Lakshadweep: News

15 Jun 2022


5 best places in India to try scuba diving

Scuba diving has become an extremely popular water sport in India in the last few years.

25 Apr 2022


5 beach wedding destinations in India

Weddings have been a grand affair since time immemorial, and big fat Indian weddings are getting grander by the day.

21 Apr 2022


Top 5 island wedding destinations in India

Islands are dreamy places that are serene and romantic.

15 Apr 2022


5 popular island destinations in India

India has several beautiful islands where you can enjoy water sports, beach parties, stunning sunsets, and sunrises along with long rejuvenating walks.

28 Dec 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

5 places to enjoy water sports in India

If you think water adventure activities are only big internationally, think again!

13 Aug 2021


COVID-19: Lakshadweep administration imposes travel restriction to mainland

The Lakshadweep administration has imposed curbs on the movement of people traveling to the mainland from the islands in view of the COVID-19 situation prevailing in neighboring states, especially Kerala.

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

Praful Patel

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

Praful Patel

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

Union Health Ministry

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Tamil Nadu

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

Narendra Modi

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

Tamil Nadu

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

Tamil Nadu

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

Tamil Nadu

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.