Articles about Lakshadweep
12 Jun 2021
15 BJP leaders resign over sedition case against Lakshadweep filmmaker
Over a dozen leaders and workers of the BJP in Lakshadweep have submitted their resignations - protesting against a case of sedition against filmmaker Aisha Sultana.
11 Jun 2021
COVID-19 'bioweapon deployed by Centre,' says filmmaker; booked for sedition
Lakshadweep Police booked filmmaker Aisha Sultana yesterday on sedition charges after she had said that the PM Narendra Modi-led government has used COVID-19 as a "bioweapon."
09 Jun 2021
Lakshadweep row: Why Praful Khoda Patel's administration is facing backlash?
Residents of Lakshadweep have launched massive protests against the administration's proposed regulations, which they describe as "undemocratic" and backward.
27 May 2021
Calls to recall Lakshadweep administrator grow; 8 in BJP resign
In protest against Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel's controversial new regulations, eight members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing have resigned.
12 Sep 2020
In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains
Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.
25 Aug 2020
51% COVID deaths in India in people above 60: Centre
The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that of all the coronavirus-related deaths in India, over half involved people above the age of 60 years.
15 Aug 2020
In 1,000 days, all villages will have optical fiber: Modi
Every single village in India will be connected with optical fiber within three years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced.
05 Nov 2019
Cancer cases rise 4 times within one year in India
In 2018, the number of people diagnosed with common cancers at state-run NCD clinic shot up four times as compared to the year before, government data has revealed.
05 Apr 2019
CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII board examinations concluded yesterday, marking the end of 2019 boards.
16 Mar 2019
Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections
This year, India, the world's largest democracy, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Election is scheduled to be held from 11 April-19 May.
27 Oct 2018
5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India
Many amazing domestic and International trips begin and end with air travel.
17 Aug 2018
#TravelBytes: Top 5 most beautiful Indian islands you must visit
India is (fortunately!) one such country that has been blessed with abundant natural beauty.
18 May 2018
Indian coastal regions on alert due to Cyclone Sagar
A deep depression in the Arabian sea has developed into a cyclone, making it the first cyclone to develop this year in Indian waters.
12 May 2018
CBSE schools to promote art & culture among students
CBSE schools in Kerala and Lakshadweep will soon be promoting art, culture, and creativity among students and helping them showcase their talents.
19 Mar 2018
'Schools having computers' survey: Kerala, Lakshadweep top, Bihar at bottom
PM Narendra Modi's call for a digital India has far to go, what with states and UTs performing dismally in a survey judging schools having computers.
23 Dec 2017
India to get its first runway on sea-bridge at Lakshadweep
India is set to get its first runway on a 'sea-bridge'. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has given its approval to Lakshadweep's Agatti Airport for the same.
19 Dec 2017
Cyclone Ockhi: Modi on one-day tour to Kerala, TN, Lakshadweep
PM Narendra Modi is on a one-day tour to Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep today to review the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi and status of relief operations.
04 Dec 2017
Cyclone Ockhi kills 16; fishermen sail to find colleagues
With two more bodies found on Sunday, the cyclone Ockhi death toll has risen to 16 in Kerala.
01 Dec 2017
Cyclone Ockhi: At least 80 fishermen missing from Kerala, TN
At least 80 fishermen are missing since Cyclone Ockhi hit coastal TN and Kerala yesterday. Eight have been confirmed dead in these states.
30 Nov 2017
Cyclone alert for Lakshadweep, heavy rains likely in TN, Kerala
As a depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified, the IMD has issued a cyclone alert for Lakshadweep.
07 Oct 2017
Dibang in Arunachal tops as 'Beti Bachao' performer
According to data by the WCD Ministry, Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh has emerged the best performer in implementing the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme with an increase of 416 points in sex ratio at birth (SRB).
06 Sep 2017
'An island in Lakshadweep has vanished'
A new study has revealed that one of Lakshadweep's bio-diversity rich islands Parali I has vanished. Thankfully, it was uninhabited. However, four other territories in the sea are also shrinking.
02 Oct 2016
Liquor ban: Gandhi Jayanti observed as dry day
The government said the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti will be observed as a dry day across Indian states.