Indian celebrities slam Maldives in wake of derogatory remark against PM Modi

Bollywood luminaries such as Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Kartik Aryan, Shraddha Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, among others, took to their social media platforms to highlight the stunning beauty of Lakshadweep and express their outrage and disappointment over derogatory remarks made by Maldives Deputy Minister of Youth Empowerment, Mariyam Shiuna, against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Akshay Kumar responds to comments from Maldives against PM Modi, asks ‘why tolerate such hate’

NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Sunday took to X formerly known as Twitter to share his two cents on the racist comments by Maldives officials. The actor, who was last seen in the satirical drama ‘OMG 2’, said in his post that he is surprised that Maldives’ government officials are making racist and […]

Maldives suspends 3 ministers for ‘derogatory’ remarks on PM Modi

NEW DELHI: In a move reflecting the Maldivian government’s commitment to diplomatic decorum, three deputy ministers have been suspended from their positions following their controversial remarks on social media targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The incident unfolded after PM Modi released a video showcasing his recent visit to Lakshadweep to boost tourism in the region. […]

India and Maldives counter-terrorist operations and its geopolitical significance

The recent surge in terror activities in the Indian subcontinent and the region around has resulted in a huge loss of infrastructure and human resources. It has brought governments to stand still and struck terror in the minds of the masses. Among various causes, it can rightly be stated that the radicalization of youth via […]

EAM S Jaishankar Embarks On 5-day Visit To Maldives, Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a five-day visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka starting Saturday. In Sri Lanka, he will participate in BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on March 29.   During first leg of visit to Addu city in Maldives on March 26 and March 27, EAM Jaishankar will call on President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and […]

Maldives President Solih Thanks India For Aid During Covid Crisis

NEW DELHI: Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has expressed his gratitude to India for providing medicines and vaccines during the Covid-19 crisis and helping its economy recover post-pandemic. In a public address on March 13, Solih said India was the top donor of Covid-19 vaccines to the archipelagic state. “In the last two years, India has […]