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IRCTC to launch India's first luxury cruise liner all details gcwIRCTC to launch India's first luxury cruise liner all details gcw

IRCTC to launch India's first luxury cruise liner in collaboration with Cordelia Cruises; Details inside

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

Lakshadweep administration issues RFP to build 370 five-star villas on island-VPNLakshadweep administration issues RFP to build 370 five-star villas on island-VPN

Lakshadweep to build 370 five-star villas, replicate Maldives model; activists ask 'what about the corals?'

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

Lakshadweep administration denies entry to Congress leaders; states visit as 'political'-ycbLakshadweep administration denies entry to Congress leaders; states visit as 'political'-ycb

Lakshadweep administration denies entry to Congress leaders; states visit as 'political'

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

Kerala HC grants anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana in Lakshadweep sedition case-dnmKerala HC grants anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana in Lakshadweep sedition case-dnm

Kerala HC grants anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana in Lakshadweep sedition case

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

Kerala HC stays Lakshadweep orders to shut dairy farms and remove non-veg from school meal-VPNKerala HC stays Lakshadweep orders to shut dairy farms and remove non-veg from school meal-VPN

Kerala HC stays Lakshadweep orders to shut dairy farms and remove non-veg from school meal

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

Lakshadweep administration No proposal to change legal jurisdiction; news reports are baseless-VPNLakshadweep administration No proposal to change legal jurisdiction; news reports are baseless-VPN

Lakshadweep administration: No proposal to change legal jurisdiction; news reports are baseless

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

Lakshadweep administration wants High Court jurisdiction shifted from Kerala to Karnataka-VPNLakshadweep administration wants High Court jurisdiction shifted from Kerala to Karnataka-VPN

Lakshadweep administration wants High Court jurisdiction shifted from Kerala to Karnataka?

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

Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana avoids arrest for a week over bio-weapon jibe-VPNLakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana avoids arrest for a week over bio-weapon jibe-VPN

Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana avoids arrest for a week over 'bio-weapon' jibe

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

Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana moves Kerala HC seeking anticipatory bail in sedition case-dnmLakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana moves Kerala HC seeking anticipatory bail in sedition case-dnm

Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana moves Kerala HC seeking anticipatory bail in sedition case

 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

Lakshadweep BJP leaders resign over sedition case against Aisha Sultana false, unjustified-dnmLakshadweep BJP leaders resign over sedition case against Aisha Sultana false, unjustified-dnm

Lakshadweep: BJP leaders resign over sedition case against Aisha Sultana; ‘false, unjustified’

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

Lakshadweep Sedition case against activist Aisha Sultana for calling administrator bio-weapon-dnmLakshadweep Sedition case against activist Aisha Sultana for calling administrator bio-weapon-dnm

Lakshadweep: Sedition case against activist Aisha Sultana for calling administrator ‘bio-weapon’

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 civil servants write to PM, complain about Lakshadweep Administrator actions-VPNFormer civil servants write to PM, complain about Lakshadweep Administrator actions-VPN

93 former civil servants write to PM, complain about Lakshadweep Administrator's actions

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

save lakshadweep campaign explainer praful khoda patel keralasave lakshadweep campaign explainer praful khoda patel kerala

Explained: Behind the Save Lakshadweep appeal

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

Amit Shah says no decisions will be taken without consulting people of Lakshadweep-VPNAmit Shah says no decisions will be taken without consulting people of Lakshadweep-VPN

Amit Shah assures: No decisions will be taken without consulting people of Lakshadweep

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

1987 Lakshadweep vacation is once again haunting the Congress-VPN1987 Lakshadweep vacation is once again haunting the Congress-VPN

1987 vacation is once again haunting the Congress

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