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Majlis passes record MVR 17.95 billion budget

Out of the 72 MPs present, 55 voted for the budget, two voted against and 11 abstained.


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Judges not informed of impending shuffle

The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) confirms it stands by its decision to shuffle ten judges, but the JSC’s Secretary General Abu Bakuru Mohamed has failed to inform the judges of their impending transfer.


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JP and PPM dismiss claim of rifts in coalition

Despite PPM’s failure to consult JP on 2014 budget, the two parties are working “amicably and with unity,” PPM deputy leader Abdul Raheem Abdulla has said.


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MP Hamid files complaint against Chief Justice

Hamid contends the Supreme Court’s verdict annulling a number of articles in the Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Act had caused him injustice.


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Majlis committee rejects 8 cabinet nominees

The opposition majority committee has said eight out of the 15 cabinet nominees are “ministers of the coup government.”


Hulhumale’ rowhouse fire leaves 14 families homeless thumbnail

Hulhumale’ rowhouse fire leaves 14 families homeless

According to the HDC 14 families will be provided shelter at the newly built flats under the Veshifahi Male’ project. Twelve were relocated last night with help from MNDF.


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Rifts in government coalition over proposed budget

JP leader Gasim Ibrahim has criticized the PPM for alleged failure to consult the JP over proposed budget.


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Bill seeks state funds for president’s private residence

The bill mandates the state provide funds to hire staff, security and cover overhead expenses at any residence the president decides to live in.


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MDP reveals candidates for parliamentary primary

Party primaries are to be held on January 24.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories