Maldives Coup

  • Nasheed meets Manmohan to discuss Maldives future April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the two leaders reportedly discussed the political situation in the atoll nation and its future, as Nasheed's party has been pushing for early polls following his ouster in February. Nasheed, who is in New Delhi...
  • Kerala: Settled Maldivians a worried lot February 10, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: As the crisis in the Maldives worsens and India gets ready for a military intervention if called upon, Maldivians in Kerala are a worried lot. Just as thousands of Indians call Male home, thousands of Maldivians, too, are settled in Kerala. Maldivians flock to Thiruvananthapuram in thousands every year for...
  • Coup attempt in Maldives, president resigns February 9, 2012

    Male: The Maldives is undergoing a coup attempt led by Opposition demonstrators and rogue elements of the police. According to reports, the demonstrators have taken over the state broadcaster. Mohammed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of Maldives, has also resigned following ultimatums from the Opposition. He won the elections in 2008 following...