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Will stand by Maldives in this ‘challenging time’: PM Modi tells President Solih

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 01:12 PM IST
In a telephonic conversation, the leaders talked about the “health and economic challenges” the coronavirus pandemic poses for the Maldives.
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Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih seen inspecting CGS Kaamiyaabu—an in-shore patrol vessel gifted today by the Indian government.(Photo: Twitter/ presidencymv)
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih seen inspecting CGS Kaamiyaabu—an in-shore patrol vessel gifted today by the Indian government.(Photo: Twitter/ presidencymv)

India hands over patrol vessel to Maldives Coast Guard to boost maritime security

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 07:02 PM IST
India gifted the indigenously made patrol vessel CGS Kaamiyaabu to the Maldives National Defense Coast Guard.
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Maldives' former President Mohamed Nasheed’s Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has won more than two-thirds of the seats in the 87-member Parliament(REUTERS)
Maldives' former President Mohamed Nasheed’s Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has won more than two-thirds of the seats in the 87-member Parliament(REUTERS)

Mohamed Nasheed’s return will strengthen Maldivian democracy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 09:27 PM IST
India has reasons to be pleased with recent electoral results. However, it would be a mistake to assume that China’s influence has vanished from the Maldives
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India will also have to take the lead in working with the Maldives to strengthen both Mr Solih’s government and democratic institutions(AFP)
India will also have to take the lead in working with the Maldives to strengthen both Mr Solih’s government and democratic institutions(AFP)

The Maldives’ new regime is an opportunity for India to regain its lost ground

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 08:15 AM IST
Even before he assumed office, President Solih had spoken of an “India first” policy, a significant shift away from his predecessor Abdulla Yameen’s tight embrace of China
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China's President Xi Jinping(Reuters file photo)
China's President Xi Jinping(Reuters file photo)

Maldives to pull out of ‘one-sided’ China trade deal: Report

By Bloomberg | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 05:34 PM IST
Maldives is reportedly planning to pull out of a free trade agreement with China as the island nation moves closer to India.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured all possible help to new Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in fulfilling his government’s pledges to the people(Hindustan Times Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured all possible help to new Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in fulfilling his government’s pledges to the people(Hindustan Times Photo)

India to give all help to new Maldivian govt, PM Modi assures President Solih

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2018 09:35 PM IST
A press statement said that Prime Minister Modi and President Solih discussed ways in which India can continue development partnership, particularly to help the new government in meeting its pledges to the people of the Maldives
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Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took over as president of the Maldives on Saturday following a fierce political discord caused by the autocratic rule of outgoing leader Yameen Abdul Gayoom.(Raveesh Kumar/Twitter Photo)
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took over as president of the Maldives on Saturday following a fierce political discord caused by the autocratic rule of outgoing leader Yameen Abdul Gayoom.(Raveesh Kumar/Twitter Photo)

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih sworn-in as Maldives President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends ceremony

By Associated Press | Male (Maldives)
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 08:00 PM IST
Thousands of people cheered Solih, from the Maldivian Democratic Party, at a swearing-in ceremony in a soccer stadium chosen to accommodate a large number of his supporters. Chief Justice Abdulla Didi administered the oath of office to the 54-year-old Solih.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Maldives on Saturday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.(PMO/Twitter Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Maldives on Saturday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.(PMO/Twitter Photo)

PM Modi arrives in Maldives to attend president-elect Solih’s swearing-in ceremony

By Press Trust of India | Male (Maldives)
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 05:09 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the recent elections in the Maldives represent the collective aspirations of the people for democracy, rule of law and a prosperous future. PM Modi also congratulated Solih on his victory in the recent elections and wished him “the very best for his tenure”.
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Maldives’ former president Mohamed Nasheed and President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (right)(AP)
Maldives’ former president Mohamed Nasheed and President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (right)(AP)

China’s muscle has forced India to rethink its maritime strategy

By Brahma Chellaney
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 06:38 PM IST
China’s increasing encroachments into India’s maritime neighbourhood will likely keep this region insecure and heighten uncertainty
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

PM Modi to attend Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s swearing-in ceremony on Nov 17

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Solih, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party’s candidate who emerged victorious over incumbent president Abdulla Yameen in the election held on September 23, had extended the invitation during a phone call by Modi.
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Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen speaks as he gives a statement at President office in Male, Maldives.(REUTERS)
Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen speaks as he gives a statement at President office in Male, Maldives.(REUTERS)

US urges Maldives’ Abdulla Yameen to accept election results

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 12:09 AM IST
The US has offered the newly elected government of the Maldives deeper engagement to help it along the path of democracy, security and prosperity in the context of its evolving Indo-Pacific strategy and rebalance.
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Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party’s candidate, emerged victorious over incumbent president Abdulla Yameen in the election held on September 23. He will be sworn in on November 17.(Reuters Photo)
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party’s candidate, emerged victorious over incumbent president Abdulla Yameen in the election held on September 23. He will be sworn in on November 17.(Reuters Photo)

Maldives president-elect Solih invites PM Narendra Modi to swearing-in ceremony: Report

By Press Trust of India | Male
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 07:52 PM IST
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party’s candidate, emerged victorious over incumbent president Abdulla Yameen in the election held on September 23. He will be sworn in on November 17.
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Maldivian president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrives at an event with supporters in Male, Maldives on September 24, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Maldivian president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrives at an event with supporters in Male, Maldives on September 24, 2018.(Reuters Photo)

India hails ‘triumph of democracy’ in Maldives election result

By Jayanth Jacob | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2018 12:02 AM IST
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s victory could possibly bring to an end the months-long strain in ties between India and Yameen, whose handling of institutions and closeness to Beijing didn’t go down well with New Delhi.
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Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the president-elect of the Maldives interacts with his supporters during a gathering in Male, Maldives, Monday, September 24, 2018.(AP Photo)
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the president-elect of the Maldives interacts with his supporters during a gathering in Male, Maldives, Monday, September 24, 2018.(AP Photo)

Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins Maldives presidential election

By Agencies | Male (Maldives)
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 11:56 PM IST
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said that he will seek to free all political prisoners, including former president, Gayoom. He also wants to rework or scrap deals not made in the best interests of the Maldives, and restore ties with India.
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Maldives strongman Abdulla Yameen’s hopes for a second presidential term have been dashed with the victory of the candidate of the combined opposition, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (in photo)(REUTERS)
Maldives strongman Abdulla Yameen’s hopes for a second presidential term have been dashed with the victory of the candidate of the combined opposition, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (in photo)(REUTERS)

The Maldives result can help counter China’s influence on the Indian Ocean

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 07:20 PM IST
As in Malaysia, where a pro-Beijing regime was ousted in recent elections, Mr Solih’s victory is expected to lead to intensified scrutiny of China’s investments in the Maldives. For India, which has described Mr Solih’s win as the triumph of democratic forces, the latest developments provide an opportunity to forge a closer relationship with the new administration
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Maldives president Abdulla Yameen attends a signing meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.(Reuters File Photo)
Maldives president Abdulla Yameen attends a signing meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.(Reuters File Photo)

‘I accept the result’: Maldives president Abdulla Yameen concedes election defeat

By Agence France-Presse | Colombo
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 02:30 PM IST
There had been concerns that Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, who has borrowed hundreds of millions of dollars from China for an infrastructure blitz, might not accept the election outcome.
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Maldivian joint opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih speaks to the media at the end of the presidential election day in Male, Maldives.(Reuters Photo)
Maldivian joint opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih speaks to the media at the end of the presidential election day in Male, Maldives.(Reuters Photo)

Pro-China Maldives president Yameen loses election, India welcomes result

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 11:26 AM IST
According to reports, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the presidential election, defeating President Abdulla Yameen who is known to be close to China,
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Maldivian joint opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih speaks to the media at the end of the presidential election day in Male, Maldives September 23, 2018.(REUTERS)
Maldivian joint opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih speaks to the media at the end of the presidential election day in Male, Maldives September 23, 2018.(REUTERS)

Maldives opposition candidate says he has won presidential election

By Agence France-Presse | Colombo
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 01:41 AM IST
Maldives opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who fought a bitter election campaign against President Abdulla Yameen, said that he had won Sunday’s presidential vote
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