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EP14 : Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia – How the Indian Army saved Maldives

2024 • 16min • 1 Season • Defence

Informative • War & Conflict

On 3rd November 1988, President Gayoom of Maldives sent a distress call, seeking aid in the face of a coup attempt. And India answered. Within 16 hours, India’s famed Paras arrived in Male, rescued the President and restored normalcy to the island nation. This is Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia’s account of the incident.

Season 1

1. Cdr Abhilash Tomy
Episode 1 | 10min
2. I Witnessed Operation Blue Star
Episode 2 | 15min
3. Syed Kirmani – India's Greatest Cricketing Triumph
Episode 3 | 14min
4. Mahasweta Ghosh – India's first woman to conquer the Sahara
Episode 4 | 10min
5. A S Kalkat - The Man Who Led India's only Foreign War
Episode 5 | 16min
6. Naela Quadri - The woman standing up to the Pakistan army
Episode 6 | 13min
7. Ricky Kej - The Indian who won three Grammy Awards
Episode 7 | 15min
8. The extraordinary life of Metro Man E Sreedharan
Episode 8 | 12min
9. GBS Sidhu – The Man Who Uncovered The Khalistan Conspiracy
Episode 9 | 12min
10. We'll Ensure Hamas Never Attacks us Again: Israel Envoy
Episode 10 | 10min
11. MK Narayanan-Why India Didn't Retaliate After 26/11
Episode 11 | 9min
12. The 26/11 Hostage Negotiator
Episode 12 | 12min
13. Unbreakable
Episode 13 | 11min
14. Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia – How the Indian Army saved Maldives
Episode 14 | 16min