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Lakshadweep admin orders education dept officials in Kochi to shift to islands

  • The order asked the officials which include accountant, a stenographer, two clerical staff and a MSE to shift ‘consequent upon the decision to rationalise the staff of the Education Office, Kochi.’
The Lakshadweep administration has an office in Kochi from which several departments operate.(AP)
The Lakshadweep administration has an office in Kochi from which several departments operate.(AP)
Published on Jul 02, 2021 08:33 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Kerala HC grants anticipatory bail to Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana

The case was registered against the filmmaker on June 10 when the Kavaratti Police booked her under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on a complaint by Lakshadweep BJP president C Abdul Khadar Haji.
Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana was earlier summoned by the island police in connection with her 'bio-weapon' remarks
Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana was earlier summoned by the island police in connection with her 'bio-weapon' remarks
Published on Jun 25, 2021 11:48 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose

Filmmaker Aisha Sultana to appear before Lakshadweep Police today

Aisha Sultana was served a CrPC notice by the police, which asked her to appear at Lakshadweep Police headquarters in Kavaratti. The filmmaker is facing trouble for her 'bio-weapon' remark against Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel.
Filmmaker Aisha Sultana is currently settled in Kochi.(Aisha Sultana/Instagram)
Filmmaker Aisha Sultana is currently settled in Kochi.(Aisha Sultana/Instagram)
Published on Jun 20, 2021 05:50 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Sedition case over 'bio-weapon' remark: Aisha Sultana moves Kerala HC

Aisha Sultana, facing sedition charge, said she used the word but did not attack the country or the Union government. Many BJP leaders in Lakshadweep protested against the slapping of sedition charge against Sultana.
Filmmaker Aisha Sultana made the controversial remarks in a TV debate.(Hindustan Photo)
Filmmaker Aisha Sultana made the controversial remarks in a TV debate.(Hindustan Photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2021 02:31 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

News updates from HT: 'Black Day' to be observed in Lakshadweep tomorrow

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Kozhikode: LJD activists burn an effigy of Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Patel to protest against policy changes announced by him.(PTI)
Kozhikode: LJD activists burn an effigy of Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Patel to protest against policy changes announced by him.(PTI)
Published on Jun 13, 2021 08:58 PM IST
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'Black Day' to be observed in Lakshadweep as Praful Khoda Patel returns

Ahead of Praful Khoda Patel's arrival, protesting group 'Save Lakshadweep Forum' has announced its plan to observe 'Black day' on Monday, following which security has been tightened on the island.
Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) activists burn an effiggy of Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Khoda Patel outside Raj Bhavan, in solidarity with the people of Lakshadweep, in Thiruvananthapuram, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (PTI)
Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) activists burn an effiggy of Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Khoda Patel outside Raj Bhavan, in solidarity with the people of Lakshadweep, in Thiruvananthapuram, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (PTI)
Published on Jun 13, 2021 08:21 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi

News updates from HT: Delhi Covid cases falls below 400-mark and all latest news

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
A deserted view of Connaught Place during the Covid-19 induced lockdown, in New Delhi. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
A deserted view of Connaught Place during the Covid-19 induced lockdown, in New Delhi. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 06, 2021 05:15 PM IST
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Maldives model can't work in Lakshadweep: Ex-bureaucrats write to PM Modi

The developments are an attack on Lakshadweep as if islands were just a piece of real estate for tourists and tourism investors from the outside world, the bureaucrats, including Jawhar Sircar, Shivshankar Menon, wrote.
A group of 93 former civil servants wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concerns over the recent developments in Lakshadweep.
A group of 93 former civil servants wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concerns over the recent developments in Lakshadweep.
Published on Jun 06, 2021 03:59 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Kerala assembly passes resolution against Lakshadweep administrator

Lakshadweep has been on the boil for the last two weeks after UT administrator Patel, the former home minister of Gujarat and a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, brought in a new set of rules.
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan tabled the resolution, and said the UT has become the latest laboratory of Sangh Parivar outfits. (ANI)
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan tabled the resolution, and said the UT has become the latest laboratory of Sangh Parivar outfits. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 01, 2021 07:03 AM IST
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By Ramesh Babu, Thiruvananthapuram

Covid-19: Lakshadweep administration extends complete shutdown by a week

The complete shutdown was first announced on May 24 for a week. Lakshadweep District Collector S Asker Ali, in an order, also announced a night curfew in five islands, including Kiltan and Chetlath.
According to officials, there are 2,006 active cases in the islands. The Test Positivity Rate was comparatively high in Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Androth, Amini and Minicoy, they said.(Bloomberg | Representational image)
According to officials, there are 2,006 active cases in the islands. The Test Positivity Rate was comparatively high in Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Androth, Amini and Minicoy, they said.(Bloomberg | Representational image)
Published on May 31, 2021 06:09 PM IST
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Collector says new rules meant to ‘develop tourism’ in Lakshadweep

Collector S Askar Aligave the example of the island nation of Maldives and said it has the same features and climate as Lakshadweep but is way ahead in tourism.
In the first official briefing since the controversy erupted, the collector defended the administration, saying everything was being done to develop Lakshadweep as a tourism hub.(FIle photo)
In the first official briefing since the controversy erupted, the collector defended the administration, saying everything was being done to develop Lakshadweep as a tourism hub.(FIle photo)
Updated on May 28, 2021 12:41 AM IST
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By Ramesh Babu, Thiruvananthapuram

Pawar urges PM Modi to withdraw controversial policy decisions in Lakshadweep

NCP chief Sharad Pawar made the demand through a letter to the PM on Wednesday.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar. (HT file photo)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar. (HT file photo)
Updated on May 27, 2021 01:21 PM IST
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By Faisal Malik, Mumbai

'Lakshadweep, J-K's Budgam set tone for tuberculosis-free India': Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said that World Health Organization (WHO) has always been a constant source of transformative change in all health matters.
Union minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan(ANI)
Union minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan(ANI)
Published on Apr 13, 2021 02:01 PM IST
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Edited by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Masaba Gupta’s sultry throwback Thursday picture in swimsuit will leave you craving for a Maldives vacay

Masaba Gupta just made exotic travel vibes soar high and her latest throwback picture from Maldives is to be blamed
Masaba Gupta’s throwback Thursday is all about sunbathing in the Maldives(Instagram/masabagupta)
Masaba Gupta’s throwback Thursday is all about sunbathing in the Maldives(Instagram/masabagupta)
Published on Sep 10, 2020 03:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz

Coral reefs may be on deathbed, acting on it, says green ministry

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Updated on Oct 17, 2019 12:26 AM IST
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By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Heavy rainfall forecast for Kerala, Tamil Nadu as cyclonic storm likely over Arabian Sea: IMD

The depression over southeast and adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during next 12 hours and into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 24 hours.
Monsoon clouds gather above the Arabian Sea coast in Thiruvananthapuram on June 3.(AP File Photo)
Monsoon clouds gather above the Arabian Sea coast in Thiruvananthapuram on June 3.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 12:07 AM IST
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