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Lakshadweep administration refuses entry of Congress MPs citing law and order situation, Covid

New Delhi/IBNS: Lakshadweep administration has refused to allow the visit of a group of Congress MPs - Hibi Eden, TN Prathpan, CR Rakesh Sharma - citing a police report that says it might instigate violent agitations, which is part of planned effort to ruin the peace, according to a media report.

Kerala High Court refuses to quash sedition case against Lakshadweep activist

Thiruvanathapuram/IBNS: The Kerala High Court on Friday refused to quash a sedition case against Lakshadweep activist Aisha Sultana for her remarks on Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel on grounds that all parties in the case must be heard before a decision.

Sedition case against filmmaker Aisha Sultana for calling Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel 'bio-weapon'

Kavaratti/IBNS: A sedition case has been filed against filmmaker-activist Aisha Sultana who called Lakshadweep's controversial administrator Praful Khoda Patel a "bio-weapon" used by the Narendra Modi government on the people of the union territory, media reports said.

CPI Rajya Sabha MP moves privilege motion against Lakshadweep administration

New Delhi/UNI: Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary, Binoy Viswam on Thursday wrote to the secretary-general of the Upper House to move a privilege motion against the administration of Lakshadweep for allegedly denying him permission to visit the island.

93 ex-civil servants write to PM Modi opposing decisions of Lakshadweep administrator

New Delhi/IBNS: As many as 93 retired civil servants have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel's decisions, calling them "disturbing developments".

Kerala Assembly passes resolution asking to call back Lakshadweep administrator

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: The Kerala Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution asking to call back Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel whose slew of reforms in the union territory have stirred controversy.

Ignorant bigots in power destroying Lakshadweep: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday joined the protest against Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel's reforms in the union territory that have opened a barrage of criticisms.

Lakshadweep reform controversy: All you need to know

Kavaratti/IBNS: The union territory of Lakshadweep, an archipelago of 36 islands with an area of 32 sq.km, has turned out to be the new political flashpoint after its new administrator Praful Khoda Patel brought a slew of reforms leading to a huge row.

Tauktae likely to be very severe cyclonic storm, warns IMD

New Delhi/IBNS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that cyclone 'Takaute' is likely to intensify into ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ with wind speed of 150 to 160 kmph gusting to 175 kmph on May 17.

6 lakh gram panchayats, including Lakshadweep, to be connected with optical fibre in next 1,000 days: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that in the next 1,000 days, all six lakh gram panchayats of the country will be connected to the optical fibre network.

PM Modi reviews post Cyclone Ockhi situation in Lakshadweep

Chennai, Dec 19 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high- level meeting to review post- Cyclone Ockhi situation in Lakshadweep.

Cyclone Ockhi causes large-scale damage to Kerala and Tamil Nadu, leaves eight dead

Chennai, Dec 1 (IBNS): Cyclone Ockhi has devastated normal life in many areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala and is likely to disrupt life in Lakshadweep, according to media reports on Friday.

5.3M quake hits Lakshadweep, no casualty reported

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IBNS): A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook Lakshadweep islands on Wednesday morning, according to an IMD report.