33% in the Maldives

Diplomatic Strain Takes Toll: Indian Tourist Numbers Plummet by 33% in the Maldives

Diplomatic Strain Takes Toll: Indian Tourist Numbers Plummet by 33% in the Maldives….image/ANI Diplomatic Strain Takes Toll: Indian Tourist Numbers Plummet by 33% in the Maldives Maldives Tourism Ministry data reveals a sharp decline in Indian tourist arrivals, witnessing a 33% drop compared to the previous year amid ongoing diplomatic tensions between New Delhi and […]

India, Maldives, Sri Lanka Conduct Trilateral Maritime Exercise DOSTI-16

India, Maldives, Sri Lanka Conduct Trilateral Maritime Exercise DOSTI-16

India, Maldives, Sri Lanka Conduct Trilateral Maritime Exercise DOSTI-16 India, Maldives, Sri Lanka Conduct Trilateral Maritime Exercise DOSTI-16 Coast guard personnel from India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka are engaged in a four-day trilateral exercise, ‘DOSTI-16’, aimed at enhancing maritime security and interoperability in the Indian Ocean Region. The exercise involves Indian Coast Guard ships […]

Chinese Vessel’s Arrival Escalates India-Maldives Tensions

Chinese Vessel's Arrival Escalates India-Maldives Tensions

Chinese Vessel’s Arrival Escalates India-Maldives Tensions Chinese Vessel’s Arrival Escalates India-Maldives Tensions Amidst escalating tensions between India and the Maldives, a Chinese vessel, the 4,300-ton Xiang Yang Hong 03, has entered the waters of the island nation and is poised to dock in the capital, Male. The vessel, ostensibly designated as a ‘research’ vessel focused […]

Jaishankar Urges Maldives President to Show Maturity Amid Rising Tensions with India

Jaishankar Urges Maldives President to Show Maturity Amid Rising Tensions with India

Jaishankar Urges Maldives President to Show Maturity Amid Rising Tensions with India.image/ndtv Jaishankar Urges Maldives President to Show Maturity Amid Rising Tensions with India Maldives President Mohammed Muizzu is urged to display greater maturity, according to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who made this assertion amid strained relations with the island nation. The tension escalated […]

Maldives Opposition Warns Against Anti-India Stance: Development at Risk

Maldives Opposition Warns Against Anti-India Stance: Development at Risk

Maldives Opposition Warns Against Anti-India Stance: Development at Risk Maldives Opposition Warns Against Anti-India Stance: Development at Risk In a joint statement, the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and the Democrats caution against the government’s “anti-India stance,” emphasizing the potential harm to the island nation’s long-term development. The warning comes after the administration announced the docking […]

Chinese Research Vessel to Dock in Maldives Amid Growing Tensions

Chinese Research Vessel to Dock in Maldives Amid Growing Tensions

Chinese Research Vessel to Dock in Maldives Amid Growing Tensions Chinese Research Vessel to Dock in Maldives Amid Growing Tensions Strategic Docking: The Maldives government confirms the arrival of the Chinese research vessel Xian Yang Hong 03 in Male, dismissing any research activities during its stay. The move raises concerns over the Maldives’ pivot towards […]

Chinese Spy Ship En Route to Maldives Raises Concerns in India

Chinese Spy Ship En Route to Maldives Raises Concerns in India

Chinese Spy Ship En Route to Maldives Raises Concerns in India/NDTV Chinese Spy Ship En Route to Maldives Raises Concerns in India A Chinese spy ship, posing as a ‘research’ vessel, is creating unease in New Delhi as it heads towards the Maldives. Tensions between India and the Maldives have escalated following critical comments by […]

Boy’s Death Reported After Maldives President Denies Approval to Indian Plane

Boy's Death Reported After Maldives President Denies Approval to Indian Plane

Boy’s Death Reported After Maldives President Denies Approval to Indian Plane Boy’s Death Reported After Maldives President Denies Approval to Indian Plane Amid diplomatic tensions between India and the Maldives, a tragic incident unfolded as a 14-year-old Maldivian boy lost his life after President Mohammed Muizzu allegedly denied permission for the use of an Indian […]

Maldives’ $37-Million Deal with Turkey for Military Drones Marks Strategic Shift

Maldives' $37-Million Deal with Turkey for Military Drones Marks Strategic Shift

Maldives’ $37-Million Deal with Turkey for Military Drones Marks Strategic Shift Maldives’ $37-Million Deal with Turkey for Military Drones Marks Strategic Shift The Maldives government has signed a $37-million deal with a Turkish firm for the procurement of military drones, signaling a shift in the country’s strategic alliances. The move deviates from the Maldives’ past […]

Maldives President Urges Indian Troop Withdrawal by March 15 Amid Diplomatic Tensions

Maldives President Urges Indian Troop Withdrawal by March 15 Amid Diplomatic Tensions

Maldives President Urges Indian Troop Withdrawal by March 15 Amid Diplomatic Tensions.image/ANI Maldives President Urges Indian Troop Withdrawal by March 15 Amid Diplomatic Tensions Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu has reportedly urged the Indian government to withdraw its troops from the island nation by March 15, as per a report by the Maldives-based Adhadhu newspaper on […]

Maldives Sets Deadline for India to Withdraw Troops

Maldives Sets Deadline for India to Withdraw Troops

Maldives Sets Deadline for India to Withdraw Troops Maldives Sets Deadline for India to Withdraw Troops Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu has given India a deadline of March 15 to withdraw its troops from the island nation. The move follows the upgrading of ties with China after a diplomatic row between India and Maldives. The current […]

India and Maldives Discuss Withdrawal of Indian Military Personnel

India and Maldives Discuss Withdrawal of Indian Military Personnel

India and Maldives Discuss Withdrawal of Indian Military Personnel/Representative image India and Maldives Discuss Withdrawal of Indian Military Personnel Officials from the Indian High Commission in the Maldives have reportedly met with officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Male, Maldives. These discussions are said to be part of high-level talks between Maldives and […]

Pro-India Opposition Claims Victory in Maldives Mayoral Election

Pro-India Opposition Claims Victory in Maldives Mayoral Election

Pro-India Opposition Claims Victory in Maldives Mayoral Election/NDTV Pro-India Opposition Claims Victory in Maldives Mayoral Election In a significant setback to Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu, the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), known for its pro-India stance, achieved a decisive victory in the Mayoral election for the capital, Male. MDP candidate Adam Azim secured a landslide win, […]

FWICE Declares Ban on Maldives Film Shoots Amidst India-Maldives Tensions

FWICE Declares Ban on Maldives Film Shoots Amidst India-Maldives Tensions

FWICE Declares Ban on Maldives Film Shoots Amidst India-Maldives Tensions FWICE Declares Ban on Maldives Film Shoots Amidst India-Maldives Tensions The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has declared its intention to impose a ban on film shoots in the Maldives due to escalating tensions between India and the island nation. Expressing strong disapproval […]

Maldives Minority Leader Calls for President’s Removal Amidst Diplomatic Row with India

Maldives Minority Leader Calls for President's Removal Amidst Diplomatic Row with India

Maldives Minority Leader Calls for President’s Removal Amidst Diplomatic Row with India.image/AP Maldives Minority Leader Calls for President’s Removal Amidst Diplomatic Row with India On Monday, Ali Azim, the Parliamentary Minority leader in the Maldives, urged the removal of President Mohamed Muizzu amidst a controversy over derogatory remarks made by a Maldives minister against Indian […]

Maldives to End Hydrographic Survey Agreement with India

Maldives to End Hydrographic Survey Agreement with India

Maldives to End Hydrographic Survey Agreement with India Maldives to End Hydrographic Survey Agreement with India The Maldives has officially announced its decision not to extend the Hydrographic Survey agreement with India, as reported by The Press, a Maldives-based news website. Mohamed Firuzul, the Under Secretary for Public Policy in Maldives, outlined that part of […]