Mohammad Nasheed

  • Nasheed will contest elections if charges against him are proved incorrect: Maldives govt spokesperson March 5, 2013

    Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed was arrested by the police on Tuesday after a local court issued a warrant. ...
  • News 360: Tainted chopper deal put on hold, say sources February 13, 2013

    The AugustaWestland chopper deal got murkier with allegations of bribery now being levelled directly at the former Air Chief, SP Tyagi. ...
  • I had offers of a counter-coup: Ex-Maldivian prez April 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Wednesday claimed he had an opportunity to carry out "a counter-coup" against the present dispensation under Mohamed Waheed with the help from some military officers but rejected it due to his strong democratic roots. Nasheed, who is also the first democratically elected president...
  • Ousted Maldives Prez to visit India in mid-April March 30, 2012

    New York: Nearly two months after he was ousted as Maldives' President, Mohamed Nasheed has said he will visit India next month to seek support for his efforts to hold early elections and restore a democratically-elected government in his country. Forty four-year-old Nasheed, who became Maldives' first democratically-elected President following multi-party...
  • India supports call for early election in Maldives February 17, 2012

    Male: One and half week after the coup in Maldives, India changed it's position and Foreign Secretary on Thursday announced that New Delhi wants early elections in Maldives. But initially, the speed with which the largest democracy in the world abandoned the youngest democracy in Maldives has left many bewildered....
  • 'US committed to work with new Maldivian Govt' February 12, 2012

    Male: The US on Saturday backed President Mohammed Waheed Hassan's plan for a "national unity" government in Maldives and ignored his ousted predecessor Mohammad Nasheed's demand for snap polls, giving a diplomatic boost to the new regime. "Based on my talks, I am encouraged that a wide range of parties...
  • Democracy dumps despot, Maldives writes history October 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Asia's longest ruling dictator has conceded defeat and decided to hand over power to a former Amnesty International "prisoner of conscience" in the world's most popular honeymoon destination. Mohammed Nasheed will replace Mamoon Abdul Gayoom, after sweeping to victory in the Maldives’ first democratic presidential run-off on Wednesday...