A row of houses stand silhouetted against the setting sun in Centara Grand Island, Maldives on May 1, 2015. (michibanban/Flickr)
An underwater photo of Fihalhohi island and surrounding lagoons in the Maldives on May 25, 2015. (m2onen/Flickr)
The setting sun casts purple and gold hues across the sky in Maldives on May 2, 2015. (michibanban/Flickr)
Spotted eagle ray in Mudhdhoo Island, Baa Atoll, Maldives on March 6, 2012.
India has much to gain from its strategic policy with respect to intervention in intra-state conflict, writes Andrew Billo.
Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, foreign editor of the Hindustan Times and Asia Society associate fellow, says India's involvement in the Maldives' political turmoil is a way for New Delhi to show not just its regional, but global leadership ability.