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India, Maldives dwell upon 'mutually workable solution': MEA amid strained diplomatic relations

New Delhi/IBNS: India and Maldives dwelled upon a "mutually workable solution" for the continued operation of Indian aviation platforms to provide humanitarian service to the people of Maldives, MEA Spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said on Thursday.

Jaishankar's response amid India-Maldives row after Muizzu's 'don't bully us' remark

Nagpur: Amid the diplomatic dispute between India and Maldives, External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has emphasised that there is no guarantee that every country will consistently back India and that politics will always play a role, media reports said.

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu sets March 15 deadline for Indian military personnel to withdraw amid escalating row

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu has set a March 15 deadline for India to withdraw its military personnel from the country, an episode that may further escalate tension between the two nations.

'Doesn’t give you the licence to bully us': Maldives President Muizzu amid row with India

Male: Following his five-day trip to China, President of Maldives Mohamed Muizzu on Saturday said that no nation has the authority to "bully" the island nation, media reports said.

Amid strained ties with India, Maldives upgrades relationship with China; signs 20 'key' agreements

Amid a strained relationship with India, Maldives Wednesday upgraded its relationship with China during its newly elected President Mohamed Muizzu's first state visit to Beijing.

India plans new airport for both military, civilian aircraft in Lakshadweep to expand surveillance, boost tourism

New Delhi/IBNS: As India is looking to promote the Lakshadweep Islands as a tourist destination, the government plans to develop a new airfield at the Minicoy Islands to facilitate both military and commercial aircraft, media reports said.

How Sardar Patel's foresight prevented Pakistan from conquering Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep has been ruling the headlines since Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the archipelago last week, and the diplomatic spat after three Maldivian ministers posted derogatory comments against the PM for highlighting the serene beaches of the islands.

MP Eva Abdulla feels it is important for Maldives govt to issue formal apology to India

Maldivian Member of Parliament (MP) and former deputy speaker Eva Abdulla has said it is important for Maldives to issue a formal apology to the Indian people for the derogatory remarks made against PM Narendra Modi over his recent visit to  Lakshadweep.

Maldives opposition MPs demand President Muizzu's expulsion over ministers' controversial comments on Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Two opposition MPs of Maldives have demanded the sacking of President Mohamed Muizzu amid the ongoing controversy over critical comments made by the country's ministers against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, media reports said.

Ministry of External Affairs summons Maldivian envoy amid diplomatic row over remarks against Indian PM Narendra Modi

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) summoned Maldivian envoy to India Ibrahim Shaheeb on Monday and conveyed strong concern over remarks posted on social media against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Maldives govt suspends three ministers over derogatory remarks against Narendra Modi

The Maldivian government on Sunday suspended three ministers for their alleged derogatory remarks against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi which triggered a row between the two nations.

After Maldives ministers' disparaging comments on PM Modi, Bollywood highlights Lakshadweep on social media

Mumbai: Indian celebrities, who have loved and promoted Maldives as their favourite tourist destination, took to social media on Sunday, expressing their eagerness to explore the vast coastline of India and holiday at the country’s own pristine beaches.

'Appalling language': Maldives Ex-President Nasheed condemns minister's derogatory remarks on PM Modi

Male: Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed strongly criticized the disparaging remarks made by a Maldivian minister regarding Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi amidst a controversy ignited by the minister's ridicule of PM Modi's visit to Lakshadweep.

Maldives Minister's post on PM Modi's Lakshadweep visit angers Indians, 'Boycott Maldives' trends on social media

New Delhi/IBNS: 'Boycott Maldives' is trending on social media following a tweet by a Maldives minister days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pictorial visit to the Lakshadweep, an Indian archipelago with white sandy beaches, coral reefs and turquoise waters that can rival the island nation witnessing a huge inflow of Indian tourists.  

Mohamed Muizzu, new president of Maldives, asks India to withdraw military presence

Male: A day after his inauguration, Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu's office, on Saturday, officially requested the withdrawal of India's military presence from the country, media reports said.