Other proposed changes would require officials of independent bodies to disclose finances.
Speaker Nasheed decided to hold sittings at night.
The former president was elected speaker with the support of 67 MPs from the 87-member house.
A final bill was passed to grant privileges to a retired chief justice.
The minister slammed the opposition's anti-India campaign.
Mariya Ahmed Didi came under fire for saying India could have occupied the Maldives.
A total of 12 MPs were deemed to have lost their seats for defecting.
Opposition lawmakers ended their boycott of parliament.
Opposition lawmakers were manhandled and removed from the parliament compound in Malé on Wednesday by the army, which had spent hours blocking their access to the...
The military's firemen put out flames inside the parliament building in the early hours of Sunday after a dustbin and tissue box at a restroom caught...
A raft of amendments proposed by the government to the new criminal procedures law was abruptly withdrawn before it was put to a vote at Tuesday's...
With no bills to debate on the agenda, Speaker Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed adjourned proceedings after announcing nominees sent by President Abdulla Yameen for parliamentary approval.
The Attorney General's office has asked the supreme court to determine that the parliament can only dismiss cabinet ministers for committing an impeachable offence.
Opposition lawmakers have submitted a no-confidence motion to remove Speaker Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, posing the first credible challenge to President Abdulla Yameen’s previously unassailable majority in...
Lawmakers have hailed a proposed new evidence law as key to addressing longstanding challenges faced by the judiciary and strengthening the criminal justice system.
MPs voted 46-19 to amend the 2010 local council elections law to allow individuals convicted of graft, bribery, drug abuse, and offences with punishments prescribed in...
Opposition MPs accused the ruling party of seeking to grant the PPM's ticket to convicts ahead of April's local council elections.