Maldives bans travelers from China over virus fears: Minister

Monday, 03 February 2020

The Maldives has banned travelers arriving from China as a precautionary measure to combat the ......

Maldives police arrest ex-vice president who fled to India

Saturday, 03 August 2019

Maldives police said on Saturday that they arrested a former vice president who had sought asylum in ......

India deports Maldives ex-vice president caught on boat

Saturday, 03 August 2019

India on Saturday deported former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, who faces attempted murder ......

India spends big on Maldives security

Saturday, 08 June 2019

Indian leader Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated a coastal radar system and military training ......

With China in sight, India PM Modi announces $1.4 bln ‘bailout’ for Maldives

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced a $1.4 billion aid for the Maldives ......

India’s Modi announces $1.4 bln financial aid to Maldives

Monday, 17 December 2018

The new Maldives president, seen as closer to the West and India than his predecessor, secured $1.4 ......

India, China wrestle it out in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Friday, 30 November 2018

The growing rivalry and silent hostility between India and China has been simmering for decades now. ......

BRI debt-trap and elections in Maldives

Monday, 24 September 2018

Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar, a retired Commodore who served in the Indian Navy, is one of India's leading experts and outspoken critics on security and strategic affairs. Commodore Bhaskar is currently the Director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), an independent think-tank based in New Delhi, India. He has the rare distinction of being the head of three think tanks during his career - the earlier two being the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the National Maritime Foundation (NMF). He is a columnist, editor, and contributor of numerous research-articles on nuclear and international security issues to reputed journals in India and abroad. Bhaskar has an abiding interest in the visual arts, film and theater. He tweets. @theUdayB.


Maldives leading the way on Rohingya crisis

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim


Maldives severs diplomatic ties with Qatar

Monday, 05 June 2017

Maldives on Monday severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar. This follows Saudi Arabia, the UAE, ......

Maldives blogger stabbed to death in restive capital

Sunday, 23 April 2017

A liberal blogger, Yameen Rasheed, was stabbed to death in the politically restive Maldivian capital ......

The beautiful Maldives: Not just for honeymooners any more

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Once upon a time, in an archipelago surrounded by the clearest blue water, there were only ......

Pass the pasta: Maldives seizes sauce with wine and bacon

Friday, 27 May 2016

The Maldives has begun seizing jars of an imported pasta sauce after discovering it contained white ......

Maldives ex-president says granted UK refugee status

Monday, 23 May 2016

Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives, has been granted refugee status in Britain, ......

Maldives sides with Saudis to cut ties with Iran

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

The Maldives has joined its key financial backer Saudi Arabia in cutting diplomatic ties with Iran, ......