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National Water Fund For Rural Schools, First Statue In Lakshadweep: How India Is Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti

National Water Fund For Rural Schools, First Statue In Lakshadweep: How India Is Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti

Today marks the 152nd birth anniversary of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi

02 October 2021
Lakshadweep Row: Kerala Congress Leaders Denied Permission To Visit Islands

Lakshadweep Row: Kerala Congress Leaders Denied Permission To Visit Islands

In its order denying permission to a group of Kerala Congress leaders, the Lakshadweep administration said their visit might ‘disturb’ the peaceful...

04 July 2021

Sedition Case: Kerala HC Grants Anticipatory Bail To Lakshadweep Film Maker Aisha Sultana

The court had earlier granted her interim bail for one week.

Lakshadweep Row: Kerala HC Stays Two Contentious Reforms

Lakshadweep Row: Kerala HC Stays Two Contentious Reforms

The Kerala HC has stayed two orders of the Lakshadweep administration-- to close down dairy farms and remove meat products from the menu of midday meals for...

22 June 2021

Lakshadweep Administration Proposes Shifting HC Jurisdiction From Kerala To Karnataka

The proposal was initiated by the administration after several litigations were moved before the Kerala High Court against the decisions taken by the islands'...

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16 June 2021
Lakshadweep Filmmaker: Bioweapon Remark Was A Mistake, But I Was Entrapped

Lakshadweep Filmmaker: Bioweapon Remark Was A Mistake, But I Was Entrapped

Lakshadweep-based filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been booked for sedition for alleging that bioweapons were used spreading Covid-19 in the islands


14 June 2021
Sedition Charges: Lakshadweep-Based Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana Moves HC For Anticipatory Bail

Sedition Charges: Lakshadweep-Based Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana Moves HC For Anticipatory Bail

Aisha Sulthana has been charged of sedition for her alleged remarks on the spread of Covid in the islands.


13 June 2021
Administrator Praful Khoda Patel To Visit Lakshadweep Amid Protests In Island

Administrator Praful Khoda Patel To Visit Lakshadweep Amid Protests In Island

Patel will begin his week-long visit to the islands on Monday


13 June 2021
Many Lakshadweep-Based BJP Leaders Resign Over Sedition Charges On Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana

Many Lakshadweep-Based BJP Leaders Resign Over Sedition Charges On Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana

Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana has been charged of sedition for her remarks on the spread of Covid in the islands.


12 June 2021
Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana Says She Will Continue Fighting For Lakshadweep

Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana Says She Will Continue Fighting For Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep-based filmmaker Aisha Sulthana has been charged of sedition for her remarks on the spread of Covid in the islands.


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11 June 2021
Lakshadweep Filmmaker Ayesha Sulthana Booked For Sedition For ‘Biological Weapon’ Remark

Lakshadweep Filmmaker Ayesha Sulthana Booked For Sedition For ‘Biological Weapon’ Remark

She was booked after a complaint was filed with the Kavaratti police by the BJP's Lakshadweep unit president Abdul Khade


06 June 2021
Lakshadweep Row: 93 Ex-Civil Servants Write To PM, Raise Concern

Lakshadweep Row: 93 Ex-Civil Servants Write To PM, Raise Concern

The former civil servants urged PM Modi to withdraw the new measures introduced by Praful Khoda Patel and said the UT should ‘be provided with a...


03 June 2021
New Rules Will Destroy Island's Way Of Life : Padma Shri Ali Manikfan

New Rules Will Destroy Island's Way Of Life : Padma Shri Ali Manikfan

If the mainland’s culture is imposed upon the island, the islanders would have to move out from the island, says the multi-faceted marine researcher


09 June 2021
White Sand, Roasted Fish, Tender Coconut: Why India's Beautiful Island Wants To Be Left Alone

White Sand, Roasted Fish, Tender Coconut: Why India's Beautiful Island Wants To Be Left Alone

Ismath Hussain, the first novelist from Lakshadweep, writes an island diary for 'Outlook' in the backdrop of the row over the new draft notification.


31 May 2021
Amid Protests, Lakshadweep Administration Announces Extension Of Complete Shutdown In Islands

Amid Protests, Lakshadweep Administration Announces Extension Of Complete Shutdown In Islands

Citing rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Lakshadweep administration on Monday extended the ‘complete shutdown’ in the region by a week


30 May 2021
Administrator Attempting Land Grab In The Guise Of Development: Lakshadweep MP

Administrator Attempting Land Grab In The Guise Of Development: Lakshadweep MP

'Liquor and beef are just diversion tactics, land is the administrator’s main ambition,' says Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal PP


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28 May 2021
UK Regulators Authorise Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose Vaccine

UK Regulators Authorise Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose Vaccine

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said the single-dose vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson met "the expected standards of safety, quality...


27 May 2021
Praful Khoda Patel: The Man Who Is Rocking Lakshadweep

Praful Khoda Patel: The Man Who Is Rocking Lakshadweep

The former Gujarat politician and Modi-aide is back in the vortex of another political storm.


26 May 2021
‘Ignorant Bigots In Power’: Rahul Gandhi On Lakshadweep Reforms

‘Ignorant Bigots In Power’: Rahul Gandhi On Lakshadweep Reforms

Rahul Gandhi's statement came a day after Congress demanded the immediate removal of Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel,


25 May 2021
From Beef Ban To Land Amendment Regulations, Here’s Why Lakshadweep Is Protesting

From Beef Ban To Land Amendment Regulations, Here’s Why Lakshadweep Is Protesting

Locals in Lakshadweep have alleged that the slew of new measures introduced by administrator Praful Khoda Patel will destroy their unique way of living


10 April 2021
Pentagon Defends US Navy’s Move To Assert ‘Navigational Rights’ In India’s Exclusive Economic Zone

Pentagon Defends US Navy’s Move To Assert ‘Navigational Rights’ In India’s Exclusive Economic Zone

A US warship sailed into India’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) near the Lakshadweep on Wednesday


09 April 2021
India Wakes Up To A Rude Surprise As US Warship Enters Indian Waters

India Wakes Up To A Rude Surprise As US Warship Enters Indian Waters

The US has now let India know that international law of navigation is also applicable in India’s Exclusive Economic Zone.


09 April 2021
India Conveys Concern To US Over Warship Carrying Op In Indian Waters 'Without Consent'

India Conveys Concern To US Over Warship Carrying Op In Indian Waters 'Without Consent'

India's reaction came after the US Navy, in an unusual move, announced that one of its ships conducted patrols in the Indian EEZ this week, without seeking...


09 April 2021
US Navy Conducts Operation In Indian Waters Without Prior Consent

US Navy Conducts Operation In Indian Waters Without Prior Consent

The operation was conducted near Lakshadweep Islands by the guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones on April 7.


17 January 2021
Family Health Survey Reveals Rising Prevalence Of NCDs In India

Family Health Survey Reveals Rising Prevalence Of NCDs In India

The recent report of NFHS indicates a high prevalence of overweight/obesity, hypertension and elevated random blood glucose levels in Indian men and women


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