Wednesday, Dec 06, 2023


Supreme Court of India

SC Sets Aside Kerala HC Stay Order In Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal Conviction Case

Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 1 lakh each by a sessions court for attempting to kill Mohammed Salih, son-in-law of the late union minister P M Sayeed in 2009.

22 August 2023


Lakshadweep Court Sentences Man To Double Life Term For Raping, Impregnating Wife's Niece

On Monday, A sessions court in Lakshadweep sentenced a man to double life imprisonment for raping and impregnating his wife's minor niece back in 2017.

27 February 2023

Election Commission of India

EC Withholds Lakshadweep Lok Sabha Bypoll After HC Suspends Conviction, A Sentence Of MP

The Election Commission (EC) announced on Monday that it will not hold the Lakshadweep Lok Sabha bypoll, which was scheduled to occur after Mohammed Faizal's convicted and sentenced in an attempted murder case were suspended...

30 January 2023

Congress flags.

New School Uniform Order Row Erupts In Lakshadweep, Congress Warns Of Protests

A row has erupted after the Lakshadweep administration introduced a new pattern of stitched school uniforms, but its directive is silent on hijabs or scarves for girl students in the Muslim-majority Union Territory.

12 August 2023

Destroying A Paradise In The Lakshadweep Sea

The administration has taken measures not only to control what the islanders can do for a living and eat but also to curtail their movement to the mainland, eroding the Lakshadweep way of life from which there is much to...

04 February 2023

Mohammed Faizal

Amid Rahul Gandhi Disqualification, Lakshadweep MP Gets Back His Lok Sabha Seat

A bench of Justices KM Joseph and BV Nagarathna took on record the notification of the Lok Sabha secretariat restoring the membership of Mohammed Faizal, who was disqualified from the lower house in January following his...

29 March 2023