The luxury cruise will transport passengers to some of India's and the world's most famous tourist sites, including Goa, Diu, Kochi, the Lakshadweep Islands, and Sri Lanka.
India News Sep 18, 2021, 4:29 PM IST
What drags the development plan into controversy is that there has been opposition from scientists and marine biologists who term the project as a threat to the lagoons and beaches.
Top Stories Aug 2, 2021, 12:27 PM IST
Kerala Congress unit received a jolt as their planned visit to Lakshadweep has been junked following local administration denying their entry. The District Collector Asker Ali cited the visit as 'political action'. Earlier CPI MP Binoy Viswam was reportedly denied entry citing the same reason.
Top Stories Jul 4, 2021, 12:20 PM IST
Actor Aisha Sultana was booked for sedition for criticising Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Khoda Patel over pandemic management.
Top Stories Jun 25, 2021, 12:14 PM IST
The court directed the administration to take no further action on orders to shut down dairy farms run by the island's animal husbandry department and to remove chicken and other meat items from the midday menu in schools until a counter-affidavit is filed.
Top Stories Jun 22, 2021, 5:49 PM IST
There is no proposal to shift the island's legal jurisdiction from the High Court of Kerala to the High Court of Karnataka, Lakshadweep District Collector S Asker Ali said in a statement.
Top Stories Jun 21, 2021, 7:40 AM IST
Media reports said that the proposal was initiated after the administration was hit by a wave of litigations moved before the Kerala High Court against the decisions taken by administrator Praful Khoda Patel.
Top Stories Jun 20, 2021, 8:55 PM IST
The Kerala High Court directed Aisha Sultana to co-operate with the Lakshadweep Police and appear before it for interrogation when needed.
Top Stories Jun 17, 2021, 5:06 PM IST
The police registered a case against Sultana for her controversial statement that the Centre was using Covid as a 'bio-weapon' against the people of Lakshadweep.
Top Stories Jun 14, 2021, 3:11 PM IST
In a letter to BJP's Lakshadweep unit president Abdul Khader, the party leaders said at a time when BJP workers have been protesting against the "undemocratic actions" of administrator Praful Patel, "you have filed a false and unjustified complaint" against Aisha Sultana.
Top Stories Jun 12, 2021, 5:29 PM IST
The case was registered at Kavaratti police station, based on a complaint from BJP's Lakshadweep unit president C Abdul Khader Haji, under Section 124 A of IPC (sedition).
Top Stories Jun 11, 2021, 12:20 PM IST
Former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon, former Adviser to Prime Minister T K A Nair, former Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and former Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah are among the 93 signatories.
Top Stories Jun 6, 2021, 10:15 AM IST
The serene islands of Lakshadweep are witnessing protests against the administration for introducing reforms that the locals believe are a direct attack to its culture and social fabric. Watch this video to know more.
Top Stories Jun 2, 2021, 9:11 PM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah has assured a Lakshadweep delegation that no steps will be implemented without taking the people on the island into confidence.
Top Stories Jun 1, 2021, 12:49 PM IST
Congress is being reminded of the December 1987 vacation every time the top leaders speak about the issues Lakshadweep is facing today.
Top Stories Jun 1, 2021, 8:58 AM IST