June 22, 2021 6:37 pm
In the last several months, a slew of proposals of the UT administration has sparked anger on the islands leading to protests and arrests.
June 20, 2021 8:44 pm
The proposal was initiated by the administration after several litigations were moved before the Kerala High Court against the decisions taken by the islands' new administrator Praful Khoda Patel.
June 17, 2021 10:42 pm
The film director-cum-activist—a prominent face of Lakshadweep residents’ protest against a slew of draft proposals mooted by administrator Praful K Patel for the “development” of the island chain—had approached the High Court fearing arrest.
June 17, 2021 12:42 pm
The court dismissed the plea filed by Congress leader K P Noushad Ali, observing that the alleged reform measures were at draft stage.
May 29, 2021 8:01 am
The court acted on a PIL moved by Justine Pallivathukkal, arraigning the state government, state Minority Welfare Department and the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs as respondents.
May 28, 2021 4:04 pm
Considering the PIL, the court declined to stay the operation of LDAR and PASA but directed the Centre to file a response in two weeks.
May 26, 2021 5:34 am
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, “The BJP government and its administration have no business to destroy this heritage, to harass the people of Lakshadweep or to impose arbitrary restrictions and rules on them.”
May 25, 2021 7:08 am
The Centre told the court that the vaccines for those above 45 were allocated to states on the “basis of their average consumption on fortnightly basis”, while for the 18-44 group, it was worked out on the basis of population eligible for inoculation.
May 10, 2021 8:15 pm
The rate for a bed per day in the general ward of an NABH-accredited hospital cannot exceed Rs 2,910 and Rs 2,645 in a non-NABH hospital as per the government order. In high-dependency wards in NABH hospitals, the rate is Rs 4,175 and Rs 3,795 in non-NABH hospitals.
April 28, 2021 7:20 am
While serving the notices, the court made it clear that no orders would be passed since the matter is under the consideration of the apex court.
June 22, 2020 6:05 pm
Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to climb the Agasthyakoodam peak in Kerala on Tuesday after the High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek.