Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed concern over the political instability in Maldives and hoped that it will have "free, fair and credible" elections in September, which India would support.
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A petition urging tourists to boycott the Maldives until it reforms its judicial system has gained well over 2 million signatures -- twice the number of tourists that visit the small Indian Ocean nation each year -- since it went up on Avaaz.org three weeks ago, but the Maldivian president said this week that a boycott would “only serve as a setback to the economic...
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PM Manmohan Singh on Tuesday “recalled” the “clarifications” by India earlier to Italy that the two marines accused of killing Kerala fishermen would not have to face death penalty.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh kept up the suspense over being open to a third term while ruling out the possibility of early elections.
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Maldivian Police detained Nasheed on Tuesday, defying pressure from regional power India which had called for him to be free to campaign for elections.
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The Maldivian government said Thursday it would seek to overturn a court decision to publicly flog a 15-year-old rape victim convicted of having premarital sex.The unidentified girl was charged after police investigating a complaint that she was raped by her step-father found that she had also been having consensual sex with another man.A spokesman for President Mohamed...
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External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today spoke to his Maldivian counterpart to resolve the "unusual situation" arising out of Maldives` former President Mohamed Nasheed seeking refuge in Indian Mission in Male.
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed was arrested Tuesday to face charges of abuse of power during his tenure, accusations that he claims are an attempt to keep him out of this year's presidential election. Police spokesman Hassan Hanif said Nasheed was arrested at his home in Male, the capital, and will be produced in court on Wednesday. He...
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated Nawaz Sharif on his "emphatic victory" in historic Pakistan elections and said he hopes for better relations.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh indicated readiness to make way for Rahul Gandhi if the UPA wins the Lok Sabha elections next year.
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