Articles about Lakshadweep

15 BJP leaders resign over sedition case against Lakshadweep filmmaker

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.

COVID-19 'bioweapon deployed by Centre,' says filmmaker; booked for sedition

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."

Lakshadweep row: Why Praful Khoda Patel's administration is facing backlash?

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.

Calls to recall Lakshadweep administrator grow; 8 in BJP resign

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.

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

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.

51% COVID deaths in India in people above 60: Centre

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.

In 1,000 days, all villages will have optical fiber: Modi

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.

Cancer cases rise 4 times within one year in India

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.

CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males

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.

Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections

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.

5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India

27 Oct 2018

5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India

Many amazing domestic and International trips begin and end with air travel.

#TravelBytes: Top 5 most beautiful Indian islands you must visit

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.

Indian coastal regions on alert due to Cyclone Sagar

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.

CBSE schools to promote art & culture among students

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.

'Schools having computers' survey: Kerala, Lakshadweep top, Bihar at bottom

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.

India to get its first runway on sea-bridge at Lakshadweep

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.

Cyclone Ockhi: Modi on one-day tour to Kerala, TN, Lakshadweep

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.

Cyclone Ockhi kills 16; fishermen sail to find colleagues

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.

Cyclone Ockhi: At least 80 fishermen missing from Kerala, TN

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.

Cyclone alert for Lakshadweep, heavy rains likely in TN, Kerala

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.

Dibang in Arunachal tops as 'Beti Bachao' performer

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).

'An island in Lakshadweep has vanished'

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.

Liquor ban: Gandhi Jayanti observed as dry day

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.