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Monsoon remains weak over Kerala

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 17:31

A day after it hit the Kerala coast, southwest monsoon remained weak on Saturday though parts of the state received rains and isolated heavy rainfall has been predicted till June 10.

87.05 per cent polling recorded in Lakshadweep

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 13:13

Lakshadweep Lok Sabha constituency recorded 87.05 per cent polling for the lone seat in the polls held Thursday in the Union Territory, where Congress sitting MP Hamdullah Sayeed is trying his luck for the second time.

Nearly 71 percent voting in Lakshadweep

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 09:44

Up to 71.36 percent of the electorate voted in Lakshadweep in peaceful polling for the lone Lok Sabha seat, said an official.

Lakshadweep records highest turnout in Lok Sabha polls 2014 

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 18:19

Lakshadweep, earlier known as the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands are a group of islands which are located 200-450 km off the South Western coast of India. The Lok Sabha seat from this island is reserved for Scheduled Tribes.

General Elections 2014: Lakshadweep — State Profile

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 17:34

Lakshadweep, which is a land in the deep Arabian Sea and is a part of the Indian Subcontinent, is recognised as the smallest Union Territory of India. The UT has one Lok Sabha constituency which is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST).

Coast Guard rescues cargo ship in Lakshadweep

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 22:21

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Monday rescued a cargo vessel, with six persons on board, which had lost communication while on its way to Minicoy in Lakshadweep.

Chouhan to go on holiday to Lakshadweep around new year

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 18:19

After all the recent hectic political activity, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will spend some quiet time with family at Lakshadweep.

45 people held in bar raids in Mumbai; three girls rescued

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 07:39

As many as 45 persons, including eight bar girls, were arrested and three girls rescued during separate raids on bars for alleged involvement in obscene activities.

Two killed, 27 injured as Mangla Express derails near Nashik

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 08:22

In a tragic incident ten boggies of Mangla Lakshadweep Express derailed near Nashik on Friday.

Two senior IAS officers among 7 charge-sheeted

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 15:41

Two senior IAS officers, including former Collector of Lakshadweep Islands Abraham Varickamakkal, are among 7 against whom CBI has filed charge-sheet in relation to purchase of construction materials.

Plans to set up desalination plants in Lakshadweep

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 16:07

The government is considering a proposal for setting up six Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) plants on Lakshadweep Islands for converting sea water into potable water.

Pawan Hans to continue heli-services in Lakshadweep

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 19:42

The government has approved the proposal to allow state-owned helicopter company Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) to continue its subsidised services in Lakshadweep islands for five years.